Summary: I've owned this model since mid-2005, buying it from the Army Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) (a.k.a., PX) on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. As with most major appliances purchased through AAFES, I had my choice of ONE in the side-by-side refrigerator category (only one make, and only one model of that make), so I purchased this puppy with more than just a little hesitation. A little background...
Summary: Whirlpool refrigerator model ED5KVE series are TOO NOISY !!! Do NOT buy one or you will be bothered daily !!! According to Sears' customer servife when complained, the noise is "due to the Energy Star rating", i.e. it is a price of saving energy with an annual energy consumption is ~$570. The trade off is not worth it.
Summary: "This is an excellent refrigerator for our kitchen. It has all of the features we are looking for. It also has great value. We checked out the competition, but for the price range we were looking to spend, this refrigerator has the best value. We have not had any problems and we are very pleased with this model. We definitely recommend it.
Pros: Durable, Cleaning Performance, Energy Savings, Convenient Features, Quiet
Summary: "I am really happy with this product. It meets our expectations and overall is a great product and i would recommend it. Really happy with the choice of purchase and the price was not bad either.
Pros: Style, Durable, Energy Savings, Convenient Features
Summary: "I haven't had any issues with my side-by-side, I like the filtered water dispenser and ice maker. I do much baking and certain bake goods requires me to place in refrigerator the shelf safe is good. I am pleased with my refrigerator.
Pros: Style, Energy Savings, Convenient Features, Quiet
Summary: "The only complaint I have is that the Ice is at the shelf level instead of the door. I like the adjustable shelves and we have plenty of space in both the refrigerator and freezer. Love having the ice/water on the door!
Pros: Style, Durable, Energy Savings, Large Capacity, Convenient Features, Quiet