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That is fairly normal with all Subzero units, they pull a vacuum on the door if the seals are all good and it is difficult to open them right away after closing, that is normal for these units and shows the seals are good.
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That sounds normal though..go to this link and check everything, but 20-30 seconds is within normal range.
Ok first you stated 20-30 seconds, now you stated 45-50 seconds, I supplied you with the link right from Sub Zero and you can see for yourself what to check, take care as you have the answer but just are refusing to believe it as you want it to open right away after closing it. I have been working on them for 20+ years and the site link and I are correct, just call them if you doubt the link as you doubt both right now.Take care
Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! The defrost drain hole is designed to allow the pressure change to not be so great that it is near impossible to open the doors. There will be a natural vacuum but it should be able to be overcome. The defrost drain may be getting plugged and not allowing the air pressure to equalize as quickly as it should be. Have you seen any water leaking in the cabinet?
May I please have your model number so I am able to provide you with accurate, model specific information?