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Great side by side fridge
I needed something that would fit the smaller space in my 1968 home and wanted a side by side with water and ice dispenser. Though I was partial to Whirlpool since all my other...Read complete review
I needed something that would fit the smaller space in my 1968 home and wanted a side by side with water and ice dispenser. Though I was partial to Whirlpool since all my other appliances are the same brand including the 19 year old fridge I was replacing, I had researched several other brands to see what they offered. After comparing many, I wound up coming back to Whirlpool and almost bought the Whirlpool WRS322FDA. I went and saw one at my local Sears and found I didn't like the mechanical buttons for the control panel and how the upper portion of the freezer was used up by the icemaker which reduced the amount of storage space in the freezer. I looked some more and found this WRS342FIAB. I called Whirlpool to ask if the control panel was electronic or mechanical. They informed me it was indeed electronic. I began researching some more and noticed that compared to the WRS322FDA, this fridge had cold water that dispenses, and a bit more room in the freezer since it had the in the door removable ice bin. I decided to buy it sight unseen and give it a shot. Once I received the fridge, I was very pleased with it. So far it has done well and we enjoy it.The features I like most about this fridge are the electronic control panel, LED interior lighting that fades on, removable ice bin and the extra space in the freezer towards the top where most ice makers take up the room. Though the description or pictures don't show it, mine came with a handy can rack in the fridge door. This was a nice bonus and I use it for those 16.9 oz water bottles that the kids can grab on the go. They fit perfectly. I also like the light that illuminates the dispenser area. Initially I thought you would need to turn the light on each time you wanted to use it (in the dark) and then turn it back off. You can do that, but to my surprise, I found the light comes on automatically as soon as the paddle is depressed with your cup.Great fridge and well worth the extra money for the additional features you get over the WRS322FDA."
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We are disappointed with the Whirlpool refrigerator we purchased; however, we are not venting about it we are trying to be factual.We purchased our refrigerator/freezer model WRS342FIAM in May...Read complete review
We are disappointed with the Whirlpool refrigerator we purchased; however, we are not venting about it we are trying to be factual.We purchased our refrigerator/freezer model WRS342FIAM in May 2013, the factory promised the seller that delivery was for June 2013, finally delivered August 2013. It is now July 2015 and it died in June 2015, 22 months after install. Cause of death: The cooling closed cycle leaks and can't be repaired. If you perform the aritmetic calculations you will find that the cost to own this machine was over six (6+) times our expected cost using the MSRP published on the Whirlpool website. We did not get a good deal.We purchased this model because we have a limited space for a refrigerator, and it was the only model available at the time that fit the space with the features we want. At this writing it is one of many models available to fit the space and on one appliance rating website Whirlpool is still listed as the most reliable model, so we are still considering the Whirlpool brand.Whirlpool has what they call a "loyalty program" wherein they offer, people like us who have suffered a loss due to their product, a price break if we purchase a replacement unit from them. That includes all of the brands Whirlpool now manufactures. If we take the Whirlpool offer on this model from their "loyalty program" with the five year extended warranty it will be less than fifty dollars less than if we buy it from one of the big box retailers and the big box five year extended warranty program covers more issues. First, the machine has not lived up to our expectations (fact). Our previous experience with refrigerators has given us expectations of at least a decade of service and up to twenty-eight years from a new machine. 22 months does not come near meeting that expectation.Second, the Whirlpool loyalty program is nearly worthless (opinion).Third: if we decide to purchase one of these again, we would buy the five year warranty and buy from the big box retailer because the warranty will be needed and the big box protection program is better than Whirlpool's.
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33 inch side by side fridge
Comments about Whirlpool White Side-By-Side Refrigerator:
because i am finally able to properly organize my fridge and freezer. i love the side by side vs the bottom drawer as i use the freezer alot and now i can easily have access to everything, and properly place it.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Grants Pass, Or
This is the second, almost identical, model for us. We were in Hawiia for a wedding. We came home to a refrigerator that had quit. We lost everything! Had we been home I'm certain we could have save it, but then again it had given over 25 year of perfect service. There are a few things I liked from the first one over the new model. I liked the 2 draws in the frig over the three in this model and liked the design of the freezer door on the the first one. The new design on the in the door ice and water is much improved.
Just what i needed
from Cocoa, FL
I needed a fridge to fit a certain smaller space in an older home, and didn't have a water line, so no icemaker/water features needed. I ws thrilled to find this fridge that fit all my specifications and didn't require that I pay for a feature I didn't need. I was also concerned about noise, space and functionality. It wins on all counts. So glad I found it, so glad I bought it. I highly recommend Whirlpool products.
from saranac lake new york
Purchased 6 months ago, and am very happy with its performance and its features
I trust Whirlpool and never have a worry about my purchase
Water and ice
from Swift current sk
We bought this a month ago and so far I have no complaints.Love love the water and ice. Would buy again.
from Grand Rapids, MI
Has everything I need & enough room, love the look
from Wilton, CT
We have had a previous version of this very same Whirlpool side by side refrigerator. After 3 children and 6 grandchildren using it constantly, we found that it served us so well for many years that when we were ready for a new one, Whirlpool was the only brand we would consider. It is a dependable excellent brand that we would recommend to anyone.
Quiet and well built and attractive design
Bought this stainless steel side-by-side to replace a 20-year-old Amana top freezer fridge. Really like the ice and water feature and the LED lighting inside gives Clear view to the contents. This refrigerator is way more quiet than the old Amanda.
from Harrisburg, Illinois
Just the right size for two people (or more). Love icemaker and water on the door. Door has a night light which is great also. I like side by side so I can see all that is the fridge.
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