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Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer - WGD8600YW

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7.6 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ Enhanced Touch-Up Steam Cycle/ Direct Water Installation Method/ Advanced Moisture Sensing System/ Electronic Control/ 11 Dry Cycles/ 4 Moisture Settings/ 5 Temperature Settings/ White Finish
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Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer, Model WGD8600YWH

Features:

  • Enhanced Touch-Up Steam Cycle
  • Direct Water Installation Method
  • Dryer Window
  • Advanced Moisture Sensing System
  • 7.6 Cu. Ft. Capacity
  • EcoBoost™ option
  • Eco Monitor
  • Wrinkle Shield™ Plus option
  • Quick Dry Cycle

Specifications:

Capacity

  • Total Capacity: 7.6 Cu. Ft.

Controls

  • Controls: Electronic Control

Construction

  • Top Finish: Painted
  • Drum Material: Painted Steel Drum
  • Door Window: Dryer Door Window
  • Reversible Door: Reversible Side-Swing Door
  • Door Swing: Side Swing

Performance

  • Drum Light: Selectable and Automatic Interior Drum Light
  • Lint Screen Location: Front-Mounted Lint Screen
  • Moisture Sensor: AccuDry
  • Vent Length: 64
  • Number of Cycles: 11
  • Heavy Duty: Yes
  • Normal: Yes
  • Bulky: Bulky Items
  • Wrinkle Control: Time 150 Minutes
  • Timed Dry: Time Dry 90 min
  • Quick Dry: Yes
  • Steam Touch Up: Enhanced Touch Up
  • Wrinkle Guard: Wrinkle Shield
  • Number of Moisture Settings: 4
  • End of Cycle Signal: Off / Soft / Loud End Of Cycle Signal
  • Number of Temperatures: 5

Electrical

  • 6 Amps. 60 Hz. 120 V

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 45-1/8"
  • Width: 29"
  • Depth: 29-1/4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 146 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
SteamYes
Load TypeFront
Fuel TypeGas
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)7.6 Cu. Ft.
Height (inches)45.125"
Width (inches)29"
Depth (inches)29.25"
Control TypeElectronic
Drying Cycles11
Temperatures Settings5
Voltage120 V
Reversible DoorYes
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer
 
4.5

(based on 39 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (35)
  • Performance (32)
  • Energy savings (31)
  • Sound level (28)
  • Convenient features (26)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (8)
  • Cleanability (6)
  • Sound level (4)

Best Uses

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Very impressed

    When I bought this dryer I did not even research as I normally do. I spent my time researching washers and was set on just picking the matching dryer for whatever washer i picked....Read complete review

    When I bought this dryer I did not even research as I normally do. I spent my time researching washers and was set on just picking the matching dryer for whatever washer i picked. I did not think a new dryer would be all that different from my old one. Well, i was pleasantly surprised with this dryer. It is smart, efficient and quiet. I bought a large washer and this dryer handles the large loads from that washer. It senses the size of the load and adjusts the time so that the load comes out perfect. Not over-dried so that everything shrinks, and not under-drieed (unless you want it tell you when it is almost dry). I really love the steam feature. My shirts don't have to be ironed anymore. If the load finishes and you don't have time to get it or you are not home, the dryer will periodically turn on and apply steam to prevent the load from wrinkles. I am very happy with this purchase.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not as great as it should be

    My review is based on previous products I have used and the price point of this dryer as well as the features and ease of use. Overall this is a very nice looking,...Read complete review

    My review is based on previous products I have used and the price point of this dryer as well as the features and ease of use. Overall this is a very nice looking, "high capacity" load dryer but I have problems with the drying time. This product is really no better than the last two High Efficiency dryers that I have had. It seems to take a really long time to get towels, jeans and heavier items dry. You cannot base the load that you place in the dryer on the capacity of the washer unless you want to spend 75 minutes dry time minimum. Even on the sanitize setting, with max heat and dryness, you cannot put more than 3-4 towels or jeans for that matter, as part of your regular load in the dryer at a time without having your clothes remain somewhat damp. I have noticed that with all of these so-called high efficiency types that the towels over time develop a "musty" smell because they never truly dry all the way unless you just buy really cheap, thin towels to help you accomplish faster dry times. I frequently have a "check dryer vent" light that comes on and it is frustrating to say the least as there is no build up of lint in the pull out tray and we ran a lint "snake" down through the vent on both the inside and through the outside vent and there is nothing clogging it. I stopped at one of the big box stores and they suggested turning the unit "on" then clearing the lint tray to see if that takes care of the problem. So far that doesn't work. Although there are several drying options, I have found that I mostly am using the sanitize cycle just to be able to get my clothes thoroughly dry and I don't see how that is suppose to be economically efficient : (

    Reviewed by 39 customers

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    5.0

    Excellent Machine!

    By maryellen66

    from Koppel, PA

    Pros

    • Convenient Features
    • Easy to use
    • Performance

    Cons

    • sound level

    Best Uses

      Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer:

      This gas dryer has all the features I was looking for, plus. Clothes come out fresh, clean, and bursting with color compared to my old machine. Very easy to use.

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      4.0

      Has many features that are nice to use once you figure them out.

      By bodedo

      from Ortonville, Michigan

      Pros

      • Convenient Features
      • Design
      • Energy Savings
      • Innovative
      • Sound level
      • Style

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer:

          The steam cycle is nice for getting wrinkles out. The only downfall I have found so far is the auto dry sensors leave clothes damp so you need to restart dryer one or two times. Towels never come out dry the first time.

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          5.0

          I love the looks of this set.

          By DougMc

          from Undisclosed

          Pros

          • Convenient Features
          • Design
          • Easy to use
          • Energy Savings
          • Innovative
          • Performance
          • Sound level
          • Style

          Cons

          • Expensive

          Best Uses

            Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer:

            Clothes dry quicker than I could ever hope for. The steam option is awesome when you have something you need to get the wrinkles out of. Technology is great!

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            5.0

            Very good

            By Hilda7

            from San Bernardino

            Pros

            • Easy to use
            • Energy Savings
            • Performance
            • Sound level

            Cons

            • Cleanability
            • sound level

            Best Uses

              Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer:

              Very good dry faster n take more cloth to dry wouldn't replace it finish fAster would recommend for big family's

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              5.0

              great product

              By kira22

              from punxsutawney pa

              Pros

              • Convenient Features
              • Design
              • Easy to use
              • Energy Savings
              • Innovative
              • Performance
              • Sound level
              • Style

              Cons

              • Expensive

              Best Uses

                Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer:

                This product is great and get the clothes so much cleaner

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                3.0

                Nice but don't like the lint trap

                By Santaman31

                from New Jersey

                Pros

                • Convenient Features
                • Easy to use
                • Energy Savings
                • Sound level

                Cons

                • Cleanability

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer:

                  Lint trap setup is poor. Allows a lot of lint to pass down the vent.

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                  5.0

                  This product is great!

                  By Mickey1972

                  from Morris, il

                  Pros

                  • Convenient Features
                  • Design
                  • Easy to use
                  • Energy Savings
                  • Performance
                  • Sound level

                  Cons

                  • Cleanability
                  • Expensive

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer:

                    I would recommend this to anyone. At first it was a little intimidating because I was used to the standard washing machine and dryer. I am not one for a bunch of buttons but I got used to it pretty quickly, and my clothes look a lot cleaner than they used to.

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                    4.0

                    Energy saver

                    By Bri15

                    from IL

                    Pros

                    • Easy to use
                    • Energy Savings
                    • Performance

                    Cons

                    • Cleanability

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer:

                      With large laundry loads the basin holds everything with plenty of room to spare. The dampness sensor saves time and energy however on occasion heavy loads still come out slightly damp.

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                      5.0

                      This product has great features.

                      By dogluver

                      from Fresno, Ca.

                      Pros

                      • Convenient Features
                      • Design
                      • Easy to use
                      • Energy Savings
                      • Innovative
                      • Performance
                      • Sound level
                      • Style

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer:

                          My new dryer has many features to fit whatever you place in it. I love the wrinkle guard cycle and all the choices you have depending on the type of load you are drying. Very beautiful design, and built well which is why I choose Whirlpool brand.

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                          4.0

                          This product beats our past 2 Maytags, hands down

                          By Poho

                          from Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, Canada

                          Pros

                          • Design
                          • Easy to use
                          • Energy Savings
                          • Innovative
                          • Performance
                          • Sound level
                          • Style

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer:

                              The only thing that I do not like is the fact that on certain settings I am not able to choose whether I want hot, warm, cold, etc. It is pre-determined for me and I can't change that. I know this is done to protect my clothes, but sometimes I still want a certain drying cycle but with a hotter drying temperature. Other than that I love the dryer.

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                              Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer

                              Whirlpool Cabrio Platinum White Gas Steam Dryer

                              UPC Code: 883049243122
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