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Sub-Zero Kickplate Required

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  • Is a kickplate required for installation of a Sub-Zero product?
  • Can the kickplate be left off of a refrigerator, freezer, or wine unit?

Answer:

Kickplates are required for the installation of most Sub-Zero products.

  • 648PRO Models do not require a kickplate.
  • Kickplates help with airflow across condensers on some models, and with drain pan water evaporation on other models. Kickplates are essential for proper unit operation.
  • Reducing the kickplate size will affect the airflow and is not recommended.

To create a custom kickplate, see Custom or Wood Toe Kick for Sub-Zeros.

Genuine Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove parts are available by calling the Factory Certified Parts Distributor in your area. Only filters and cleaners are available for online purchase in the Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove Store. Other parts are not available for purchase online. Use Locator to find the Parts Distributor for your area.

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