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Maytag MEDC500VW SuperSize Capacity Plus Electric Dryer 7.0 cu. ft.

Super size in capacity and manufactured using standard Maytag Commercial Technology, the MEDC500VW dryer from Maytag boasts of impressive capacity and excellent technology.

Its intelligent drying system dries clothes and other articles completely without wearing them out, and the wrinkle prevention option makes the clothes come out wrinkle-free and clean after each loading. With its interior light and reversible side swing door, and high torque motor moreover, you know you are getting only the best technology from this dryer machine from Maytag.

Key features

- This dryer is manufactured using Maytag Commercial Technology, and has superior grade components such as DuraCushion Dryer Drum and reversible side swing door.
- The super size capacity at 7 cu. ft. allows the user to maximize loads while operating, thereby saving time and electricity.
- It has variable options in both cycle and temperature, 11 cycles and 4 temperature options.
- The QuietSeries Sound Package keeps the dryer noise-free when used.
- The 90-Minute Wrinkle Prevent Option keeps the clothes dry but wrinkle-free, making the dryer perfect for linens and bed sheets as well.
- The interior light feature improves visibility when using the dryer.
- The dryer comes in a crisp white color with elegant silver accents.


Many dryers in the market can only accommodate specific amounts of load. However, with the MEDC500VW dryer from Maytag, its super size capacity places it a notch higher than the rest. If you are used to heavy loads, this dryer will not disappoint. Its big capacity easily accommodates even towels, linens, bed sheets, and
table cloths. Its GentleBreeze Drying System results in more efficient drying, and the IntelliDry Sensor keeps the clothes from overheating.

The 90-Minute Wrinkle Prevent Option keeps the clothes dry, clean, and wrinkle-free as they are removed from the dryer. Its variable cycles allows for varied drying settings as well, depending on the type of article being dried, from delicates to heavy duty items. The machine is also very simple to install, so it?s perfect for both first-time users and domestic experts.

The reversible swing door provides an easy and wide opening moreover, so loading clothes and unloading dry items is never a problem. Another advantage to the machine is that when dried clothes are left in the machine after drying, it continues to tumble so the clothes do not sit inside the drum and wrinkle. Plus, with the 90-minute wrinkle prevent option, you are assured of clean, dry, and crease-free items after each operation.


The MEDC500VW has a few disadvantages, one being its high price. One consumer has reported how this dryer is priced more expensively than other dryer machines in the market. Another disadvantage to this dryer is its hard to open door, which can require more effort than usual, especially for those who are used to operating lighter machines.

Consumer likes and dislikes


- huge capacity
- ability to eliminate wrinkles and creases from clothes
- stainless steel drum
- intelligent drying system
- variable cycle and temperature controls


- a bit expensive than the other dryer models
- dryer door takes effort to open

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Jul 10, 2013
Model MEDC500VWO
by: Anonymous

I bought this dryer new from Home Depot 2 years and 3 months ago. You have to repeat drying, but yesterday the switch on the door went bad now the dryer does not work. I am waiting for a repairman to come and replace the switch. I should not have to be investing another $100 to replace a switch after only a little over 2 years. Was this switch made in China? I have noticed that in other appliance small parts are wearing out very quickly and they all seem to be made in China. What's happening?

Mar 15, 2011
blows fuses
by: Anonymous

This dryer has been working OK for about 9 months. Today it blew the fuse and evidently has a short in it. Very disappointed in it after such a short life. The one thing I don't like is the vent only comes out the back - not the side.

Nov 07, 2010
New and wont dry
by: Anonymous

Replaced one already and this one does not dry any better.

We are turning this back 2 to 3 times to get them to dry.

Sep 18, 2010
Will NOT dry clothes throughout
by: Anonymous

We bought this dryer brand new. We've tried different settings because we were noticing our laundry wasn't completely drying. We've talked to the company we bought it from and they wouldn't take it back or help us in any way. They came and looked at it but the drum would be not when turning it off. Now when I dry my clothes I have to turn it back after it's been running for 20 minutes so it will run longer to properly dry my clothes. There's been times when we went to bed that the clothes would be damp the next morning causing a soured smell. I really HATE this dryer and am disappointed in Maytag. I've owned other Maytag dryers before and never had this problem.

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