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Kenmore Elite 81583 7.4 cu. ft. Front-Load Electric Dryer w/ Steam - Metallic Silver

Item# 02681583000P | Model# 81583 | Added on September 28, 2014 |
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Seize the Laundry Day Spend less quality time on laundry and more quality time with your TV with the metallic silver Kenmore Elite 7.4 cu. ft. electric dryer. This dryer features Wrinkle Guard, Steam Refresh and Sensor Dry to give clothes some extra love and attention. Whether you’re prepping for work tomorrow or getting the family’s loads done in one afternoon, your laundry will feel the love, and so will you.

Bring on the Bulky Stuff

This metallic silver Kenmore Elite 7.4 cu. ft. electric dryer features a generous capacity to help you take on almost any size load, from mountains of towels and bulky bedding to heaping hampers of work and school clothes.

The Right Amount of Dry

This electric dryer uses Sensor Dry with dual sensor technology to monitor moisture content and adjust drying temperatures and time. No more tossing clothes back in for another tumble or risking over-drying delicate fabrics.

Wrinkle-Free Laundry

Wrinkle Guard lets you do laundry on your terms by giving a load a quick toss to prevent set-in wrinkles for up to 150 minutes after the dry cycle so you can run errands or take a nap without needing to iron out the laundry. Toss favorite outfits, a blouse or even a sweater in the dryer and use the Steam Refresh option to reduce wrinkles and freshen up clothes for work or an evening out.

No More Germs

The Sanitize Cycle removes up to 99.9% of germs using a high heat cycle, perfect for kids' clothes, soiled bedding and other dirty fabrics.

Your Laundry Dried Your Way

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Energy Star Qualified
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Owner's Manual (1)
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By Jay_Jay_Holland
December 1st, 2015
Kenmore Elite 7.4 front load

We bought the w & d pair. The washer is great and so is the dryer. We've had them for a couple of months now and I really enjoy using them compared to our old top loads. The steam feature is awesome for touching up clothes that you have left in. Such as when they have gotten cold since you didn't have time to get to folding them. :) If you do use the steam just make sure that you have the container filled up all of the way. Otherwise it will beep at you and tell you to put more water in it. I have noticed that that sometimes the clothes don't get completely dry when using this feature, and that's when I use the touch up feature. The machine will detect how much dry time is left. It's not always perfect but the touch up button will complete it and the clothes will not be wrinkly. The delivery was somewhat of a nightmare but our sales person, Justin was awesome in getting us taken care of. The install crew that they hired installed the w & d opposite of what they should have been. The doors opened up into each other and that wasn't going to fly! They claimed that it couldn't be done the "correct" way; that the dryer venting would get in the way. I measured the area so I knew that wasn't the case. There was also a scratch on the dryer & on the bathroom door. I took a picture and kinda came unglued when calling Sears about the problem. They sent another crew out to switch them around and then made it right with me regarding the scratches. So when the other crew came out and switched them around I noticed another HUGE scratch on the dryer after they had left or home. I took a picture of it and sent that to my salesman as well. He again made it right with me but this time sent a brand new dryer with no charges associated with any of it. I am very pleased with how Sears treated us and would highly recommend Justin at the Sioux City store. I would give the dryer five stars but I would like to see them improve the steam feature so the clothes are completely dry when done and also the dry time detector could be improved a bit, but I still feel that this is an excellent machine compared to our old one.

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Criticism
By Vmorella
December 30th, 2017
Not worth the aggravation

I bought this dryer in November. Had it replaced three times. First time was a gas leak and the other two times was a faulty temperature gage ...Sears headquarters was no help at all. No one speaks English and no one wants to help I returned both washer and dryer for my money back only had it in my house one month

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AMCorchado

Bad lint filter

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The clothes get ripped by the lint filter. It broke and clothes get stuck easily on it. I bought a new filter and it happened again.

June 2nd via mobile
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Sears_Purchaser
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Excellent Product

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May 1st
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Vmorella

Not worth the aggravation

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I bought this dryer in November. Had it replaced three times. First time was a gas leak and the other two times was a faulty temperature gage ...Sears headquarters was no help at all. No one speaks English and no one wants to help I returned both washer and dryer for my money back only had it in my house one month

December 30th via sears.com | The reviewer indicated they are affiliated with this product | The reviewer indicated they received a sample of this product
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Wannabee21
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Nice Dryer

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November 2nd via sears.com
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trudyb

WOW

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We have always owned Sears Kenmore machines and they have been rock solid. This dryer is no exception. It is quiet and fast. It has great features including the ability to tell you the duct work in the house needs attention. So many dryer issues are related to lack of care by the owner. Take care of it and it takes care of you.

October 13th via sears.com
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