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7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large High Efficiency Electric Dryer w/ Sensor Dry Technology

  • DLE4970WE

  • White

Key Features

  • 7.3 cu. ft. Capacity
  • EasyLoad™ Door
  • Aluminized Alloy Steel Drum
  • 8 Drying Programs
  • Electronic Control Panel with Dual LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™
  • Sensor Dry System

J.D. Power Award Winner

“Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Dryers”

LG Dryers were Evaluated by Consumer Reports

*Consumer Reports does not endorse products or services.

Big time saver

Big time saver

Do laundry a little less often. With 7.3 cubic feet of capacity, this dryer handles really large loads. Saving you time and energy.

Get wise

Get wise

If you ever experience an issue with your LG dryer, you don't have to worry. The SmartDiagnosis™ feature helps the service center diagnose problems over the phone, or with a simple app on your smart phone, helping you minimize costly, inconvenient service calls.

Really dry clothes

Really dry clothes

What’s worse than pulling clothes out of the dryer and finding they’re still damp? Our Sensor Dry system measures the moisture levels during the cycle and automatically adjusts the drying time, to help ensure you get dry laundry every time.

CAPACITY
Capacity 7.3 cu. ft.
APPEARANCE
Design Look Rear Control
Intelligent Electronic Controls with 3.9" Monochromatic LCD Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
DRYER 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 12
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 Yes
Precise Temperature Control with Variable Heater Yes
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
LG EasyLoad™ Door Main Wash, Fabric Softener + Liquid Bleach
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes
FlowSense™ Duct Clogging Indicator Yes
Anti-Bacterial Cycle Yes
Wrinkle Care Option Yes
Remaining Time Display/Status Indicator(s) Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
Child Lock Yes
Drum Light Yes
Reversible Door Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
Venting Option 4 Way Venting
3 Minute Installation Check Yes
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
Aluminized Alloy Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Top Plate Painted Steel
Body-Matching Solid Door Yes
Available Colors White (W)
POWER SOURCE
Ratings CSA Listed
Electrical Requirements 240V 30 Amps
Type Electric
OPTIONS
Dryer Rack 3750EL0001C
LP Conversion Kit 4948EL4002B
Side Venting Kit 3911EZ9131X
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 45 3/8" x 28 3/8" (50 1/4" D with door open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 48" x 31 1/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) Electric 125.4 lbs. / 143 lbs.
WARRANTY/UPC
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor
UPC 048231014922

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from control panel failed We bought this dryer approx 5 years ago. There are only two of us in the household so on average 1 load of clothes a week. So that is 260 loads before the control panel went out. It costs 1/2 the price of a new dryer to replace the control panel. If you have a family and several loads a week this is not the dryer for you.
Date published: 2017-11-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sensor dry works great! I've had this dryer since March and have been pleased. I don't use all of the features on it but i think i need to unhook the water for the steam feature, i have to leave the door open or it smells damp inside the tub. Otherwise has been a great dryer!
Date published: 2017-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cleans beautifullu, easy to maintain I bought this washing machine several months ago, and have not been disappointed. I love the variety of was cycles, the capacity and the noise level (barely noticeable). Cleans my clothes the way they should be cleaned - what more could you want?
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product love the reduce drying time and clothes dry completely and the steam feature
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from super fast and efficient drying So satisfied with my purchase. Needed a new washer but my old LG dryer was still functioning. I decided I wanted a matched pair so we went ahead and bought the dryer too!
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great puichase Bought this early in the spring...Took some getting used to, but can say I would definitely recommend!
Date published: 2017-09-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Reliable 5years now still looks and works like new, but I do recommend taking the front off at 5 years. Dryer smelled like it was burning.It had accumulated a lot of hair and dust around the drum and heating element. I would consider normal for any appliance to have a little maintenance.
Date published: 2017-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet and wonderful Bought my LG washer and dryer at Home Depot, expert there shared that she wanted to get this pair and I'm so glad I did!
Date published: 2017-09-22
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I noticed there is a dryer rack option. What is the product number for the dryer rack that will fit this dryer?  Thank you. 

Asked by: Tjfoster
The dryer rack 3750EL0001C can now be purchased on LG.com: http://www.lg.com/us/laundry-accessories/lg-3750EL0001C-top-load-dryer-rack
Answered by: LGSolution
Date published: 2017-03-20

Need a manual

Asked by: Olblue
We appreciate your interest in this electric dryer. A copy of the owner’s manual, for this dryer, can be located on our website at http://www.lg.com/us/support-product/lg-DLE4970W#manuals.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-23

I have had my dryer for 18months now. I would like assistance on how to reset the dryer once the dryer cycle is done the dryer continues to operate. 

Asked by: Lisa M Johnson
We appreciate your interest int his dryer. The description provided suggests the use of the WRINKLE CARE feature. Selecting this option will tumble the load periodically for up to 3 hours after the selected cycle, or until the door is opened. This is helpful in preventing wrinkles when you are unable to remove items from the dryer immediately. This information is found on page 40 of your owner’s manual.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-16

How many watts to run this dryer With a generator if power goes out ?

Asked by: Raydog
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