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Subzero 642 refrig is hot and display says "vacuum do I do this

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  • levyland Jun 18, 2008

    I have a Subzero 642 and the vacum compressor light is on. I have vacumed the compresser coils twice and the warning light stays off for 24 hours or so and then comes back on. Any suggestions?

  • cjoss Jul 23, 2008

    I have same problem - I vac'd again and am leaving the vent cover off to cool it down - turned on and off, turned ice off  and for now message has not come back on and it seems to be cooling down - will see.  How old is your refrig? 

  • Anonymous Aug 28, 2008

    How do you take the condensor cover off?

  • simkik Dec 29, 2008

    I have the same problem also. I've vac'd and blown w/ compressed air several times. The vacum compressor light stays off now for 3 or 4 days and just when I think I've fixed the problem it comes on again. I hate to think of paying for a service call but I seem to be out of self-help options. Besides this issue the refrigerator seems to be working just fine.

  • halftank123 May 11, 2010

    Is it an overlay or does it have a grill?



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If you fridge runs for 6 cycles with out a cycle off .. your vacuum condenser light will come on. you can check the evapator if there is only a frost on the top ar an Ice at the top have a leak and will need to have the evapator replaced...let me know if it helps

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