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Kenmore 88752

*Est. $1,450
Reviewed
March 2012
by ConsumerSearch
Kenmore 88752

Pros
  • Compact size
  • Can run washer and dryer at the same time
  • Easy-to-use controls
Cons
  • Small capacity
  • Requires 240-volt outlet
  • Reliability complaints
Where to Buy
 

The Kenmore 88752 is one option if you need a compact 24-inch laundry center. It has a small top-loading 1.5-cubic-foot washer and a 3.4-cubic-foot electric dryer, which can be operated simultaneously. The downside of this feature is that this unit requires a dedicated 240-volt outlet. It must also be vented to the outside. User reviews of this laundry center are mixed. Although many users like its cleaning performance and ease of use, others are frustrated by its limited capacity. In addition, we saw many complaints about this model's reliability from users, who describe problems ranging from leaks to unbearably loud noises. Interestingly, the gas version of this laundry center, the Kenmore 98752 (*Est. $1,475) does not seem to have similar problems. A more reliable all-electric compact laundry center is the Whirlpool LTE5243DQ (*Est. $1,250) , which is also less expensive.

We found about 40 owner-written reviews for the Kenmore 88752 laundry center at Sears.com , the only retail site that sells Kenmore appliances. We also found about a dozen reviews for the gas version, the Kenmore 98752. Epinions.com has a handful of additional reviews for the electric version.

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1. Sears.com

About 40 owners give the Kenmore 88752 an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. While users like this laundry center's space-saving design and easy-to-use controls, we saw many complaints about reliability.

Review: Kenmore 24 in. Electric Laundry Center with Dryer, Contributors to Sears.com

2. Sears.com

We found about a dozen reviews for the Kenmore 98752, the gas-powered version of the Kenmore 88752. This version earns a higher overall rating of 4 stars out of 5 and does not appear to have the same reliability problems as the electric version; in fact, some users specifically say it has lasted for 10 years or more.

Review: Kenmore 24 in. Gas Laundry Center with Drye

3. Epinions.com

We found a handful of owner reviews for the Kenmore 88752 at Epinions.com, with an overall average rating of just 2 stars out of 5. More than half of the reviews complain about this laundry center's reliability, and a couple of them add that Sears' service is terrible.

Review: Kenmore 88752 Top Load Stacked Washer / Dryer, Contributors to Epinions.com

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