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26 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator with In-Door-Ice® Plus System

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This 26 cu. ft. refrigerator is ENERGY STAR® qualified and CEE Tier 1. The In-Door-Ice® Plus ice dispensing system moves both the ice bin and the ice maker to the freezer door to open up more storage space on freezer shelves.

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Accessories You'll Need

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
Part # W10295370A
This Premium Push Button Refrigerator Water Filter is used in side-by-side refrigerators with filter access in the interior. It is smaller and has a translucent cartridge. This NSF® Certified filter reduces cysts, asbestos, chlorine taste and odor, particulates (class I), and lead. The contaminants or other substances removed or reduced by this water filter are not necessarily in all users' water. Replace every 6 months ensures clean, safe drinking water. Replaces FILTER1, FILTER 1, W10291030, W10295370.
MSRP: $49.99

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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 # 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 # W10267701RP
Easy connection. Includes one 25' PEX tubing and fittings for ice and water hook up.
MSRP: $24.99
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 # P1FB6S1
Fruits & Vegetables naturally give off ethylene gas as they ripen. As they absorb the gas, it makes them over-ripen more quickly. ProducePreserver absorbs the ethylene instead, so your produce stays fresher up to 4 days longer! These fruits and vegetables produce high amounts of ethylene and should be stored away from other items Apples, Nectarinines, Apricots, Papayas, Avocados, Passion Fruit, Cantaloupe, Peaches, Cherimoyas, and Pears. These fruits and vegetables are sensitive to ethylene and should be kept away from ethylene-producing foods Unripe Bananas, Leeks, Green Beans, Lettuce, Broccoli, Mango, Brussels Sprouts, Parsley, Cabbage, Peas, Cauliflower, Spinach, Chard, Watermelon and Cucumbers.
MSRP: $12.99
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

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

Meets government standards to help conserve natural resources and save money on utility bills.

In-Door-Ice® Plus Ice Dispensing System with Fast Ice Feature

We moved the ice maker and bin to the door to give you 30% more freezer space versus previous models. The ice bucket tilts out or can be removed with one hand and placed on the counter.

6th Sense™ Technology

Whirlpool Brand’s 6th Sense™ package is intelligent technology that helps you get the job done better than you ever thought possible. 6th Sense™ Technology senses and manages what was once beyond your control.

Additional Features

#1 Rated Brand for Side-by-Side Refrigerators

#1 Rated brand for side-by-side refrigerators, based on rating of Whirlpool Gold® model GS5VHAXW by a leading consumer magazine.

FreshFlow™ Air Filter

Air actively circulates through our new carbon based filter. It is up to 15 times more effective than baking soda at reducing common food odors. Replace the filter every 6 months for optimal performance.

Largest Crisper

The largest side-by-side crisper fits 85 apples and is humidity controlled to help preserve the freshness of fruits and vegetables.

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.

26 Cu. Ft. Capacity

PuR® 6-Month Water Filtration

Save up to $600 a year compared to the cost of bottled water1. The improved filter design is more compact, easier to replace and reduces 33% more contaminants than our previous filter.

Dual Pad Ice and Water Dispenser

Dual pads, one for water and one for ice, on the outside of the refrigerator make it easy for anyone in the family to get chilled, filtered water or ice in an instant.

Wide Open Doors

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

Adjustable Gallon Door Bins

Free up interior storage space with these door bins. They can be adjusted to conveniently store food or milk, and the see-through design helps keep everything easy to find.

Dispenser Control Lock

Prevents the refrigerator from dispensing ice or water accidentally.

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

Adaptive Defrost saves more energy by monitoring compressor activity and defrosting only when necessary, resulting in improved food preservation and energy savings.

Convertible Meat and Vegetable Compartment

Customize the temperature of this compartment to prevent food from going bad prematurely. Open the slot and let cool air in from the freezer to preserve meats or close the opening to keep vegetables fresh.

Exterior Temperature Controls

Adjusts refrigerator and freezer temperatures and multiple other functions with a series of light touches.

Satina® Stainless Look Finish Available

The look of stainless steel, without the hassle. Satina® Stainless Look Finish gives you the sophisticated styling of stainless steel and performs for your everyday needs. Unlike stainless steel, Satina® has a glossy, smooth appearance that is never wavy or varied. Fingerprints are less visible, magnets work. And Satina's streamlined, sleek surfaces are easy to clean with mild soap and water, so making them look like new does not require special cleaners, no matter how many hands open the doors.

Satina® Stainless Look Finish:
- Sophisticated look of stainless steel without the maintenance
- Fingerprints are less visible, magnets work on the surface
- Easy to clean with ordinary window cleaner

Glass Freezer Shelves

Redesigned shelves hold various sized items and are easy to clean. Continuous glass surface prevents small items from slipping through the cracks like on wire shelves.

Factory-Installed Automatic Ice Maker

ADA Compliant

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.

Configuration and Overview

Refrigerator Type
Side-by-Side
Total Capacity Cu. Ft.
26.4 Cu. Ft.
Refrigerator Capacity Cu. Ft.
16.43 Cu. Ft.
Freezer Capacity Cu. Ft.
9.93 Cu. Ft.
Energy Star® Qualified
Yes
ADA Compliant
ADA Height and Operation Compliant

Dimensions

Depth
34 1/8
Depth Closed Excluding Handles
32 7/16
Width of Cabinet Only
35 7/16
Width with Doors Closed
35 3/4
Refrigerator Capacity
26.36 Cu. Ft.
Height
69 1/4
Width
35 7/16
Cutout Depth
29 13/16
Cutout Height
69 5/16
Cutout Width
36 1/16
Height To Top Of Cabinet
68 5/8
Depth With Door Open 90 Degree
50 13/16
Depth Excluding Doors
29 7/8

Refrigerator Features

Number of Interior Shelves
3
Spill-Proof Glass Shelves
1 Fixed Full-Width, 2 Adjustable Full-Width
Conventional Shelves
No
Temperature-Controlled Drawers
No
Humidity-Controlled Drawers
No
Non Climate-Control Drawers
3 Full-Width
Door Bins
2 Adjustable Two-Liter, 3 Adjustable Gallon

Freezer Features

Number of Freezer Shelves
4
Interior Shelves
1 Fixed Full-Width Glass, 3 Adjustable Full-Width Glass
Lower Freezer Drawer
Full-Width
Upper Freezer Drawer
Full-Width
Slide-Out Freezer Basket
No
Door Bins
3 Fixed Full-Width

Filtration and Dispensing

Dispenser Type
Exterior Ice and Water
Filtered Water
Yes
Measured Fill
No
Ice Maker
Factory Installed

Style and Extras

Door Style
Flat
LCD Touch Screen
No

Product Dimensions

  • 34 1/8
  • 69 1/4
  • 35 7/16

Dimensions are for planning purposes only.
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This product has been transitioned to WRS576FIDM, but there may be limited availability at your local retailer or on our Outlet Store.

MSRP
26 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator with In-Door-Ice® Plus System is rated 4.3069 out of 5 by 505.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from icemaker built into the door, no smudge finish on exterior We got a great deal (price wise) on our fridge. We wanted the look of stainless steel and got one with the finish that does not show finger prints...a life saver when it comes to wiping the surface. The extra feature that is our favorite...the icemaker is built into the door. This gives us an additional shelf in the freezer side. Other features we fell in love with: the quiet when the icemaker and motor of fridge are running. You can barely hear anything. Our fridge is bigger than the old one...more interior space. The lines on the outside are sleek, the door handles are quite lovely and the doors open easily. The interior storage is perfect..we love it!!
Date published: 2012-11-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for the cost. This fridge cools better than the last fridge I had that cost over $2,000. Ice and water work better than more expensive fridge. Water dispenser doesn't drip. Ice is always full. Never gets clogged. I have to admit, it works great overall and for the price you can't beat it. The only problem with this fridge is that it's a bit noisy. I had a problem with it at first but now I'm used to it. Wife says we don't sleep in the kitchen so why am I complaining about it? I absolutely love that it stays clean and you can't see fingerprints. We have 4 kids and it's always clean. I had to give it a good rating because it is super cold, super clean, looks great, lots of space but it's noisy.
Date published: 2013-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's the Best Refrig.! What can I say except that it's the best refrig. I have ever had! Love that the ice storage is on the inside of the door. Makes more room in the freezer. Don't find any faults with the refrig. at all. Very spacious. It's the second Whirlpool refrig. I have purchased. First one (12 yrs. old) still running great, in my garage now, use as back up room. I would highly recommend this refrig.! GREAT product, won't go wrong with this one! Thank You Whirlpool! : )
Date published: 2011-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Nice Model and Good Price Lot's of space in freezer and fridge. Lighting is well done. Ice maker has been trouble free so far. I was worried about the small 4 lb capacity of the ice make,r but it does seem to keep up without using the "extra fast ice" feature. The ice maker is a little loud as it drops ice in the bucket as the unit is in the door. The sound often scares my guests, but you do get used to it. I did take and use two old shelves from my previous Kenmore; one for fridge and one for freezer as it seems there was lot of empty space and I preferred more shelves vs tall items storage. The shelves were not designed for this unit, but you can make them fit. The unit qualifed for the $50 Energy Rebate in California.
Date published: 2013-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! This unit is very quiet. I really like the space that is in the freezer section. I can clearly see everything that is in the space. It is nice that the ice is in the door and not taking up space in the freezer area. The fridge side is nice too. I would of liked if the other vegetable bin had the moisture reduction button. I buy a lot of vegetables, so that would of been nice. Other than that, everything is PERFECT. I like the style and the stainless steel. The next thing I want to purchase is a stand up freezer and it will be a Whirlpool. I would highly recommend this brand & will buy it from Home Depot again because the customer service and delivery service was excellent..
Date published: 2013-11-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is a good side-by-side fridge that fits in our tight spot. We got this fridge to replace a 25 year-old machine. I like the side-by-side design and it has the right dimensions (something we had a hard time finding). Ice dispenser in the door is a great feature, but it sometimes spits out ice minutes afterward when nobody's around. I have several problems with the fridge part: items freeze on the top shelf (I've tried adjusting the temp, but then things are too warm down below), the shelves are lined with white plastic that sticks up a bit, so you can't put items all the way to the edge, the door won't close on its own if you put a gallon of milk in it. So overall, it's good, but not the greatest.
Date published: 2013-11-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great in-door ice maker and loads of room! This refrigerator was selected over Samsung's in-door ice maker refrigerator because the reviews stated it had a better design. All that has been true, and even with a family of four we seem to have trouble filling it up - it's the best inside design of any side-by-side we've seen. Ice cubes are smaller but work great drinks. Food stays wonderfully cool and fresh at recommended temperatures. Only problem is that water on door isn't cold (supposed to be 50 degrees but repairman could not lower to that temp); and strange but short minor noise when water flows to ice maker and ice drops. Very good product!
Date published: 2013-11-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall this is a great refrigerator This is our third Whirlpool refrigerator and are overall satisfied. First week though the defrost function was not working. Called service and they discovered the wiring to the defrost timer came loose. Top shell in refrigerator side is not adjustable and is an issue with placing tall containers. Ice maker bin is a bit small and it seems to take a long time to make ice even in fast ice mode. The compressor is a bit loud. The display panel is great and easy to use. Do like the clean look compared to the older Whirlpool refrigerators.
Date published: 2011-10-23