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Most Liked Positive Review
Great ice maker
We had to replace our previous Kitchenaid Icemaker(3 yrs old) because it was frequently springing water leaks & ruined my cabinet. I am pleased so far with this Icemaker but it's value...Read complete review
We had to replace our previous Kitchenaid Icemaker(3 yrs old) because it was frequently springing water leaks & ruined my cabinet. I am pleased so far with this Icemaker but it's value will remain to be seen once we hit the 2 yr mark. It is quieter than our previous model when the pump is sending the water to the sink drain and the crash of ice is still heard but about half as loud. The filling process is a bit quieter but the cycle seems to have a bit longer rinsing sound. This Icemaker produces plenty of ice but I find that all in all, it seems to be melting in the Icemaker almost as fast as it is made. Storage chamber just seems to be warmer & the drawers in the cabinet next to the Icemaker seems to be warmed from the heat of the Icemaker more so than the previous model. Our bedroom is very close to the kitchen and the noise I hear in the middle of the night is nowhere near as bad as our previous Icemaker...I can actually sleep through this one.
Most Liked Negative Review
The ice is great, but it comes with noise and heat
I love having fresh ice readily available, but this ice maker is noisier than a fridge ice maker, and several times a night, I wake up to what sounds like something falling off...Read complete review
I love having fresh ice readily available, but this ice maker is noisier than a fridge ice maker, and several times a night, I wake up to what sounds like something falling off the counter. It's the ice dropping. It's also very warm. I can feel a difference in temperature just walking by, and sometimes the countertop is warm enough to instantly soften a stick of butter. It even warms the cabinet next to it. I realize it melts the ice in order to keep the ice fresh, but it seems like it could do that half as often and still produce fresh ice. I'm not sure I would have included this in our remodel knowing how noisy it is.
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I LOVE my new Kitchenaid Icemaker!
By Rita C
from York, SC
Comments about KitchenAid 15" Stainless Steel Automatic Ice Maker:
I got this as my birthday present and love never running out of ice!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
By Builder one
This is my second one within a year. Kitchen aide would not replace first one because it didn't have enough of a repair record. The motherboard and water inlet valve went out within 6 months. Very loud function during cycling. The second one is makes only half the ice and what it does makes is wet and is melting as fast as it makes it. I have to keep setting on "rapid mode". Regular mode makes about bowl full between cycles. Retail center swapped out the first icemaker but it was not Kitchaide. I'm a builder and will do what I can to steer my clients away from KA.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
I love the ice size and texture. It's not too big and hard. The ice machine does put out a fair amount of heat though. I've had it 6 months and haven't had any problems with it.
Great luxury item
from Cambridge Ont CA
We were tired of running out of ice all the time This ice machine has solved this issue for us and our friends.
Love my new KitchenAid Icemaker
from Vero Beach , Florida
I have remodeled several homes and just finished building a new home in Florida. The first thing I think about in the kitchen area is where is the Icemaker going to be located.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
By Ice Queen
from Billings, Montana
(1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Fresh Cold Ice with bi-products
By Ice lover
from San Antonio, TX
Please keep in mind we have only had this ice maker for about 6 months. It has consistently produced fresh cold ice for us however the two bi-products of its production are noise and heat. At night the noise is extremely noticeable. The humming of the compressor is tolerable but the noise it makes to produce and drop the ice is very loud! It is also quite hot in the cabinet next to the unit despite the venting at the bottom of the unit.
So far, great!!
I have only had this installed for a couple of weeks, but so far, great! Love the ice size and it fills up daily!
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Broke in first 3 months
from Yonkers NY
Love the iceHate that it broke in 3 months
By Have lots of ice
from Paragould, AR
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