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Whirlpool WGD8740DW

WGD8740DW 7.3 Cu. Ft. Duet Gas Dryer with Refresh Cycle, Sanitize Cycle, Quick Dry Cycle, EcoBoost Option, LED Display and Quad Baffles, in White
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Gas Dryer with 7.3 cu. ft. Capacity, Energy Star Certified, EcoBoost™ in White

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  • Width: 27"
  • Height: 39"
  • Depth: 29.5"
  • Type: Front Load
  • Fuel Type: Gas
  • Capacity: 7.3 cu. ft.
  • Stackable: Yes
  • Venting Type: Vented
  • Energy Star: Yes
  • EcoBoost™

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This Duet Dryer from Whirlpool will be the best addition to your laundry room. It features up to 7.3 cu. ft. capacity, EcoBoost™ option, sanitize cycle, quick dry cycle and led display. Available at AppliancesConnection

Features:

7.3 Cu. Ft. Capacity
The 7.3 cu. ft. capacity dryer offers enough space to care for loads from the Duet® washer with ease.

EcoBoost™ Option
The EcoBoost™ option saves energy by using less heat and extending cycle time. You’ll enjoy great drying performance while using less energy.

Sanitize Cycle
Provides excellent care for your clothes while eliminating 99.9% of three common household bacteria without washing. Bacteria tested were K. pneumonia, staphylococcus aureus and P. aureginosa.

Estimated Time Remaining LED Display
Displays the estimated time remaining in the cycle, counting down until it is finished.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified
ENERGY STAR® qualified models exceed government standards to help conserve natural resources and save money on your utility bills.

Advanced Moisture Sensing System
Three built-in sensors read incoming air temperature and outgoing air temperature while monitoring moisture levels inside the dryer. This helps the drying cycle end when everything is perfectly dry, saving time and energy and helping to prevent overdrying.

Quad Baffles
Four baffles tumble clothes in a randomized pattern, allowing items to open up more freely. This helps increase the effectiveness of the dryer for small loads and promote better, more balanced tumbling.

Tap Touch Controls with Memory
The sleek Tap Touch control interface allows direct access to dryer functions and remembers your last cycle and settings.

Quick Dry Cycle
Quick dry cycle dries a small load in just 15 minutes.

Made in USA
Designed, Engineered and Assembled in the U.S.A.

Steam Hose Kit Available as Optional Accessories (W10044609A)
Add steam to your dryer for Steam Refresh cycle. Using a fine mist in the heated dryer drum to refresh clothes, and keep your shirts lookin' snappy.

Specifications:

Energy Star: Yes
Venting Type: Vented
Capacity: 7.3 Cu. Ft.
Venting Direction: Left, Right, Bottom, Rear
Maximum Vent Legth: 64
Fuel Type: Gas
Number of Cycles: 9
Lint Filter Indicator: Yes
End of Cycle Signal: On/Off
Cycle Selections: Bulky Items, Casual, Delicates, Heavy Duty, Normal, Quick Dry, Sanitize, Timed Dry
Moisture Sensor: Yes
Temperature Selections: Air Only, Extra Low, High, Low, Medium
Options: Control Lock, Damp Dry Signal, Drum Light (On/Off), Eco Boost™, End of Cycle Signal
Cycle Time Remaining: Yes
Eco Monitor/Efficiency Monitor: Eco Monitor
EcoBoost/Energy Saver: EcoBoost™
Display Type: Cycle Indicator Lights with Digital Time Remaining
Drum Material: Powder Coat
Drying Rack: No
Heating Burner BTU: 20000
Feedback-Status Indicators: Check Vent, Cool Down, Damp, Done (Clothes Dry), Eco Boost™, Estimated Time Remaining, Sensing
Dryness Levels Selections: Less, More, Normal
Number of Dryness Levels: 3
ADA Compliant: Yes
Stackable: Yes
Pedestal Options: Yes
Drum Light: Yes
Width: 27"
Depth: 29.5"
Height: 39"
Depth with Door Open 90 Degree: 51"
Minimum Height: 38.75"
Maximum Height: 39"

 

EcoBoost™

EcoBoost™

The EcoBoost™ option saves energy by using less heat and extending cycle time. You’ll enjoy great drying performance while using less energy.

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Overall Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★★ 4.7
Ease of Use 4.7
Meet Expectations 4.7
Bang for Your Buck 4.7
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 from Manhattan Beach, CA
Overall Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★★ 5
Ease of Use: 5
Meet Expectations: 5
Bang for Your Buck: 5

Recommended Product:

I am very pleased that I purchased the steam option really seems to dry very fast and gets wrinkles out


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 from Geneva, IL
Overall Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★★ 5
Ease of Use: 5
Meet Expectations: 5
Bang for Your Buck: 5

Recommended Product:

An excellent product with all the features we wanted. This dryer does a fine job and seems to not wrinkle the clothes


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 from Ventura, CA
Overall Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★★ 5
Ease of Use: 5
Meet Expectations: 5
Bang for Your Buck: 5

Recommended Product:

Works very well, but occasionally takes a long time to dry if it's a big load, but other than that great quality and love it


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 from Valencia, PA
Overall Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★★ 5
Ease of Use: 5
Meet Expectations: 5
Bang for Your Buck: 5

Recommended Product:

We seriously needed a new dryer for sanity sake. This appliance does so much more for what we consider a very fair price. Many more options compared to competitors at higher price.


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 from Boston, MA
Overall Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★★ 5
Ease of Use: 5
Meet Expectations: 5
Bang for Your Buck: 5

Recommended Product:

Recently bought this dryer.. It is very easy to use. Great features that allow us to use only the amount of heat that we need. We no longer have to have the dryer going longer than we need.


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Fantastic Dryer!

By  from Colonia, NJ  Verified Owner
Overall Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★★ 5

Recommended Product:

When my old washer broke, I replaced it with a Whirlpool Duet Washer. I was so impressed with the Whirlpool brand, features and reliability that when it came time to purchase a dryer I sought no other brand than Whirlpool. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]


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Duet Dryer

By  from Lambertville MI  Verified Owner
Overall Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★★ 5

Recommended Product:

This is my third set of Duets. We are sold on these appliances. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]


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Very good.

By  from Lawrenceville, NJ  Verified Owner
Overall Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★★ 4

Recommended Product:

Very pleased. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]


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works great

By  from Westland, Mi  Verified Owner
Overall Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★★ 5

Recommended Product:

purchased with companion washer to stack in small laundry room. Love how it looks and works [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]


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A OK

By  from Charlevoix Michigan  Verified Owner
Overall Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★★ 4

Recommended Product:

Works well drying and steam function. The light is a bonus. Lint screen insertion could be smoother. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]


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    Model

  • Brand:Whirlpool
  • SKU:WGD8740DW
  • Stock Id:390374
  • Product Number:WGD8740DW

    Appearance

  • Color:White
  • Type:Front Load
  • Fuel Type:Gas
  • Capacity:7.3 cu. ft.

    Technical Details

  • Display Type:Cycle Indicator Lights with Digital Time Remaining
  • Energy Star:Yes
  • End of Cycle Signal:on/off
  • ADA Compliant:Yes
  • Number of Cycles:9
  • Drum Light:Yes
  • Commercial:No
  • Moisture Sensor:Yes
  • Options:Control Lock, Damp Dry Signal, Drum Light (On/Off), Eco Boost, End of Cycle Signal
  • Drying Rack:No
  • Maximum Height:39"
  • Temperature Selections:Air Only, Extra Low, High, Low, Medium
  • Depth With Door Open 90 Degree:51"
  • Cycle Selections:Bulky Items, Casual, Delicates, Heavy Duty, Normal, Quick Dry, Sanitize, Timed Dry
  • Pedestal Options:Yes
  • Minimum Height:38.75"
  • Eco Monitor/Efficiency Monitor:Eco Monitor
  • Lint Filter Indicator:Yes
  • Cycle Time Remaining:Yes
  • Heating Burner BTU:20000
  • Venting Direction:Left, Right, Bottom, Rear
  • Feedback-Status Indicators:Check Vent, Cool Down, Damp, Done (Clothes Dry), Eco Boost, Estimated Time Remaining, Sensing, Stea
  • Number of Dryness Levels:3
  • Dryness Levels Selections:Less, More, Normal
  • Maximum Vent Legth:64
  • EcoBoost/Energy Saver:EcoBoost
  • Weight:140.00 lbs

    Features

  • Drum Material:Powder Coat
  • Steam Cycle:No
  • Payment System:No
  • EcoBoost™:Yes

    Dimensions

  • Width:27"
  • Height:39"
  • Depth:29.5"

    Details

  • Volts:120 Volts
  • Stackable:Yes
  • Venting Type:Vented