Which is the best refrigerator?

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by cstdenis, May 2, 2007.

  1. cstdenis

    cstdenis New Member

    Dec 28, 2006
    We have a 14 year old Kenmore side by side that just died (I think the compressor went). Would it be better to have the compressor repaired, or just buy a new fridge? What is the best fridge to buy? Would like a french door fridge. Looked on-line and noticed a lot of complaints about all models?!? Anyone with exprerience here?
  2. Bob NH

    Bob NH In the Trades

    Oct 20, 2005
    New Hampshire
    Get a new one.

    New refrigerators are much more efficient. There are also complexities about matching the new compressor with the existing condenser and evaporator; they may not match to provide the efficiency that you should get with a new one.
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  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona

    Replace it. There are probably more problems than just the compressor. No matter which one you choose, there will always be someone that has had a bad experience with it, and also several people who would not buy anything else.
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