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Sleek design and efficient performance
We've only had this combo for a few months, but are pleased. The lower oven is spacious and temp is spot-on. Holiday baking and entertaining was a breeze. Haven't had an opportunity to...Read complete review
We've only had this combo for a few months, but are pleased. The lower oven is spacious and temp is spot-on. Holiday baking and entertaining was a breeze. Haven't had an opportunity to master the convection feature yet. The microwave is very quick compared to the 20-yr old model it replaces! The combo is very nice looking, and the stainless steel is nicely finished, resisting fingerprints somewhat better than the new fridge. We were challenged to find a combo unit that fit into a cabinet configuration we didn't want to alter. While this unit was perfect width/wise, it's a full 6 inches shy of the height we needed. Whirlpool offers just one trim kit, which extends the height by just about two inches. An internet search led us to a California company that produces trim kits that cover the gaps! The finished look is great. Two minor functionality negatives to note: fairly loud fan noise when baking, and the fan runs for quite a while after the oven is turned off. Also, the microwave door opens "top down" like the lower oven door, meaning you have to reach over it to get to your dish. A little awkward for someone who is 5'3" (need a step stool to wipe down the back wall!) but not a big deal. Overall, the oven combo is an attractive addition to our remodeled kitchen.
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Bad design and poor quality control
Save your money. This is the worst oven I've ever owned. I replaced the previous model (4 year old) and I'm sorry I did. First of all, quality control. This oven...Read complete review
Save your money. This is the worst oven I've ever owned. I replaced the previous model (4 year old) and I'm sorry I did. First of all, quality control. This oven arrived with a dented door and an extremely nosey fan motor. I receive a message every time I use the microwave oven to open and close the door before it will operate. I don't know what they were thinking when they designed this unit. From the front, it looks great. If you have it mounted on the end of your cabinet like I did, you can see the mounting screws and unfinished metal edge. My older unit had a stainless steel trim piece that covered this. The microwave fan stays on until you open the microwave. Normally, when something is done cooking, you get a beep and the microwave shuts off. This one continues the fan running forever or until you open the door. How can this be energy efficient? Ad this with the extremely noisy fan and its very irritating.
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Comments about Whirlpool 30" Stainless Microwave and Oven:
I love both the flat top and over microwave comb. I wish I had picked out one that had the knobs on the side not in the middle. Otherwise I love both
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Some good and some not-so-good features
from Tucson, AZ 85755, United States
Buttons are much harder to push compared to our old Whirlpool. Also the plastic insert at the top, where the buttons are located, is pretty flimsy. The insert reflects too much light, and is cheap compared to the rest of the appliance.
from Orlando, FL, United States
I bought this oven as part of a complete new kitchen. I do like the sleek look and reasonably simple operation. I don't like the fact that you have to keep the grill door closed when using or the settings operation to use the microwave when the oven is being used. Also, a grill pan has to be purchased separately.
from San Antonio, TX, United States
I bought this appliance because I needed a new microwave and it would replace my existing system. I am so wonderfully happy with it. The microwave has wonderful features that make reheating and defrosting so easy. I love the fact that the dinner plate reheat setting senses how hot the food is and automatically adjust cooking time. The oven is slightly larger than my old one and made cooking a 22 pound turkey for thanksgiving simple. Thank you Whirlpool for a great product!
By Alley cat
from Rio Rancho, NM
I bought this just before Thanksgiving and it was installed the following week. It looks great in my recently remodeled kitchen. I left on a trip shortly after it was installed and haven't used it very much but think it works well on what I have used it for. It fit right in the space occupied by my old Whirlpool oven-microwave which it is replacing.
Easy to use and very large interior
By Susan H
from Liberty Hill, TX, United States
We had an older whirlpool gold combo microwave/oven. This one fits perfectly in the previous space. The control panel is easy to use- the timer though takes a little getting used to. If you go too fast, it seems to think we are programming the oven. I really like the 'keep warm' function for the oven. The microwave 'sensing' needs some work- food gets a bit hotter than I would like to say, warm up a plate.
from Schwenksville, PA, United States
It has not disappointed us through two summers and multiple holiday events
very sleek looking!
from Streetsboro, OH, United States
Very please with my new Whirlpool oven/microwave. Cooks very well and evenly. Very attractive unit too.
Microwave / Convection Oven combination
By Little Peg
from Tucson, AZ
This was a replacement to my original combination unit. This new combination unit is vastly improved. Easy to use, handsome to look at, and very functional.
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36 year customer of Whirlpool only appliances!
from Louisville, KY, United States
My husband has been a builder for 36 years and all our appliances have been whirlpool, and he always recommends them to clients. But we had to replace our combo/oven unit several months ago and this unit I'm reviewing is the noisiest thing I have ever heard. The fan runs for a ridiculous amount of time after you turn oven off also. The microwave used to turn off at end of timer with a peep to let you know food is done cooking, but this unit has a fan that runs until you actually open the door. So it sounds like its still cooking, peep goes unnoticed. We will not purchase another unit like this until Whirlpool can do a better job. I read other's reviews before purchasing, and several of them mentioned the noise, but I didn't think it could be that bad, but unfortunately for us we are stuck with it. :(
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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