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KitchenAid Built-In Side-By-Side Stainless Refrigerator - KSSC42FTS

Abt Model: KSSC42FTS | UPC Code: 883049037967
Retail Price $7999.00
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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 42" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator - KSSC42FTS

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: 42-1/4"
    • Depth: 25-3/8"
  • Cutout:
    • Height (min): 83-1/2"
    • Height (max): 84-3/4"
    • Width (min): 41-1/2"
    • Width (max): 41-3/4"
    • Depth: 24"
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Counter DepthYes
Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.)9.4
Refrigerator Capacity (cu. ft.)15.9
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)25.3
Overall Height (inches)83.38
Overall Depth (inches)25.38
Depth With Door Open (inches)48.28
Width (inches)42
Installation TypeBuilt-In
Defrost TypeAutomatic
Freezer Interior LightYes
Freezer LocationSide
Number of Freezer Baskets/Shelves3
Number of Freezer Door Baskets/Shelves3
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 42" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator
 
4.0

(based on 28 reviews)

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  • Performance (6)
  • Attractive (4)

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nice product. looks good.

We replaced a 15 year old panel ready version of this model. Price had gone up from $3800 (retail) to $7400 (online), but essentially the same model. Old one had a...Read complete review

We replaced a 15 year old panel ready version of this model. Price had gone up from $3800 (retail) to $7400 (online), but essentially the same model. Old one had a leak in the freon tubing. We tried replaceing evaporator and heat exchanger and every other line you could get to but the leak was inside the walls so it was impossible to repair. We elected to go SS instead of panel ready and did not get the ice/water in door feature. It was $700 more and we were not sure it would be a good idea to have water spots all over the SS door, which is bound to happen.

Unit looks nice and runs quiet, just like our other one. Inside is laid out well and bright. SS panels are easy to clean and this matches our wall oven, dishwasher and microwave that we had installed a few years ago. Those are easy to clean as well. Overall we have had good luck with KA and would buy again.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Leaves a lot to be desired

We purchased a new $7000 plus refrigerator and expected it to function upon delivery and installation. It did NOT. We purchased the unit from Spencer's in Scottsdale Arizona and took delivery on Saturday,...Read complete review

We purchased a new $7000 plus refrigerator and expected it to function upon delivery and installation. It did NOT. We purchased the unit from Spencer's in Scottsdale Arizona and took delivery on Saturday, December 14, 2013 being told it would cool down in a few hours. After four hours and an INCREASING internal temperature, we called Spencer's. The sales people were very condescending and told us it would take 24 hours to cool down. After 24 hours of operation and NO DECREASE in internal temperature, we called Spencer's again and were advised there was nothing they could do until the next day. On Monday, December 16th, a repairman arrived and told us there was NO coolant in the unit. He filled it with refrigerant and it immediately began to cool down. After 4 hours the refrigerator had cooled down to the set temperature but within 2-3 hours later it started to warm up again and remained at 76 degrees. This indicated that the coolant had leaked out and the real problem was a refrigerant leak. We contacted Spencer's again and demanded a replacement unit to which they were very reluctant to agree. After several days a replacement unit was installed and the internal temperature dropped to the set level BUT periodically if would further drop to -7 to -10 degrees in the freezer. After contacting KitchenAid directly, another service call resulted in replacement of the freezer sensor which was completed on January 16, 2014. We are hopeful that this has resolved our problems. We are disappointed with quality of this product and feel we should receive an additional four (4) year warranty.

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5.0

Excellent Fridge... Highly recommend

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from Pensacola, FL, United States

Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 42" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

We love our new Kitchenaid Fridge... It not only looks great but it is very functional:)

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4.0

Great!

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from Brea, CA, United States

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        Not only work well but look good with my build in cabinet too, happy to have it.

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        4.0

        Great!

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        from Brea, CA, United States

        Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 42" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

        Not only work well but look good with my build in cabinet too, happy to have it.

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Poorly designed and supported.

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        from Los Angeles

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              Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 42" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

              I purchased this model almost 7 years ago. From the beginning, it was very noisy, especially with the ice maker on. In this mode, the compressor or fans sounded like a chainsaw. By design or installation, it was never possible to remove the ice maker bin. To clean the ice maker or completely empty its contents, one had to scoop out the ice by hand. Almost 7 years after purchase, the unit started to make an intermittent beeping sound when switching between fan and compressor modes. The beeping sound came from the compressor compartment. After two repair calls, the problem was diagnosed --- the controller had started to fail. The technician referred me to Whirlpool to get a replacement part because according to him the part was no longer readily available, if available at all. When I contacted Whirlpool customer service, they did not acknowledge the technician's recommendation. Customer service insisted that the unit was working per the technician's notes and that there was no reason to order a replacement part. Of course, the problem was not that the unit had stopped working, but that it was making an annoying beeping sound and that (according to their own technician) that was a sign that the controller had started to fail. I wanted to avoid a complete failure and get rid of the beeping sound. Plus, I was worried that if the part was in short supply (as the technician informed me) I was better off ordering the part as soon as possible. Whirlpool Customer Service offered no assistance. I will be replacing the unit with one from another brand that guarantees the availability of replacement parts for 15 years.

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              5.0

              love this refrigerator

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              from albany, n

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                    Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 42" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

                    This is the second kitchen aid 42 inch built in we have owned. the first one lasted 15 years. Unfortunately it was still working well, but the seal on the freezer door went bad and after many attempts at trying to have it replaced, we gave up. we were bummed to have to replace it when the time came that we got the same one, just updated. It is well made, quite and very nice looking.

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                    5.0

                    love this refrigerator

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                    from albany, n

                    Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 42" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

                    This is the second kitchen aid 42 inch built in we have owned. the first one lasted 15 years. Unfortunately it was still working well, but the seal on the freezer door went bad and after many attempts at trying to have it replaced, we gave up. we were bummed to have to replace it when the time came that we got the same one, just updated. It is well made, quite and very nice looking.

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                    5.0

                    Handsome in the kitchen

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                    from Houston, TX, United States

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                          Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 42" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

                          Very nice looking piece of equipment. It has room for everything. Climate control is awesome, no more spoiled vegetable. I wish there was a water fountain out of it, but it is OK.

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                          5.0

                          Handsome in the kitchen

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                          from Houston, TX, United States

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                          Very nice looking piece of equipment. It has room for everything. Climate control is awesome, no more spoiled vegetable. I wish there was a water fountain out of it, but it is OK.

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                          5.0

                          Beautiful built in. Previously we had kitchenAid side by sid

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                          from Albuquerque, NM, United States

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                                Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 42" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

                                We replaced 19 years old built in 42 inch side by side with this beauty. Previous one was still working and in good shape. All our friends also praising it.

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                                5.0

                                Beautiful built in. Previously we had kitchenAid side by side 42 inch. Replaced it after 19 years.

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                                from Albuquerque, NM, United States

                                Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel 42" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator:

                                We replaced 19 years old built in 42 inch side by side with this beauty. Previous one was still working and in good shape. All our friends also praising it.

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