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Whirlpool Gold® 30 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator with Tap Touch Controls


It doesn't get any bigger than this! Get ready to pack in the meats, cheeses and party trays with the industry's largest capacity refrigerator in its class with the largest capacity freezer. With 30 cu. ft. of space and the most usable shelf space available, you'll be ready for whatever you bring home from the grocery store. This model's space-saving In-Door-Ice® Plus ice dispensing system also creates 20% more usable freezer space, while its Measured Fill feature also offers hands-free access to water and remembers your preset amount to repeat as needed to prevent overflow and spills. Among freestanding side-by-side refrigerators. Based on singleshelf area among leading brand side-by-side refrigerators. Compared to 26 cu. ft. Whirlpool® models with a conventional ice maker. Compared to the average freezer capacity of the largest freestanding side-by-side competitive models using the AHAM (Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers) measurement.

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Installation Guide

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Energy Guide

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Dimension Guide

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Accessories You'll Need

Part # EDR1RXD1
Now, you and your family can enjoy the enriching benefits of cleaner, freshly filtered ice & water. Not just in beverages, but for preparing meals, too. Our advanced generation of ice & water refrigerator filters from EveryDrop™ Filters are certified to reduce the most contaminants — with Triple Filtration™ Technology. Filter 1 reduces 24 contaminants, so you can feel reassured that you and your family are getting the most out of your water. Remember to replace your refrigerator filter every 6 months to maximize contaminant reduction. (Replaces W10295370A)
MSRP: $49.99
Part # 8003RP
This kit includes everything you need for easy installation. It fits most refrigerators and provides water to ice makers, ice and water dispensers, freestanding ice makers, humidifiers, and evaporator coolers. Packaging includes a 15 ft. Copper Water Supply Line, 1 Saddle Valve and Coupling Union, and Teflon® Tape
MSRP: $25.99
Part # 8212547RP
Refrigerator Water Supply Kit includes everything needed for easy installation and fits most refrigerators. Refrigerator Water Supply Kit provides water to ice makers, ice and water dispensers, freestanding ice makers, humidifiers, and evaporator coolers. Refrigerator Water Supply Kit contains one 5' PEX tubing and fittings.
MSRP: $7.49
Part # W10311524
The air filter lets air actively pass through the filter, helping neutralize odor and bacteria. It reduces odors 15 times better than baking soda. Replace filter ever 6 months.
MSRP: $9.99

Accessories You'll Want

Part # 2179404KRA
This item serves as a convenient space for a two-liter bottle, a carton of eggs, or a bottle of wine for chilling. Rack fits refrigerators with adjustable, rear-mounted shelves by hanging from the shelf above. It is an excellent accessory for utilizing otherwise unused space in your refrigerator.
MSRP: $9.99
Part # W10355010
Use the powerful cleaning action of affresh™ Kitchen & Appliance Cleaner to cut through the residue and leaves a streak-free shine. It leaves behind a pleasant citrus scent. Cleans everyday kitchen spills.
MSRP: $4.99
Part # W10393081A
Whirlpool Breathe Handle kit for refrigerator - Contains 2 stainless steel handles
MSRP: $93.99
Part # W10355016
Affresh™ stainless steel cleaner leaves a streak-free and polished shine. It gently cleans fingerprints, smudges and residue. Use stainless steel cleaner on refrigerators, dishwashers, ranges, and microwaves.
MSRP: $6.99
Part # 31462A
Stainless Steel Appliance Cleaner and Polish keeps stainless steel surfaces shining like new. Its powerful, no-shake formula works great on all appliances by removing food spills, grime, and stains. Stainless Steel Appliance Cleaner and Polish also works on grills and sinks.
MSRP: $6.99

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Top Features

Industry's Largest Capacity Freezer Ever

It doesn't get bigger than this! Get ready to pack in all your frozen favorites with the industry's largest freezer ever. With 20% more freezer capacity, this model is pushing the boundaries of freezer storage. Among freestanding refrigerators. Compared to the average freezer capacity of the largest freestanding side-by-side competitive models using the Association of Home Appliances Manufacturer (AHAM) measurement (average = 10.16 cu. ft.)

Temperature Management Enabled by 6th Sense™ Technology

Built-in sensors automatically adjust cooling to return existing food to the desired temperature in half the time. When selected, the Fast Cool feature immediately drops the refrigerator and freezer temperatures to accommodate new food additions. It runs for 24 hours unless deactivated by another selection.

MicroEtch™ Spill Control Shelves

Fill her up! Pack 12 additional soda cans per shelf with this model's industry-exclusive MicroEtch™ spill control shelves. They not only give you 25% more shelf space, they also prevent leaks. With the most usable shelf space and enough strength to hold over 75 lbs, your refrigerator will be ready for whatever you bring home from the grocery store. Compared to Whirlpool® side-by-side models without MicroEtch™ shelves. Based on single shelf area among leading brand side-by-side refrigerators.

Additional Features

Measured Fill

Measured Fill allows you to select the exact amount of filtered water in ounces, cups or liters. It does all the work for you, filling the container and automatically shutting off when complete.

In-Door-Ice® Plus Ice Dispensing System

Get the most out of your freezer with the In-Door-Ice® Plus ice dispensing system. It creates 30% more usable space in the freezer1 and the bin tilts out or can be removed with one hand and placed on the counter to make filling glasses, pitchers and coolers easy.

Industry's Largest Crisper

The industry's largest crisper fits 85 medium size apples inside its extra-deep design and offers multiple levels of humidity control to help preserve the freshness of fruits and vegetables, so you'll have plenty on hand for your next apple pie. Among leading brand side-by-side refrigerators.

More Gallon Door Storage

Stock up on milk with these models' gallon door bins! They feature up to five gallon door bins that each fit two 1 gallon jugs. With the most gallon door storage available, you can fill your refrigerator with up to 10 gallon jugs in the doors alone. Among leading brand side by-side refrigerators.

#1 Rated Brand for Side-by-Side Refrigerators

Buy from the best. Whirlpool brand is the #1 rated brand for side-by-side refrigerators. Based on rating of Whirlpool Gold® model GS5VHAXW by a leading consumer magazine.

Multipoint Ramp-Up White LED Lights

Illuminating from all angles, this model's white LED lights surround your food with light to reduce shadows. They also cast a more natural light on food and don't reflect the unnatural blue hues found in other lighting systems. Select models even feature an LED light in the crisper, for a better view of fresh produce.

FreshFlow™ Air Filter

Leave air freshness to your refrigerator. This model's FreshFlow™ air filter is 15 times more effective than baking soda at reducing common food odors by actively circulating air through our carbon based filter. Replace the filter every 6 months for optimal performance.

Tap Touch Dispenser Controls


This model's dispenser pads illuminate when the dispenser light option is turned on, thanks to this model's night-light.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

PUR® Water Filtration System

Kick the bottled water habit with the PUR® water filtration system. You'll help protect the environment by preventing the disposal of up to 3,000 plastic bottles a year and save over $600 for yourself.

Wide Open Doors

Doors open wider than ever before, giving you better access to all the items in your refrigerator.

Dispenser Control Lock

Keep your refrigerator's ice and water where you need it with this model's dispenser control lock. It prevents your refrigerator from dispensing ice or water accidentally.

Dual Pad Ice and Water Dispenser

The industry's tallest dispenser features two pads, one for water and one for ice, on the outside of the refrigerator to make filling large pitchers with chilled, filtered water or ice easy for the entire family. Select models also feature pad lighting that illuminates when in use. Among leading brand side-by-side refrigerators.

Hidden Hinges

Create a sleek, smooth appearance on the exterior of contoured door side-by-side refrigerators. These hinges also make for easier, cleaner installation below cabinetry.

Adaptive Defrost

This model's Adaptive Defrost saves 6% more energy by monitoring when the compressor is running and defrosting only when necessary, resulting in improved food preservation and energy savings. As compared to previous Whirlpool® side-by-side models without Adaptive Defrost; based on 24-hour interval with refrigerator doors left unopened.

Maximum Possible Space for Frozen Food

Energy-Saving Technology Saves You Money

This ENERGY STAR® qualified refrigerator is as efficient as you, with smart features designed to preserve food using less energy and save you money.

Maximum Possible Space for Frozen Food

Configuration and Overview

Refrigerator Type
Total Capacity Cu. Ft.
29.7 Cu. Ft.
Energy Star® Qualified
Freezer Capacity Cu. Ft.
12.23 Cu. Ft.
Star K Compliant
Refrigerator Capacity Cu. Ft.
17.47 Cu. Ft.


35 7/16
Cutout Depth
29 13/16
Width with Doors Closed
35 3/4
Height To Top Of Cabinet
68 5/8
Depth Closed Excluding Handles
33 1/2
Width of Cabinet Only
35 7/16
69 1/4
Cutout Height
69 5/16
35 7/16
Cutout Width
36 1/16
Depth Excluding Doors
29 3/8
Refrigerator Capacity
29.70 Cu. Ft.
Depth With Door Open 90 Degree
50 7/8

Refrigerator Features

Door Bins
1 Dairy, 1 Fixed Full-Width, 3 Adjustable Full-Width
Non Climate-Control Drawers
1 Full-Width
Number of Interior Shelves
Spill-Proof Glass Shelves
1 Fixed Full-Width, 3 Adjustable Full-Width
Conventional Shelves
Humidity-Controlled Drawers
1 Full-Width
Temperature-Controlled Drawers
1 Full-Width

Freezer Features

Interior Shelves
1 Fixed Full-Width Glass, 3 Adjustable Full-Width Glass
Door Bins
3 Fixed Full-Width
Number of Freezer Shelves
Lower Freezer Drawer
Slide-Out Freezer Basket
Upper Freezer Drawer

Filtration and Dispensing

Filtered Water
Measured Fill


Door Style

Product Dimensions

  • 35 7/16
  • 69 1/4
  • 35 7/16

Dimensions are for planning purposes only.
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This product has been transitioned to WRS975SIDM, but there may be limited availability at your local retailer or on our Outlet Store.