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Sub-Zero Condenser Cleaning Instructions

Condenser cleaning instructions by product line

Sub-Zero Condenser Cleaning Instructions


  • How to clean the condenser
  • Avoid Sub-Zero running constantly or not cooling
  • Sub-Zero temperatures are warm or hot
  • Chemical cleaner or degreaser that can be used to clean the condenser


Clean the condenser every six to twelve months to keep Sub-Zero refrigeration products operating their best. Clean the condenser more often if pets are present. Do not bend the aluminum fins of the condenser. Follow specific product condenser cleaning instructions below.

  • Condenser cleaning chemicals and degreaser are available from several suppliers and online. They are not necessary to clean a Sub-Zero condenser and are not recommended by Sub-Zero.

Condenser Cleaning Instructions by Product Line

PRO Series

Classic (formerly Built-In)

Designer (formerly Integrated)

Designer (formerly Integrated) Wine Storage 


700 Series

600 Series and 500 Series

Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.

If temperatures do not return to the setpoint within 24 hours of cleaning the condenser, contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.