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Good, But Could be Better
I have had this refrigerator a week now and happy overall with it:Likes:* Plenty of storage capacity* Handle design feels great in your hand, no...Read complete review
I have had this refrigerator a week now and happy overall with it:Likes:* Plenty of storage capacity* Handle design feels great in your hand, no seams in the handle like the GE.* LED lighting inside, and gradually brightens after door is opened* Stainless Steel - exterior seems durableDislikes* Compressor has a buzzy noise quality to it that I don't care for. It's overall quieter than my old frig but it still bothers me somewhat. I am hoping I get use to it over time.* Ice/Bev Dispenser - has a cheap black plastic catch tray for extra water/ice. The Whirlpool 26 cu. ft.. Smart Frig. has a much nicer Stainless Tray. Would like to be able to upgrade my catch tray to SS somehow through an accessory part. Also the Ice/Bev dispenser has a white LED, their Smart Frig has a blue LED which looks cooler. I don't ever expect to use the smart controls of the 26 cu. ft. frig but I really liked the small styling details it offered but in the end the larger 30 cu. ft. capacity won out over design.* Ice/Bev - only has one dispenser port so you have to hit a button if you want ice or water. I would rather pay the extra $50 and have two ports if I could design my own ice maker.
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Whirlpool products not what they used to be
I am hard pressed to give this "cavernous" Whirlpool fridge more than an average rating. For the price paid it should be a whole lot better equipped than it actually is. The...Read complete review
I am hard pressed to give this "cavernous" Whirlpool fridge more than an average rating. For the price paid it should be a whole lot better equipped than it actually is. The compressor and motor do get quite noisy when it kicks in, again, for a top notch unit that is a no-no. It is a no frills unit as far as the latest bells and whistle you see on many other models in a similar price range. No vegetable crisper or moisture control and so on. It appears like Whirlpool traded off the big size over the "fancier" freatures to keep the price in check. It does have LED illumination which lights up the unit's interior nicely, however all the lights are in the front so the back is not so brightly lit. As far as cooling goes, it either is too cold or not cold enough. If set at 37 degrees as the manual suggests some items start to freeze, if set below that then water, milk and juices do not feel as cold. The ice and water dispenser on the freezer door is a complete fiasco as far as I am concerned. The water nozzle sits way out in front so more often than not water spills all over the place. I have also noticed a bit of frost forming around the interior ice maker sides and freezer shelves. The ice cubes from the ice maker are real small, but we actually learned to like them that way, it almost eliminates the need to use the crushed ice feature. The ice maker so far does produce ice in sufficient and steady quantity. My wife does love the tremendous amount of interior space in both the freezer and fridge compartments as compared to our previous (non Whirlpool) counter depth fridge which came with our newly built home 6 years ago, that one she still hates to this day. Only time will tell how good this unit turns out to be. Our last Whirpool fridge was over 15 years old and still going strong when we sold our house way back then. Something tells this new one is not going to be that kind of performer. But then again, everything nowadays feel and seem to be "disposable" after just a few years of service.
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Whirlpool 30 cu ft side-by-side refrigerator
from New Hartford, NY
Comments about Whirlpool Monochromatic Stainless Steel Side-By-Side Refrigerator:
I like the brightness of the lights inside the frig. I like the size and all the selves. The only think I'm alittle disappointed about is that the ice maker makes ice slow.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Good big refrigerator
from Glasgow KY
I have had my refrigerator almost a year now and I am well-pleased with it. It has performed well so far. I love the huge space inside and the features, the built-in filters for air and water, the in-door ice maker and the digital/solid state controls. The shelf and drawer layout is also very good.
Love the Space
I love it. It has lots of space. The water and ice dispenser are great. Layout inside works well for us. A couple of flaws: Refrigerator side next to freezer gets very cold and I have to be careful which foods I put there. Stainless hard to clean. Bins could be better quality. So far I am willing to overlook the flaws because of the space. Great purchase so far. We were originally going to get a freezer for the basement. With this side by side no need. Looks great in our kitchen and am very pleased with our purchase. Whirlpool also made the transaction smooth and the delivery was good.
Nice fridge - could have better ice maker
from Anderson SC
I really like the freezer section on my new fridge.
I love the clear shelves and drawers and the lighting throughtout that makes the contents of every shelf and drawer of the refrigerator visible from top to bottom.Nearly 30 cf of space gives me plenty of room for storage.Glass shevles in the freezer are another nice feature.The only thing I would change is the single digital button that is shared by the cubed ice and crushed iced with the water. not as user-friendly as would be if the water had a separate button.
Love my new Whirlpool Refrigerator
from Baton Rouge, LA
We are so happy with our new Whirlpool Refrigerator. My favorite feature is the roominess. While the outside size of the refrigerator is not much larger than our previous refrigerator, the inside room seems so much larger. We can easily fit large trays of food with no problem. Another favorite feature is the ice and water dispenser. We have so far been very pleased with the operation of this feature.
Don't Waste Your Money!
By UNhappy Customer
from Bountiful, UT
The ice maker has not worked from day one!This appliance is only a year and a half old and they have been out to try and repair it four times. When I contacted Whirlpool, they wanted to send the same company out again to try and fix it. Also the water dispenser is difficult to use and line up the glass to get it to dispense correctly. Whirlpool does not make appliances like they used to. Will not be buying another Whirlpool!
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
from Brenham, tx
Great fridge. Only issue is things will freeze that are on the back of the top shelf.
Died after 13 month
from North carolina
Worst fridge EVER. Was going to buy the dishwasher to match this month but not now
It is a refrigerator
By B in Colorado
from Golden, CO
I really needed a fridge but I am not 100% happy. This is a really loud plus the ice maker is notas nice as the one on the cheaper Whirlpoool that I owed. This one has all the fancy front panel but the dispenser could use a redisgn. The freezer door does not close easily.
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