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Old 07-27-2017, 05:37 PM
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Well my KitchenAid took a crap after 9 years so not excited about investing in another high-end brand, the Samsung looks kind of nice. Does anybody have any experience with one?
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plenty of discussions on this do a search
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plenty of discussions on this do a search
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Have had multiple people in clouding the salesman at Home Depot tell me to stay away from Samsung fridges.
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We've had ours for about 5 years. The ice maker is a little loud but no issues so far.
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We've had ours for about 5 years. The ice maker is a little loud but no issues so far.
Same here. French door model w/a middle drawer that pulls out. Think we paid approx. $2300 on sale at local Sears. Have a couple of relatives who have had similar luck w/theirs.
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Originally Posted by twollman View Post
We've had ours for about 5 years. The ice maker is a little loud but no issues so far.
Got 5 years out of TOL Samsung then everything broke, techs could not find proper boards, ending up spending too much on it before setting on the curb, cutting losses and going with 2 simple fridges side by side. Three repairmen all said stay away from Samsung. Loved it while it lasted, even though 1 year after buying Samsung stopped making the filter replacement, eventually tons of people got fed up and an aftermarket company made one that sorta fit with a little trimming. Terrible customer support too.
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Our Samsung fridge is 6 or 7 years old. No issues so far.
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6 years in and no fridge issues. Ice maker/water dispenser however has become a pita. Have to move it around to find sweet spot. Repair kits require total disassembly of door.
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I've gone through 2.5 of this model:



First one crapped out after 6 months. Could not be repaired in the field, so they had to replace it with a new one. When they brought the 2nd one, it was so big that the delivery crew slammed it into the wall bringing it up the stairs. Messed up both my wall and the refrigerator. Third was has been here now for about 3 years, and just noticed temperature is about 14° warmer than what the front panel says (panel says 34°, but two thermometers inside say it's 48°). Tech was out here yesterday (I have a home maintenance service contract so all parts and labor are covered), and Samsung thinks it may be a bad thermister. They've ordered the part so we should know shortly. This is the same symptom as the first time (which they couldn't repair). I hope they don't have to replace this one again.

If I had to do it all over again, I would not buy this refrigerator.
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Ice makers in them suck. If you have a French door with ice through the door, the ice maker in the fridge takes up too much space, and makes very soft, low quality ice in very low volumes.

Ice maker in the lower drawer makes good ice, but is slow as hell.
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
Ice makers in them suck. If you have a French door with ice through the door, the ice maker in the fridge takes up too much space, and makes very soft, low quality ice in very low volumes.

Ice maker in the lower drawer makes good ice, but is slow as hell.
Stay away. I have one and the ice maker has taken years off my life. Stove also shorted out once. Microwave has bad buttons.... all bought in 2014.. I regret my samsung purchases.
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Originally Posted by tcpip95 View Post
I've gone through 2.5 of this model:



First one crapped out after 6 months. Could not be repaired in the field, so they had to replace it with a new one. When they brought the 2nd one, it was so big that the delivery crew slammed it into the wall bringing it up the stairs. Messed up both my wall and the refrigerator. Third was has been here now for about 3 years, and just noticed temperature is about 14° warmer than what the front panel says (panel says 34°, but two thermometers inside say it's 48°). Tech was out here yesterday (I have a home maintenance service contract so all parts and labor are covered), and Samsung thinks it may be a bad thermister. They've ordered the part so we should know shortly. This is the same symptom as the first time (which they couldn't repair). I hope they don't have to replace this one again.

If I had to do it all over again, I would not buy this refrigerator.
Got the same model.
2 years.
So far so good.
Samsung wanted $700 for an extended warranty. Declined and taking my chances.
Reading this thread does not give me a warm and fuzzy.
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Originally Posted by csy man View Post
Got the same model.
2 years.
So far so good.
Samsung wanted $700 for an extended warranty. Declined and taking my chances.
Reading this thread does not give me a warm and fuzzy.
Warranty is 1 yr P&L, 5 yrs P & L on sealed systems, 10 years P&L on compressors.

Yeah, I did the Samsung Kitchen thing too (refer, stove, dishwasher & microwave)... regret it.
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Bought the French door, middle drawer and lower freezer back in December. So far so good but bought the extended warranty just in case. Black stainless finish. Really like the unit.
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I have a door handle for a Samsung refrig if anyone needs one ......
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I have a french door, bottom freezer., inside water & ice maker both not connected..If I fill it too much and "block " the circulation holes on the rear inside panel I was told by service tech that this is what causes my freezing of some items, so I try to keep stuff away from back area..about 5 years old..on a surge protector due to electronics & past power surges
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Ice maker is slow but don't really need much ice these days with insulated tumblers. No issues other than that (knock on wood). Like I have said before on these type-threads, you will never find a fridge with perfect reviews unless you want to fork out big bucks.
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We have one in our Texas house. Its a new house and the builder put in all Samsung stuff. We hate the refrigerator. Ice maker does not work, makes odd noises, and the door configuration - french with the pull out freezer below - is odd and impractical. When we begin spending more time there it is going into the garage for beer.
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We have a side-by-side model. After about 2 years, we had a problem with the bottom freezer drawer getting frozen in place by leaking water somewhere. The icemaker never made cubes, it was always crushed/broken. 7 trips out by a service tech fixed the leak problem, the icemaker never did get fixed though it does make ice.

What initially sold me was that it had separate compressors for the fridge and freezer. All in all, it hasn't been bad but I'm not sure I'd buy another.

As a note, if you research fridges/freezers, icemakers are always the #1 problem.
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