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      ChuckC042000
      May 18 , 2010
      Sleek Design and Great Performance

      Originally, I was looking for a stainless refrigerator at the right price with an ice/water dispenser on the door.  Most refrigerators had gaudy looking dispensers.  I was ready to settle until I learned that Sears offered several models with an internal water dispenser.  The pros to this are many: no need for a space-hogging freezer built into the door, no ugly dispenser on the outside of the door, looks very attractive, the water comes gushing from the internal dispenser, and it was a few hundred dollars cheaper than comparable dispenser-on-door models.  

      The refrigerator space is cavernous which is great for the average homeowner; I tend to stock the fridge with many more items than the freezer.  My one gripe with this model is that when you slide the freezer drawer, ice cubes tend to spill onto the floor. 

      Don't let the stock photos throw you...the stainless lines are brushed horizontally (not vertically).

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      JohnDBMe
      Jul 26 , 2011
      2004 identical model, compressor now dead-Kenmore 596.75504400

      I bought an identical model of this refrigerator back in June 2004. It was our first one-- last was a 34 yr old model that was both scary and faithful.

      Last month- June 2011-- the compressor start capacitor went out, so I replaced it. This past week- July- the same noise started again, and now I'm told by the service tech that the compressor itself is dying, and may have another week left.

      Needless to say, I am confused and seriously irritated. How in the world could old technology make a refrigerator that could last 34 years, and new technology can't make one that will last 7 years?

      I was so excited when we got this thing I couldn't contain myself. Now.... I really wish I could get a replacement that'd last....

      Thank you sears for making a fancy pile of .....

      Do us all a favor-- make refrigerators that will last. This is ridiculous. You charge $1200-$2600 and they die way too young.

       

      clangma

      May 14 , 2014
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      Looks beautiful, seal ripped immed, control board broke 4 yrs in

      The seal ripped after about 6 months. The control boards both had to be replaced at 4 yrs, expensive repair. Looks beautiful. The long drawer in the bottom of the fridge is great. Like the drawers in the doors are deep enough to hold a gallon of milk.


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      Texan61

      Apr 7 , 2014
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      This product has a lot of space

      Have loved the refrigerator since it was installed. The features are what we were looking for the amount of usable space is great. Like not having the ice and water dispenser taking up space in the refrigerator.


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      shel20

      Apr 4 , 2014
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      My wife says this product fills all her needs.

      My wife is extremely satisfied with our new Whirpool 3-French door refrigerator. She is small in stature and having the freezer on the bottom suits her very well. Having both filtered water and ice cubes is great and the interior arrangement is very functional and allows us to use the space to best advantage. Lastly, the price was very competitive and we were able to get the refrigerator delived within two working days.


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      Margot6543

      Mar 27 , 2014
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      Easy access

      Very easy to access food. Doesn't get lost. Makes lots of noise


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      Justagreatmom

      Mar 27 , 2014
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      Awkward

      The ice bin is in the back of the freezer, hard for kids to reach. Unit is noisy. Freezer drawer is heavy, kids are constantly not closing it all the way. Configuration of shelves in fridge is awkward. Not many choices for configuration. Water dispenser is very hard to depress in in an awkward spot to fill a pitcher.


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      watchman

      Mar 13 , 2014
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      excellent fridge - saved tons of money on electric bill

      Beautiful fridge & features, quiet, simple, air circulation is excellent - We've had ours for 2+ years with no problems. The door shelves for the milk could be a tad bigger - it doesn't always fit depending on the shape of 1 gallon containers.


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      cmcglone75

      Centreville, VA

      Feb 17 , 2014
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      piece of junk

      Bought this 1 1/2 years ago. Just had a $232 service call so the repairman could unclog the drain tube that everyone else is complaining about. It's obviously a lousy design. A reputable company would do something to correct the design for existing users without charging them $232 for a fix that may not last very long. At the very least, they could put some instructions on their useless web page on how to fix it.


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      ChrisChrisEE

      Moraga, CA

      Feb 6 , 2014
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      Left door doesn't close with normal force. Puddle of water ruins floors

      Water runs on the floor from build up in the freezer compartment. Looks like a lot of people have the same problem. I will never buy anything from this company ever again. With the help of YouTube, I fixed it, but you shouldn't have too. What happens is the drain hole in the freezer in the unit gets plugged with ice and when it auto-defrosts the water has nowhere to go expect through your door on to your floor. You have to clear it and put maybe a zip-tie in there so you can manually clear it from inside if it happens again.


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      Akennas

      Duluth, GA

      Jan 30 , 2014
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      Quite a revelation

      Never had a refrigerator with this configuration before, and wish now we always had. Having the double door top allows us to put wide canape trays, etc. in the fridge with no problem - same with frozen tray items down below. Filter very easy to access.

      I would recommend this product to a friend.

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      tspires2

      Jan 29 , 2014
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      Love MOST of the Fridge!

      Love the fridge in almost all of the aspects available to it and myself! I have had this fridge for about 2 years now! Most everything has been wonderful about the fridge. The only downfall about it is the ice maker seems to work when it wants to rather than all of the time. The other downfall is the fact that for some reason that no one can figure out the freezer does not defrost correctly, every few days I notice water on my floor and then realize the bottom of the freezer is full of ice and I have to get the ice out of the bottom of the freezer. Works great after removal until the ice returns!


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      Robert7

      Jan 13 , 2014
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      A winner ...

      Very pleased with the sleek style. To have a water dispenser feature inside the unit is great...it does not chop up the front outside door of the unit. Enjoying my Whirlpool kitchen.


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      Lola42

      Jan 13 , 2014
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      Love the features!

      We purchased our Whirlpool Gold refrigerator last spring prior to a complete kitchen renovation. Friends have the same unit so we knew we were purchasing a quality product. We wanted a French door refrigerator with freezer on the bottom, but didn't want precious inside storage space lost to water and ice in the door. This model is PERFECT! Cold water dispenses easily by pushing a button on the left inside wall, and the ice dispenser is located on the top shelf of the freezer. Both work extremely well. The refrigerator and freezer are both spacious with adjustable shelves in the fridge area. This model also has a shallow drawer at the bottom of the refrigerator for cold cuts, cheeses or platters. The stainless steel outside is stylish and easy to clean. Handles are very sturdy. The seal is tight. Our only 'complaint' if you will is that both doors must be open in order to access the vegetable drawer on the right as the seal on the left door slightly overlaps the left edge of the drawer. We love our Whirlpool Gold refrigerator and recommend it without reservation.


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      SteveM

      Jan 13 , 2014
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      Good refrigator overall, but too loud

      I really like this refrigerator, especially the water dispenser on the side of the left wall. The only not so good things are that it make too much noise and the right side door pops and stays open when you close the left side door. I am always double checking and most of the time the right side door is not closed and sealed.


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      sunshinelynda

      Jan 11 , 2014
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      we love our new refigarater

      we love this frigarater all of the new sheifs and doors also having the freeser on the bottom you can see everything in there that makes so much easyer


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      kritter

      Jan 7 , 2014
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      Some flaws

      It is an ok model. The handle comes off of the freezer quite often. The long meat/cheese drawer is flimsy and hard to close.


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      Lou01

      Jan 6 , 2014
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      Good Features

      I first bought this fridge and had no problems for about 9 months. Then the compressor started acting flaky. After they changed the compressor, it worked fine for another month or so, and then stopped working again. After they replaced the entire fridge, everything has been working fine now for the past 6 months. I lost a bunch of food though...twice. I also had to deal with the service company many times and had to wait several days to over 1 week for an emergency service appointment. Compared to other fridges with a similar setup, the water dispenser and ice maker are fairly loud, but I've gotten used to it. The double doors are nice and this fridge is very large. I do like the interior water dispenser feature - this was hard to find on many fridges. The white finish is really nice, it's smooth painted metal like a car - it doesn't really need to be cleaned often (unlike stainless finish).


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      Elizabeth26

      Jan 6 , 2014
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      This product is Great

      I am very very Happy with my new Refrigerator. It has proven to be a Great purchase and I will buy your products again.


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      DonnaD63

      Jan 6 , 2014
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      Everything is easy to see and assessable.

      We love this refrigerator! Everything is easy to see and very assessable. I don't have to search for things like we did with our old side by side. Even the freezer is very user friendly and assessable. I love keeping our milk and drinks in the door. This frees up a lot of space for other things on the shelves. I also love the filtered water and ice maker. The filtered ice helps to make our drinks taste so much better. Overall, this is a great refrigerator! Thanks Whirlpool!


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      Chilly

      Jan 6 , 2014
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      Like the features and p.erformance

      Overall good. Would recommend. Freezer door could be sturdier.


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      Smithandjones

      Dec 27 , 2013
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      like the inside water dispencer...more space for pictures on the door

      The lower freezer is much more accommodating by giving more space there and in the icebox.


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      Mommyoftwo

      Dec 26 , 2013
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      Perfect fridge

      We love this fridge. Great looking, tons of space, hidden water dispenser. The only thing I'd change is to make the interior water dispenser easier to access. The button is a bit awkward to press whilst filling a glass. I would love a one-handed mechanism.


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      flowerpot

      Dec 25 , 2013
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      This fridge does a good job.

      A good product with a few very aggravating features. 1. The full width lower drawers cannot be opened without opening both sides of unit. Why not make them the width of the doors so they can be opened individually? 2. The chilled water feature needs to be a one handed operation rather than requiring both hands. Should be easy if the button to turn the water on was below the spout instead of above.


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      Monica30

      Dec 21 , 2013
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      Nice fridge but need more room

      We thought this fridge would be more than enough room for us, somehow we manage to Fill it up. I feel as if the inside could be better designed. The freezer is actually quite small too. This fridge works for te two of us but I would definitely get a bigger one if we had a couple kids. Also, I noticed the fridge is getting small rust specs on it.


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      Tjmman

      Dec 18 , 2013
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      Like the clean look no displays, buttons or exterior water or ice maker clutter!!

      Clean clutter free extierior very useable interior space Very Happy with or new refrigerator freezer


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      Jessica36

      Dec 16 , 2013
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      I love this fridge!

      This fridge is perfect for family. I always have plenty of room for groceries, leftovers, etc... It isn't fully of fancy innovations, but doesn't need to be. I also love having the freezer on the bottom. You can see everything and can get to it quickly.


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