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Whirlpool WGD5550XW White Gas Dryer - WGD5550XW

Abt Model: WGD5550WH | UPC Code: 883049200149
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Whirlpool WGD5550XW White Gas Dryer - WGD5550WH

This 7.4 cu. ft. capacity dryer features 6th Sense® technology, including the AccuDry™ drying system, which saves 10% energy over AutoDry™ dryers. A 90-minute Wrinkle Shield™ Plus option helps prevent wrinkles from setting in once the dryer cycle is finished.

Features:

  • 6th Sense™ technology
    Whirlpool exclusive 6th Sense™ technology senses and manages what was once beyond your control. A combination of features provide the ultimate cleaning, gentleness, and efficiency.
  • 7.4 Cu. Ft. Capacity
  • AccuDry™ Sensor
    Measures moisture and temperature levels to automatically stop the cycle when the load is dry, helping to conserve up to 10% energy.
  • Wrinkle Shield™ Plus Option (up to 150 Minutes)
  • 10 Automatic Cycles
  • 4 Temperature Settings
  • Normal Cycle
  • Timed Drying
  • Adjustable End-of-Cycle Signal
  • Damp Dry Signal
  • Interior Drum Light
    Illuminates the interior of the dryer to make loading and unloading easier.
  • Quiet Dry Plus Noise Reduction System
    Sound-absorbing materials are strategically placed around the dryer drum to help reduce operational noise.
  • Wide-Opening Hamper Door
    A wide-opening hamper door allows you easy access, and the drop-down door even gives you room to fold clothes.

Specifications:

Capacity

  • Total Capacity: 7.4 Cu. Ft.

Construction

  • Top Finish: E-Coat
  • Drum Material: Powder Coat

Controls

  • Controls: Electronic Control

Performance

  • Drum Light: Interior Drum Light
  • Drying System: Auto Moisture Sensing
  • Auto Wake-Up: Auto Wake-Up Control
  • Lint Screen Location: Door
  • Moisture Sensor: AccuDry
  • Number of Cycles: 10
  • Wrinkle Control: Wrinkle Shield
  • Wrinkle Control Time: 150 Minutes
  • Timed Dry
  • End-of-Cycle Signal: Off / Soft / Loud End Of Cycle Signal
  • Cool Down: Cool Down
  • Number of Temperatures: 4

Electrical Requirements

  • 15-20 Amps. 60 Hz. 120 V

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 43.5"
  • Width: 27"
  • Depth: 29.5"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 105 lbs
  • Shipping: 122 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Full One Year Warranty
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SteamNo
Load TypeFront
Fuel TypeGas
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)7.4 Cu. Ft.
Height (inches)43.5"
Width (inches)27"
Depth (inches)29.5"
Control TypeRotary Electric
Drying Cycles10
Temperatures Settings4
Voltage120 V
Reversible DoorNo
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Whirlpool WGD5550XW White Gas Dryer
 
4.6

(based on 37 reviews)

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94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (25)
  • Energy savings (22)
  • Convenient features (20)
  • Performance (18)
  • Sound level (16)

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  • Delicate (3)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best investment I have made in years.

I needed a new dryer to replace a 30+ year old compact electric dryer that had performed wonderfully for a LONG time. I researched credible review web sites and after much research decided to...Read complete review

I needed a new dryer to replace a 30+ year old compact electric dryer that had performed wonderfully for a LONG time. I researched credible review web sites and after much research decided to give this model a try. So far there are absolutely NO regrets. It dries quick and completely without cooking the clothes. It shuts itself off savings TONS of wasted energy and money. It will dry even my largest comforter efficiently and quickly, and does it all with almost no noise at all. With the wonderful extra features, this is everything I wanted in a dryer, and more, and did not cost me a ridiculous amount of money. Very reasonable price and easy to install. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

This product is also a disappointment.

This dryer is very noisy, because of the design of the rounded top and the fact that the top vibrates and rattles all of the time. But that isn't the only problem with this...Read complete review

This dryer is very noisy, because of the design of the rounded top and the fact that the top vibrates and rattles all of the time. But that isn't the only problem with this machine. The dryer cycles through different stages of dryness, which is great is you want to take an article of clothing out partially dried, but it's cooling down cycle doesn't function well, it heats up again before the drying cycle is finished, so clothes come out of the dryer really hot and far more wrinkled than my old dryer.

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5.0

the thing to buy

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        There ia absolutely everything right but nothing wrong about my product.

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        There ia absolutely everything right but nothing wrong about my product.

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        5.0

        Great performance and fantastic features

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        from Ford City, PA, United States

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              Comments about Whirlpool WGD5550XW White Gas Dryer:

              We bought this dryer about 6 weeks ago and I couldn't ask for a better one! It dries quickly and all of the features make it great for any job! I would definitely recommend this dryer to anyone looking.

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              Great performance and fantastic features

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              from Ford City, PA, United States

              Comments about Whirlpool WGD5550XW White Gas Dryer:

              We bought this dryer about 6 weeks ago and I couldn't ask for a better one! It dries quickly and all of the features make it great for any job! I would definitely recommend this dryer to anyone looking.

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              5.0

              Excellent and usable features

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              from College Station, TX, United States

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                    Comments about Whirlpool WGD5550XW White Gas Dryer:

                    I bought this gas dryer approximately 3 months ago. It is used daily and has features that make drying clothes more efficient. These features are settings for drying temperature that are actually different in temperature, a lighted dryer compartment, and the most usable feature is the delayed setting that tumble the clothes at an interval for approximately 150 minutes, which keeps the clothes from coming out wrinkled.

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                    Comments about Whirlpool WGD5550XW White Gas Dryer:

                    I bought this gas dryer approximately 3 months ago. It is used daily and has features that make drying clothes more efficient. These features are settings for drying temperature that are actually different in temperature, a lighted dryer compartment, and the most usable feature is the delayed setting that tumble the clothes at an interval for approximately 150 minutes, which keeps the clothes from coming out wrinkled.

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                    5.0

                    best features for the price

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                    from chicago,il

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                        Best features for the price. Overall design is compact but still holds a lot of laundry.

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                            Best features for the price. Overall design is compact but still holds a lot of laundry.

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                            Easy to install and use

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                                The dryer was easy to install and use the features are all that anyone could ask for. Great quality I am looking forward to many years of trouble free service, this is the match of the washer I bought two years ago and that product is running like a top also.

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                                    The dryer was easy to install and use the features are all that anyone could ask for. Great quality I am looking forward to many years of trouble free service, this is the match of the washer I bought two years ago and that product is running like a top also.

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