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Sub-Zero Condenser Cleaning Instructions

Topics:

  • How to clean the condenser
  • "Service" or "Vacuum Condenser" flashing
  • Sub-Zero running constantly or not cooling
  • Sub-Zero temperatures are warm or hot
  • Chemical cleaner or degreaser that can be used to clean the condenser

Answer:

Clean the condenser every six to twelve months to keep Sub-Zero refrigeration products operating their best. Clean the condenser more often if pets are present. Do not bend the aluminum fins of the condenser. Follow specific product condenser cleaning instructions below.

  • Condenser cleaning chemicals and degreaser are available from several suppliers and online. They are not necessary to clean a Sub-Zero condenser and are not recommended by Sub-Zero.

To determine what model a product is, refer to Sub-Zero Serial Tag Locations.

Condenser Cleaning Instructions by Product Line

Use the video or read more about cleaning Classic (BI) condensers here: Classic Condenser Cleaning.

Use the video or read more about cleaning Designer (IT, IC) condensers here: Designer Condenser Cleaning.

Use the video or read more about cleaning Designer Wine (IW) Storage condensers here: Designer Wine Storage Condenser Cleaning.

Use the video or read more about cleaning PRO 36 and PRO 48 condensers here: PRO Condenser Cleaning.

Use the video or read more about cleaning Undercounter condensers here: Undercounter Condenser Cleaning.

Use the video or read more about cleaning 700 Series condensers here: 700 Series Condenser Cleaning

Use the video or read more about cleaning 600 Series and 500 Series condensers here: 600 Series Condenser Cleaning and 500 Series Condenser Cleaning.

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Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.

If temperatures do not return to the setpoint within 24 hours of cleaning the condenser, or if Vacuum Condenser returns, contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.

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