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Whirlpool WED9550WL Duet 27" Front Load Electric Steam Dryer 7.2 Cu. Ft. (Lunar Silver)

The fastest dryer according to today's industry standards, the Whirlpool Duet WED99550WL 7.2 Cu. Ft. Front Load Electric Steam Dryer can give you fresh-smelling, fresh-looking clothes in just 15 minutes. Easy setup and installation have you drying your laundry without any hassle.

With 12 automatic cycles and 5 temperature settings, this dryer has all the options to handle all kinds of drying tasks. Its powerful drying performance is coupled with technology that prevents damage and shrinkage of your clothes.

Interior Features

  • The Quick Refresh Steam cycle removes odors and wrinkles from up to 5 items in just 15 minutes.
  • The Eco Normal Cycle reduces energy consumption by 40% when used with a Duet washer compared to other top load washer/dryer pairs.
  • Other cycles available include Heavy Duty, Bulky Items, Casual, Normal, Delicate, and Quick Dry. With the WED9550WL, you can dry anything from bulky comforters or sleeping bags to the most delicate of items. The NSF-certified Sanitize cycle removes odors and germs, giving you clean laundry that's healthy and safe.
  • The Quiet Dry Plus Noise Reduction System minimizes any noise produced during operation.
  • Load and unload items easily and safely thanks to the interior drum light.
  • An extra-large front-mounted lint screen collects debris that may otherwise build up in your dryer and on your clothes.
  • The direct water installation method makes setup and use of this dryer's steam features a snap.

    Exterior Features

  • A sleek looking porcelain/paint top finish in lunar silver gives this dryer a streamlined, modern look.
  • An extra large door window allows you to easily visualize your laundry.
  • With the reversible side-swing door, loading and unloading is easy even in small spaces.
  • An easy to read LED display and electronic controls make this dryer easy to operate.

    Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 32 9/16 inches
    Height: 38 inches
    Width: 27 inches
    Total volume: 7.2 cubic feet


    This dryer has numerous options to answer any drying needs of a large, busy household. Steam cycle options reduce time and effort needed for further ironing of clothes. The large capacity allows you to dry more clothes more quickly. The WED9550WL is very quiet during operation. This dryer is very easy to set up and use. The dryer makes sure that no stale odor stays on clothes. Wrinkles don't easily set in or form on clothes, thanks to the Quick Refresh Steam cycle.


    It is more expensive than other Whirlpool dryers that have the same options but come in a different color. Essentially, you may be paying extra for looks and not for needed features. The power cord is sold separately, even though this is a required part and not an accessory. This dryer is not Energy Star-rated or ADA-compliant. CEE rating is not available for this dryer.

    Consumer Opinions


  • many options and cycles for large household use
  • large capacity
  • reduces need for ironing
  • quiet operation
  • easy installation and use
  • no stale odor on clothes
  • clothes come out almost free of wrinkles


  • more costly than similar dryers
  • power cord sold separately
  • no Energy Star rating
  • no CEE rating
  • not ADA-compliant

    Full Specifications »


    Loading Type Front Load
    Fuel Type Electric
    Color Lunar Silver
    Drum Material Powder Coat
    Control Type Electronic Controls - LED Display
    Capacity 7.2 Cu. Ft.
    Timed Dry Yes
    Temperature Options 5 temperature settings
    Drying System AccelerCare™ Drying System, Wrinkle Shield™ Plus Option (up to 140 Minutes)
    No. of Cycles 12
    Cycles Eco Normal Cycle - Duet, Quick Refresh Steam, Enhanced Touch-Up Steam, Heavy Duty, Bulky Items, Casual, Normal, Delicate, Quick Dry, Timed Dry, NSF Certified Sanitize
    MISC Quiet Dry Plus Noise Reduction System
    Special Features Direct Water Installation Method, Adjustable End-of-Cycle Signal, Interior Drum Light, Reversible Door

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