Sub Zero refrigerator error code 50 (sub-zero refrigerator service)
Some Sub Zero refrigerators have electronic control boards, actually most modern Sub Zero refrigerators do. The control board on the refrigerator does a lot. The control board tells the compressor when to come on, sends voltage to the lights fans, so on and so forth. If the refrigerator has an internal problem, Sub Zero has the logic in the board programed to display an error code in the digital read out. One of the more common Sub Zero refrigerator code is error code 50. The code 50 means excessive compressor run time, more often than not resulting from a leaking evaporator. Unlike most residential refrigerators, Sub Zero uses two compressor and two evaporators. This means that if one side stops cooling it wont affect the other side (refrigerator side and freezer side).
The first thing that needs to be done is to examine the evaporator itself. The back panel needs to be removed to have a look at the coils. The coils should have 1/16 frost from top to bottom. In most cases with this error code, the evaporator will only have frost in the upper left corner, this means you have a freon leak. If you are unable to remove the back panel and would like to speak with a technician, you can call us: 800-440-8583 and speak with one of our technician
Owning 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.
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.
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. 55SERVICE (Flashing)EE Upper compartment thermistor fault BELL ON (Flashing) 55SERVICE (Flashing)EE Upper compartment thermistor fault with temperature alarm EESERVICE (Flashing)55 Lower compartment thermistor fault BELL ON (Flashing) EESERVICE (Flashing)55 Lower compartment thermistor fault with temperature alarm 55SERVICE (Flashing)55 Either evaporator thermistor fault BELL ON (Flashing) 55SERVICE (Flashing)55 Either evaporator thermistor fault with temperature alarm NOTE: Cooling functions are disabled when error indicators appear.
SERVICE sign is blinking on Sub Zero refrigerator display
SERVICE sign is blinking on Sub Zero refrigerator display – Sub Zero Refrigerator Repair Los Angeles
The LCD screen displaying the words “Service'” is flashing at odd intervals? Your ice maker is not disposing ice? The refrigerator is not warm enough?
Common problems like these could be troubleshoot by you and needs no professional service unless you hit a dead end. As a courtesy to all Sub Zero refrigerator customers, here are some common tips on how to troubleshoot problems that could occur by your fridge.
The “Service” light flashing in the LCD display could be due to the fact that the condenser might be jammed. Therefore, all you need to do is to just clean the condenser according to the manufacturer’s guide. If this problem still persists, it could be due to faulty temperature sensor. Turn off the fridge and restart it after a few minutes. If the “Service” light still flashes, then please contact the Sub Zero refrigerator repair department to arrange an appointment with the technicians.
Is your refrigerator not working? It could be because the power plug is not connected or the home breaker circuit or fuse is off. Besides that, you could also check for the refrigerator door and ensure that no food or containers are obstructing the proper closing of the refrigerator door. If none of this could solve the problem, then the refrigerator is probably at the defrost mode.
Is your ice maker is not producing ice or dispenses clumped ice? Please check whether the water supply is connected. If the ice dispenser is not used for a long period of time, the ice inside could clump together. However, if your ice maker is not dispensing ice; it is because the ice maker produces an average of 8 cubes every two hours. Besides that, you might find that the ice cubes tastes and smells funny initially. Please be informed to throw away the first batch of ice because it might contain pipe residue or chemicals associated with new water lines.
This is just a brief summary of the most common problems faced. Please refer to the manual for more troubleshooting tips. If you are troubleshoot your problems, feel free to contact our operator: 800-440-8583
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