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Electrolux Island White Gas Dryer - EIGD55HIW

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Electrolux EIGD55HIW Island White Gas Dryer, Model EIGD55WH


  • IQ-Touch™ Controls
    The IQ-Touch™ control panel offers all the cycles/options you need - including a 'My Favorite' setting
  • Fastest Wash and Dry Times
    18 minutes to wash, 18 minutes to dry - so your clothes are ready before you are
  • Largest Capacity Dryer
    Dry the most in one load and eliminate extra trips to the laundry room
  • Luxury-Dry™ System
    Exceptional temperature control helps protect fabrics and keeps clothes looking great
  • Gentle Tumble™ Drying
    Our exclusive dryer design gently separates and tumbles clothes for even drying
  • Luxury-Quiet™ Sound Package
    Lets you do laundry anytime and no one will notice
  • Delay Start
  • Touch-2-Open™ door
  • Signature blue LED lighting
  • Last cycle recall
  • Control lockout



  • Capacity: 8.0 cu. ft.
  • Heat Type: Gas
  • Controls: IQ-Touch™
  • Console Control Location: Front
  • Control Lock: Yes
  • Door Design: Signature Soft-Arc
  • Door Latch Operation: Touch-2-Open™
  • Reversible Door: Yes
  • Sound Package: Luxury-Quiet
  • Interior Lighting: LED Theater Lighting
  • Dryer Drum: Stainless Steel
  • Moisture Sensor: Exact Dry
  • Dry System: Luxury-Dry
  • Air Flow (Forward Spin): 200 CFM
  • Motor HP: 1/3/2008
  • Tumble Speed (RPM): 50


  • Dry Cycles: 11
  • Fast Dry: Yes
  • My Favorite: 1
  • Heavy Duty: Yes
  • Bulky / Bedding: Yes
  • Mixed Load: Yes
  • Towels: Yes
  • Normal: Yes
  • Casual: Yes
  • Delicate: Yes
  • Touch Up: Yes
  • Timed Dry: Yes
  • Adjustable Leveling Legs: Yes


  • Temperature Selections: 5 (Air, Low, Medium, Medium High, High)
  • Auto Dry System: Electronic
  • Timed Dry Selections: 5 (in minutes: 15, 30, 45, 60, 75)
  • End-of-Cycle Chime: Adjustable

Installation Options

  • Freestanding: Yes
  • Under Counter: Yes (Side-by-Side units in under-counter installation require custom-built countertop and/or cabinetry)
  • Stacked (Above Washer): Yes
  • Pedestal: Yes
  • Hidden (In Closet): Yes


  • Power Supply Location: Bottom Right Rear
  • Gas Supply Connection Location: Bottom Center Rear
  • Voltage Rating: 120V / 60Hz / 15A
  • HeatingElementWatts: 22000 BTU

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 38"
  • Width: 27"
  • Depth (with 90° Door Open): 50-5/8"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 130 lbs
  • Shipping: 140 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Full One-Year Warranty
Load TypeFront
Fuel TypeGas
Capacity (cu. ft.)8 Cu. Ft.
Height (inches)38"
Width (inches)27"
Depth (inches)31.5"
Control TypeRotary Electric
Drying Cycles11
Temperatures Settings5
Voltage120 V
Reversible DoorYes
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year


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Electrolux Island White Gas Dryer

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    Great Dryer

    By GR_JKNS

    from NW Suburbs, IL

    About Me Heavy Duty User

    Verified Buyer


    • Adjustable Temperature
    • Easy To Use
    • Energy Efficient
    • Large Capacity
    • Reversible door


    • Drum light timer

    Best Uses

    • Bulky Items
    • Everyday Clothes
    • Sheets & Mattress Covers
    • Towels

    Comments about Electrolux Island White Gas Dryer:

    Automatic drying feature works well and saves energy vs. our old dryer. I found the lint screen to be much finer than others I have used so it keeps lint in the screen instead of allowing it into the exhaust vent. Reversible doors on this model and the companion washer were key reasons for our purchase due to our laundry room configuration.
    I wish the drum light stayed on a little longer. When folding a large load it will go out before I finish and the drum is so deep it is hard to see the clothes that are still in the drum. Otherwise I am completely satisfied with this dryer.

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    Wow, Great Dryer!

    By jamesjv8

    from Poplar Grove, IL

    About Me Frequent User

    Verified Reviewer


    • Adjustable Temperature
    • Easy To Use
    • Energy Efficient
    • Large Capacity
    • Quiet


    • Hard to Clean Lint Filter

    Best Uses

    • Bulky Items
    • Delicates
    • Everyday Clothes
    • Sheets & Mattress Covers
    • Towels

    Comments about Electrolux Island White Gas Dryer:

    Fabulous Dryer!

    I must note however that when drying loads that are smaller in size the "automatic" feature is unreliable. This is likely due to the size of the dryer versus the number of items to dry. It SEEMS that the items being dried do not set off the moisture sensors, hence the machine thinks the load is dry.

    The solution to this is to use the "timed" drying function.

    This machine is PERFECT for my bedding from my king sized bed, and vastly outperforms any other unit I have ever used. For a guy who seems to have a "laundry fetish" I can think of no better half of a washer/dryer pair than this Electrolux Dryer!

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    (19 of 23 customers found this review helpful)


    Melts clothes!

    By Busymom

    from Chicago, IL

    About Me Frequent User

    Verified Reviewer


    • Large Capacity
    • Quiet


    • Leaves Clothes Damp
    • Overheatsmelts clothes
    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Towels

    Comments about Electrolux Island White Gas Dryer:

    I bought this dryer in march and a few weeks later I started noticing black marks on my clothes. At first I thought I had left something in and that it somehow overheated and stained the clothes, but it got worse and worse. Then I realized that inside the unit, all the way in the back, there is a panel (grill) where the hot air comes from, and that thing was black and with something that looked like melted plastic! I called Abt and they sent a guy who thought I had left something inside and told me to use sandpaper to clean it out. Well, so I did and a couple of loads later, there was again the black plastic marks on my clothes. I had another guy come over and he said that I shouldn't have used the sandpaper because I ruined the coating on that panel, and that now it will rust! I finished up with my loads after he left, and I used the high temp setting (I used to use the high temp, and the "more dry" sensor cycle in my previous machine and the worst that happened was that I shrunk clothes, never anything like this), this time the dryer melted my underwear and my daughter's dance outfit. It also ruined more of our fleeces, including my baby's pj's. [...] Well, the brand new part is already getting black, and this time at just the medium setting. I called Abt again, and they contacted Electrolux; I have to wait now 2-4 days to see what they say. DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT! I googled this problem and found out that other people had the same issues. I just don't want this anymore, but I have to wait for Electrolux to "decide" what they want to do. They can't pay me enough for all the time, trouble and frustration this is causing me and my family; I am super stressed out by this, but I thought that if my experience can help at least one person, then it was worth spending the 5 minutes writing about it here. Good luck!p.s. this dryer doesn't have the Sensor Drying feature that most others do, so clothes end up being a little damp too...stained with melted fabrics from other clothes in the load, but slightly damp nonetheless!!!

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    Electrolux Island White Gas Dryer

    Electrolux Island White Gas Dryer

    UPC Code: 012505378645

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