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Kenmore White model #9031 Gas Dryer 7.3 cu. ft.

This is a gas dryer that comes with a number of useful features and a 7.3 cu. feet capacity, perfect for large families.

Key features

- Check vent sensor that limits the amount of lint that goes into the vent to prevent clogging of the tubes and reduce the need for cleaning and maintenance.
- The Dry Sensor technology provides a gentler way to dry. It detects the amount of moisture in the load and adjusts the cycling time accordingly so that you are not wasting power by drying already dry clothes. This also prevents the risk of burning clothing by leaving it in the dryer for too long.
- NSF certification from the National Sanitary Foundation requires units to dry clothing in temperatures that remove 99.9% of germs.
- Express Dry cycle allows you to dry small loads of clothes in less than 30 seconds.
- Small Load cycle allows you to wash small loads of clothes without wasting any power.
- Dryer Rack dries the clothes without tumbling and noise. This is perfect for drying shoes and towels and clothes you do not want to wrinkle.
- Wrinkle guard feature prevents wrinkles by tumbling the load intermittently if you have not unloaded it yet.
- The stainless steel drums rotate without the slightest noise.
- Optional pedestals allow you to adjust the height of the dryer and allows you to adjust the height of the washer where it is comfortable.
- The various temperature options and 6 cycles make drying all sorts
of fabrics easy to do, whether you are drying a load of thick towels, pairs of jeans, and even delicate fabric such as silk and pashmina.


This unit boasts of a lot of useful features all laid-out in an easy-to-use control panel. The unit is the right height for loading and unloading but those who want adjustments can purchase the optional pedestals that allow you to adjust the unit for easy loading and unloading. The unit also comes in two stylish finishes, white and ginger, which is a new Kenmore color.


The unit often becomes too noisy with use. The rubber on the drum tends to disintegrate and this causes the noise. The machine also tends to heat up when left on for several hours, so keeping the small children away from the machine is important.

Consumer likes and dislikes


- Useful features in an easy-to-use control panel
- The unit is the right height for loading and unloading clothes
- Stackable, saves a lot of space in small laundry rooms
- Extra large capacity makes drying large bundles of clothes easy. This unit is the best option for those who regularly need to dry very large batches of clothes.
- Optional pedestals
- Drum is made of stainless steel


- The drum tends to become a bit noisy with use.
- Tends to overheat when the unit is left on for several hours. Keeping small children away from the unit is important.

Full Specifications »


Loading Type Front Load
Fuel Type Gas
Color White
Drum Material Aluminized steel
Control Type Electronic LED
Capacity 7.3 Cu. Ft. Extra Large
Timed Dry More time, less time options
Temperature Options 5 temperature settings
Drying System Moisture Sensing, Sensor Dry technology
No. of Cycles 10
Cycles Casual, Damp Dry, Delicate, Heavy Duty, Normal, Timed Dry, Air Dry, Sanitize, Small Load, Express Dry, Bulky/Bedding, Sensor Dry, Touch Up
MISC 1 year parts and labor warranty 
Special Features NSF CERTIFIED, Kenmore Connect™ System, Reversible Door, Damp Dry Signal, Drum Light, End-of-Cycle Signal, Dry Rack, Stackable, 3-way venting

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