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Kenmore 7.5 cu. ft. Electric Dryer - White

Item# 02668002000P | Model# 68002 | Added on June 30, 2012 | Seller: Sears.com
Kenmore 7.5 cu. ft. Electric Dryer - White
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Kenmore — trusted in the homes of more than 100 million Americans.
Get premium performance in an economical model with the 7.5 cu. ft.  Kenmore electric dryer 68002. This Kenmore dryer offers some of the most popular features in home laundry care, like an ultra-efficient heated drying rack that quickly dries items that can't be tumbled, and the sanitize cycle that destroys bacteria on clothes and bedding.
The high-capacity drum in the white Kenmore 6800 electric dryer is perfect for sheets, towels, bedding and blankets. Moisture sensors prevent fabric-damaging over-drying, and the wrinkle protection option tumbles a dried load for up to 150 minutes, making emptying the dryer less urgent.
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Praise
By Montanian
May 31st, 2012
A MUST BUY

The best thing I bought all year. Quiet, huge capacity, love the sanitizing mode and the rack for drying shoes or sweaters. So efficient I'm sure I am saving energy because it takes 1/4 of the time my old one did to dry thoroughly and my clothes smell fresh. If you are considering a dryer performance and price are both wonderful on this machine.

12 found this review helpful
Criticism
By prcohen50
August 29th, 2011
Kenmore Electronic Dryer Model 6800

This is the most annoying dryer I have ever owned.  Because the door opens top down, there is a latch on the top of door which fits into a protrusion on the top of the dryer opening. When you are loading clothes in, they constantly get caught on the protrusion.

There is an opening in the back of the dryer drum covered with a metal grill with round holes.  I have had clothing hooks  caught in the holes, the dryer keeps spinning, and the clothes are a twisted mess.  I never had this problem with my old Maytag.

The worst thing is the "Auto Dry Cycle" feature.  The sales people do not tell you it really doesn't work for medium to small loads. There are sensors recessed in the front panel below the drum and if wet/damp clothes are not constantly hitting these sensors, the dryer assumes the clothes are dry and stops.  I have tried 5 large bath towels and a couple of hand towels that apparently are not a big enough load to hit the sensors.  I can't believe that the sensors could not be relocated to a spot in the dryer that would allow the clothes to actually make contact with them without stuffing in a giant load of clothes.

The dryer is level and the vent had been recently cleaned, so I thought the sensors were not working and called in for a repair because when I put in medium sized loads, the "Wet/Dry" cycle lights did not go on showing the moisture status of the load and the dryer would shut off after 10 minutes.

I later found buried in the manual that you should "Use time dry for very small loads."  They should amend this to read: Auto Dry Cycle only works for large loadsand put this in the AutoDry direction section.   Again I never had this problem with the auto-dry feature of my old Maytag.

I resent having paid for a feature that is so poorly designed it does not work unless you pack the dryer. And I am annoyed that the sales people do not explain this to you when talking up this feature.

15 found this review helpful
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BobbytheBuilder

Really nice dryer

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I have used this dryer for more than a year and it has been flawless. My daughter needed a dryer and I gave her my old sears dryer that seems like it will live forever. I love the controls on the new dryer.

April 15th, 2015 via sears.com
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ontwayup

kenmore 7.5 ele. dryer

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very satisfied with this item.Wrinkle fee setting works great and drying time is very sufficient.

January 29th, 2014 via sears.com
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2rsnohio

Great washer

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Doesn't use as much water and clothes come out extremely clean!

December 30th, 2013 via sears.com
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SylN

Poor Moisture sensing

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December 29th, 2013 via kenmore.com
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Dustin Manovski
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December 28th, 2013
kelliejean

Kenmore 7.5 electric dryer

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I have only had this dryer 2 years and it is already shot. The pulley belt makes a horrible noise. The normal way to fix a dryer is from the back. This one comes from the front and had everything in the way when you replace the bearings and belt. The repairman takes twice as long...costing twice as much money.

November 29th, 2013 via sears.com
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kalubroga

Nice dryer

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I usually prefer non digital washer and dryers. But I got such a good deal on this one that I gave it a shot.
Dries faster than my old one. The different temps and moisture sensor results in soft dry items. They don't feel stiff and "overcooked".
Love the dryer rack!

November 24th, 2013 via sears.com
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relaxwithswann

love this dryer

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dries quickly. little wrinkles.

November 23rd, 2013 via sears.com
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