Appalling quality - has the technician out twice to repair less than three years old - cost $800 and very unhappy with the product - product should be replaced for a better quality product
Purchased at The Good Guys for $800.00.
- KBM4502WA (White)
Great! (when it works!)
I went to Good Guys to buy a load of appliances when I moved house in January. I researched every item before I bought, as much as I could. The fridge was left on for a couple of weeks before I moved in without anything much in it. When I did move in, I would often find meat smelled 'funny' well before the best before date. It often was very quiet but would then make some odd noises. One Friday morning, less than six months after the fridge was bought, my son went to the fridge to get a bottle of water and complained it was not cold. Nothing in...the fridge was cold but the freezer was fine. I gave it the benefit of doubt and thought maybe the door had not been shut properly overnight; made sure the door was shut and left it a few hours, came back and still nothing was cold. In fact the tap water was colder than the water in the fridge (in Brisbane that should not be!!) By this time it was 4pm on a Friday. I rang Good Guys and told them the problem. They gave me the number for Kelvinator, which turned out to be Electrolux plus other brands. I realised then that when I had gone into Good Guys to make my purchases and asked their advice and they said 'we've never had one come back' - they're never going to, are they?! They fob you off to the manufacturer. Eventually the phone at Electrolux was answered and the man said he could get someone out to me on Monday so for 3 days I had to rotate ice blocks through the fridge but most of my expensive dairy free cheeses at $7 a block and cream cheese at $6 a pot (I'd bought several when they were on special) all went off, not to mention all the meat I'd had to throw out prior to confirming the fridge was a dud so I probably lost a good $100's worth. Not enough to be worth claiming on insurance but enough to be annoyed about. The repairman was lovely. It was very important to him I understood what the issue was. The fan at the back of the freezer was broken - without it cold air doesn't circulate to the fridge. He replaced that and another part and touch wood, it's been fine. He said basically it was a new fridge with those two parts replaced.
- KBM4502WA (White)
Great Value & Excellent Quality.
I bought this new one to replace an old one I had that was about 30 to 40 years old - give or take.
Kelvinator fridges are quality.
No fuss and they do what they are meant to which is to:
A) Keep things in the firdge cold.
B) Keep things in the freezer frozen.
PROS - Bigger and roomier than the previous one and a lot quieter in comparison. In addition, easy to wipe clean without having to use elbow grease. ...i will buy Kelvinator all the way when it comes to fridges.
Just bought the Kelvinator fridge today
I did read the booklet that came with it and after an hour after it was delivered i turned it on, left it for 30 minutes then checked it and no cooling at all, so i turned the cooler up, repeated this 3 times and nothing turning it up little by little but nothing, i will be phoning the Good Guys tomorrow.Maybe its just my luck i got a bad one :(
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|Category||Bottom Mount Fridges / Refrigerators|
|Dimensions||1718 x 699 x 730 mm|
|Energy Rating||3.5 star(s)|
|Household Size||4-5 people|
|Features||Door Alarm and Frost Free|
|Number of Shelves||4|
|Number of Fruit & Vegetable Bins||1|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Classic White|
|Total Capacity||453 L|
|Fridge Capacity||311 L|
|Freezer Capacity||142 L|
- GTIN13: 9315540400847
- MPN: KBM4502WA-R
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