Sub-Zero Long Vacation Mode
- Classic (BI) refrigeration Long Vacation Mode
- Set Long Vacation Mode
- Designer (IT, IC) refrigeration Long Vacation Mode
Classic (BI) and Designer (IT, IC) units can only be set to Long Vacation Mode if the appliance is connected using the Sub-Zero Group Owner's App.
- In this mode, the freezer temperature is set to 5°F, and the refrigerator is set to 44°F.
- It is not possible to set this mode on the unit control panel. It must be done through the mobile app.
Long Vacation Mode is designed for long-term non-use of the appliance (more than 1 week).
- Food preservation is reduced and energy consumption is very low.
- All perishable items should be removed before entering this mode.
- The smart grid icon will appear, and "VA Ln" will be shown in place of unit temperatures.
- See also:
For extended vacations, consider emptying the appliance and turning it off instead.
- To turn off the appliance for an extended absence:
- Turn power off at the control panel.
- Empty the unit and block doors open slightly to let fresh air in and keep the interior dry.
- After returning, the water filter should be replaced before startup.
- If the home will not be heated during an extended absence, the appliance should be winterized. Refer to Winterizing Sub-Zero Products.
To set Long Vacation Mode in the Sub-Zero Group Owner's App:
- Open the app.
- In My Appliances, tap the appliance.
- Tap the Mode tile. The Mode tile is typically set to Mode: Normal.
- Tap the radio button next to LONG VACATION.
- Tap Save.
- The Mode tile now says LONG VACATION.
- The unit will stay in Long Vacation Mode until the mode is changed on the app.
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