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Sub Zero 690 replaced lights but fan and lights dont work

I have removed the light pannel on the refrigerator side and have put new light bulbs in but the light still doesn't come on. Also the fan doesn't work. I am assuming that the problem is the switchs or something else.
How do you gain access to the switches, how do you replace them, what parts or is there a circut or fuse that needs to be replaced or reset

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The fan will only run when the compressor is running. Check it a couple of times to see if it actually is not going on. There is alos a light terminator located behind the fan cover. We will assume it is the light switch. For the light switch go to http://subzero.com/locator/locator.aspx?type=0&zip=Zip%20Code. This will take you to a locator to find the authorized parts distributor for your area I believe the part number for the light switch is 3060140 have them 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. You access these inside the fresh food and freezer compartments. With the door open you look up in to the metal you will be able to see them. Once you get the grill off there is a grey power cord with a white quick connect disconjnect 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. If this is too much the link above also is for authorized service in your area.

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