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KitchenAid Side-By-Side Stainless Refrigerator - KSSC42FTS

Abt Model: KSSC42FTS | UPC Code: 883049037967
Regular 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/Drawers3
Number of Freezer Door Baskets/Drawers3
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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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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KitchenAid Stainless Steel 42" Built-In Side By Side Refrigerator
 
4.1

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Convenient features (4)
  • Attractive (3)
  • Design (3)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Performance (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      I love this fridge. It is beautiful and has not given us anything but superb service.

      Our beautiful, new kitchenaid refrigerator feels good and solid. I love the door handles. They have a smooth and comfortable feel which is easier on arthritic hands than other handle styles. The temperature...Read complete review

      Our beautiful, new kitchenaid refrigerator feels good and solid. I love the door handles. They have a smooth and comfortable feel which is easier on arthritic hands than other handle styles. The temperature features inside are easy to understand and intuitive. Hands down this is the best refrigerator we have ever owned. It was on the expensive side, but the performance is spectacular.

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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

      love this refrigerator

      By kldb65

      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

      By Turko

      from Houston, TX, United States

      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

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

      By Maka

      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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      2.0

      Good Looks but faulty design

      By Sapsum

      from Naperville, IL, United States

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

      We bought this 3 years back and consistently have problem of frost forming in between the freezer and fridge side thus causing the unit to keep on working causing the freezer to be extra cold and fridge side to be warm spoiling food. I think we got a lemon but no one is willing to accept it

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      beautfiul exterior

      By mike

      from naperville

      About Me Casual Cook

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Customizable Shelving
      • Easy Access
      • Energy Efficient
      • Holds Temperature Well
      • Quiet
      • Space For Tall Items

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Large Kitchens

        Comments about KitchenAid Side-By-Side Stainless Refrigerator:

        happy with purchase.

        Service and delivery comments:

        excellent delivery

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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        1.0

        Leaves a lot to be desired

        By Ramrod

        from Arizona

        Pros

          Cons

          • Not dependable

          Best Uses

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

            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.

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            nice product. looks good.

            By Tarheel72

            from Undisclosed

            Pros

            • Convenient Features
            • Design
            • Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

                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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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                NICE LOOK, NO PROBLEMS SO FAR, KIDS ARE HEAVY USERS

                By TJ01

                from CA

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

                SO FAR SO GOOD, NICE LOOK, PRACTICAL, FAVORABLE FEATURES

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Product has pleasing design and good features.

                By NancyM

                from Bridgewater, NJ, USA

                Pros

                • Convenient Features
                • Design
                • Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                    Very pleased with Architect refrigerator. Has very clean and attractive design, and all desired features. Excellent warranty service provided for a loose door handle.

                    Comment on this review

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    I find it doesn't hold more even though it is a much larger unit than my previous fridge.

                    By agoldman107

                    from Undisclosed

                    Pros

                    • Easy to use

                    Cons

                    • not enough usable space
                    • uneven cooling

                    Best Uses

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

                      There's a spot on the back right that freezes food in the refrigerator side. The shelves on the door should be deeper to fit more in since the shelves don't fit as much since it's a narrow unit. Also there are a number of plastic pieces and lights in the back of the fridge that take away from valuable shelf space.

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