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LG Front Loading White Gas Dryer - DLG4871W

Abt Model: DLG4871WH | UPC Code: 048231013413
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7.3 Cu Ft Capacity/ Ultra Large Capacity With Aluminized Alloy Steel Drum/ 8 Drying Programs/ 5 Temperature Settings/ Electronic Control Panel With Dual LED Display And Dial-A-Cycle/ Body-Matching Solid Door/ Reversible Door/ LoDecibel Quiet Operation/ SmartDiagnosis/ White Finish
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LG Front Loading White Gas Dryer - DLG4871WH

LG wants your new dryer to run smoothly and efficiently right from the start. That’s why we know you’ll appreciate our 3-Minute Smart Installation Check feature. The name says it all. Before your first load, count on Installation Check to run through a set of diagnostics to make sure everything is working correctly. Thumbs up… and you’re ready to go. Ready to experience great features like Sensor Dry, which automatically adjusts drying time to ensure you get perfectly dry laundry every time!

Features:

  • 7.3 cu. ft.
  • Ultra Large Capacity with Aluminized Alloy Steel Drum
  • 8 Drying Programs
  • 5 Temperature Settings

Stylish Design

  • Electronic Control Panel with Dual LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™
  • Body-Matching Solid Door
  • Reversible Door

Innovations

  • 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 Cycle
  • 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 8
    • Programs (Sensor Dry) Cotton/Normal, Perm. Press/Casual, Heavy Duty, Delicates, Anti-Bacterial, Small Load,
    • Programs (Manual Dry) Speed Dry, Air Dry
  • No. of Options 8
    • Options More Time, Less Time, Wrinkle Care, Custom Program, Child Lock, Damp Dry Signal, End of Cycle Signal, Rack Dry
  • 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 FEATURES

  • Sensor Dry
  • Precise Temperature Control and Variable Heater

CONVENIENCE FEATURES

  • 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
  • Drum Light
  • Reversible Door
  • Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
  • Venting Option Electric: 4 Way Venting / Gas: 3 Way Venting
  • 3 Minute Installation Check

MATERIALS AND FINISHES

  • Aluminized Alloy Steel
  • Cabinet Painted Steel
  • Control Panel Plastic
  • Top Plate Painted Steel
  • Body-Matching Solid Door
  • Available Colors White

POWER SOURCE

  • Ratings CSA Listed
  • Electrical Requirements 120V, 15 Amps (Gas) / 240V, 30 Amps (Electric)

OPTIONS

  • LP Conversion Kit 4948EL4002B
  • Side Venting Kit 3911EZ9131X

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 125 lbs
  • Shipping: 145 lbs

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Depth: 28.38"
  • Height: 45.38"
  • Width: 27"

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts And Labor
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SteamNo
Load TypeFront Loading
Fuel TypeGas
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)7.3
Height (inches)45.38
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)28.38
Control TypeRotary
Drying Cycles8
Temperatures Settings5
Voltage120 V
Reversible DoorYes
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.8

(based on 86 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (71)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (63)
  • Performance (56)
  • Features/settings (54)
  • Quality (45)
  • Style/design (34)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday clothes (7)
    • Sheets & mattress covers (7)
    • Towels (7)
    • Bulky items (5)
    • Delicate (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Frequent user (6)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Review on both Washer & Dryer

    LG Model: DLG1102W - 7.3 cu. ft. Dryer (Gas) LG Model: WT1101CW - 4.3 cu. ft. Washer PURCHASE DATE: 10/17/2014 Although I am crazy mad in love with...Read complete review

    LG Model: DLG1102W - 7.3 cu. ft. Dryer (Gas) LG Model: WT1101CW - 4.3 cu. ft. Washer PURCHASE DATE: 10/17/2014 Although I am crazy mad in love with my 7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity Top Load Dryer (the best dryer I have ever owned), I am still trying to accept my 4.3 cu. ft. Large Capacity Top Load Washer Front Control Panel and the low water level. I always wash just about everything on the Bulky/Bedding cycle because the tub fills up with water all the way. On all the other settings the water level barely covers the clothes (of course I stare into the glass top to watch the washing process) and I keep seeing the same clothes on the top that don't seem to go down into the water. I hope someone can explain this process.Till I feel clothes are being washed at the cycle the washer buttons suggest, I am not comfortable with the water level on Cotton, Heavy Duty, etc. All and all they are both heavy duty, well made appliances and very quiet. J. Gambill

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    This dryer does NOT give you full control!

    At a superficial glance, this is a nice-looking machine. And it doesn't do a bad job of getting your clothes dry. However, my biggest complaint is that it does NOT give you full...Read complete review

    At a superficial glance, this is a nice-looking machine. And it doesn't do a bad job of getting your clothes dry. However, my biggest complaint is that it does NOT give you full control! You cannot set the dryer sensor level and temperature independently to whatever you want. You must choose from their pre-selected combinations. This is unforgivable. Dryers made 20 years ago let you set these parameters to whatever you want. But this brand new LG dryer which probably costs double what you spent on your last one is not capable of doing what your twenty year old dryer could do. That's an absolute deal-breaker for me. I will not buy LG products in the future unless I can confirm that they give the customer full control.

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    5.0

    Awesome dryer

    By debisize

    from Mooresville, IN, USA

    Pros

    • easy to use
    • Features/Settings
    • Performance
    • Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Wonderful dryer, easy to operate. Love the wrinkle setting. We had to buy a propane conversion kit , it would have been nice if it came with directions on how to remove the front of the machine, and how to install the LP orfice. We had to watch a u tube video to install it.

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        5.0

        Love the front controls and dry selections

        By Sue62

        from minneapolis,mn

        Pros

        • easy to use
        • Features/Settings
        • Performance
        • quality
        • style/design

        Cons

          Best Uses

            When my old dryer died I went online searching reviews and found LG. I love how quickly my clothes dry, even on low heat. I especially like the wrinkle care option. Just wish the buzzer would sound when wrinkle care starts. Another feature I like is that the time counts down for each load so you know when the clothes will be done.

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            4.0

            Great Dryer

            By John

            from New York, NY, USA

            Pros

            • Easy to use
            • Features/Settings
            • quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

                This dryer works great. large capacity, lots of options(from delicates to towels, timed drying to air drying, etc.) The only reason I knocked off a star was that some comforters needed to be run through more than once

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                5.0

                We Are Pleased

                By elisnoreflash

                from lake elsinore, ca

                Pros

                • easy to use
                • Features/Settings
                • Performance
                • quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Great Dryer. Saves time with the auto sensing. Very quiet. The options that they have make it a no brainer or in other words, husband friendly.

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                    5.0

                    great Dryer

                    By Barb

                    from Brighton Mi

                    Pros

                    • easy to use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        My wife loves it. Wasn't sure on LG brand but now she is sold on it

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                        5.0

                        Review on both Washer & Dryer

                        By J. Gambill

                        from California

                        Pros

                        • Easy to use
                        • Features/Settings
                        • Quality
                        • style/design

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            LG Model: DLG1102W - 7.3 cu. ft. Dryer (Gas) LG Model: WT1101CW - 4.3 cu. ft. Washer PURCHASE DATE: 10/17/2014 Although I am crazy mad in love with my 7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity Top Load Dryer (the best dryer I have ever owned), I am still trying to accept my 4.3 cu. ft. Large Capacity Top Load Washer Front Control Panel and the low water level. I always wash just about everything on the Bulky/Bedding cycle because the tub fills up with water all the way. On all the other settings the water level barely covers the clothes (of course I stare into the glass top to watch the washing process) and I keep seeing the same clothes on the top that don't seem to go down into the water. I hope someone can explain this process.Till I feel clothes are being washed at the cycle the washer buttons suggest, I am not comfortable with the water level on Cotton, Heavy Duty, etc. All and all they are both heavy duty, well made appliances and very quiet. J. Gambill

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                            5.0

                            Very Nice Dryer

                            By say

                            from Wisconsin, USA

                            Pros

                            • Easy to use
                            • Features/Settings
                            • Performance
                            • Quality
                            • style/design

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                We replaced our old dryer with this sweet one and we were very pleased first of all by the prompt delivery by Lowes and how nice it fit next to the washer. This is a large capacity dryer that takes up little space. My wife loves this thing. Easy to use and nice features for her sometimes picky preferences for temps and times.

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                                5.0

                                We love it

                                By OswegoDenise

                                from Oswego, IL, USA

                                Pros

                                • Easy to use
                                • Features/Settings
                                • Performance
                                • Quality

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Works great. Drys fast. Was definitly a big step up from our old dryer

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                                    5.0

                                    Excellent Value-Great Performer!

                                    By Bob

                                    from Monona, WI, USA

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy to use
                                    • Features/Settings
                                    • Performance
                                    • Quality
                                    • style/design

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Excellent value-tons of features for the money! Workmanship is tight and there's lots of room inside for loads of clothes. When it's washer time, I'll definitely find the matching unit!

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                                        4.0

                                        modern, quiet, too automated - liked old machines

                                        By DGTony

                                        from Downers Grove Illinois

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy to use
                                        • Quality

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            The dryer and its partner washer were bought because of space issues. We installed cabinetry over the washer and dryer when we remodeled our laundry a few years ago. We discovered that newer machines were taller and deeper than the old Kenmores and we looked for units that would fit in and not protrude into the aisle too far. The first LG washer's large lid couldn't open open under the cabinets and we got the front control models instead. The dryer is easy to use and quiet but the "sensor dry"often leaves shirt collars damp. My wife uses the "more dry" and "very dry" settings to get loads the way she wants them. A simple timer allowing you to pick 40 minutes, 60 minutes, etc. would be better than all the automation. Also, the wash and wear items often come out wrinkled.

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                                            LG Front Loading White Gas Dryer

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