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Whirlpool Gold GC5SHAXV

24.5 cu. ft. Counter-Depth Side by Side Refrigerator with 3 Adjustable SpillGuard Shelves, In-Door-Ice Ice Dispensing System, In-Door-Air Door Cooling System and Clear Crispers
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In-Door-Ice Plus Ice Dispenser System
Moves the ice bin from inside the freezer compartment to the door, opening up room to store up to 8 more frozen pizzas. Also has the Fast Ice function which drops freezer temperatures for a full 24 hours to increase ice production by up to 20%. Plus, the portable blue ice bin can be easily removed for portable ice anytime.

Electronic Ice & Water Dispenser with LED Controls & Night-Light
Dispenses chilled, filtered water on the outside of the refrigerator. A control lock feature prevents accidental operation. Includes an LED night-light that adjusts brightness as the kitchen goes dark.
Energy Info
This refrigerator uses 571 kWh/yr and has an estimated yearly operating cost of $63.32.

Your operating costs will depend on your utility rates and use. The estimated operating costs is based on a 2011 national average electricity cost of $0.1109 cents per kWh. For more information, visit www.ftc.gov/appliances.
Cabinet Height: 71 1/2"
Height Including Hinge Cap: 71 7/8"
Height: 71 3/4"
Cabinet Depth: 24"
Depth Including Door: 27 1/2"
Depth Including Handles: 30 1/8"
Depth with Door Open 90°: 45 1/2"
Width: 35 5/8"
Approximate Capacity: 21-24 cu. ft.
Freezer Compartment Capacity: 9.6 cu. ft.
Refrigerator Compartment Capacity: 14.9 cu. ft.
Total Capacity: 24.5 cu. ft.
Exterior Features
Handle Type: Full-Length
Door Finish: Textured
Counter Depth Styling: Yes
Whirlpool Innovations
In-Door-Ice Ice Dispensing System: Yes
Fast Fill Dispensing System with Self-Rotating Faucet, Measured Fill and Slide-Out Dispenser Tray: No
Ice and Water Features
Electronic Ice & Water Dispenser with LED Controls: Yes
PUR 6-month Water Filtration: Yes
Factory-Installed Ice Maker: Yes
Water Filter Indicator Light: Yes
Dispenser Control Lock: Yes
Automatic LED Dispenser Night-Light: No
Performance Features
ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
Drop-down, Electronic Temperature Control System: Yes
In-Door-Air Door Cooling System: Yes
Sylvania Daylight Interior Lighting: Yes
Pulse Defrost System: Yes
Refrigerator Compartment
Door Bins: 3 Clear Adjustable Gallon Bins (1 EZ-Tote Bin), 1 Fixed 2-Liter Bin
No-Slip, Blue Door Bin Mats: 3
Full-Width, Adjustable SpillGuard Glass Shelves: 3 Slide-Out
Clear Crisper: Yes
Clear Meat Pan: Yes
Clear, Adjustable Snack Pan: Yes
Freezer Compartment
Door Storage: 3 Trivets
Full-Width Interior Shelves: 2 Adjustable, 1 Fixed
Wire Baskets: 2 Full Extension, 1 Standard
Additional Features
Adjustable Rubber Rollers/Sleeves: Yes
  • ENERGY STAR Qualified
  • Meets government standards to help conserve natural resources and save money on utility bills.
  • Counter Depth Styling
  • Fits flush with the countertop, providing up to 6" of additional kitchen space while retaining the features and capacity you expect of a side-by-side refrigerator.
  • In-Door-Ice Plus Ice Dispensing System with Fast Ice feature
  • The ice maker and bin was moved 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.
  • PuR Water Filtration System
  • Reduces impurities from household water, giving you filtered water from your refrigerator for up to 6 months without a filter change.
  • Features simple push-button replacement.
  • Electronic Ice & Water Dispenser with LCD Controls
  • Electronic Interior Temperature Controls
  • Full-Width Adjustable Slide-Out SpillGuard Glass Shelves
  • Contain spills and simplifies cleanup, preventing liquids from leaking onto shelves below.
  • Shelves are adjustable and slide out, providing easy access to items stored in the back of the refrigerator.
  • Adjustable Clear 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.
  • Clear Crisper
  • Help produce stay fresh longer. The clear design keeps everything in sight.
  • Clear Meat Pan
  • Clear Adjustable Snack Pan
  • Interior Lighting
  • Dispenser Control Lockout
  • A refrigerator safety feature that prevents accidental or unwanted use.
  • The lockout control turns on or off at the touch of a button.
  • Water Filter "Change" Indicator Light
  • The indicator light tells you when to order and install a replacement filter guaranteeing your water always tastes great.
  • Automatic LED Dispenser Night-Light
  • Pulse Defrost System
  • Cycles the evaporator heater on and off during the defrost cycle, in conjunction with Adaptive Defrost System, to minimize freezer temperature swings.
  • More consistent temperatures results in fewer ice crystals, less freezer burn and more energy savings.
  • Factory-Installed Automatic Ice Maker
  • Full-Width Adjustable Freezer Shelves
  • Tilt-Out Freezer Door Storage
  • Slide-out Wire Freezer Baskets
  • Manage your freezer space with baskets that easily store boxes of food and other frozen items.
  • Classic Flat Door Styling
  • Smooth Door Finish (all colors)
  • Water Filter Cartridge Replacement Sold Separately (Part No. 4396841)
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Product Reviews
Rated 2.6 out of 5 by 12 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good Purchase Although we just plugged it in just a few weeks ago we are over all pleased with it. It is quiet, don't really hear the ice being made. We went with this model for the size and the in door ice maker. Hopefully we will continue to be satisfied with the product in the future. 12/23/08
Rated 2 out of 5 by Test your tolerance to compressor noise before buy My wife and I hate to give a negative review for such a beuatiful-looking, good-value, high-performance refrigerator, but we had to replace this unit with a different brand: The compressor emitted a high-pitched noise that could not be rectified. We were informed that nothing could be done to reduce the noise. The noise may not be detectable by certain customers (my father-in-law just thought my wife and I were imagining things), so be sure to ask your sales person to turn on the refrigerator for you before purchasing. 2/1/09
Rated 1 out of 5 by disapointed We needed to replace our 28 year old Whirlpool refrigerator, so there was no doubt that I was going to go with another Whirlpool product. We had to get a counterdepth to fit through our doorway. It is a beautiful product and runs great, but it is noisy. The compressor runs often and I have a noise coming from the bottom that sounds like there is a cricket under there. I had the repair man out and he said it was a good sound and that there is nothing wrong with it and that I will get used to the noise. It took my husband a while before he heard the noise, but once you hear it you always here it. If there are other sounds going on, the noise is not easily detected. I'm hoping this can be fixed, I contacted Whirlpool and an waiting for a reply. 2/27/09
Rated 1 out of 5 Terrible Spent what I consider a ton of money for this unit. Water started leaking from under the freezer side. Repair came out and told me it is a door leak and condensation is casuing the leak. Well the last time it leaked there was NO ice or water on the inside of the fridge. I called Whirlpool direct and they were pretty much "sorry about your bad luck". NEVER will I buy a Whirlpool again. Terrible customer service. 7/23/10
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  • Type : Freestanding
  • Style : Side-by-Side
  • Size : Full Size
  • Counter-Depth : Yes
  • Glass Door : No
  • Undercounter : No
  • Door Finish : Smooth
  • Accepts Custom Panels : No


  • Width : 35 5/8"
  • Depth : 30 1/8"
  • Depth without Door and Handles : 24"
  • Depth without Handles : 27 1/2"
  • Depth with Door at 90° : 45 1/2"
  • Height : 71 3/4"
  • Height without Hinges : 71 1/2"


  • Refrigerator Capacity : 14.9 cu. ft.
  • Freezer Capacity : 9.6 cu. ft.
  • Total Capacity : 24.5 cu. ft.

Refrigerator Features

  • Type of Shelves : Glass
  • Glass Shelves : Yes
  • Wire Shelves : No
  • Plastic Shelves : No
  • Stainless Steel Shelves : No
  • No. of Shelves : 3
  • Slide-out Shelves : No
  • Spill Safe Shelves : Yes
  • Cantilever Shelves : Yes
  • Split Shelves : No
  • No. of Door Bins : 4
  • Adjustable Door Bins : Yes
  • Gallon Door Storage : Yes
  • Water Dispenser : External
  • Dairy Center : Yes
  • Clear Deli Drawer : Yes
  • Child Lock : Yes
  • Door Lock : No
  • Wine Bottle Holder : No
  • Can Dispenser : No
  • Digital Temperature Control : Yes
  • Sabbath Mode : No

Freezer Features

  • Defrost : Automatic
  • Ice Maker : Yes
  • Ice Dispenser : Yes
  • Quick Freeze : No
  • Type of Shelves : Wire
  • Glass Shelves : No
  • Wire Shelves : Yes
  • Plastic Shelves : No
  • Stainless Steel Shelves : No
  • No. of Shelves : 4
  • No. of Baskets : 3

Technical Details

  • Energy Star Rated : Yes
  • CEE Rating : Tier I
  • Star-K Certified : No
  • ADA Compliant : No
  • Approved for Commercial Use : No
  • Approved for Medical Use : No
  • Approved for Outdoor Use : No
  • Amps : 15
  • Voltage : 115 Volts
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