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4.6 | 197 Reviews

Whirlpool 7.4CF Electric Front Load Dryer

Whirlpool WED8540FW

Quick Specs

  • Type: Dryer
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Style: Front Loading
  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • WiFi Connected: No
 
Scratch & Ding appliance. 1 year factory parts & labor warranty. No cosmetic warranty.

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4.6 out of 5

95% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

Easy to use

RedNGreen 8/2/2019

I saw the dryer in the store after the one I originally was going to buy was unavailable. I checked reviews online and decided since it had the features I want at an excellent price I would purchase it.
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5 Stars

It has sensor that turns it off when dry

Lonzo461 7/25/2019

I love it great dryer would recommend to everyone I love all the features glad I picked it thank you Whirlpool
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DJBW 6/3/2019

No complaints. Clothes are dry which has not been the case with last 2 dryers
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5 Stars

I am drying laundry as I type.....

val82884 3/14/2019

We bought this dryer about 2 months ago. The one that came with the house when we moved in crapped out and I was tired of air drying towels. Install was quick - really happy with it's performance overall. I like that if I am occupied and a load has finished it will tumble a few minutes ever 10 minutes or so to keep the clothes from getting funky. It has a digital song rather then beeping noises also
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1 Stars

Great until the drum cracked.

kevin89 3/12/2019

Used this dryer issue free for 2 years, and then the drum cracked (yes the metal drum, a $350 part), and had a metal chunk break off in the dryer. Nothing but clothes, towels, and sheets were put in here. No overloading, if anything our loads were smaller as it has just been my wife and I up until 3 months ago when our son was born. I've used Whirlpool since I was a child but this puts a sour taste in my mouth for Whirlpool reliability.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great features!

Jcruz 3/4/2019

I bought this 2 weeks ago and it works great. Cut my drying time tremendously.
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5 Stars

Roomy and lots of useful cycles

Deb7 2/11/2019

I am very impressed with this dryer. It is roomy, quiet, effecient and very quiet.
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5 Stars

Great features

June59.5 2/9/2019

I bought this a month ago and very happy that i did
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4 Stars

Dryer#2

Sechage 2/1/2019

I m happy with it! Easy to use and does a job Brewer than the washer.
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5 Stars

Great features

Tmjohnson 1/31/2019

I bought this a month ago and have been pleased with its use.
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5 Stars

Love it

MeLong52 1/29/2019

I bought the washer and dryer at the same time. My Dryer died and figured I might as well get the washer as with my luck my old one would probably die in a week. Really impressed.
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3 Stars

Good features

Sweetmeme 1/24/2019

Get it for a great price and so many features that I needed.
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1 Stars

Started making loud sounds while drying

Jccast 1/22/2019

Started making sounds of loose parts in less then 30 days of purchased Lowes was great in making it up to me after this one was not available anymore a in less thrn 30 days loose belt or something not like my old one worked great for 15 years
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5 Stars

Great machine

TaraHarvison 1/18/2019

I have enjoyed using this machine and how ll much it can hold.
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5 Stars

I love this very efficient easy to use machine❤️

lconway 1/15/2019

I bought this six months ago. I had a like new top loader set and I was not satisfied. I gave it to my niece As a housewarming gift. They were brand new nice machines that I wanted something easy to use and that front loaders on pedestals are the way to go as far as not bending and reaching.
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5 Stars

Great Dryer

09MrsM 1/14/2019

We finally had to replace our 20+ year old dryer & chose this same model...just updated & better! Love how 'smart' it is ~ gets the job done!
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5 Stars

Great features

Lke1954 1/14/2019

I recently bought this dryer. I like the steam and sanitizer feature.
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5 Stars

Sinmple to use features. Well built.

JeffSea 12/27/2018

Replaced and Elite product with this one and have been very pleased. High quality. Simple controls.
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1 Stars

No Light

scottyh 12/2/2018

This dryer works very well and has great features. We love the steam feature, but it doesn't have a light. We've had 30+ years of Whirlpool washers and dryers and we were surprised there wasn't a light on this model. We paid $750 and didn't even think it wouldn't contain a light. We ended up returning it and paying $150 more dollars for a dryer with a light.
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5 Stars

Quick drying

hvnhlp709 11/20/2018

My brother bought this dryer for me about a month ago. It save on the cost on my electric bill. My electric bill only went up by about 5 dollars. I am single so that would account for part of it.
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1 Stars

None

Kevin Lu 11/19/2018

The machine problem again, and display screen not turn off either
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5 Stars

Great product!

LittleZR2 11/13/2018

Bought this dryer to replace an old maytag model. This whirlpool dryer looks, and works great!
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5 Stars

Super quick and accurate drying

ALLR 11/13/2018

I am so happy with how efficient the dryer works. I feel like the sensor is very accurate. Also, it is very quiet.
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1 Stars

Defective

mazza 10/30/2018

I bought this dryer in June and it has never worked properly, including it doesn't allow me to choose my own settings. Finally had a tech come out and found the control board doesn't work, but he told me I still can only choose settings on timed dry. Wish I had purchased another model, ugh.....
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5 Stars

Whirlpool Dryer

Joey52 10/30/2018

My wife loves her new dryer features and how the appliance is so user friendly.
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5 Stars

Sits on top of Washer

Lakehouse2018 10/17/2018

Fits in our closet great on top of washer and saves space.
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4 Stars

Very efficient

Susan2004 10/16/2018

I bought this two months ago. The automatic setting was se too high for drying. I reduced the amount of time on the setting and the dryer is much quicker than advertised
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5 Stars

Great features

TT1968 10/11/2018

This was a gift, that I Absolutely fell in love with
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4 Stars

Good looking dryer

Slimsober 10/10/2018

I bought it to match my dryer but time is what determines the quality of an appliance!
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4 Stars

Excellent dryer

AndrewATX 10/8/2018

Bought this to stack on top of a Whirlpool washer, happy with my purchase.
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5 Stars

Great features!

Phil424 9/24/2018

It took some adjustment to get used to the right settings but after I did I am very satisfied with the dryer's performance.
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5 Stars

Love my dryer

Pam2018 9/24/2018

The newer models are wonderful. Easy to use and love the nicer signal. Whirlpool appliance have been good to me. Last set lasted more then 13 years and would have lasted longer but for gift of new set was very nice.
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5 Stars

Easy to load/unload; fresh & soft laundry

Bonnie78253 9/22/2018

We (and our visiting kids) love this dryer! Every load is dried to perfection. So quiet you can't tell it's doing it's job.
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5 Stars

Great Dryer

Nevada 9/19/2018

We bought this dryer around labor day and so far we love the effectiveness of drying our clothes
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5 Stars

Easy to operate

Patricimo 9/18/2018

My dryer is pretty basic model and that's what I wanted, it gets the job done
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5 Stars

Front load electric dryer

Sheri60 9/4/2018

Just bought this appliance for my new home. Am thrilled with the new features and ease of use
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4 Stars

Great cycle choices!

Markar01 9/3/2018

We stacked this dryer on the washer and it was a great space saver without losing dryer capacity.
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5 Stars

Love this!

Trudy28 8/28/2018

Love my appliance! So easy to use! No problem learning how to operate!
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5 Stars

Love the many different cycles on this dryer

Grannymoma 8/27/2018

Bought 2 weeks ago and it dries the clothes really fast
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5 Stars

Love it!

Mel18 8/22/2018

We have purchased both the washer and dryer and love them both! The features are great and they look awesome! They also fit the pedestals from our 10+ year old pair that we replaced!
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4 Stars

I liked the reviews!

Glo50 8/21/2018

I bought this last Easter and still learning the best cycle. The advance moisture sensing is not as effecient as my older model. The clothes seam to be too damp when the buzzer goes off.
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5 Stars

Large capacity dryer with awesome features!!

T_J_L 8/16/2018

We've had the dryer for a few weeks now and it's been awesome. Upgraded from an older tired front loaded that was too small. The new dryer has the larger capacity that we needed and has some great new features. We would highly recommend this dryer.
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Love It!!

OKing421 8/16/2018

Bought matching set for our new home & absolutely love them. Great cycle options. Bought this model for the steam refresh & LOVE IT!! Throw in wrinkled clothing on steam cycle & within 15 minutes- No Wrinkles!!! Great time saver.
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4 Stars

good dryer

Momma1 8/13/2018

wish it would have a light inside don't like having to turn on house lights to see inside of dryer
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4 Stars

Good Dryer

KatVT 8/13/2018

I bought this dryer a few months ago and I do like it. It dries well and is quiet. However it has some surprising shortfalls considering the price I paid for it. It has no interior light making very dark and hard to see in the drum. It also has m more locked down selections where you cannot adjust the dry time nor the temperature. I would have expected theses features on a dry that costs almost $1000.
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5 Stars

Works beautifully

BamaAunt 8/10/2018

I am so happy with my new dryer! The features are exactly what I wanted and it works just like it should. I should have done this years ago!
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4 Stars

A sturdy dryer for my purposes!

Marco999 8/8/2018

Bought the dryer one month ago. Some initial problems with my electrical system going whack-o every time I turned it on. A clever electrician discovered that the problem was my outlet and replaced it with a new one of the exact same type. Now the dryer works quite well. (The vendor had no clue.)
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5 Stars

So quiet and cleans so well.

cgavery 8/6/2018

Replaced failing smaller machine. Opted for the pedestal also - my back loves it!!
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5 Stars

Upgrade to Duet

Nancy Ann 8/6/2018

Bought this set because liked the Duet, (electronic board on dryer went out for the second time during 12 years of ownership, so this time replaced). I miss the dryer light, and I liked the dryer filter better on old dryer. This dryer dries clothes very well
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Great Service

Hamlet 8/6/2018

Very Quite and dependable. Replace a whirlpool that was 10 year old
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