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Light working intermittently

When i open the door to the fridge portion the light sometimes does not come on for several seconds(>10) and sometimes won't come on at all. started doing this several weeks ago after the repair man changed our condensing unit.frige about 4.5 yrs old

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    we had a similar problem. It turned out to be the light switch that automatically turns one when the door is opened. It was getting stuck.

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Go to Sub Zero.com and click the showroom locator on the top left of the screen. This will take you to a locator to find the authorized parts distributor for your area I believe the part number is 3060140 have themm check it using your model and serial number. . Once you have the part remove the three phillips head screws that hold the grill in place this is assuming you don't have the louvered grill. There is a grey power cord with a white quick connect seperate this or turn the power off at the circuit breaker. You will be working on live electricity if you don't.Not good for your life expectancy. There is one more phillips head screw for the cover of the two switches. The light switch has a white back and the fan switch has a black one. Remove the two wires then push it down and slip the new one in. Replace all that you took off. While you have the grill off vacuum the condensor.

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Mine did the same. I jumpered the wires on the switch and it came on. The switch is bad. About $12

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I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM IF YOU GET IT RESOLVED PLEASE EMAIL ME.MSMCCREARY@COMCAST.NT

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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