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KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY] refrigerator

 
Approximate retail price:
$1,979.00
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Summary:

This 25.8 cu.-ft. side-by-side KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY] refrigerator has

  • an external water dispenser
  • an air filter
  • dual evaporators
  • a door open alarm
  • a built-in water filter
  • spillproof shelves
  • measured water fill
  • digital controls on its front door
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User Reviews
User Reviews

 
1.0
Done with Kitchenaid Refrigerators
5/17/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Customizable Shelving
Quiet
Cons
Front Facing Of Drawers
Limited Shelving Options
Not Cold Enough
Unreliable
Best Uses
Comment:
This is my second KitchAid frig. Shelf positioning isn't so great because the door trays get in the way. It's configurable to a certain extent, but never to my liking. However, the biggest problem is that drawer facing breaks off so easily. At first I thought the problem was due to the weight of the drawer, but even when we keep minimal items in the drawers they are still prone to breakage. I've already had to replace drawers twice within 1 year's time. My first KitchenAid frig had trouble with ice maker and water pooling in the bottom on freezer side. After so many attempts to fix, the insurance said it was irreparable. I am so done with Kitchenaid refrigerators.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Dual Compressor Broke After 18 Months
4/30/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Easy Access
Cons
Unreliable
Best Uses
Comment:
Dual compressor broke after only 18 months. First service person didn't know how to fix. Same with second service person. Now Whirlpool Canada is sending a third.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Bad Design and Worse Reliability
4/16/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Energy Efficient
Holds Temperature Well
Quiet
Cons
Bad Ice Maker
Flimsy Shelves
Limited Shelving Options
Poor Layout
Poor Quality
Unreliable
Best Uses
Junk yard
Comment:
The ice maker design concept is poor. The ice hardens and blocks the water coming in to make more ice, hence it leaks! I'm in my 70's and without a doubt this is the worst refrigerator my wife & I have ever owned since we were married. Three others on our street have the same model and all have had the same issues. Shame on Whirlpool for not having a recall on this model. They have lost four customers for life.
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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