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KitchenAid 42" French Door Refrigerator - KBFO42FTX

Abt Model: KBFO42FTX | UPC Code: 883049033983
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KitchenAid 42" Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - KBFO42FTX

This built-in French door refrigerator provides room for endless possibilities with the widest refrigerator space and largest capacity of any built-in bottom freezer refrigerator available. And with custom panels and handles, this model will disappear into your cabinets for a truly integrated look.

Features:

  • ExtendFresh™ Plus Temperature Management System ensures ingredients remain fresh for maximum taste and texture
  • AquaSense™ Base-Grille Filtration System - filtered by PUR® - reduces water impurities and saves storage space
  • On demand pulsed defrost system helps preserve the taste of frozen foods by minimizing temperature swings
  • Adjustable SpillClean™ Glass Shelves help contain spills and provide added visibility
  • ClearVue™ Bins allow contents of drawers to be seen easily from the outside
  • SatinGlide® System includes ball-bearing rollers which allow drawers to move in and out easily
  • Dual Magna Seal™ Gasket System creates a tight, immediate seal that locks cold air inside to ensure food's freshness
  • This Model Accepts Custom Overlay Panels.

Specifications:

  • PERFORMANCE
    • Freezer Compartment Capacity 5.9 Cubic foot
    • Temperature Management System ExtendFresh™ Plus
    • Total Capacity 22.5 Cubic foot
    • Refrigerator Compartment Capacity 16.7 Cubic foot
  • FREEZER FEATURES
    • Freezer Baskets METAL DRAWER
  • REFRIGERATOR FEATURES
    • Wine Rack
    • Adjustable SpillClean™ Glass Shelves 4
    • Adjustable Door Bins 4
  • ELECTRONIC CONTROLS
    • Temperature Control Up-Front
  • ELECTRICAL
    • 15 OR 20 Ampere, 115 Volts, 60 Hertz (1/second). FUSED ELECTRICAL SUPPLY IS REQUIRED. A TIME-DELAY FUSE OR CIRCUIT BREAKER AND SEPARATE CIRCUIT IS RECOMMENDED.

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Cabinet Height: 83 1/8"
  • Depth: 27 7/8"
  • Depth Including Handles: 27 7/8"'
  • Height Including Hinge Cap: 83 1/8"
  • Width: 42 1/4"
More reasons to buy the KitchenAid KBFO42FTX from Abt Electronics
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  • The KitchenAid KBFO42FTX Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
 
Counter DepthYes
French DoorYes
Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.)5.9
Refrigerator Capacity (cu. ft.)16.7
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)22.5
Overall Height (inches)83.13
Overall Depth (inches)27.88
Depth With Door Open (inches)44.25
Width (inches)42
Installation TypeBuilt-In
Defrost TypeAutomatic
Freezer Interior LightYes
Freezer LocationBottom
Number of Freezer Baskets/Shelves2
Number of Refrigerator Shelves/Bins7
Number of Refrigerator Door Shelves/Bins8
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 Bottom Freezer
  

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Kitchenaid 42" Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
 
3.6

(based on 13 reviews)

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54%

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  • Easy to use (4)
  • Attractive (3)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Am enjoying having a french door refrig/freezer after years

I'm surprised that for the same size refrigerator, I have so much more room with the french door/bottom freezer design! I love that the ice maker is now also such a smaller part...Read complete review

I'm surprised that for the same size refrigerator, I have so much more room with the french door/bottom freezer design! I love that the ice maker is now also such a smaller part of the freezer section.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Have some issues.

Refrigerator plastic liner at the bottom of the main compartment (not the freezer) has developed multiple cracks and should be replaced. Is this a recurring issue and is this covered in the standard...Read complete review

Refrigerator plastic liner at the bottom of the main compartment (not the freezer) has developed multiple cracks and should be replaced. Is this a recurring issue and is this covered in the standard warranty?

We have also noticed that when closing the doors (french), if the handle is released before the doors are completely shut, they close roughly with a loud bang.

Beyond these two items, we are enjoying the refrigerator and its features. It is efficient and performs well.

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5.0

Gorgeous!

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from Vero Beach South, FL, United States

Comments about Kitchenaid 42" Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

We bought this for our new home and have received many compliments - we love it for it's beauty, functionality and compared to Sub Zero etc. it's reasonable price!

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5.0

Love refrigerator!

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from McKinney, TX, United States

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        Comments about Kitchenaid 42" Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

        Installed a month ago, and loving the wide front refrig space - easy to see and find everything.

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        5.0

        One minor irritation

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        from Austin, TX, United States

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              Comments about Kitchenaid 42" Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

              I love the design mostly. The panels match my cabinets exactly. It really helped pull my remodeled kitchen together. I do have one minor thing to criticize, though, but it is not enough of an issue to give the overall refrigerator a low rating. The compartments at the top of each door open if you open the door too quickly making what ever is in there fall out. I really like the freezer on the bottom and the French doors make it versatile when storing odd containers for food, i.e. platters and such.

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              5.0

              Easy to access & lots of storage space.

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              from Calgary, AB, Canada

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                    Comments about Kitchenaid 42" Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

                    We have been using the refrigerator for approximately & are very happy with it.

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                    3.0

                    Love Kitchenaid but not this product

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                    from Waldwick, NJ, USA

                    Pros

                    • worked well with design of kitchen

                    Cons

                    • not very reliable

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Kitchenaid 42" Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

                      The fridge looks great, but the drawers are small considering its a 42 in fridge and have had it for less than 4 years and its already acting up the over temperature sensor keeps blinking although it seems to be functioning so far. For the price of this fridge it should at least be free of problems for a while. My mom has had a ge for over 10 years and had never had a problem. Clearly disappointed.

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                      2.0

                      Have some issues.

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                      from Southfield, MI, USA

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                      • Convenient Features
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                      • easy to use
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                      Cons

                      • doors shut roughly
                      • liner cracking

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Kitchenaid 42" Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

                        Refrigerator plastic liner at the bottom of the main compartment (not the freezer) has developed multiple cracks and should be replaced. Is this a recurring issue and is this covered in the standard warranty?

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                        4.0

                        Door Problems

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                        from Destin, Florida

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                        • easy to use
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                        • doors do not always close

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                          Comments about Kitchenaid 42" Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

                          I liked the idea of the french doors, but sometimes, the right one closes before the left and then it doesn't close all of the way. I do like the freezer on the bottom.

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                          2.0

                          door shelves are awkward to use - doors won't stay open; fre

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                          from Germantown, TN USA

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                          Pros

                          • like the look in my kitchen
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                          Cons

                          • No crushed ice feature
                          • poor freezer design;
                          • poor shelf design

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                            Comments about Kitchenaid 42" Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

                            I like the outward appearance of the product...I do not like any of the features of the appliance

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                            5.0

                            This product is perfect

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                                I like my new refrigerator. I can see everything! drawers are perfect too.

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                                5.0

                                Am enjoying having a french door refrig/freezer after years

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                                from Geneva, IL, USA

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                                • Convenient Features
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                                Cons

                                • i wish the freezer had more adjustable dividers
                                • not a fan of the filter changing design.

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                                  Comments about Kitchenaid 42" Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

                                  I'm surprised that for the same size refrigerator, I have so much more room with the french door/bottom freezer design! I love that the ice maker is now also such a smaller part of the freezer section.

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