Whirlpool - Rust coming through appliance finish
Refrigerator - Top Freezer - Complaint
BENTON HARBOR, MICHIGAN -- Whirlpool Refrigerator
Surfacing Rust through vinyl exterior finish.
In 1999 we purchased a Whirlpool Refrigerator Model ET18PKXGW01 with top freezer. The finish on the exterior surfaces is a plastic or vinyl coating. By 2003 we began to see pinhole size rust spots appearing. By 2006 there were large patches of rust appearing through the finish.
Whirlpool's only comment was the product was out of warranty.
Our 3 year old Kenmore clothes washer just died and the Sears "service call" was going to be $125.00 to walk in the door. Out the door that item went. Whirlpool makes Kenmore and now owns Maytag. See Consumer Report's site:
Having a problem with Whirlpool or related product? Suggest you just write it off as a difficult and expensive lesson learned and move on with your life. Don't expect QUALITY from a low end product line.
Rust coming through finish on door