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Whirlpool 26.8 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - White Ice

  • Model: WRF989SDAH
  • 35.6(w) X 68.6(h) X 35.6(d)
  • 26.8 Cubic Feet Total Capacity
  • 19.03 Cubic Feet Fresh Food Capacity
  • 7.77 Cubic Feet Frozen Food Capacity
  • Frost Free
Special financing available
Refrigerator Type
French Door
Total Capacity
26.8 Cubic Feet Total Capacity
Fresh Food Capacity
19.03 Cubic Feet Fresh Food Capacity
Freezer Capacity
7.77 Cubic Feet Frozen Food Capacity
Defrost Type
Frost Free
Dispenser
Ice and Water Dispenser with Filter
Interior Shelf Type
Spill Proof Split Shelves
Deep Door Storage
Fixed Door Shelving
Crisper Drawer Type
3 Humidity Controlled Crispers
Ice Maker
Factory Installed Ice Maker with Filter
Freezer Storage Baskets
2 Freezer Storage Baskets
Door Swing
French 3 Door - Not Reversible
Replacement Water Filter
EDR2RXD1
Other Features
Adaptive Defrost, Temperature Controlled Full-Width Pantry, Pizza Pocket
Dimensions
35.6(w) X 68.6(h) X 35.6(d)
Shipping Weight
352 lbs
Warranty Terms - Parts
12 Months
Warranty Terms - Labor
12 Months

Meet all your food storage needs with flexible capacity that stores more. This 29 cu. ft. french door refrigerator offers the space you need to hold bulk food purchases. MicroEdge® spill control shelves help you enjoy 25% more usable shelf space, while the In-Door-Ice® system creates room for an extra shelf by moving the ice bin to the door. You can keep all your fresh and frozen food tasting great with AccuFresh® dual cooling technology. Using the right humidity levels in the refrigerator and freezer compartments, this innovation helps keep fruits and vegetables fresher and helps keep crystals off ice cream. Panoramic LED lighting even makes finding items in your refrigerator easier by surrounding food with light from every angle.

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Whirlpool 26.8 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - White Ice
 
4.2

(based on 1461 reviews)

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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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  • Style (626)
  • Convenient features (621)
  • Performance (594)
  • Design (558)

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  • Pricey / poor value (119)
  • Cleanability (41)
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1.0

Junk. Compressor ruined and freon leak in less 2 yrs

By Neveragainforwhipool

from Columbus ohio

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        Comments about Whirlpool 26.8 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - White Ice:

        Less than 2 yes old and professionally diagnosed with compressor failure and leaked freon. Called whirlpool, waited 25 min to speak to someone, then after a year they don't stand behind their products. I would recommend another brand from a company that believes in their products.

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        1.0

        Problematic

        By Little Al

        from Auburn WA

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              Comments about Whirlpool 26.8 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - White Ice:

              I have always bought Whirlpool appliances but now I'm doubting my judgment. Fully remodeled kitchen 2 yrs ago, all new appliances and have had nothing but problems with my refrigerator. First one was taken back and replaced with a new one, it just didn't work. Now this one is a not so good replacement Have had repairman out 3 times Ice Maker didn't work or made ice when it felt like it. Ice built up inside the refrigerator. Was running non stop and freezer quit working. Now that we've gotten it "fixed" it makes maybe 10 ice cubes, or spits one out on the floor. Will never buy another one. The repairman told my husband that you can't open both doors at the same time or we'll get ice build up inside! Okay but in order to shut the left door you have to open the right one. left me confused.

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              1.0

              Worst fridge

              By Nick

              from Layton Utah

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                    Comments about Whirlpool 26.8 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - White Ice:

                    This fridge is 2 yrs old and already have a evaporator leak. Warranty is only good for 1 year. Wort money spent EVER

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                    5.0

                    Love my refrigerator!

                    By Mrs. Dee

                    from Greenville, SC 29662

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                          Comments about Whirlpool 26.8 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - White Ice:

                          I brought this refrigerator 3 weeks ago and i love it.I have always loved Whirlpool appliance since i had my first house and i will always continue to bye them....All my appliances in my house are Whirlpool. Thank you for making such good appliances,

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                          1.0

                          JUNK

                          By MammaR

                          from Ford Cliff, PA

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                                Comments about Whirlpool 26.8 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - White Ice:

                                Bought this 2 years ago and it started leaking and was leaving huge amounts of water laying all through the fridge and cost me almost $200 and then the water and ice stopped working. The repair company told us another $600 to fix it. Everything is internal so it is Whirlpools electronics that are faulty. They said they can't do anything about it. I guess spending over $2,700 on a refrigerator means nothing. What happend to product quality?? Whirlpool is all about the money, they don't care about customer satisfaction or quality..

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                                1.0

                                Garbage

                                By Mona J

                                from Austell, GA

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                                      Comments about Whirlpool 26.8 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - White Ice:

                                      I purchased French door refrigerator WRF989SDAE00 3/2014 from BrandSmart to upgrade from a side by side Kenmore purchased in 2005 with my home (no mechanical issues with my Kenmore and thank goodness I kept it in the garage). Within 2 months the freezer would not stay cold enough to freeze ice cream and Whirlpool sent an authorized repair company (FLAMINGO APPLIANCE SERVICE) to replace the compressor. Well this became a reoccur theme every 2 - 2 months the refrigerator has an issue with maintaining temperatures cold enough to freeze ice (so puddles of water all over the floor from melted ice in the ice maker) and forget about buying ice cream. We have not purchased ice cream since the second time this piece of junk broke down.

                                      This is my FOURTH REPAIR (3 COMPRESSORS, 1 EVAPORATOR, AND, 1 CONTROL PANEL). All but the last repair occurred during the warranty period but Whirlpool refuses to replace the unit. Side note: I also purchased a Whirlpool dishwasher the same day as my refrigerator and it also stopped working within the same week of the first refrigerator repair. So far I have not had any issues with the dishwasher. I WILL NEVER PURCHASE WHIRLPOOL APPLIANCES... NEVER!!!

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                                      1.0

                                      too much whiz and not enough bang

                                      By molly

                                      from bronx ny 10472

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                                      Comments about Whirlpool 26.8 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - White Ice:

                                      well i must say it have enough space and it is pretty but i hate it the most because it is always leaking from the first week i got it i have been calling for services and services it is so nosie i thought some one was breaking in to my appartment and they replace the ice maker in may nd now it don't make ice and it is leaking like crazy and it make so much noise it is unbeliveable this was my worse choice i am waiting for pc richard to call me to set up an appoitment for repair or replace i can't take it any more at all i am so tired and fedup with this fridgetar is wake up to a night mare

                                       
                                      1.0

                                      Don't Buy!!!

                                      By Kathleen

                                      from Moyock NC

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                                            Comments about Whirlpool 26.8 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - White Ice:

                                            Don't be fooled by the sleek look of this refrigerator. It has been nothing but problems. That is probably why it is discontinued. The ice maker froze up and now doesn't work at all, the doors leak water every time you open them, the freezer is not cold enough and it is begining to rust inside. All these problems started right after the two year warranty expired. I have tried several reapir companies, but none of them want to work on this model. Whirpool denies any issues. I guess they don't read the reviews. Way to stand behind your product. Save yourself the time and money and avoid this product :(

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                                            4.0

                                            A good refrigerator.

                                            By Toni

                                            from Diamondhead, MS

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                                                  Comments about Whirlpool 26.8 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - White Ice:

                                                  I love the freezer in the bottom and it has enough room with the separate drawer. The refrigerator has plenty of room in it also. Love the refrigerator. I had to get use to the sounds it makes.

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                                                  1.0

                                                  Only Lasted 2 Years

                                                  By Whirlpool Sucks

                                                  from Mesa, AZ

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                                                        Comments about Whirlpool 26.8 Cu. Ft. French Door Refrigerator - White Ice:

                                                        I put up with water leaking from the ice dispenser, but I guess I shouldn't have. After that, I noticed rust on the metal parts of the ice bin (dispensing/crushing blades) which means I get to eat rusty ice. Then at almost exactly 2 years, the freezer stopped working. Apparently there's a block in the coils. I had it repaired, but it happened again 4 months later. The freezer was "fixed" again, but I was told the fix may only be temporary (because they can't remove the clog in the coils). In the end, I have an unreliable freezer and a damaged laminate floor due to all the leaking water from the ice maker and freezer defrosting when it stopped working (twice, so far). I called Whirlpool and all I got was, "You're out of warranty." DO NOT BUY FROM WHIRLPOOL. I'd sue for the floor damage if I had more money, but now I have to buy another refrigerator with a working freezer.

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