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24" Compact Ventless Electric Front Load Dryer

  • DLEC855W

  • White

Key Features

  • Ventless Condensing Drying System
  • Sensor Dry System
  • NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Intelligent Electronic Controls with an LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™


Dry your clothes without any need for external venting. Now you can enjoy the value and quality of an LG washer even if you have limited space. A removable water reservoir captures the water from the drying process.

Even quieter

Even quieter

There’s no need for laundry to be noisy; in fact, with LG's LoDecibel™ sound dampening technology, chances are you may not even hear it.

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.

Just set and go

Just set and go

Let us take the guesswork out of doing the laundry. With features like our Dual LED Display indicators and intuitive Dial-A-Cycle™ controls, you’ll find the right setting every time.

Options Gentle, Damp Dry Beep, Crease Care, Time Delay, Custom Program, Drum light, Child Lock, More Time, Less Time, Wrinkle Care
Drying Levels Very Dry, More Dry, Normal Dry, Less Dry, Damp Dry
Program Names Cotton, Mixed Fabrics, Quick Dry, Bulky Item, Wool, Delicates, Sportswear, Cool Air, Warm
Dry Times More Time, Less Time
Sensor Dry Yes
Remaining Time Display/Status Indicator(s) Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
Child Lock Yes
Drum Light Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
Drum NeveRust™ Stainless Steel
Top Plate LPM Board
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Available Colors White (W)
Ratings UL Listed
Electrical Requirements 240V, 30 Amps
Product (WxHxD) 24” x 33 1/2” x 25 1/4”
Carton (WxHxD) 26" x 35 3/4" x 27 3/4"
Dryer Type Electric
Type of Display LED
Dimensions (WxHxD) 24” x 33 1/2” x 25 1/4”
Capacity 4.2 cu.ft. Capacity
Stackable Yes
Designer Color White
Number of Drying Programs 9
Number of Temp Levels 5
Number of Options 10
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
Sensor Dry System Yes
Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor
Ventless Condensing Yes
Weight (Product) 105 lbs.
Weight (Shipping) 115 lbs.

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dryer is horrible when it comes to bed sheets We bought the washer and Dryer back in March. It works well, except when it comes to bed sheets and comforter covers. The dryer (whether on bulky items or not), makes a big ball of the sheets and actually does not dry anything. I have to go every 5 minutes to detangle the bed sheets and get the dryer again. Sometimes, it is just faster to hang the sheets to dry. This has been a very frustrating experience. I will never buy an LG dryer ever again!
Date published: 2016-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Washer! Love this washer. Great for small condos or apartments! Gets clothes clean and is super quiet.
Date published: 2016-06-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Takes forever We have this dryer in a rental property. Can't just wash and dry the sheets between tenants. Two sets of sheets and a few towels and I've been sitting here for 3 hours. Second load is no where near dry. The sheets just roll up inside of themselves or each other. This is ridiculous. I feel as though I should apologize to anyone who rents this unit.
Date published: 2016-03-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from 2 years and 5 service calls junk Works great when it works; but has now been serviced 5 times, twice because it said to "empty water container" yet I the hose connected directly to a drain. The other 3 times, and what finally ended this was water leaking out of the bottom of the dryer. Thank goodness I had warranty and Lowe's replaced the drain pump once, but problem is still happening.
Date published: 2016-01-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful Dryer I don't understand why people are rating this dryer at 4 stars when it takes them 2 hours to dry one load. This dryer cannot dry an entire load, we have had to break our washing loads into very small batches and even then it takes forever to dry. 3 hours to dry 3 towels, 1.5 hours to dry 1 fitted sheet and 2 pillow cases (not even the entire sheet set)... it's ridiculous!
Date published: 2015-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for our condo Just love this dryer. Plays a cute tune when it is finished drying. Clothes smell really good and are fluffy, and I didn't even use fabric softener. (Does take longer to dry than a regular dryer). I've owned other brands, but this LG is my favorite.
Date published: 2015-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Fantastic "Life's Good" "No" "Life's "Great" Fantastic Product!
Date published: 2015-05-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great looks, features and quality This dryer came highly recommended as part of a combo set with the washer. It looks and works great. The features are easy to access and are very reliable.
Date published: 2015-04-03
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i bought this dryer openbox and there was not a stacking kit included. how do I get one

Asked by: lmc1
Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at The part number for this item is: 383EEL3003A.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-09-13

How to hook up the dryer 

Asked by: Tmargavio
We appreciate your interest in this Compact Electric Dryer. Connection and installation instructions are fully listed in the owner’s manual. A copy of this manual can be found on our website at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-09-01

Can door be switched to swing left?

Asked by: jeffhoh1970
I apologize, but no; the door on this model has not been designed to allow for reversal of installation.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-07-09

I purchased this dryer from Home Depot and the external condensing drain hose was missing. HD claims they don't have replacements. I searched your parts and accessories list and can't find it. How do I replace this missing part?

Asked by: kbee214
Accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at The part number for this item is: 5001EL2001H.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-06

What is the stacking kit needed for this unit. Does it come with the machines or sold separately?

Asked by: Bdailer
The owner's manual for the LG 24" Compact Ventless Electric Front Load Dryer, Model # DLEC855W shows that the Stacking Kit (2 EA.) and the Support Holders (2 EA.) that you need to stack the dryer onto the compatible washer are included accessories with the dryer...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-05-19

Hi, how are you?  My question is can this unit be vented outside?  If not, how do we empty lint out the back and how long before we need to do so, every load?  Also, we do not have a lint filter for our dryer, so how can we purchase one.

Asked by: New Home Owner
We appreciate your interest in this Compact-sized Dryer. This device is a VENTLESS model. The majority of the lint will be collected on the lint screen. Any lint particles too small for the filter will be expelled through the condenser drain.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-04-27

Regrading ventless dryer, DLEC855W, is there a way of hooking up the emptying drawer so that the water does not have to be manually emptied?

Asked by: inquiryredryer
Condensed water is pumped to the reservoir which must be emptied every load. If a household drain is available, this water can be pumped down the drain so the reservoir is not used. Slide the drain connection out the opening located on the back of the dryer on the right side as your face the rear of the dryer. Disconnect the hose from that goes up to the reservoir. Connect the external drain hose included with the dryer. Route this hose to a permanent drain and secure the hose so it can not come loose. This information, along with pictures, can be found on page 21 of your owner’s manual.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-02-23

Was using dryer setting on "bulky" and it stayed at 11 minutes remaining for almost 15 minutes and then went back to 20 minutes remaining. I then stopped the cycle and took out the blanket and it was fairly dry. Is this normal?

Asked by: Adamkobe
I apologize, but no; it is not normal for the timer on this device to remain at a particular display for such an extended period of time. The unit may require service. To make service arrangements, you may either contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000, or you can check our Repair Provider Lookup on our website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-02-19
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