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Subzero 561 Fridge side works, Freezer side working fine

Condensor coil is clean;it wasn't, I cleaned it.
condensor fan is working
freezer condensor is warm and working
fridge condensor is not warm and is not working
I checked the door switch for the fridge but the condensor did not kick on

Need help to trouble shoot.

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  • jmartin154 May 11, 2010

    I didn't know there was a freezer condenser. Is there? I have a 695 Sub Zero

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Sounds like a cold control. It is located behind the panel and can be ohmed out to check for proper operation. You need to remove the light shield then after the shelves have been taken out remove the two screws that hold the fan shroud in place. This will allow back panel to come for so you can check the cold control. It should read as a short in all positions except off when the cap tubes have come to ambient temp. If you get the back off and see ice on only a small portion of the evaporator you have a sealed system problem and need a qualified technician.

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