Sub Zero 532 (Side by side)
About 8 months ago the freezer stop working....had compressor replaced. It works fine (12F / not as cold as we would like it to be).
For the last 2 months, the refrigerator temp varies (the themostat knob is @ max)......sometimes it maintains 3F-37F and other times we are unable to keep it below 44F (It even reaches 48F-49F if the door is opened a few times).
Your help and guidance will be greatly appreciated.
First do the simple things like cleaning the condensor coils and turning the defrost timer a few times, also check the evaporator motor or just listen to the fan by opening the freezer door. Also check the light switch, make sure it turns the light off every time you close the door.
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Some Of These Fridge Freezers If You Open The Door For The Freezer There Is A Switch Between The Fridge And Freezer Door Mine Done The Same And I Had To Replace That Switch It Turns The Fan On When Door Is Closed And Off When Open
Hi I'm a subzero asc (Autorized service center) Subzero would not be responsible, your unit is out of there warranty. Now if the service company your dealing with is any good they can get a new compressor under a part warranty from there part distributor. Also in my many years working on subzero I have never seen oil dripping from the compressor unless you have a leak somewhere in the sealed system. Unfortunately the only thing you can do is see if your service provider will fix the unit. they will charge you labor if they get the part in warranty. It's possible that the service provider did not to the job properly but that's your word against there's. Good luck I hope everything works out for you..