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Whirlpool WRF560SEY[M] refrigerator

 
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$1,614.60 - $1,619.10
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Summary: This 19.6 cu.-ft. three-door french-door bottom-freezer Whirlpool WRF560SEY[M] refrigerator has
  • an external water dispenser
  • a door open alarm
  • a built-in water filter
  • spillproof shelves
  • digital controls on its front door
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Type: Three-door French-door bottom-freezers
About - Whirlpool WRF560SEY[M]

The Whirlpool WRF560SEY[M] is part of the refrigerator test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, bottom freezer refrigerator models like the WRF560SEY[M] are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Temperature performance:
This combines results of tests measuring the accuracy of initial temperature settings along with how well a model 1) kept optimum temperatures in the refrigerator and freezer at the same time; 2) kept temperatures even throughout each compartment; 3) kept temperatures constant despite changes in room temperatures; and 4) maintained set temperatures even with very high room temperatures.

Energy efficiency:
This reflects electricity consumption (based on our tests) per cubic foot of measured usable storage space. For example, two models with the same energy cost per year may have different energy efficiencies -- the unit with more storage space being more efficient.

Noise:
Noise level was measured when the compressor started up and during steady running. Subjective judgments by a panel of listeners supplemented our noise-meter readings.
About This Brand

Brands under the Whirlpool umbrella include Maytag, Amana, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, and Whirlpool, all of which offer French-door models in addition to other types. Whirlpool refrigerators are known for measured-fill dispense systems on their water dispensers.

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Features & Specs - Whirlpool WRF560SEY[M]
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 19.6
info Cabinet-depth model No
info French-door style Yes
info Water dispenser External
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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User Reviews - Whirlpool WRF560SEY[M]
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1.0
Looks good but isn't.
1/30/2015
Pros
Energy Efficient
Cons
Flimsy Shelves
Limited Shelving Options
Poor Layout
Unreliable
Best Uses
Small Kitchens
Comment:
Not enough shelving options. Didn't realize it was so small inside. I liked the freezer section at first. Ice maker bracket needed to be pulled down to make ice. It's okay now. Now the freezer door won't close. One of the metal slider brackets won't retract causing the door to stay open. This might be okay for a single person or couple. Just no room inside. Not a good product.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Buyer Beware - Rusts After 2 Months
8/28/2014
Pros
Drawers Fall Out
Fits in narrow space
Ice Maker Shuts Off
Poor Interior Design
Rust
Cons
Bad Ice Maker
Limited Shelving Options
Poor Layout
Rusts
Best Uses
Small Kitchens
Comment:
Poor quality. Doors are rusting after 2 months. Manufacturer claims this is not covered by the 1 year warranty. They consider this cosmetic and only cover cosmetic items for 30 days. Also issues with the interior - drawers fall out and ice maker sticks in the off position when the freezer is opened. Interior is poorly designed with limited space and flexibility. Buyer beware - choose another brand!
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Freezer nightmare
5/25/2014
Pros
Customizable Shelving
Easy Access
Cons
Flimsy Shelves
Freezer Freezes Up Quick
Unreliable
Best Uses
Large Kitchens
Comment:
We got this because it was within our price range. Bottom freezer and side by side fridge are great designs.<br /><br />A little over a year old the freezer froze up enough for ice to start hitting the fan. <br />After that the fridge started getting hot, my guess would be condensers froze up.<br />Got a repair man here and he thought it was the heater. Well it wasn't.<br />The temp fix is to let it defrost(unplug it) 24 hrs and wait a couple of weeks. Then rinse and repeat.<br /><br />My advice is to save up some more and get a better fridge.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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