AEG T976891H Review Follow-up
I am a very happy converted AEG condensor dryer user. After registering my negative review 2 months ago re my dissatisfaction with my 3 year old dryer, Leeanne from the AEG Customer Service Team promptly contacted me and outlined several programming suggestions for the dryer. She further organised for a representative to come to the house to inspect the dryer. The dryer, and it's user, are working in cahoots with one another now. I want to express my thanks to Leeanne for the excellent service and understanding that she provided.
Purchased in July 2017 at Harvey Norman for $1,500.00.
AEG Dryer Series 8000
Guys Ive been reading some peoples reviews of the dryer and how clothes are wet at the end of the cycle. My dryer is 1 week old and had the same issue. I contacted AEG repairs and the issue was fixed easily. Do this to fix issue..Press ON then both EXTRA SILENT and REFRESH simultaneously until CO appears. Release and press the START button until only the one bar is there. Your all set and clothes come out almost extra crispy. Installer should have done this but forgot..hope this helps
Purchased in December 2019 at Harvey Norman.
Great, love my dryer
I've had this dryer for about 2 years now. During this time, it has dried almost every load washed for my family of 6. Took a little bit to get used to chosing the best settings for each load, but works like a charm now.
Love my dryer and don't want to think of life without it.
Purchased in July 2017 at Harvey Norman.
Love this dryer!
We brought this dryer based on its wide range of functions, length of warrenty and it's 7 star energy rating. I read a lot of reviews regarding heatpump condenser dryers and see many people complain about the washing not getting dry. At first touch ( immediately out of dryer) I thought the same but by the time I got upstairs it's dry to the touch. Most people believe your laundry needs to be dry as a board, but for softness and longevity it is not. Admittedly when items (fabrics) are mixed it will sense the driest item first and end cycle but w...ith the wide choice of settings there are more options, as there is also for how dry you want your washing dried. I now am able to dry hand knitted woolen jersey's with absolutely no shrinkage and have also used the outdoor setting for raincoat's. I have also noticed my clothing and towels are softer. I am glad I didn't listen to the bad reviews. You can always call the manufacturer for recommendations / troubleshooting and with Harvey Norman 14 no questions asked return you have nothing to loose.
Loving my new AEG Dryer
I received my new AEG dryer this morning, we replaced a Miele dryer, which was leaking after 8 years of good service, the replacement part was $600, which I was reluctant to pay. I also could not afford another Miele. I previously had a good experience with AEG Oven and this dryer was on sale. After reading some negative reviews I was really apprehensive, but since it arrived I used it twice on different settings and both came out beautifully dry and soft. I am really happy and relieved
I only ever use the dryer to dry why clothes and have just changed from a vented dry to this and it did take me Few loads to work out how to use it best. I read a lot of negative reviews about clothes not dried properly and did have this trouble initially but if you adjust the load spin rate and use the extra dry function on the extra dry function clothes are super dry and hot like a vented dryer. I have worked out that these dryer are actually not meant to totally dry out the clothes by not drying clothes out to a crisp I am able to hang them...up wrinkle free and so much gentler to the material. I now also use about 6 cents an hour rather than 30 cents a hour, while drying time is double it is still a lot cheaper. This machine is super quiet. You are able to save the water and use as demineralised ironing water that smells like fresh washing. Only negative I can think of is it is not wall mountable but I prefer to have them stacked to it is easier to remove washing and I am able to store washing baskets on top. I love that all the moist air is not blown into my house which was causing mould in my house, each load I empty about 5-6l of water out of the container, I have now plumbed the hose into my drain so never have to empty the container. I can imagine repair will be a lot more expensive but that comes with the territory of having expensive advanced machines. I am converted and wish I had bought one year's ago!!!
Excellent piece of equipment
very happy with its performance, initial cost is expensive but its worth of it. clothes are dried as per your needs.
no shrinkage /no damage .......I bought it because I have 2 school going kids ( 7 & 5 yr) so their uniform was a challenge for us but after this we don't need to worry about weather outside. so very very happy with my purchase.
Quality heat pump dryer
It was marketed as a quality unit and it hasn't disappointed. 5 year warranty from the manufacturer implies the unit is robust. Had the unit for a few weeks and it has been excellent so far. It was recommended as the best machine of it's type and, so far, it appears to be. Dries clothes well and special wool cycle is brilliant.
We purchased this dryer along with a new AEG washing machine after our 5 year old Bosch machines both died and we decided not to repair them again as they were costing a fortune. So far this machine has been great. It is much quieter than the Bosch and every time the cycle finishes the load is actually dry. The only annoying thing is the incessant beeping when the load finishes. I'll have to read the instructions to work out how to turn it off.
Fantastic Heat Pump Dryer So far!
Was researching dryers for a considerable number of months for the new house and finally decided on this one since it was the only one with good reviews so far (granted there were only 2-3 reviews). First thing to know is that this is not a traditional dryer i.e clothes done drying in 30 minutes to an hour max! This is going to take a while. In fact the shortest drying cycle so far has been about an hour and 20 minutes. Maximum time so far has only been 2 hours and 30 minutes. BUT, it does a great job of drying the clothes and also keeping them...in great condition compared to traditional dryers or even hanging out in the sun which usually results in rough and almost brittle texture for the clothe. The clothes are as soft and lush as the day we bought them, even the old clothes from 15-20 years ago. Its got a specific cycle for Jeans which also does a great job of keeping them soft. Never knew jeans could be soft in the first place! There are several cycles but I choose Dry Plus almost all the time to make sure that the clothes are properly dry. The manual that comes with the dryer is a BIT confusing because I feel like its been translated from German to English perhaps and it hasn't be transferred over all that well. Always remember to zip up and button up bigger items like quilts and sheets so that clothes don't get stuck up in between them or else they wont dry. Also zipping up/buttoning up jeans reduces the clanging noise that may happen during the drying cycle. Pros: -Clothes dry to a perfect point where the clothes are not brittle and rough i.e Soft and lush -Good number of settings to suit all needs including anti-crease which negates the need for ironing ( as long as you take the clothes out of the laundry when they are done and not leave them in a crumpled bundle) -No condensation in the laundry room at all
Questions & Answers
HELP how do we get this dryer to work effectively? We are a household that usually dries things on the line but occasionally we have to use a dryer. We have had this dryer for almost three years and it NEVER works effectively. Honestly I don't believe I have ever taken something out and thought yes, so nice and dry. Everything always feels still quite damp.Highly unsatisfactory especially after the sales pitch. We have spent hours pouring over the instruction booklet. Usually we are drying clothes that are cotton, or partially lined dried dry sheets and towels. Any tips gratefully accepted.
horriable dryer... premium price for poor quality. Doesn't dry clothes. Takes very long periods to dry items as in 5 hours or more..would not recommend
How often and how do you clean, AEG heat pump dryer condensor, anyone know?
Everytime,after drying cycle. Put foam in front of the condencer.
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|Category||Heat Pump Clothes Dryers|
|Energy Rating||8 star(s)|
|Energy Consumption||123 kWh per year|
|Features||Auto-Sensing, Child-Safety Lock, Lint Filter, Reverse Tumbling and Stackable|
|Door Hinge||Left and Reversible Door Hinge|
|Dimensions||850 x 600 x 630 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||White|
- MPN: T97689IH
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