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Sub-Zero Classic (BI) French Door Opens by Itself


  • Classic (BI) French door pops open when the adjacent door is closed
  • BI-36UFD, BI-36UFDID, BI-42UFD, or BI-42UFDID refrigerator door popping open
  • When one door is closed, the other door opens


  • Closing one of the French doors compresses the air in the refrigerator
  • Compressed air forces the closed door open 1/8" to 1/4"


The compressed air from closing one of the French doors forces the closed door open 1/8" to 1/4".

  • The amount the door opens varies with the weight of items on the door.
  • This is a normal function of the unit.

Contact the Sub-Zero Customer Care Team at [email protected], or call (800) 222-7820, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST.


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