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Mold Inside a Sub-Zero


  • Sub-Zero has mold inside the unit
  • How to remove mold from refrigerator, freezer or Wine Storage unit?
  • What is recommended for mold inside a refrigeration product?
  • Remove mildew from a Sub-Zero
  • Mold in unit


  • Excessive moisture inside a unit
  • Food debris growing mold


  1. Make sure the Condenser Is Clean.
  2. Listen for the condenser fan motor to run when the unit is cooling.
    • Mold is not caused by the ice maker or condenser.
  3. Check to verify temperatures are properly set, 38 in the refrigerator and 00 in the freezer (dial set between 4-6) or at the desired temperature for Wine Storage.
  4. Make sure door and/or drawer gaskets are not ripped or torn.
  5. Make sure that no food spoilage or spillage has occurred.
  6. Verify the drain tube is not clogged. See also:
  7. Wipe out the interior with a solution of one quart warm water, 2 caps full of bleach, and a few drops of dish detergent.
  8. Leave the unit off and prop the doors open if possible to dry out the unit before turning it back on.
  9. If these steps do not resolve the issue, no further troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.


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