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KitchenAid 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator - KSSC48FTS

Abt Model: KSSC48FTS | UPC Code: 883049037998
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ExtendFresh Plus Temperature Management System/ AquaSense Base-Grille Filtration System/ On Demand Pulsed Defrost System/ Automatic Ice Maker/ Whisper Quiet Compressor System/ Holiday/Sabbath Mode/ Stainless Steel Finish
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KitchenAid Stainless Steel 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator - KSSC48FTS

Keep your favorite ingredients tasting as fresh as the day you bought them. The ExtendFresh™ Plus Temperature Management System independently monitors temperatures to help ensure maximum taste and texture.

AquaSense™ Base-Grille Filtration System – Filtered by P–UR®
A filter reduces impurities for fresh-tasting water and is located on the base grille, so it doesn’t take away usable refrigerator space.

On Demand Pulsed Defrost System
A system that helps maintain the freshness and taste of frozen foods by minimizing temperature swings in the freezer.

Features:

  • ExtendFresh™ Plus Temperature Management System
  • AquaSense™ Base-Grille Filtration System – Filtered by P–UR®
  • Fahrenheit and Celsius Temperature Display
  • On Demand Pulsed Defrost System
  • Automatic Ice Maker
  • Adjustable SpillClean™ Glass Shelves
  • ClearVue™ SatinGlide® Crispers
  • ExtendFresh™ Ingredient Care Center
  • Dual Magna Seal™ Gasket System
  • ClearVue™ Slide N Lock™ Door Storage
  • Whisper Quiet® Compressor System
  • Foam-in-Place Insulation
  • Glass-Touch Electronic Controls
  • Holiday/Sabbath Mode
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
  • Star-K Certified

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Overall:
    • Height: 83-3/8"
    • Width: 48-1/4"
    • Depth: 25-3/8"
  • Cutout:
    • Height (min): 83-1/2"
    • Height (max): 84-3/4"
    • Width (min): 47-1/2"
    • Width (max): 47-3/4"
    • Depth: 24"

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Counter DepthYes
Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.)11.1
Refrigerator Capacity (cu. ft.)18.7
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)29.8
Overall Height (inches)83.38
Overall Depth (inches)25.38
Depth With Door Open (inches)51.33
Width (inches)48
Installation TypeBuilt-In
Defrost TypeAutomatic
Freezer Interior LightYes
Freezer LocationSide
Number of Freezer Baskets/Shelves3
Number of Freezer Door Baskets/Shelves6
Number of Refrigerator Shelves/Bins4
Number of Refrigerator Door Shelves/Bins4
Crisper TypeHumidity Controlled
Can DispenserNo
Refrigerator Interior LightYes
Refrigerator Shelves MaterialGlass
Water DispenserNo
Ice MakerYes
Ice DispenserNo
Deli DrawerYes
Reversible DoorNo
Parts Warranty2 Years
Labor Warranty2 Years
TypeBuilt-In Side-by-Side
  

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KitchenAid Stainless Steel 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator
 
4.0

(based on 50 reviews)

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    (3)

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    (0)

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    (7)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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  • Convenient features (6)
  • Easy to use (4)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

This frige exceeded our expectations

Pros:
1) Icemaker is awesome! Produces enough ice to build a small igloo.
2) Temperature resets quickly after frige warms during heavy in-and-out use and being near oven in smallish kitchen...Read complete review

Pros:
1) Icemaker is awesome! Produces enough ice to build a small igloo.
2) Temperature resets quickly after frige warms during heavy in-and-out use and being near oven in smallish kitchen while cooking
3) Ability to set freezer and frige temperature to one's personal liking
4) Plenty of space in frige, but may need to remove one shelf to fit taller items.
5) Gallon door bin is a great feature
6) Quiet
Cons:
1) Tends to warm quickly in smallish kitchen when nearby oven is in use and during frequent door openings in-and-out (but see pro #2 above)
2) Stainless steel is prone to showing fingerprints
3) Discovered the hard way not to block the air vents so as to allow cool air to flow from freezer to frige. Needs better documentation regarding this issue.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

4 Service calls and it still doesn't work

I bought this refrigerator in February and I have had four service calls on it and it still doesn't work. Maybe I just got a lemon because I see that some of you are...Read complete review

I bought this refrigerator in February and I have had four service calls on it and it still doesn't work. Maybe I just got a lemon because I see that some of you are happy with this product. I have all Kitchen products in my new home and I was so excited to have this 48 inch refrigerator. All the other appliances works so well and I was just so disappointed that I have spent this amount of money for this product and it doesn't work better than the cheap Kenmore refrigerator that I bought ten years ago. The store that I bought this product from keeps wanting to fix it and it has not worked. It's so bad that we have to put ice in zip lock bags to keep milk and other foods cold. I will go back to the store tomorrow to see if I can get my money back or a new refrigerator.

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5.0

Love it look!!!

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from Genoa, NV, United States

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        Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

        Love it!! Looks very high End -- I like it better then my old Sub-Zero--The look is Very High End!!!

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        5.0

        Love This Refrigerator Freezer!

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        from Florida, United States

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              Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

              My husband is an Engineer, after much research, we chose KitchenAid appliances. The quality is excellent, the design is awesome and we are very happy. I deal with builders and real estate so I will recommend this to my customers. Keep up the good work KitchenAid! Please keep your quality !

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              5.0

              Love it look!!!

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              from Genoa, NV, United States

              Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

              Love it!! Looks very high End -- I like it better then my old Sub-Zero--The look is Very High End!!!

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              5.0

              Love This Refrigerator Freezer!

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              from Florida, United States

              Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

              My husband is an Engineer, after much research, we chose KitchenAid appliances. The quality is excellent, the design is awesome and we are very happy. I deal with builders and real estate so I will recommend this to my customers. Keep up the good work KitchenAid! Please keep your quality !

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Perfect for big party people, like us.

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              from Humble, TX, United States

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                    Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

                    Excellent for big family gatherings. Holidays are always enjoyable with fresh food and drinks stored in our big new KitchenAid.

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                    5.0

                    Perfect for big party people, like us.

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                    from Humble, TX, United States

                    Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

                    Excellent for big family gatherings. Holidays are always enjoyable with fresh food and drinks stored in our big new KitchenAid.

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Do not buy !

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                    from Montréal, QC, Canada

                    Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

                    I bought this 6 years ago and was happy, until the main control board had a problem. It seems that this part has been discontinued and is impossible to find.

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                    1.0

                    Do not buy !

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                    from Montréal, QC, Canada

                    Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

                    I bought this 6 years ago and was happy, until the main control board had a problem. It seems that this part has been discontinued and is impossible to find.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    still cautious

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                    from Atlanta, GA, United States

                    Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

                    Previously owned a Jenn air built in and it never worked correctly. I finally got rid of it and bought the kitchenaid. It is very impressive looking. The refrigorator has lots of room, frezzer has small amount of shelf space, but a lot of door space. Quite as can be. Great ice maker, enough for a large party. Shows finger prints on door. Only had it one month so I am cautious to give it 5 stars. I write again in 1 year. If it is still working, it gets 5 stars.

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                    4.0

                    still cautious

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                    from Atlanta, GA, United States

                    Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

                    Previously owned a Jenn air built in and it never worked correctly. I finally got rid of it and bought the kitchenaid. It is very impressive looking. The refrigorator has lots of room, frezzer has small amount of shelf space, but a lot of door space. Quite as can be. Great ice maker, enough for a large party. Shows finger prints on door. Only had it one month so I am cautious to give it 5 stars. I write again in 1 year. If it is still working, it gets 5 stars.

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                    KitchenAid 48" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator

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