Sub Zero refrigerator condenser fan motor problem

Sub Zero refrigerator condenser fan motor problem

sub zero refrigerator condenser fan motor problem

REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER NOISES

CAUSE:

  • Fan blade or fan motor not working properly
  • Ice build up on the fan inside the freezer
  • Obstruction due to over-filling the unit
  • Normal operation

Sub Zero refrigerator condenser fan motor – STEPS TO VERIFY ISSUE:

To determine which fan motor may be the source of noise:

  1. Open both the refrigerator & freezer, or all unit doors – does the noise stop?
    • Refer to Condenser Fan Motor Operation for additional information.
  2. Close the refrigerator section only or upper door on a wine storage unit, does the noise return?
    • If so, the noise is related to the refrigerator evaporator fan motor
  3. Open the refrigerator again and close the freezer section only or drawer on a wine storage unit – does the noise return?
    • If so the noise is related to the freezer evaporator fan motor.
    • The freezer fan is usually not visible but ice may be.
  4. Close the doors after testing.

These steps assume a standard refrigerator / freezer combination unit. Steps will need to be adjusted accordingly for all refrigerator, all freezer, or wine storage units.

  • See Condenser cleaning instructions, if the condenser has not been cleaned in the last 3 to 6 months.
  • In some models it is possible to disable the freezer section to allow a manual defrost in case the drawer or door was left open.

Sub-Zero appliances repair Beverly Hills

SUB-ZERO APPLIANCES REPAIR BEVERLY HILLS 

Leak and Chilly Refrigerator Problems

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 Sub-Zero Refrigerator Repair in Beverly Hills, CA

Sub-Zero produces some of the highest quality refrigerators on the market but even its products are not immune to the dangers of a bit of damage. Whether it is caused by regular use, an electrical surge, or improper handling, appliances have problems. You can sort through these problems with the help of ACME Sub-Zero appliances repair Beverly Hills and a bit of handiwork on your part.

 

 Chilling Problems

If you find that your Sub-Zero refrigerator is producing a lot of excess frost or is building up ice when it really should not be then something is wrong. Before you do anything else fiddle with the cooling dial to see if that will help. If you have adjusted the temperature of your refrigerator and it is still acting oddly then it could be a technical problem. Check your door. It is not uncommon for the gaskets on refrigerator doors to break. Every time you open and close your refrigerator door you are putting strain on the gasket and eventually one may just blow out.
There are a number of ways to identify this as a problem. One method is to slip a strip of paper into your refrigerator door and to try to pull it out. If a gentle tug is all that it takes then your refrigerator door is not sealing properly. Another way is to put a bright flashlight into your refrigerator aimed at the refrigerator door. Turn out the lights to your kitchen and, turn on the flashlight, and close the refrigerator door. A broken door will allow for light to shine through.

The same space that is allowing the light to shine out of the door is letting cold air escape too. You might be thinking that a leak would cause your refrigerator to warm up rather than to cool down. The way that refrigerators and freezers work, the warmer that a refrigerator is, the colder the output it will circulate in order to keep things at an appropriate temperature. If it is heating more rapidly than it should be, then your refrigerator will overcompensate and chill your foods. Freezers do the exact same thing. Your solution to this problem is to order a new gasket and replace the current one or to have ACME Sub-Zero refrigerator repair Beverly Hills do it for you if you do not want to take apart your refrigerator door.

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 Leaky Refrigerators

If you have puddle problems outside of your refrigerator it can be coming from three different sources. First check your freezer to see if it is leaking water. If water is not spilling out of your freezer then check to see if there is ice pooling in your freezer and dripping into your refrigerator. If it is not that then that means it is the ice maker which is leaking.
If your freezer is leaking then there is not a lot that you can do on your own. It is a technical issue that you will should consult ACME Sub-Zero refrigerator repair Beverly Hills about to get fixed and working again.
Should the problem be that your refrigerator has a drip then that is being caused by a clog in your freezer’s defroster. You can fix this can turning off your refrigerator, opening the back panel, and cleaning out the defroster. The most common culprit is food or packaging becoming trapped inside of your freezer’s defroster. You can clean those out with a little bit of suction and a lot of patience. Sometimes there will just be ice buildup within the defroster. Break through that and that should fix the problem.
Sometimes the issue will be in the ice maker though and this is a bit problem troublesome than the other problems. You can take care of the ice maker yourself but it is a bit of a headache. First disable the ice maker by turning off the shutoff valve usually located underneath your sink. After it has been shutoff proceed to check if it is actually plugged in. If the plug is out then just slip it back on, reverse the shutoff valve, and you should be back in business. If that is not the problem then you will need to flush the drain.
Chances are that your drain has clogged and if you do not unclog it you will never be free of your flooding problems. Run diluted bleach into the drain a few times and then try turning your ice maker back on. If this did not help, you can try again or call ACME Sub-Zero refrigerator repair Beverly Hills to take a look at the issue.

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Information about what that Sub Zero Refrigerator Error Code Really Means

234Owning a refrigerator is often something that we don’t think about too often because almost everyone owns one. There are all different brands and types, but the truth is they are similar when it comes to repairs. Whether you like it or not, it is very likely that someday you will need to call out a repairman to fix your refrigerator. Thankfully, not all repairs need to be dealt with by an expert. If you own a Sub Zero refrigerator and it starts flashing an error code, take some time to check out what it means and what your next steps should be. A Sub Zero refrigerator error code will help to determine the issue and get it fixed as quickly as possible.

 

 

sub-zero-700br-refrigerator-drawers-overlay-model-457x576 When reading a Sub Zero refrigerator error code that appears on your unit, be sure to note whether or not the code is flashing. Any time you see the word ‘service’ flashing it is probably time to call your local repairman to find out what the issue is and if they are able to fix it. An example of a Sub Zero refrigerator error code that you might see flashing is ‘00 Service EE’. When the code is not flashing it means that the code has been logged, but has not yet been cleared. You will need to consult the manual for the unit to understand what this means for your unit.

These are special Sub Zero refrigerator error codes that may only make sense to a repair person who is experienced in dealing with Sub Zero refrigerators. If you have an interest in finding out what each Sub Zero refrigerator error code means, then a good place to check would be your owner’s manual. Though the problem might not be something you would be able to repair on your own, it is good to find out what it is and what might be causing it. And if you do decide to call a repair person to check on the issue, they will want to know what the error code was and

Thankfully, most of the time, they will probably only indicate that one part or another needs to be replaced. Also keep in mind that doing a search online might not be the best way to diagnose the Sub Zero refrigerator error code. There are many different models of this particular brand of refrigerator and the code could mean something different for your model than it does for that random person who posted on a blog a few months ago.

sub-zero-refrigerator-error-codes If you do end up calling a repair person and they say that the code isn’t anything to worry about there is a way to clear the code from the screen. Make sure that you make a note of the error code for future reference and then check with your owner’s manual on how to clear the code for you your specific Sub Zero refrigerator model. This way, you won’t have to look at flashing code on your refrigerator for days on end.

 

 

Subzero Refrigerator Fault Codes

400 SERIES WINE STORAGE
Possible Error Indicators
NOTE: Temperatures shown are for reference only, actual temperatures may vary.

55   SERVICE (Flashing)  EE
Upper compartment thermistor fault
BELL ON (Flashing)
55   SERVICE (Flashing)  EE
Upper compartment thermistor fault with temperature alarm
EE   SERVICE (Flashing)  55
Lower compartment thermistor fault
BELL ON (Flashing)
EE   SERVICE (Flashing)  55
Lower compartment thermistor fault with temperature alarm
55   SERVICE (Flashing)  55 
Either evaporator thermistor fault
BELL ON (Flashing)
55   SERVICE (Flashing)  55
Either evaporator thermistor fault with temperature alarm
NOTE: Cooling functions are disabled when error indicators appear.

400 SERIES, MODEL 427R REFRIGERATOR
Possible Error Indicators
NOTE: Temperature shown is for reference only, actual temperature may vary.

TOP DRAWER (Flashing)
EE   LOWER DRAWER (Flashing) 
Refrigerator compartment thermistor fault
TOP DRAWER (Flashing)
40   LOWER DRAWER (Flashing)
Refrigerator evaporator thermistor fault.
E0
700BR & 700BF Communication Error between
Control Board & Control Panel
E3
700BR & 700BF Communication Error between
Control Board & Control Panel

400-2 SERIES WINE STORAGE
Possible Error Indicators
NOTE: Temperatures shown are for reference only, actual temperatures
may vary.
55 SERVICE (Flashing) EE
Upper compartment thermistor fault
BELL ON (Flashing)
55 SERVICE (Flashing) EE
Upper compartment thermistor fault with temperature alarm
EE SERVICE (Flashing) 55
Lower compartment thermistor fault
BELL ON (Flashing)
EE SERVICE (Flashing) 55
Lower compartment thermistor fault with temperature alarm
55 SERVICE (Flashing) 55
Either evaporator thermistor fault
BELL ON (Flashing)
55 SERVICE (Flashing) 55
Either evaporator thermistor fault with temperature alarm
NOTE: Cooling functions are disabled when error indicators appear.