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Replace Sub-Zero Model 501F with Classic Series Model BI-36F


  • Are the panels and opening size the same for model 501F and Classic series (BI) model BI-36F?
  • Are the electrical requirements and water location the same for model 501F and model BI-36F?
  • Will panels transfer from an old unit to a new unit?
  • 501F compatibility
  • Can panels be reused on a new unit?



Opening Size

Electrical Requirements

Water Requirements

  • Requires an additional 11" of height for the new model.
  • Opening width and depth are the same.
  • The existing electrical location for the 501F is in a different location than suggested for model BI-36F.
  • No change.


  • The panel from model 501F will not fit model BI-36F. The panel is too short and narrow.
  • Side panels are different and cannot be reused.

BI-36F Sales Accessories

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


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