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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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Advanced Moisture Sensing System/ Quad Baffles/ Tap Touch Controls With Memory/ EcoBoost Option/ Wrinkle Shield Plus Option/ Quick Dry Cycle/ Estimated Time Remaining LED Display/ White Finish
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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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ADA Compliant Appliance TypeGas 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 309 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (7)

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

Great Service

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from South Dakota

Verified Buyer

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

My wife hasn't said anything so that is a great review. Happy wife, happy home.

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5.0

Great Dryer

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from Livonia, MI

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This dryer does everything that they said it would do.

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5.0

Great, Easy to use

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from Houston, TX

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Came with the house, our first whirlpool product. Impressed.

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5.0

Fine

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from Richmond B C

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

Been using the dryer for only a few weeks but no issues so far which is good

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5.0

Great efficient dries clothes quick

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from RHode island

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

Very happy with this dryer I use quick a lot dries a full load in 26-30 minutes

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5.0

great dryer

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from chicago, il

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

works very well. auto sense drying makes it very efficient. large capacity. so far (2months) has been excellent

 
5.0

Met my Expectations

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from San Antonio, Texas

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

I bought the Duet dryer to replace an 11 year Roper dryer ( also made by Whirlpool), though the dryer still worked well when the matching washing machine needed to be replaced. I am happy I did this as it is an excellent dryer- easy to use and with many good features my old dryer did not possess.

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5.0

Very Pleased

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from Ypsilanti, MI

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I had a very old machine that was still working. I am delighted with the speed of drying even on Ecoboost.

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5.0

Good so far

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from Philadelphia, PA

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Been a few months now. No problems, no issues, working just the way I would want.

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5.0

Outstanding Dryer and replacement for our 15 year old dryer.

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from Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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We just relocated into our final home (at 62 years old, I'm thinking this might be our last home). It matched closely with our High Energy washer, fit perfectly, and has run like a top since May 1st.

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