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Whirlpool White Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - GX5FHTXV

Abt Model: GX5FHTVWH | UPC Code: 883049134802
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24.8 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ Up-Front Temperature Control/ Internal Filtered Water Dispenser/ 4 Spillproof Adjustable Glass Shelves/ 2 Humidity-Controlled Crispers/ Clear Dairy Compartment/ 4 Clear Door Bins/ Icemaker/ ENERGY STAR Qualified/ White Finish
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Whirlpool GX5FHTXV White Bottom Freezer Refrigerator, Model GX5FHTVWH

The Whirlpool GX5FHT french door refrigerator offers you a wide variety of ways to store and keep fresh your favorite foods and drinks. With a convenient, indoor water dispenser, you have access to cold, fresh water, while maintaining an elegant, integrated look. The inside sports clear, adjustable bins and shelves that will allow you to rearrange the inside of your fridge, making room for the largest soda bottles or other food items like party platters and more.

The GX5FHT has a great section, for every type of food. Keep your fruits and vegetables fresh and crisp in the crisper drawers. Make sure you have the freshest butter and milk in the dairy drawer. The 2 freezer baskets in the bottom freezer give you a ton of room to keep your frozen meats and other items separated and easy to find. For the energy conscious, the GX5FHT is Energy Star Qualified and will offer a variety of energy saving options keeping your food fresh, without breaking the bank.


  • 2008 ENERGY STAR® Qualifed
  • Contour Smooth Door with Hidden Hinges
  • Stainless Steel Handles
  • 17.3 Cu. Ft. Refrigerator Compartment Volume
  • 7.5 Cu. Ft. Freezer Compartment Volume
  • 24.8 Cu. Ft. Total Capacity
  • Internal Filtered Water Dispenser
  • 4 Spillproof Adjustable Glass Shelves (2 Slide-Out)
  • 2 Humidity-Controlled Crispers
  • Clear Dairy Compartment
  • Temperature-Controlled Flat Front Pantry Drawer
  • 4 Clear Door Bins (1 Gallon-Size)
  • Door Can Pack Caddy
  • Factory Installed Automatic Ice Maker
  • Large Ice Storage Bucket (Opaque)
  • 2 Freezer Baskets
  • Lower Freezer Basket Tray



  • Approximate Capacity: 25-27 Cubic foot
  • Freezer Compartment Capacity: 7.5 Cubic foot
  • Refrigerator Compartment Capacity: 17.3 Cubic foot
  • Total Capacity: 24.8 Cubic foot


  • Standard Temperature Management


  • Up-Front Temperature Control


  • Crispers
  • Frost Free Defrost
  • 4 Door Shelves
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
  • Freezer Baskets: 2
  • 2 Freezer Baskets
  • Freezer Light
  • 2 BASKETS, 1 DRAWER Freezer Storage
  • 4 Fresh Food Shelves
  • ADJUSTABLE Gallon Door Bin
  • Gallon Door Bins: 1
  • Factory Installed IceMaker
  • Water Filtration System
  • 6 Mo. PuR® Water Filtration

Electrical Requirements


Approximate Dimensions:

  • Cabinet Height: 68.5"
  • Depth Including Handles: 35.5"
  • Depth with Door Open 90 Degree: 48"
  • Depth: 35.5"
  • Height Including Hinge Cap: 69.88"
  • Height: 69.88"
  • Width: 35.63"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 335 lbs
Warranty Information:
  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Full One Year Warranty
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Counter DepthNo
French DoorYes
Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.)7.5
Refrigerator Capacity (cu. ft.)17.3
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)24.8
Overall Height (inches)69.88
Overall Depth (inches)35.5
Depth With Door Open (inches)48
Width (inches)36
Installation TypeFree Standing
Defrost TypeFrost Free
Freezer Interior LightYes
Freezer LocationBottom
Number of Freezer Baskets/Drawers2
Number of Refrigerator Shelves/Bins4
Number of Refrigerator Door Shelves/Bins4
Crisper TypeHumidity Controlled
Can DispenserNo
Refrigerator Interior LightYes
Refrigerator Shelves MaterialGlass
Water DispenserYes
Ice MakerYes
Ice DispenserYes
Deli DrawerNo
Reversible DoorNo
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
TypeBottom Freezer


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Whirlpool Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

(based on 132 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.


  • Style (77)
  • Easy to use (67)
  • Performance (67)
  • Convenient features (65)
  • Energy savings (63)


  • Sound level (18)
  • Cleanability (8)
  • Pricey / poor value (5)
  • Design (4)
  • Ease of use (3)

Best Uses

  • Large kitchen (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual cook (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (5)

Most Liked Positive Review


Great Experience

This is the first large refrigerator we have ever owned and it really works well for us. We have only used it for three weeks or so but we love it. I have seen...Read complete review

This is the first large refrigerator we have ever owned and it really works well for us. We have only used it for three weeks or so but we love it. I have seen earlier reviews saying that the fridge was noisy, a criticism I question. I cannot believe how quiet this fridge runs. Our only mistake was not getting the water filtration system included but that was an error on our part. The fridge is elegantly styled and fits perfectly for our lifestyle.


Most Liked Negative Review


Fix to Leak Problem

I have had the same problem with leaking as the other reviewers (TWICE now). I hope Whirlpool is paying attention because this is clearly a problem that is not confined to only a...Read complete review

I have had the same problem with leaking as the other reviewers (TWICE now). I hope Whirlpool is paying attention because this is clearly a problem that is not confined to only a few people and the company really needs to address this issue and provide a fix. Water pools at the bottom of the freezer and freezes and eventually the ice gets so thick that it drains out onto the floor. The first time it was fixed under warranty ("drain clog"), this time it was not under warranty so I was determined to fix it myself. What is happening is that the drain under the drip pan (under the freezer coils) is getting frozen over and clogged with ice. Eventually the entire pan fills with ice and then begins to spill onto the freezer bottom, then eventually onto the kitchen floor. This probably first occurred if the freezer door was left partially open which allowed extra condensation to form inside. If you own this product you know this is VERY easy to really have to throw your weight into the door to close it all the way (which is a another complaint in my opinion). Naturally, the drain is not easily accessible and it is not simple to unclog. So, there are two possible fixes: 1) Defrost the freezer. Clearly the simplest way to get rid of ice. If your freezer was anything like mine, there was a ton of ice accumulation so I'd suggest letting it defrost for at least 24 hours. Trust me, this is the easiest method and will yield the same results as fixing it yourself or even having a repairman come out. 2) I only did it this way because I was still trying to figure out the actual problem, so again I suggest just defrosting. But to access the drip pan, you have to take off the freezer door and the racks and take off the back panel inside the freezer. However, you can't take it all the way off unless you remove the ice maker, but it is a flimsy piece of metal so I was able to just bend it to access the pan and expose the coils. You have to chisel what was an INSANE amount of ice (I wish I could post a picture on here) out of all the piping, the pan, and the drain. I realized I couldn't get full access to the drain so I had to remove the back bottom of the freezer to be able to clean the drain from the bottom. More work than it's worth. Bottom line: It's an easy fix so DON'T CALL A REPAIRMAN if not under warranty (unless it is another issue). Again, Whirlpool needs to address this, or at least let customers know of this problem. Seems to me it is a design flaw...there is a tiny little slit in the bottom of the drip pan that spills into a 1/4 inch wide drain. I'm no engineer but that seems like an avoidable problem to me (how easy is it for that small of an opening to get frozen over?). And I'm just speculating about the freezer door being left open causing extra condensation building up, maybe it's a bigger problem. Another irritation is that the temperature control unit is right at the front in the top middle of the fridge and takes up about half of the width of the top shelf. Vertical space on the top shelf is tight anyway, and any taller items (e.g. gallon of milk or a two gallon pitcher) will not fit under that unit, so you have to pull them out from the SIDES, which of course severely limits accessibility. Otherwise, it is an "ok" product. No complaints about performance and it is a sharp looking fridge.

Reviewed by 132 customers

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Very pleased.

By Ggbosh

from Chattanooga, TN

Comments about Whirlpool Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

I recently our washer and dryer and have been very happy with our choice.

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Lots of space for storage, wife is a baker and she is happy with the large area to store her dessert

By Mondo

from Hawaii County, HI, United States

Comments about Whirlpool Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

Wife enjoys having space for her full size sheet cakes, also for her weeding cake, the shelves are removable. Lots of space for everything, we enjoy the deli meat and cheese tray. We can keep everything organized in its own space. We are happy to have bought this model and style.

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Enjoying new refrigerator

By janice345

from Dillard, GA, United States

Comments about Whirlpool Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

I got this refrigerator 2 months ago and so far am happy with this appliance.

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Lots of Space!

By SMsgt5

from Peoria, AZ, United States

Comments about Whirlpool Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

I chose this refrigerator at the builders design center and I am so glad I did! With having the water dispenser and ice dispenser inside allows for so much food space and much slicker design!

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Best Fridge Ever!

By Veggie girl

from Vancouver, WA, United States

Comments about Whirlpool Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

I have had my Whirlpool Gold for over two years and still love it! I have had refrigerators with the freezer on top and also a side by side, but having the freezer on the bottom is beyond the best! Adjusting the shelving is so easy, the shelves in the doors are deep enough to hold all I need them to and the drawers are a great size. If I needed a new refrigerator I would buy this one again without a second thought.

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good product

By acdc10210

from St Paul, MN, United States

Comments about Whirlpool Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

This was one of the refrigerators offered to us by our builder. I really like all of the features except the water dispenser, which is inside the refrigerator and hard to access when I'm caring for a toddler, etc. Also, there is no ice dispenser other than the container of ice in the freezer, which is not easy to reach. The french doors make it so that large items can fit, which works out great for hosting.

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By AndyInAtlanta

from Atlanta, GA, United States

Comments about Whirlpool Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

We've had this for a couple of months now and are very happy with it. We didn't want the ice and water on the outside but appreciate the filtered water inside (some will complain its a bad place as you have to open the fridge, but we like it--and it has less to break!). Temperature is nice and even throughout, except colder where it is supposed to be (cheese drawer). Freezer is convenient and roomy enough, though I wouldn't mind it being slightly larger. Finally, it looks greats!

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Back to Whirlpool, what a relief!

By Lapato

from Crossville, TN, United States

Comments about Whirlpool Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

We previously had a Korean, highly rated refrigerator with most of the bells and whistles. Although the bells and whistles were really cool, they were only cool WHEN they functioned!! And if you want a journey into total frustration, try to communicate with their customer service! NOW we have a beautiful, American made, stainless french door Whirlpool, YEAH! It has some of the bells and whistles and it WORKS all the time! The ice maker produces a lot more ice, and is a lot quieter. The defrost cycle is quieter, too. The freezer door shuts more securely, and for 25 cubic feet, there seems to be a lot of room. And have we mentioned previously, it is a Whirlpool, with customer service!

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happy to date

By maddog81

from Massachusetts, United States

Comments about Whirlpool Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

I purchased a floor model. So far the only problem is a light bulb needed to be changed in the freezer. I am happy with the pull out freezer and the only noticeable noise is from the ice falling into the ice machine tray. A good addition to our kitchen.

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Love it!

By MaryC

from Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Comments about Whirlpool Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

I've had my new refrigerator for about a month now and just love it. The crispers and meat/cheese drawers keep everything so fresh. Good shelf space and adjustable! I love it!

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