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When power is applied to the Fridge (Sub Zero, Mod UC-24R) the light inside will illuminate for 10 seconds, then turn off, the controll pane will not power up, the power button is pushed but no responce or illumination of the panel

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  • chiefengi332 Jul 16, 2009

    The Fridge does not operate at all, the Breaker was checked OK, power at the receptacle is correct aswell. when the fridge is provided with power, the door light will illuminate momentarally (10 Seconds) then turn off untill power is removed and restored again.

    the control panel is at the bottom the fridge and there is only one switch I can see at the bottom (for the door).

    The control panel is inoperable.

  • chiefengi332 Jul 16, 2009

    Thanks for the Help, I tested the circuitboard and a voltage was present coming in, Iv'e got a new one on order now. Cheers



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If the refrigerator is working fine, you may have a bad door-switch. Open the refrigerator door, you will see two switches on top, the one on the left is for the lights; try to tweak it may just be stuck. If this does not work you have to replace it. You can double-check this by shining a flashlight behind the control panel and you can see the temp. and the other info. This means the panel is fine. You can also try to contact Sub Zero customer service, they may send you a new switch for free as this is a somewhat common problem. Let me know how this turns out.


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  • Benjamin Patri
    Benjamin Patri Jul 16, 2009

    If the control panel is getting power, then it is most likely the problem with all of the symptoms that you suggest. You can get a new one from Repair Clinic, If replacing it doesn't work, then you can return it within 30 days. Click on the following link for finding your control board or call 1-800-269-2609




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