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7.4 cu.ft. Ultra Large Capacity TurboSteam™ Electric Dryer w/ On-Door Control Panel

  • DLEX5005K

  • Black Stainless Steel

Key Features

  • 7.4 cu.ft. Ultra Large Capacity
  • TurboSteam™ Technology
  • Integrated Electronic Control Panel with Dual LED Display
  • SmartDiagnosis™ Technology
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified

LG Dryers were Evaluated by Consumer Reports

*Consumer Reports does not endorse products or services.

On-Door Control Panel

Electronic control panel is integrated into the door for a distinct style plus the intuitive functionality you expect from an LG dryer.

SUMMARY
Dryer Type Electric
SteamDryer™ Yes
CAPACITY
Capacity 7.4 cu. ft.
ENERGY
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
APPEARANCE
Design Look On-Door Front Control Panel
Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display Yes
Touch Buttons Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
DRYING PROGRAMS
No. of Programs 14
Programs (Sensor Dry) Cotton/Normal, Perm Press, Towels, Delicates, Heavy Duty, SteamFresh™ SteamSanitary™, Bedding, Low Temp Dry, Anti-Bacterial, Jumbo Dry Download Cycle
Programs (Manual Dry) Speed Dry, Air Dry
No. of Options 14
Options More Time, Less Time, Damp Dry Signal, Wrinkle Care, Child Lock, Custom Program PGM Save, Wi-Fi Connect , Drum Light, Energy Saver, TurboSteam®, Eco Hybrid, Smart Grid, Remote Start
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
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
Drum Light Yes
Reversible Door Yes
FlowSense™ Duct Clogging Indicator Yes
Venting Option 4 Way Venting
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
Remaining Time Display/Status Indicator(s) Yes
3 Minute Installation Check Yes
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes (v 3.0)
Smart ThinQ™ (Wi-Fi) Smart Grid Ready, Energy Monitoring, Remote Control
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Top Cover Painted Steel
Door / Rim Glass/Chrome
Door Cover Dark Black Tinted Square Cover
Available Colors Black Stainless Steel (K)
POWER SOURCE
Ratings CSA Listed
Electrical Requirements 240V 30 Amps
Type Electric
BTU 20,000
OPTIONS
LP Conversion Kit 383EEL3002D
Side Venting Kit 383EEL9001B
Pedestal WDP4K
Pedestal (WxHxD) 27 x 14 1/8 x 30 3/4 (50 1/2 D with door open)
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 38 11/16" x 30" (54" with door open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 7/32" x 42 7/16" x 33 7/32"
Weight (Product/Carton) 148.6 lbs / 164 lbs
WARRANTY
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor
UPC 048231015301

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Can you use dryer sheets in this machine?

Asked by: Susan23
There is no caution against using dryer sheets in the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 7.4 cu.ft. Ultra Large Capacity TurboSteam™ Electric Dryer w/ On-Door Control Panel, Model # DLEX5005K. The biggest concern with regards to using dryer sheets in this type of dryer is that because dryer sheets are small pieces of non-woven synthetic fabrics coated with a solution of a quaternary ammonium salt or a silicone oil based fabric softener, and when heated, the heat of the dryer softens the fabric softener and allows the coating to transfer to fabrics. It is this coating that makes clothes feel softer to the touch. The use of fabric softener dryer sheets won't permanently damage your dryer but they may effect its operating efficiency, and, when efficiency is reduced, your utility bills go higher. Just as the dryer sheets leave a residue on your clothing that makes the fabric feel softer, they also leave residue in your dryer. The dryer also has a cycle that prevents overdrying of clothes by detecting moisture levels and turning off the cycle when the load is dry that operates using an electronic moisture sensor that is embedded in the dryer drum. Dryer sheets can cause the electronic moisture sensor to become coated with chemical residue, preventing the sensor from working correctly and cause your clothing to overdry (and increase your utility costs). However, periodic maintenance of the dryer can prevent this. If you use dryer sheets, wipe off the sensor with a cotton ball and a little rubbing alcohol monthly...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-08-08
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