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Replace Sub-Zero Model 561 with Classic Series Model BI-36S

Topics:

  • Are the panels and opening size the same for model 561 and Classic Series (BI) model BI-36S?
  • Are the electrical requirements, and water location the same for model 561 and model BI-36S?
  • Will panels transfer from an old unit to a new unit?
  • 561 compatibility
  • Can panels be reused on a new unit?

Answer:

Planning

Opening Size

Electrical Requirements

Water Requirements

Items to Verify

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.
  • If the serial number is greater than 1810000, verify if the model is framed or overlay. If the unit is overlay, order an overlay retrofit kit, part number 7011531, to reuse the panels.

Panels

Framed panels from model 561 will fit model BI-36S with the purchase of a retrofit kit, grille, and handle.

  • Retrofit kit, part number 7005228.
  • Louvered grille, part number 7014850. If unit has a grille panel, refer to Grille Panel.
  • Framed handle set, part number 7014890 (or an extended handle set, part number 7003465).
  • Starting with serial number 1810000, model 561 was also available in overlay. Overlay panels from model 561 will fit model BI-36S with the purchase of an overlay retrofit kit, part number 7011531.
  • Side panels cannot be reused.

BI-36S 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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