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Whirlpool® 22.6 Cu. Ft. Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel Side-by-Side Counter Depth Refrigerator-WRS973CIHZ

Model #: WRS973CIHZ
At a Glance

TotalCoverage cooling helps eliminate warm spots in this side-by-side counter depth refrigerator. Multi-flow vents direct fresh, chilled air to each shelf and corner for efficient refrigerator cooling. The space-saving counter depth design of this fingerprint resistant refrigerator helps you keep everything in sight and in its place, so your food stands out in a fridge that doesn’t stick out.

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Color Finish Name

Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel

Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel


Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel


Get to know this product.

TotalCoverage cooling

  • Keep every shelf cold and help get rid of warm spots with TotalCoverage cooling. Fresh, chilled air flows from multiple vents to every shelf and corner, making sure that each item is cooled right—no matter where you store it.

Dual cooling

  • Keep food fresh in both the refrigerator and freezer compartments with dual cooling technology. Dedicated cooling systems make sure fresh and frozen food is stored in the right environment.

Counter depth design

  • Add additional kitchen space with styling that fits virtually flush with the countertop.

Fingerprint resistant

  • Available in a stainless finish, the easy-to-clean exterior resists fingerprints and smudges.

In-Door-Ice® storage

  • Get an extra full shelf in the freezer with an ice bin that’s been moved to the door.

Adjustable gallon door bins

  • Move these adjustable bins anywhere in the door for increased loading flexibility when and where you need it.

Panoramic LED lighting

  • Quickly find food with lighting that reduces shadows and keeps everything in sight to help you find what you’re looking for.

Tap Touch controls

  • Clean these controls as easily as you use them.

Adaptive defrost

  • Adaptive defrost automatically monitors the freezer environment and runs the cycle only when necessary.

Frameless glass shelves

  • Store more items on each shelf with wall-to-wall frameless glass shelves, which offer greater storage flexibility.

Exterior ice and water dispenser with EveryDrop® filtration

  • Access fresh filtered water and ice without ever opening the refrigerator door.

Measured Fill

  • Select the exact amount of filtered water you need. The dispenser will fill your container in ounces, cups or liters, and automatically shut off when it’s done.

Filter Details

Water Filter Indicator/Reset Yes
Water Filter Location Interior
Fresh Flow Air Filter Yes


Hidden Hinge Yes
Handle Material Metal
Door Style Contour
Cabinet Finish Textured

Freezer Compartment

Freezer Type Standard
Shelves 3 Adjustable Full-Width Glass , 1 Fixed Full-Width Glass
Freezer Drawer/Basket 1 Full Width Lower Plastic , 1 Full Width Upper Plastic
Door Bins 3 Adjustable Full-Width


Control Lockout Yes
Automatic Defrost Yes

Freezer Details

Freezer Number of Shelves 4


Water Filter Part Number EDR1RXD1

Configuration and Overview

Advance Foam Insulation 99.9% lower Global Warming Potential and Better Energy Performance
Number of Doors 2


Cabinet Width 35-1/2 in
Depth Closed Excluding Handles 27-7/8 in
Depth Excluding Doors 23-3/4 in
Depth With Door Open 90 Degree 45-3/8 in
Height To Top Of Cabinet 71.0 in
Height To Top Of Door Hinge 72-1/4 in


Installation Configuration Freestanding

Dispenser Details

Dispenser Type Exterior Ice and Water
Dispenser Options Control/Child Lock , Filtered Water , Filtered Ice , Favorite Fill , Night Light
Types of Ice Crushed/Cubed

Refrigerator Details

Number of Interior Shelves 4
Humidity-Controlled Drawers 2 Full-Width
Deli Drawer Yes
Lighting Strip and Tower LED Lighting

Misc. Specs

Width (in.)35.75
Appliance ColorStainless Steel
Depth (in.)30.06
Height (in.)72.25
Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.)9
Handle TypeArch
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)22.6
Refrigerator Capacity (cu. ft.)13.6
Manufacturer Warranty5 Year
Appliance Fit Width (in.)36
Ice MakerYes
Door Swing OptionDouble Doors
Door AlarmYes
Ice/Water DispenserYes
Defrost SystemAutomatic
Number of Doors2
Outdoor ApprovedNo
Installation TypeFreestanding
ADA CompliantYes
Counter DepthYes
WarningProposition 65 Warning for California Residents