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7.1 cu. ft. Large Capacity Electric Dryer with LED Display and Rear Controls

  • DLE4801W

  • White
  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • 7.1 cu.ft. Large Capacity
  • Electronic Control Panel with LED Display
  • Sensor Dry System
  • 3-Minute Smart Installation Check
SPECIFICATION English
HIGHLIGHTS
Design Look Rear Control
Controls Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display
Soft-touch Button Controls Yes
Advanced Display Yes
Capacity IEC 7.1 cu.ft.
Dry Linen Capacity >10.1kg
Dry Times 60 min., 50 min., 40 min., 30 min., 20 min., More Time, Less Time
DRYING CYCLES
No of Programs 8
No of Options 6
No of Temperature Levels 5
No of Drying Levels 5
Custom Program Yes
Times 60 min., 50 min., 40 min., 30 min.,20 min., More Time/Less Time
FABRIC CARE
Sensor Dry Yes
Precise Temperature Control with Variable Heater Yes
CONVENIENCE
Drum Light Yes
Reversible Door Yes
Remaining Time Display Indicator Yes
Lodecibel Quiet Operation Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
Venting Option Electric: 4 Way Venting
Child Lock Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
FlowSense Duct Clogging Indicator Yes
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes
3-Minute Smart Installation Check Yes
Wrinkle Care Option Yes
STYLE AND DESIGN
Aluminized Alloy Steel Yes
Door Rim Silver
Cabinet PCM
Color Facet White
Control Panel Plastic
Top Plate Plastic
Transparent Door Glass Yes
Available Colours White (W)
POWER USE
Ratings UL Listed
Electrical Requirements Electric: 240V, 30 Amps
Type Facet Electric
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
Product WxHxD 27" x 43 7/8" x 29" (51" D with door open)
Weight 125 lbs
Product Weight Carton Weight 147 lbs
WARRANTY / MATCHING UNIT
Warranty 1 year parts and labour, 3 years parts on the controller, 5 years parts on the liner and tub.
Matching Washer WT4801CW
Sensor Dry Yes

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this dryer in 2012 and I have 3 kids. We do laundry every day and large loads. I've never had a single problem with this unit. It has been amazing. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-04-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor I've had this for 4 yr and it's been nothing but a pain. I like saving water but the clothes should be in the water! I would not buy another washer like this again. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-06-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I feel like I bought a Lemon Only 1 and a half years after purchasing, this dryer stopped heating! After many attempts to find out the problem, finally determined that it was the thermostat so we replaced it. also, the "smart diagnostics" was not helpful and couldn't figure out what was wrong so they just said it wasn't venting, which it was.so, then it worked great for 9 more months and did the same thing and replaced the thermostat and it was great. Now, 3 weeks later its at it again and I am over it and am never purchasing another LG product again!
Date published: 2015-01-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Short lived love affair Up until 3 weeks ago I loved this dryer ...Then something in the control board has malfunctioned and it only works sporadically.Dryer is only 3 years old(my last kenmore was15 years old and still working)had a service tech look at it and he thinks the panel is gone.Probably have to buy another dryer..It WON'T be a LG
Date published: 2015-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product at a great price! I purchased this dryer about 2-1/2 years ago. Since installing it, the dyer has worked like a charm. Just like the washer that goes along with this dryer, it has a pleasant, light musical sound signalling the end of the dryer cycle instead of the loud and obnoxious buzzing sound most dyers have. The only drawback to the dryer is the fact the top slopes or slants towards the front. This means that when using both the washer and dryer, it is difficult to set items on top of the dryers (not that we probably should be anyway). Other than this, the dryer is a great product at a great price!
Date published: 2014-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Electric Dryer! We've owned this dryer (and its accompanying washer) for almost three years now. It works perfectly and drys the clothes to perfection. And it even plays you a little tune to let you know it's done drying.
Date published: 2014-12-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from High Maintenance Dryer - Sensor has gone bad twice This dryer worked very good for 1 year, then the heating sensor went out. That was replaced after 1.2 years and now 3 months later the sensor needs replaced again? We have to clean the filter and sensors to keep the dryer working just a little to limp by. Not sure why this dryer is so sensitive, but I usually purchase washer and dryers every 10 to 15 years. Never an LG again.
Date published: 2014-08-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from BAD PRODCUT Bought the washer and dyer at the same time. After about 10 months Washer leaked and about after 1 yr 2 months dryer will not turn off. I have to unplug the dyer. I will be hesitant before purchasing any LG product.
Date published: 2014-05-12
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