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Maytag Bravos XL Granite Gas Steam Dryer - MGDB980BG

Abt Model: MGDB980BGR | UPC Code: 883049285061
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Maytag Bravos XL High Efficiency Granite Gas Steam Dryer, Model MGDB980BGR

Features:

  • Evenly Dries Even Your Largest Loads
  • Extra-Large Capacity
  • Maytag® Commercial Technology
  • Advanced Moisture Sensing
  • American Pride
  • Steam Boost Option
  • Wrinkle Shield with Steam Option
  • Sanitize Cycle
  • Refresh Cycle
  • Reduce Static Option
  • Enhanced Airflow Monitor
  • Direct Y-Connector Water Hook-Up
  • High-Efficiency Dryer
  • EcoNormal Cycle

Specifications:

Capacity

  • Total Capacity: 7.3 Cu. Ft.

Controls

  • Controls: Electronic Front Control

Construction

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

Performance

  • Motor Horsepower: 1/3 HP
  • Drum Light: Selectable and Automatic Interior Drum Light
  • Auto Wake-Up: Auto Wake-Up Control
  • Lint Screen Location: Front-Mounted Lint Screen
  • Vent Length: 100
  • Heavy Duty: Yes
  • Normal: Yes
  • Delicate: Yes
  • Bulky: Yes
  • Wrinkle Control: Yes
  • Steam Refresh: Auto Refresh
  • Steam Touch Up: Custom Refresh
  • Number of Moisture Settings: 5
  • Lint Filter Reminder: Check Lint Screen Light
  • End of Cycle Signal: End of Cycle Signal Indicator
  • Cool Down: Yes
  • Number of Temperatures: 5

Electrical

  • 6 Amps. 60 Hz. 120 V.

Approximate Dimensions:

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

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 152lbs
  • Shipping: 172lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details

 

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SteamYes
Load TypeFront Loading
Fuel TypeGas
ColorGranite
Capacity (cu. ft.)7.3
Height (inches)45.13
Width (inches)29
Depth (inches)29.25
Control TypeDigital and Knobs
Drying Cycles14
Temperatures Settings5
Voltage120 V
Reversible DoorYes
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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Maytag Bravos XL Granite Gas Steam Dryer
 
4.2

(based on 17 reviews)

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88%

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Pros

  • Adjustable temperature (4)
  • Easy to use (4)
  • Energy efficient (4)
  • Large capacity (4)
  • Quiet (4)

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  • Bulky items (3)
  • Delicate (3)
  • Sheets & mattress covers (3)
  • Towels (3)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Capacity for Large Loads

I love the color Granite Gray! Plan on getting many years of use from this set. My old Maytag washer & dryer were 14 years old, never had a service call on...Read complete review

I love the color Granite Gray! Plan on getting many years of use from this set. My old Maytag washer & dryer were 14 years old, never had a service call on them and gave them away to another family to use.

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Noisy Noisy Noisy

We purchased this about a year ago along with the matching washer.

This is the noisiest dryer we've ever owned. We can't stand to be in the same side of the...Read complete review

We purchased this about a year ago along with the matching washer.

This is the noisiest dryer we've ever owned. We can't stand to be in the same side of the house as the dryer when it's running.

The repairman said its because there is no shielding or insulation.

We are replacing because we can't stand the noise.

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5.0

Love the large capacity &all features; steam option is great

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        Comments about Maytag Bravos XL Granite Gas Steam Dryer:

        We bought the dryer & washer in April of this year, and I couldn't be happier! I love all the features of both, it makes laundry kinda fun to do now! We can see that we have saved on water with the HE washer, and use less detergent! It's like the Maytag man in the commercials is in my laundry room!

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        5.0

        Great Machine

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        from Merrimack, NH

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              Comments about Maytag Bravos XL Granite Gas Steam Dryer:

              Great dryer! This machine has many settings but my favorite is the jeans setting. It dries them just enough without shrinking them to a smaller size. I also dry my dress shirts with wrinkle control and they come out fine.

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              5.0

              Happy with my Dryer from Maytag

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              from San Dimas, Ca.

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                    Comments about Maytag Bravos XL Granite Gas Steam Dryer:

                    I have had this Maytag Dryer for one month, and It has been wonderful. There are no problems, and my energy costs are down.

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                    5.0

                    I love it! Maytag has never let me down!

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                    from Greensboro, NC

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                          Comments about Maytag Bravos XL Granite Gas Steam Dryer:

                          This is the 3rd dryer I have purchased since I married in 1978. I have only purchased Maytag washer and dryers since then(replaced my washer last year). Talk about savings! Each has lasted an average of 18 years!
                          My favorite feature on this dryer is the steam fresh! So convenient and easy. You don't have the mess and bother of adding water to it, which is nice! I will buy another Maytag in 18 years!

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                          3.0

                          Lint trap could be improved

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                          from Wisconsin

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                                Comments about Maytag Bravos XL Granite Gas Steam Dryer:

                                I find that when I dry off after a shower I find lint on my body. I never found this with our last dryer.

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                                5.0

                                Great Dryer

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                                from Newman, IL

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                                      Comments about Maytag Bravos XL Granite Gas Steam Dryer:

                                      We love this dryer. Glad we chose Maytag. The features on this dryer are amazing and it is beautiful!

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                                      4.0

                                      Maytag bravos gas dryer

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                                            Beautiful machine

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                                            Very friendly, helpful ad knowledgeable delivery personnel

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                                            3.0

                                            Lint trap could be improved

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                                            from Wisconsin

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                                                  The unit's controls could have been improved if several women who do wash would have worked with you. This unit has many options but may be over built. Some times you just want to set the heat level and push start.

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                                                  4.0

                                                  Great drying options

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                                                  from Ventura

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                                                        I did my research before I purchased my dryer. I am happy with my dryer. Still learning all the options.

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                                                        4.0

                                                        Got to try out the extra functions

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                                                        from Orange, CA

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                                                              Comments about Maytag Bravos XL Granite Gas Steam Dryer:

                                                              I love the steam and refresher functions. Just the fix when your clothes are barely worn yet you want to make sure you have a fresh feeling and minimizing wrinkles.

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