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Bought this as a replacement for the identical model that was 8 or 9 years old and needed an expensive repair, pretty much the same as all our other appliances installed at the same...Read complete review
Bought this as a replacement for the identical model that was 8 or 9 years old and needed an expensive repair, pretty much the same as all our other appliances installed at the same time. So I've been disappointed that this and our other appliances didn't last longer--that's apparently the way it is.Since we had never used the fridge ice maker because we had this one, we used the fridge for about 6 months and then THAT ice maker broke, too. By that time I was really ready to go back to having nice, clean, clear ice like this model makes. Once you get used to clear ice, it's pretty hard to go back to using a fridge.This one has several improvements over the older model. The first thing I noticed is that it has a built in filter. Since we're supplying filtered water already because the previous model didn't have it, we hope the filter will last a lot longer.The most noticeable change, however, is that this one is brightly lit with LED bulbs inside. It doesn't improve the already excellent ice, but it sure looks great!I like the size cubes that this makes, which is why I chose it in the first place--if you want larger cubes that don't melt quite as fast, say for whiskey, you might look elsewhere. These cubes are excellent for sparkling water, ice tea, sodas, etc. Highly recommended.
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I received this to replace a 9 year old ice maker as part of a home warranty. Arrived looking perfect and was installed. The ice maker came without a filter (expected it to...Read complete review
I received this to replace a 9 year old ice maker as part of a home warranty. Arrived looking perfect and was installed. The ice maker came without a filter (expected it to be included). Directions say 24 hrs for first batch of ice. 24 hours and nothing. Thought it might be because there was no filter so overnighted a filter. Waited another 24 hours after arrival of filter. Still no ice. Call Whirlpool warranty. Technician said need a new pump because the pump was broken and there was no bracket to hold it in place. Needless to say, I have waited 3 weeks for ice and don't expect the new pump to be installed for another week. I also hope a new pump will fix the sound. this ice maker is much LOUDER than my old one.
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Comments about Whirlpool Gold 15" Black Ice Maker:
Happy yet concerned, it does make ice pretty fast. Nice sized cubes. Not sure if it's by design but the ice maker seems to be constantly running as if it's not quite cold enough to built up enough ice to fill up and hold it.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I bought this lady week after my 25 yr old machine finally died. I had paths replaced on it about 5 times in that time . This is the updated version of hat I had. It seems to be more efficient producing more ice faster so far so good. Like others say the machine is a bit noisey but not much different from prior model
works great....so far
Lots of Ice with Too Much Noise
By Tire Dr.
from Savannah, GA
This icemaker replaced a competitor's unit that was 10 years old. The Whirlpool makes plenty of ice, but the unit is much louder than the old 'brand X' unit I had previously. This unit is in our kitchen and the noise is very noticeable.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
My Ice Under Light!
from Asheville, NC
Former ice maker was 11 years old. The same model now has a light and the inner-door closes with shutting the outside door. The ice tastes great with the added filter system. Only concern is that it seems to be "wet" ice when removed from the bin. Is the light staying on after the door is closed?
Very happy with product so far!
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Santa Barbara, CA
This item took almost a month to receive after ordering. Once received, it was opened and I found the door was damaged with a crease. Immediately Whirlpool was contacted - I was told it would take an additional 3 weeks for a replacement door. It has been almost three weeks and I still have no eta from a customer service rep. In conclusion, i should have stayed with ULine.
Size of the cubes are wonderful
By Gregg the not so handyman.
from Houston TX
I bought it a month ago and have been very happy I did.
Great ice maker
By AS in KS
from Kansas City
This is our first ice maker and so far so good. Makes nice clear cubes and has good bin capacity. Noise level is the only drawback but no worse than other ice makers.
from Oakland, MD
Replacing another ice machine
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