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Whirlpool 4-Door Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - WRX988SIBE

Abt Model: WRX988SIBSBK | UPC Code: 883049295718
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26.2 Cu Ft Capacity/ Most Flexible Storage/ FreshStor Refrigerated Drawer/ EasyView Triple Crisper System/ Tri Freezer System/ EasySlide Bin/ In Door Ice System/ AccuFresh Dual Cooling System/ MicroEdge Shelves/ Black Finish
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Whirlpool 26 Cu Ft 4 Door Black Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - WRX988SIBSBK

You'll always have the perfect place to store bulk food purchases, small snacks, produce and whatever else you bring home from the grocery store with the Whirlpool® 28 cu. ft. 4-door refrigerator. Thanks to this model's FreshStor™ refrigerated drawer, EasyView™ Triple Crisper system, Tri-freezer system and industry-exclusive EasySlide bin, it offers the most flexible storage1. There's even an extra shelf in the refrigerator compartment thanks to the In-Door-Ice® system. And with AccuFresh® dual cooling technology, you'll be able to keep fruits and vegetables fresher and keep crystals off ice cream. If there's ever a spill, you won't have to worry about it spreading either. MicroEdge® shelves feature a seamless edge design that helps contain leaks while offering 25% more usable shelf space2.

Features:

  • Most Flexible Storage1 The Whirlpool® 4-door refrigerator offers the most flexible storage1. Thanks to this 28 cu. ft. model's FreshStor™ refrigerated drawer, EasyView™ Triple Crisper system, Tri-freezer system and EasySlide bin, you'll always have the perfect place to store bulk food purchases, small snacks, produce and whatever else you bring home from the grocery store.
  • FreshStor™ Refrigerated Drawer Put frequently used items in easy reach with a true refrigerated drawer. It features temperature controls that let you make adjustments based on which refrigerated items you'd like to store—from fresh produce to cold drinks. The full extension drawer and dividers also make it easy to organize and find what you need quickly.
  • EasyView™ Triple Crisper System Increase your refrigerator's storage flexibility and keep fruits and vegetables tasting great with the EasyView™ Triple Crisper system. Now you can easily see and access produce with full crisper drawer visibility. Plus, organize a wide variety of items with three drawer options. Automatic humidity control also helps maintain freshness.
  • Tri-Freezer System Two upper sliding drawers and a spacious lower basket makes organizing frozen food easy. Now you can take home the freezer space and organization you need to store bulk food purchases.
  • EasySlide Bin Keep snacks close at hand with the industry-exclusive EasySlide bin. This snack compartment makes accessing everyday items easy with greater flexibility and sliding glass lids.
  • In-Door-Ice® System This innovative system moves the ice bin to the door, creating room for an extra shelf in the refrigerator compartment. A removable, clear ice bin lets you fill coolers with ease.
  • AccuFresh™ Dual Cooling System AccuFresh® Dual Cooling System helps keep fruits and vegetables fresher and helps keep crystals off ice cream. Food tastes great with ideal temperature and humidity levels in the refrigerator and freezer compartments for improved food preservation.
  • MicroEdge® Shelves Keep spills under control and help prevent them from leaking onto other shelves with the MicroEdge® shelves' innovative spill-control technology. Not only do these industry exclusive shelves help contain leaks, but they also feature a sleek, seamless-edge design for 25% more usable shelf space2. Compared to Whirlpool® french door models without MicroEdge® shelves.
  • Fold-Away Shelf Make room for tall items. The front of this adjustable shelf slides out of the way creating temporary storage space for containers like a tall 2-liter bottle or a large salad bowl.
  • Pizza Pocket Easily store frozen pizzas in your freezer with the freezer's Pizza Pocket. Now you can store pizza boxes upright without the hassle of trying to fit them on flat freezer shelves.
  • Freezer Divider Easily customize freezer storage and organize frozen food with the moveable freezer divider bin. This bin is ideal for small or loose freezer items.
  • Measured Fill Allows you to select the exact amount of filtered water - in ounces, cups or liters - that you need. The dispenser will fill the container and automatically shut off when complete.
  • Fast Ice Option The Fast Ice option drops freezer temperatures for a full 24 hours to increase ice production by over 30%.
  • Panoramic LED Interior Lighting Panoramic LED lighting makes finding items in your refrigerator easier by surrounding food with light. By placing lights throughout the refrigerator, shadows are reduced from every angle.
  • Adjustable Gallon Door Bins Build your door storage to fit your needs. Adjustable gallon door bins easily move when and where you need them to. The gallon-size bins can easily accommodate beverage jugs and other larger containers.
  • Exterior Filtered Ice and Water Dispenser with Tap Touch Controls Minimize the need for bottled water with an exterior dispenser that offers cold, filtered water and ice without opening the door, while electronic controls make accessing features easy. The flush dispenser and Tap Touch controls also provide a sleek look and are easy to use.
  • FreshFlow™ Produce Preserver3 Extend the freshness of produce up to 4 days longer with the FreshFlow™ produce preserver3. A filter absorbs excess ethylene gas that causes fruit and vegetables, like lettuce and cantaloupe, to spoil. Replace the filter every 6 months for optimal performance.
  • FreshFlow™ Air Filter Leave air freshness to your refrigerator. This model's FreshFlow™ air filter is 15 times more effective than baking soda at reducing common food odors by actively circulating air through our carbon based filter. Replace the filter every 6 months for optimal performance.
  • PUR® Water Filtration System Kick the bottled water habit with the PUR® water filtration system. You'll help protect the environment by preventing the disposal of up to 3,000 plastic bottles a year and save over $600 for yourself. Select models offer filtered water from an interior or exterior dispenser.
  • Adaptive Defrost Adaptive Defrost senses and adapts to help save energy and provides improved food preservation by running the defrost cycle only when necessary. Sensors monitor how often the compressor operates, as well as when the doors are opened to help determine when a defrost cycle is necessary.

Specifications:

Configuration and Overview

  • Total Capacity 26.2 Cu. Ft.
  • Refrigerator Capacity 18.40 Cu. Ft.
  • Freezer Capacity 7.77 Cu. Ft.
  • Refrigerator Type French Door

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 325 lbs
  • Shipping: 340 lbs

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Depth: 35 11/16"
  • Height: 70 1/8"
  • Width: 35 11/16"
  • Depth Excluding Doors 28 15/16
  • Cutout Height 69
  • Depth With Door Open 90 Degree 48
  • Height To Top Of Cabinet 68 5/8
  • Width of Cabinet Only 35 11/16
  • Cutout Width 36
  • Depth Closed Excluding Handles 33 3/16
  • Width with Doors Closed 35 13/16

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Limited Parts And Labor
More reasons to buy the Whirlpool WRX988SIBE from Abt Electronics
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  • The Whirlpool WRX988SIBE is Brand New.
  • The Whirlpool WRX988SIBE Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
 
French DoorYes
Counter DepthNo
Installation TypeFreestanding
Refrigerator Capacity (cu. ft.)18.4
Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.)7.77
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)26.2
Overall Height (inches)70.13
Width (inches)35.69
Overall Depth (inches)35.69
Depth With Door Open (inches)48
Ice MakerYes
Ice DispenserYes
Water DispenserYes
Reversible DoorNo
Number of Freezer Baskets/Shelves2
Number of Refrigerator Shelves/Bins4
Number of Refrigerator Door Shelves/Bins4
Crisper TypeHumidity Controlled
Freezer LocationBottom
Defrost TypeAutomatic
Freezer Interior LightYes
Refrigerator Shelves MaterialGlass
Deli DrawerYes
ADA CompliantNo
Wi-FiNo
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
TypeFrench Door
  

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Whirlpool White French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
 
4.4

(based on 1340 reviews)

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Pros

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  • Easy to use (31)
  • Design (28)
  • Innovative (28)
  • Style (28)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (12)
  • Sound level (7)
  • Bad ice maker (3)

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  • Large kitchen (8)
  • Big families (5)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Stunning style, great storage options,right price

I am absolutely delighted to have this fridge in my new kitchen. It serves my every purpose. I can store vegetables and fruits in one seperate drawer so don;t have to open the...Read complete review

I am absolutely delighted to have this fridge in my new kitchen. It serves my every purpose. I can store vegetables and fruits in one seperate drawer so don;t have to open the entire frige to access it.
The freezer space is huge. It has lovely compartments to sort and keep items hardly used , more frequently used etc. The in door pizza storage is also great.
Delivery was a breeze. The personnel were professional , courteous and very mindful of our new home and the new fridge and installation was very quick. Thanks Whirlpool.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Would Not Buy

I purchased this fridge about two months ago. First problem from the time it was installed, the doors on top we're very uneven. It took two trips to get it adjusted. A million...Read complete review

I purchased this fridge about two months ago. First problem from the time it was installed, the doors on top we're very uneven. It took two trips to get it adjusted. A million finger smudges later, spacers were installed. Still not 100% even. Then my freezer went thru the defrost cycle. I called out a warranty repair, The repair guy told me the issue is one of 4 issues this model has and nothing he can do. It will happen. So I spent a lot of $$ on this! Two weeks later, ice forms again. This time it's not unthawing. It's a loud fridge, makes noises all day. I wouldn't buy this fridge! My frozen food boxes are super soft. Very disapoionted. Freezer drawers are hard to open since the ice freezes them shut.

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1.0

Got a Lemon!!!!Whirlpool Gold Series WRF989SDAM

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from Kingsburg, CA

Comments about Whirlpool White French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

We bought all new appliance when we bought our new home in 2013. We bought the (what we thought was top of the line) appliances, one which was the Whirlpool Gold WRF989SDAM. The Ice maker only worked for the first year and then never worked again. Of course, warranty is only for one year. Not worth fixing, cost to much. And then our freezer went out after only having it for 3 years. Called our appliance repair person and it was going to cost over $1,000 to replace the broken part. Not very happy that we spent over $2,000 for a "top of the line" refrigerator for it only to work for 3 years. Needless to say I am not very happy and really disappointed in having to buy another refrigerator. It still looks brand new. ARGH, so frustrating. Good thing we have our old faithful basic little frig in the garage that is over 15 years old.

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4.0

So far so good

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from san diego, ca

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Comments about Whirlpool White French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

Can't give 5 stars solely because of length of ownership (2 weeks) but everything is working wonderfully so far. Hope it continues for years to come (knock on wood) :)

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Continuous problems with Whirlpool refrigerator

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from Wichita, KS

Comments about Whirlpool White French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

I bought a new Whirlpool refrigerator in January of this year. As soon as it was installed, it leaked water inside. The appliance store I bought it from came out and replaced the filter. It still leaked. Whirlpool had a local appliance repair shop come out, take it apart, and fix it. Of course they had to order the parts and come back in a week. A month or so later, we noticed that some of the ice cubes had black plastic pieces in them. I called Whirlpool again, who sent out the appliance repair people. We were told that there was a broken part in the ice maker and pieces of it were getting in our ice. I don't understand why there would be another broken part inside the NEW refrigerator we just bought. They had to order the part and return in a week to make the repair. I just got off the phone with Whirlpool again. The ice maker is still having issues. You can set it on cubes, but sometimes you get cubes, sometimes crushed ice, and sometimes a mixture of both. It doesn't matter what you set it on. The ice will also get clogged in the inside of the door, and then when you open the door, ice will go all over the floor. I just spent 45 minutes on the phone with Whirlpool, to once again get scheduled with the appliance repair company. When I asked about getting a new refrigerator that didn't have so many problems, the customer service representative ignored me, like she didn't hear me, which I found to be rude. I am really disappointed with my new refrigerator, to the point I wish I had my 20 year old refrigerator back. I am glad I bought an extended warranty, because Whirlpool just wants to keep fixing a product that has continually had issues since day 1. I will be posting reviews everywhere I can.

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4.0

Whirlpool fridge

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from Dallas

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Comments about Whirlpool White French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

Purchased a few months ago. Love it so far. The water/ice dispenser push lever is a little difficult/awkward to push and cup has to be perfectly under it or ice/water spills. (Kids mostly with smaller cups. Love the measure auto-fill feature!

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4.0

Awesome!!!

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from South Bend, IN

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Love this fridge!! replaced a side by side that I hated. This has so much room and organization! Only issue is the freezer could be a bit bigger still awesome! Other reviews complained of noise -- our house is never quiet (with kids) so I don't even notice it lol!

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5.0

Tons of Room

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from St. Louis, Mo

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Comments about Whirlpool White French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

We bought this because we just liked the look. When we saw all the futures we fell in line with it. It has so much room! And the different settings on the panel are just wonderful.

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5.0

Great purchase

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from Huntsville

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Comments about Whirlpool White French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

Hands down, great refrigerator, price and quality as expected!!

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4.0

Headlines are Dumb

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from Portland OR

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We bought ours about two weeks ago and have been very happy with it. Everyone in the house loves being able to set the ounces of water to be dispensed. The only thing I have noticed that is not cleverly designed is the gallon storage in the door. The shelves are deep enough to hold gallon jugs but they are awkward to remove with all three shelves in place.

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5.0

Loving my refrigerator

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from Fresno

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I love this refrigerator it has a lot of features for a great price

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Roomy with lots of shelves and compartments

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from Sun City AZ

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I've purchased this with family meals during holidays in mind. I wanted something roomy and able to hold many different items. There are many drawers and shelf options. The ice maker and water dispenser is a must for me. I've only had it for a couple months now, and I am very pleased and expect it to b a winner!

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