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Sub zero 690 side by side ,I have clean the condenser but vacume condenser keep on flashing .Turn the fridge off from the circut then on but same words are flasing after 12 hrs or so.Fridge temprature is on 37 & freezer on 00.What could be wrong.both side are running fine.Could you please some one help me with this problem.Thaks

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How do i shut off and reset sub=zero 690 fridge?

Its not necessary when "Vacuum Condenser" light is blinking means That condenser is dirty. That light will come on if compressor running too long. Most common problem is that Evaporator coil in fresh food section is leaking freon. It still might keep temps ok, but compressor need to run much more to keep temperature you set. check back wall in fresh food section on left side at the middle, behind drawers. if you see moisture in one spot or a little bit of ice build up, then You will need to call people who can replace evaporator. It is pretty expensive fix. I made video how it looks to repair this problem. Thanks.

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Is it possible to clean the condenser with low velocity air compresser . My sub zero 690 side by side fridge flashing VACUME CONDENSER SERVICE.

Yes but this will create a dusting nightmare for the rest of the house. By just cleaning the condenser is not enough for the computer has no knowledge of said act. You must rest the computer after cleaning, your model has a picture of a bell on the panel of the control. Push and hold that bell for 10 seconds, you should hear a beep and the service light will disappear. If this returns, this means either the condenser is dirty or the computer has detected that it takes too long to reach your desired temp. But reset first, less work and see what happens.

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It starts flashing VACUME CONDENSER after 24 hrs on my sub zero 690 side by side fridge .I cleaned the condenser but some one suggested I can wash with hot water spray bottle (I did not tried).If there is...

"Vacuum Condenser" light on this refrigerator will appear if you have any kind of issues - some of their models would have "Service" light instead of Vacuum Condenser. As My expirience shows Most likely Your Fresh food section is low on refrigerant - Evaporator might leak freon - so what we would have in this case - compressor runs for longer time then suppose to - as a result "Vacuum Condenser" or (some models) "Service" appears. Another sigh of low freon pressure people would notice ice build up on the back wall of the refrigerator section on the left side on the middle. I post video on my YouTube chanel, so u can check how to fix it properly.

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It is perfectly normal for the refr door on a side by side Subzero to stick out a little further than the freezer door. That light could mean several things. If you have vacuumed the condenser then you should call a repairman to look at it.

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It is likely the condenser fan is not functioning. You may need to open the compressor access panel to check. If you can hear the compressor running, and the condenser feels warm, the fan should be running. If it isn't, it probably needs to be replaced. Another symptom is the area around the doors feels warm.

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Most likely that light is caused by a refrigerant leak somewhere in the fridge system. Most likely the fridge evaporator, but you would need a leak detector to confirm this. It could also be that the fan to cool the compressors is not running all the time, or that the compressor itself is weak. Do you have any error codes? Is there a ball of ice forming on the back wall of the fridge section on the left side towards about halfway down from the top? what is build date on the serial tag, located on the frame of the fridge inside the freezer door at the top. Good luck, hope this helps.

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Cleaned the condenser on model 690 sub zero side by side after 12 hour or so it says vacume the condenser......thanks


Is this still an issue as this post is a month old? Was the computer cleared after cleaning? If not, hold the (bell) button for 10 seconds and you should heard a beep. This will clear the computer (the fault from the screen). If it returns you may have a cooling issue only the computer noticed, you made need a service tech to look at this. But only if this continues.

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the service flashing light just means that something is not operating correctly. Most common thing would be that the condenser needs cleaning. it is behind the grill that is removable. Vacuum the coils and turn the unit off for one minute and then turn it back on to reset the service light.

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