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7.3 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ NeveRust Stainless Steel Drum/ 14 Drying Programs/ 5 Temperature Settings/ Electronic Control Panel With Dual LED Display And Dial-A-Cycle/ Chrome Edged Diamond Glass Door/ TrueSteam Technology/ Precise Temperature Control With Variable Heat Souce/ LoDecibel Quiet Operation/ SmartDiagnosis/ FlowSense Duct Clogging Indicator/ Graphite Steel Finish
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LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer, Model DLEX5170V

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Dry your clothes efficiently
The LG SteamDryer DLEX5170 takes your clothes and dries them to perfection.  With an extra large internal capacity, you can dry a wide variety of fabrics, both big and small.  Take control with 14 different dryer programs, from heavy fabrics, to delicates, your clothes can get the drying they need to look good as new.

Large Capacity & SteamDryer offers a variety of features
Sometimes, when you wash bed sheets or long linens, they can get twisted and wrinkled.  Not so with the LG DLEX5170.  The extra large capacity allows for an open drying space, giving your fabrics the room, and heat, they need to dry properly.

With the LG steam drying option, you can bring your favorite pillows and dry clean only products back to life.  Its efficient drying methods give you shorter dryer times, while using only the necessary amount of energy needed.

Features:

General

  • 7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity with NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • 14 Drying Programs
  • 5 Temperature Settings

Stylish Design

  • Electronic Control Panel with Dual LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™
  • Chrome Edged Diamond Glass Door
  • Reversible Door

Innovation

  • TrueSteam™ Technology
  • SteamFresh™ Cycle
  • SteamSanitary™ Cycle
  • ReduceStatic™ Option
  • EasyIron™ Option
  • Sensor Dry System
  • Precise Temperature Control with Variable Heat Souce
  • LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • 3 Minute Installation Check
  • FlowSense™ Duct Clogging Indicator
  • Wrinkle Care Option
  • Anti-Bacterial Option
  • Damp Dry Signal

Specifications:

Capacity

  • Capacity: 7.3 cu. ft.

Appearance

  • Design Look: Rear Control
  • Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display
  • Dial-A-Cycle™

Drying Programs

  • No. of Programs: 14
    • Programs (Sensor Dry): Cotton/Normal, Perm. Press/Casual, Heavy Duty, Bulky Bedding, Delicates, Anti-Bacterial, Towels, Small Load, Sports Wear, SteamFresh™, SteamSanitary™
    • Programs (Manual Dry): Speed Dry, Air Dry, Rack Dry
  • No. of Options: 9
    • Options: More Time, Less Time, Wrinkle Care, Custom Program, Child Lock, ReduceStatic™, EasyIron™, Damp Dry Signal, End of Cycle Signal
  • Temperature Settings: High, Medium High, Medium, Low, Ultra Low
  • Drying Levels: Very Dry, More Dry, Normal Dry, Less Dry, Damp Dry
  • Manual Dry Times: 60 min., 50 min., 40 min., 30 min., 20 min., More Time/Less Time

Fabric Care

  • SteamFresh™ Cycle
  • SteamSanitary™ Cycle
  • ReduceStatic™ Option
  • EasyIron™ Option
  • Sensor Dry
  • Precise Temperature Control and Variable Heater

Convenience

  • LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • FlowSense™ Duct Clogging Indicator
  • Anti-Bacterial Cycle
  • Wrinkle Care Option
  • Remaining Time Display/Status Indicator(s)
  • End of Cycle Signal
  • Child Lock
  • Drying Rack
  • Drum Light
  • Reversible Door
  • Leveling Legs: 4 Adjustable Legs
  • Venting Option: 4 Way Venting
  • 3 Minute Installation Check

Materials

  • NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Cabinet: Painted Steel
  • Control Panel: Plastic
  • Top Plate: Painted Steel
  • Transparent Glass Door

Power Source

  • Ratings: CSA Listed
  • Electrical Requirements: 240V, 30 Amps

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 45-3/8"
  • Width: 27"
  • Depth: 28-3/8"
  • Depth With Door Open: 55-3/4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 133.2 lbs
  • Shipping: 146 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
Load TypeFront Loading
Fuel TypeElectric
ColorSilver
SteamYes
Capacity (cu. ft.)7.3
Height (inches)45.33
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)28.33
Control TypeRotary
Drying Cycles14
Temperatures Settings5
Voltage220 V
Reversible DoorYes
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer
 
4.9

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  • Easy to use (218)
  • Features/settings (218)
  • Quality (206)
  • Style/design (152)

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      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Easily handles family of 7

      Because of some unfortunate circumstances our daughter and her 4 children had to move in with us. The amount of laundry we have was overwhelming for me.....until our previous 5 yr....Read complete review

      Because of some unfortunate circumstances our daughter and her 4 children had to move in with us. The amount of laundry we have was overwhelming for me.....until our previous 5 yr. old washer died from overuse! I researched washers and dryers and settled on 2 Brands based on reviews, service and price. We decided to go with LG because of the service and reliability of LG. When you want to know insider info. ask a salesperson that hears customer complaints and technicians that work on multiple brands. I used to cringe at the amount of laundry our family generates. We live in the country and the type of work my husband does is really dirty most days.Plus we have 2 grandsons that play sports and get very dirty too. The heavy duty cycles make cleaning and drying their clothes easy and much faster. The wave technology ensures a clean load. And with a steam cycle and drying rack the dryer can handle any thing my family throws at me. (not literally) LOL We also have toddler and teenaged granddaughters. Their clothes are delicate and I love the gentle options provided to help care for their clothes. I am smiling now when I hear the little song signaling my laundry is done. It still surprises me how much faster the loads are finished compared to my old washer and dryer. With the large capacity, clothes wash better and don't wrinkle as much and dry faster too. No more overwhelm. Thanks LG

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      Hope you like to iron

      My biggest complaint about this dryer is how wrinkled the clothes are. There are several levels to this problem. I have the washer that goes with this dryer and the clothes come out of...Read complete review

      My biggest complaint about this dryer is how wrinkled the clothes are. There are several levels to this problem. I have the washer that goes with this dryer and the clothes come out of it super wrinkled. I think this is sort of normal and believe the dryer should be able to get rid of them. There could be several solutions, but none of them work. First, I think there would be fewer wrinkles if the cool down part of the cycle was longer. The clothes are still very hot when the dryer is done and therefore they wrinkle up quickly after the dryer stops. The 'wrinkle care' option is helpful, but only turns the clothes a few times with each 'fluff', so really doesn't do much. When I was choosing a dryer, I thought the 'easy iron' function would help with the wrinkles. Boy was I wrong. This option is not an easy way to reduce wrinkles, but is designed to make ironing easy! Are you kidding me! I don't want to make ironing easier, I want to make it obsolete! If you use this option, the clothes come out quite wet so that you can iron out the wrinkles easier. Seems like if this was the goal you would just go directly from the washer to the ironing board. I don't see how this option helps anything. Also, if you use any of the steam functions, make darn sure the water bin is completely full before starting the cycle. The dryer will not beep at you to fill the water bin at the start of the cycle as you would think, but at the point in the cycle when it needs the water. By the time it gets to that point and beeps at you, you will never hear it. The signal on this dryer is so quiet #even on high volume# that I can barely hear it when I am in the same room. If you are in a different room, you will never hear it. The dryer will not have enough water to use the steam feature at this point an you will not know that it couldn't because you didn't hear it beep. It will just complete the cycle without the steam function that you thought you were getting. Why they switched to a bin instead of the 'y' hook up from the washer I will never understand. I am used to the water being automatic and don't remember to fill the bin each time. Most times the entire cycle completes without any steam because I forgot to fill the bin and never heard the beep telling me it needs water. LG has this cool app that allows technicians to 'talk' to your washer with your smart phone. Why can't they add a function to this app that will alert you on your smart phone when the dryer cycle is complete as you'll never hear the little song it plays at the end of the cycle. If you use the 'damp dry' signal, it is actually fairly annoying and long and loud, so you have a chance to hear it. I usually turn this on with every cycle so that I have a chance of knowing when the clothes are close to done! The best way I have found to attempt to minimize wrinkles is to let the clothes complete the regular cycle and then as soon as it's done #if you hear the signal# run it through the 'air dry' cycle. That way it cools the clothes off with no heat and slightly reduces wrinkles. I am extremely disappointed with how wrinkly my clothes are in this dryer. My last dryer had a great wrinkle reducing cycle that sprayed steam on the clothes several times while they were drying. Worked like a charm and eliminated the need for ironing. LG really missed the boat on this one. Other minor issues......wish you could turn the drum light on during the cycle. The only time the light comes on is automatically when you open the door. If you want to see anything during a cycle, you are out of luck. I see no point in a clear door if you can't actually see anything. As with the washer, I wish the selector would stay pointed to the last cycle I used. It is a pain to have to spin that thing around each time you use the dryer. It also takes two clicks to move through each cycle, so if you are moving to one of the cycles on the opposite side of the wheel, it takes quite a bit of spinning and beeping!

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      5.0

      Elegant and Cost effective

      By btroost

      from Holland,MI

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          Comments about LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer:

          This was the first time buying new appliances and the LG really stood out based on its overall appearance and also is quality in drying capability. I think that they really understand the market they are trying to impact

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          5.0

          great product

          By een

          from West Fargo, ND, USA

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              Comments about LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer:

              Had a problem out of the box. Resolved quickly dryer works grat now.

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              4.0

              Intelligent machine

              By Bob

              from Lovelock, NV 89419, USA

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                  Comments about LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer:

                  Love the way this dryer "knows" how long it needs to go to dry the contents. Also like the "rack" feature allowing delicate's to dry without tumbling. Sometimes we resent machines that are smarter than we are, but in this case we can forgive.

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                  5.0

                  Dryer is a superb machine!

                  By j-nita

                  from Wichita, KS, USA

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                      Comments about LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer:

                      Just like the matching washer, this dryer is full of options and is so quiet! I've only had it since December, but have nothing but praise for its performance. Haven't had to use the rack feature (which comes with the dryer, unlike some other brands where it must be purchased separately), but will be glad to have it when the need arises. I used the steam "freshening" option to freshen up my son's comforter before he came home on leave from the military and it worked great! I would definitely recommend both the dryer and the matching washer.

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                      5.0

                      Very pleased

                      By shar

                      from Grand Junction, CO, USA

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                          Comments about LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer:

                          We have been very pleased with our purchase...we are already seeing a difference in our time to complete laundry as well as the cleanliness.

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                          5.0

                          Best dryer I have ever owned

                          By Marfia

                          from Lexington, KY

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                              Comments about LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer:

                              Absolutely love this product. Extremely worth the price I paid for it.

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                              5.0

                              Awesome features!

                              By Alycat

                              from Lexington, SC

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                                  Comments about LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer:

                                  We absolutely love this dryer. We shopped around for a long time, and feel we chose the best. We are still getting used to all the steam options, but it works wonders.

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                                  5.0

                                  This is a quiet dryer

                                  By Jolyn34

                                  from Athens, AL, USA

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                                      Comments about LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer:

                                      I was impressed with my new LG dryer. there is lots of room and my clothes need very little ironing. With the steam feature I don't have to do that if I don't want to. I have dried a queen size comforter and bed pillows all with ease. The sensor for judging moisture actually helps save me money. I am still learning all it's functions but it wasn't as hard to figure out. It has beautiful styling also. Nice to look at. I am pleased with it's performance.

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                                      4.0

                                      This product has several great features.

                                      By Chelli3

                                      from Jackson, MI, USA

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                                          Comments about LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer:

                                          I've had this dryer for about a month and there are many great features, I've used the steam feature twice and both times I've received an error message telling me to call for service but the other drying cycles work great.

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                                          5.0

                                          We made another wise choice.

                                          By PLandy

                                          from GA

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                                              Comments about LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer:

                                              We are very pleased with this purchase. We were not even out shopping for a washer/dryer when we saw these. The clean, modern look drew us in. Then the features finalized the sale. This makes the second washer/dryer set from LG we have purchased. We never had any problems with our first set, we even gave to our daughter.

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                                              LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer

                                              LG Graphite Steel Ultra Capacity Electric SteamDryer

                                              UPC Code: 048231012577
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