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    Kenmore Elite 41002 Clothes Dryer

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    Elite 41002
    This is a Kenmore combination washer and electric dryer. As a dryer it offers:
    • No moisture sensor.
    • Electronic controls.
    • Stainless-steel drum
    • Drum light.
    • Stackable
    • End-of-cycle signal.
    External Dimensions
    Height: 39 in Width: 27 in Depth: 32 in
    Description
    This is a Kenmore combination washer and electric dryer. As a dryer it offers:
    • No moisture sensor.
    • Electronic controls.
    • Stainless-steel drum
    • Drum light.
    • Stackable
    • End-of-cycle signal.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Drying performance

    Drying performance

    This score combines performance on three types of laundry loads of different sizes and fabric mixes: A 12-lb. load, predominantly cotton, which includes jeans and towels an 8-lb. load of cotton/polyester blend clothing and a 3-lb. load of synthetic delicates, women's pajamas, nightgowns, bras and underwear.

     /  5
    Convenience

    Convenience

    For this measurement, we judged controls and ergonomics, such as ease of loading and unloading, servicing the lint filter, whether the door could clear a tall basket, and whether the machine has a raised edge to contain spills.

     /  5
    Noise

    Noise

    Judgments made by a panel during the operation of the dryer, judging both sound quality and volume.

     /  5
    Claimed capacity

    Claimed capacity

    Capacity as claimed by the manufacturer.

     /  5
    Height

    Height

    The exterior height of the dryer, rounded up to the nearest inch.

     /  5
    Width

    Width

    The exterior width of the dryer, rounded up to the nearest inch.

     /  5
    Depth

    Depth

    The exterior depth of the dryer, rounded up to the nearest inch. The measurement is performed with the door closed. Be sure to allow a few extra inches of clearance in the rear for the vent duct if needed.

     /  5

    About

    The Kenmore Elite 41002 is part of the Clothes Dryers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Electric Dryers models like the Elite 41002 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Drying performance This score combines performance on three types of laundry loads of different sizes and fabric mixes: A 12-lb. load, predominantly cotton, which includes jeans and towels an 8-lb. load of cotton/polyester blend clothing and a 3-lb. load of synthetic delicates, women's pajamas, nightgowns, bras and underwear.

    Convenience For this measurement, we judged controls and ergonomics, such as ease of loading and unloading, servicing the lint filter, whether the door could clear a tall basket, and whether the machine has a raised edge to contain spills.

    Noise Judgments made by a panel during the operation of the dryer, judging both sound quality and volume.

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