Kenmore Elite 61553  7.3 cu. ft. Electric Dryer w/ Dual-Opening Door - Metallic Silver
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Kenmore Elite 61553 7.3 cu. ft. Electric Dryer w/ Dual-Opening Door - Metallic Silver

Item # 02661553000P Model # 61553
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Kenmore Elite 61553 7.3 cu. ft. Electric Dryer Made Refreshingly Simple

The Kenmore Elite 61553 Electric dryer with steam features a unique dual opening dryer door. This convenient door can tilt open for quick and easy loading or swing open for easy access when unloading. This dryer features 14 cycles with 11 options for exceptional versatility. Features such as Steam Refresh™ and Steam Sanitize deliver the top-of-the line odor reduction in little time. The Dual Sensor System automatically detects moisture content in clothes to apply the right drying temperature and time to prevent over-drying, resulting in gentle fabric care. Cycle settings allow you to choose timed dry with 5 temperature settings, so you can select the best combination for each load.

This metallic silver Kenmore Elite 61553 dryer features a large 7.3 cu. ft. capacity for drying large items quickly and easily, as well as an air-dry cycle that is gentle on delicate. And, the Wrinkle Guard® option will tumble clothes periodically to help prevent wrinkles from setting in.

Lots of Room for Large Loads

This 7.3 cu. ft. dryer is perfect for family-sized laundry, from bedding and towels to jeans and school clothes. This dryer can even handle bulkier items, like rugs and puffy comforters.

Steam Away Your Problems

This Kenmore Elite dryer is packed with steam features to keep your fabrics fresh and reduce ironing. Accela Steam helps create more steam, improving the overall performance of steam cycles. Steam Refresh is perfect for reducing wrinkles and odors from fabrics, perfect for freshening up for date night or looking sharp for your morning meeting. Steam Sanitize eliminates 99% of bacteria and allergens, perfect for Teddy, bedding, baby items and pillows. Static Shield uses steam to reduce static shock, no more dryer sheets or getting zapped while folding.

Stop Babysitting the Dryer

Sensor Dry technology uses dual sensors to automatically detect the moisture content in clothes to determine the right drying temperature and time to prevent over-drying during each cycle. Wrinkle Guard keeps your clothes from wrinkling after the dry cycle by giving them a quick tumble after the cycle ends until you can grab your laundry.

Basic Conveniences

The dual-opening door swings open or folds down for easy access to your laundry. The interior drum light makes it easier to find those sneaky socks and smaller items while grabbing your dry items while the end of cycle signal lets you know when the cycle has ended.

  • Large 7.3 cu. ft. capacity lets you dry large, bulky items like small rugs and comforters quickly and efficiently
  • The Dual Opening Dryer Door can tilt open for quick and easy loading or swing open for easy access when unloading
  • Accela Steam™ Technology creates more steam* which enhances the performance of steam cycles to reduce wrinkles, odors and static cling
  • Steam Refresh™ reduces odors and relaxes wrinkles for less ironing
  • Sensor Dry Technology automatically detects the moisture content in clothes, then determines the right drying temperature and time to prevent over-drying
  • Static Shield™ uses steam to virtually eliminate static cling and the need for dryer sheets
  • Steam Sanitize cycle eliminates 99.9% of certain bacteria, so you can sanitize items like pillows and teddy bears without washing them, as well as garments and bedding
  • The end-of-cycle signal lets you know when your cycle is over and your clothes are dry
  • drum light illuminates the interior of your dryer so you can easily see your clothes
  • LED Electronic controls for no-hassle operation

*When compared to Kenmore steam dryers without Accela Steam.

More Information


Width (in.) 27
Depth with Door Closed (in.) 28.937
Height to Top of Control Panel 45
Height to Top of Cabinet 38
Depth with Door Open (in.) 50.25
Shipping Depth (in.) 31
Shipping Width (in.) 29.5
Shipping Height (in.) 48
Cycle Options:
Cycle Status Lights Yes
End-of-Cycle Signal Yes
Delay Start Option No
Timed Dry Option Yes
Wrinkle Reduction Yes
Dry Cycles Heavy Duty Dry Cycle
Related Items:
Matching Pedestal N/A
Matching Stack Kit N/A
Matching Washer 02631553000
Matching Washer Model 31553
Stackable with Matching Unit No
Materials & Finishes:
Drum Material Stainless steel
Dryer Capacity 7.3
Dryer Interior Size 7.0 cu. ft. and greater
Weight (lbs.) 127.9
Weight, Shipping 152
Control Type Electronic LED
Temperatures Control 5
Power Source:
Dryer Power Source 220/240V Electric
Check Lint Screen Light Yes
Interior Light Yes
Product Includes:
Power Cord Included No
Includes Dry Rack No
Appliance Features:
Quiet Package Yes
Sensor Dry Yes
Door Window Yes
Dryer Door Access Reversible
Remote Diagnostics Uses Phone Receiver
Number of Dryness Levels 5
Venting (facing dryer) Back (Standard)
Power & Performance:
Minimum Circuit Rating 30 amps
Kit & Set Information:
Vent Kit Internal kit 02649670000
Certifications & Ratings:
ENERGY STAR Compliant Yes
ADA Compliant No
Color Family Metallic
Color/Finish Metallic Silver
Product Overview:
Connected Products No
Adjustable Legs Yes


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