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Replace Sub-Zero Model 542 with Classic Series Model BI-42S or BI-42SID


  • Are the panels and opening size the same for model 542 and Classic series (BI) model BI-42S or BI-42SID?
  • Are the electrical requirements and water location the same for model 542 and model BI-42S or BI-42SID?
  • Will panels transfer from an old unit to a new unit?
  • 542 compatibility
  • Can old panels go on a new unit?



Opening Size

Electrical Requirements

Water Requirements


No change.

No change.

No change.

Verify door clearance for units installed near an island. Refer to the Sub-Zero Design Guide for design specifications.


The panels from model 542 will fit model BI-42S or BI-42SID with the purchase of a retrofit kit, grille, and handle.

  • Retrofit kit, part number 7005227.
  • Louvered grille, part number 7014851.
  • Framed handle set, part number 7014890 (or an extended handle set, part number 7003465).
  • Side panels cannot be reused.

Refer to the Sub-Zero Design Guide for design specifications and the product Installation Guide for further installation information.

BI-42S and BI-42SID Sales Accessories


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