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Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer - WGD72HEDW

Abt Model: WGD72HEDWH | UPC Code: 883049331898
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Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer - WGD72HEDW

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Features:

  • Advanced Moisture Sensing System
  • Quad Baffles
  • Tap Touch Controls with Memory
  • 7.4 Cu. Ft. Capacity
  • EcoBoost™ Option
  • Wrinkle Shield™ Plus Option
  • Quick Dry Cycle
  • Estimated Time Remaining LED Display

Specifications:

Configuration And Overview

  • ADA Compliant: ADA Height and Side and Front Reach Compliant
  • Venting Direction: Left, Right, Bottom, Rear
  • Maximum Vent Length: 64

Cycle And Options

  • Number of Cycles: 6
  • Lint Filter Indicator: Yes
  • End of Cycle Signal: Yes
  • Cycle Selections: Bulky Items, Delicates, Heavy Dry, Normal, Quick Dry, Timed Dry
  • Moisture Sensor: Yes
  • Temperature Selections: Air Only, High, Low, Medium
  • Options: Control Lock, Eco Boost™, Wrinkle Shield™
  • Cycle Time Remaining: Yes
  • Eco Monitor/Efficiency Monitor: No
  • EcoBoost™/Energy Saver: EcoBoost™

Style And Extras

  • Display Type: Cycle Indicator Lights with Digital Time Remaining
  • Drum Material: Powder Coat
  • Drying Rack: No
  • Heating Burner BTU: 20000
  • Steam Hose Y Connector: No
  • Feedback-Status Indicators: Cool Down, Done (Clothes Dry), Estimated Time Remaining, Wet, Wrinkle Shield™
  • Dryness Levels Selections: Less, More, Normal
  • Number of Dryness Levels: 3
  • Door Style: Side Swing
  • Stackable: Yes
  • Pedestal Options: Yes
  • Reversible Door: Yes
  • Drum Light: No
  • Control Location: Front Panel
  • Control Type: Tap Touch
  • Electrical: 30 Amps Amps. 120/240 V.

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Minimum Height: 38.75"
  • Maximum Height: 39"
  • Depth With Door Open 90 Degree: 51"
  • Height: 38.75"
  • Width: 27"
  • Depth: 31"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 163 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
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Type of ProductGas Dryers
Fuel TypeGas
ColorWhite
SteamYes
Capacity (cu. ft.)7.4
Height (inches)38.75
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)31
Control Panel LocationFront
Control TypeDigital, Knobs
Drying Cycles6
Temperatures Settings4
Voltage120 V
ADA CompliantYes
Reversible DoorYes
Wi-FiNo
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer
 
4.6

(based on 292 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

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96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Large capacity (5)
  • Works quickly (5)
  • Energy efficient (4)
  • Quiet (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday clothes (4)
  • Towels (4)
  • Sheets & mattress covers (3)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Whirlpool!

Great machine love the wrinkle release. Best drier I ever had very pleased with our purchase ;o)

Great machine love the wrinkle release. Best drier I ever had very pleased with our purchase ;o)

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good Dryer, A Couple Of Oversights In Design

I bought this dryer a few weeks back when my old Duet Dryer gave up the ghost.

Now it dry's clothes great (as long as you are using timed dry and...Read complete review

I bought this dryer a few weeks back when my old Duet Dryer gave up the ghost.

Now it dry's clothes great (as long as you are using timed dry and high heat).

To me this is not a huge problem, as I found the same to be true of my old Duet Dryer.

But, there is a design flaw which is problematic. It has to do with the blower box and the exhaust pipe out the back of the dryer.
In the Old Duet dryer the blower box front and the exhaust pipe were one piece.
In the New Duet Dryer the blower box front and the exhaust pipe are 2 separate pieces and this is where the problem lies.
The way the exhaust pipe is mated to the blower box is with a single flat tappet screw (not a self tapping metal screw) and the exhaust pipe has a flare end that is far to big for the outlet on the blower box.
The result is that (A) The exhaust pipe "buzzes" every time the dryer is in operation {exhaust pipe moves around creating an annoying buzzing sound} & (B) as the exhaust pipe doesn't fit securely to the blower box the exhaust gas doesn't completely go out the vent pipe as is intended (Monoxide detector in house went off alerting me to this).

I did manage however to solve the issue with some Automotive Aluminum exhaust tape and furnace duct sealant paste; solving both the buzzing noise when in operation and the exhaust leak (carbon monoxide).

Bottom line is I managed to fix the problems (though I shouldn't have had to with a brand new Dryer, due to a design and Q.C. flaw); but I am fairly handy and had the appropriate supplies to rectify the problem.
This is a real problem in my opinion and should be taken into consideration if you are looking at this dryer as a replacement (especially if you have children at home).

Other thoughts, they should have left the ability to shut off the Ding at the end of the cycle (was a god send on the old model), the opening where you put clothes in is smaller with this model than the old one and there is no internal light.

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5.0

excellent tool for my laundry room!

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from fl

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Comments about Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer:

its quiet yet the alarm announces the cycle has competed

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5.0

Love it

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from Tonawanda, NY

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Comments about Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer:

Love this new dryer. Drys quickly and gently. Not sure if it has a sensor that can tell how wet the clothes are as they're drying and can speed up drying times or not.

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4.0

Nice Dryer

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from Detroit, MI

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Comments about Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer:

This dryer matches my Whirlpool washer making it a nice combination.

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5.0

Great dryer!

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from Culver City, Ca

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Comments about Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer:

Dries fast and efficiently! Large capacity and quiet!

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5.0

My dream machine has arrived!

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from Long Beach, CA

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Comments about Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer:

I bought a stackable so that I could build a pantry in my laundry area. I have replaced all my appliances with whirlpool and picked this based on price, reviews and features. It is awesome!!! Super quiet, washes well, has all kinds of great settings. No regrets here.

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5.0

Excellent Product

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from Sicklerville, NJ

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Comments about Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer:

Just purchased with my new home. I love the efficiency of the dryer.

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5.0

Works Great.

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from Calimesa, Ca.

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Comments about Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer:

Drys faster with less wrinkles than my old dryer.

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3.0

Design improvement suggestions below.

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from Eagle River, Alaska

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Comments about Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer:

1. The touch buttons on the face of the machine are a nice feature - but - they should be recessed.
If you reach out to hold the top of the machine with one hand - while opening the door with the other or,
If you set a load of clothes onto the drier or,
If you move a load of clothes from the top of the drier to place into the drier or,
If you reach over the drier to reach a shelf above the drier -
All of these actions result in contact by a hand, an arm, a hip, or waist in making contact with the on/off button and activating the electronics of the drier unexpectedly and unnecessarily.

2. The lint screen front and back are so similarly designed that in low light conditions or not paying special attention - the lint screen can be inserted into the drier backwards. It is a real challenge to then remove it without damaging the screen.

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5.0

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Comments about Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer:

Great

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4.0

Great dryer

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from Louisiana

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Comments about Whirlpool 7.4 Cu. Ft. Duet High Efficiency White Gas Dryer:

We bought this dryer a month ago. It is fairly quiet and easy to operate. Only time will tell how durable it is!

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