I've owned the GE Profile French Door refrigerator for two years. I love the design of the unit, with curved stainless steel front and handles that enhance the design. It has ice cubes, crushed ice and chilled water in the door. When I purchased it two years ago, it was one of the most expensive refrigerators available. Unfortunately in this case cost doesn't equate to quality.
Recommend this product?
First, I had to have the doors replaced for faulty stainless steel (under warranty). The front of the french doors had a "wavy" appearance that the tech said was caused by bad adhesive used to attach the stainless to the frame. The doors couldn't be recycled, so it was a terrible waste. Then, the inside drawer cover broke off because a small plastic pin is all that held it in place. Replacement drawer is over $100 shipped.
My biggest peeve is that ice gets stuck in the machine almost daily, causing a loud popping sound until the ice is freed. You have to take out the ice drawer and pry out the ice that gets stuck in the top of the ice maker. Sometimes it happens again within an hour. Sometimes it lasts a day or two. This is caused by the design of the ice machine not allowing enough space for the cubes to easily fall out of the tray. There is no "fix".
The finish has worn off on the spot where glasses touch the unit to trigger ice/water. A small plastic bumper there would have alleviated that problem, but GE didn't think of that. Lastly, there is one button you must press to get ice and water that will wear down because you have to press it three times to get a glass of ice water (press to select cubes, dispense cubes, then press twice to select water). That button gets pressed at least fifty times a day in my house and surely will not last.
Only time will tell if this refrigerator is worth the more than $2000 I paid for it.
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Amount Paid (US$): 2300