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Refridgerator not cooling screen says service EC

We vacumed coils , still not working and screen says the same

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  • Joe McG May 11, 2010

    When the EC flashes there is also a number next to it, which corresponds to the actual error code. If the unit is working press and hold the door alarm for 30 seconds to clear it out. If it comes back we can actually start to troubleshot.

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Get a Sub-Zero tech out there soon.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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