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Whirlpool Cabrio WED5600X[ ] clothes dryer

 
Approximate retail price:
$700
We expect this model to perform similarly to the tested Whirlpool WED5500X[W] although it may differ in price and features.
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The Ratings of Whirlpool WED5500X[W] were applied to untested model Whirlpool Cabrio WED5600X[ ], which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
Whirlpool WED5500X[W]
Approximate retail price:
$600
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About This Brand

This brand, known for innovation, markets itself as the brand that cares about the family and the environment. It offers a wide range of choices in lines that include Whirlpool, Duet, Duet Sport, Duet Steam, Cabrio, Cabrio Steam. Some Whirlpool dryers use steam to freshen up clothing or remove wrinkles. Prices for Whirlpool dryers range from $350 to $1,300.

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Features & Specs - Whirlpool Cabrio WED5600X[ ]
info Stainless-steel drum No
info Porcelain top No
info Drying rack No
info Custom programs No
info Steam option No
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User Reviews - Whirlpool Cabrio WED5600X[ ]
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1.0
will not dry clothes
8/15/2015
Pros
Cons
Leaves Clothes Damp
Best Uses
Comment:
Costco purchase, we are taking it back. The main issue is the sensor dry cycles have default time limits and there is no way to change this. Even if you use the More Dry function, it is ineffective. The dryer does not shut off early if the load is truly dry, so I don't think it has any wetness sensors in it at all. The manufacturer is trying to guess ...and it isn't working. The clothes left in there end up with a rotten smell and have to go through the wash again, thereby negating efficiency and driving up frustration to a very high extent. Don't buy this piece of junk.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Started on fire
7/10/2014
Pros
Cons
Leaves Clothes Damp
Best Uses
Everyday Clothes
Comment:
I had this dryer less then 2 years always had to reheat clothes till dry and then had a fire start inside of electrical and heated drum till clothes were on fire!!! I read somewhere in my search they are recommending a recall on particular whirlpool dryers..well this one needs RECALLED..UGH <br />in Iowa
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Sorry WhrilPool-This dryer is all wet!
11/8/2013
Pros
Drop Down Door Angle
Cons
190 Min Normal Size Load
Can't Dry Large Items
Best Uses
Top Makes A Great Slide
Comment:
Whirlpool-I wanted to love this dryer-but it turned out to be the slowest drying machine-ever. Hanging your freshly laundered towels on a clothes line-under the sun-to dry is faster. I am serious.<br /><br />On an upnote-Lowes is willing to allow me to return this dud-and exchange-which makes me very happy. Do your self a huge favor-and walk past this dryer.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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