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7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity SteamDryer™ (Electric)

  • DLEX5170V

  • Graphite Steel

Key Features

  • 7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Capacity
  • TrueSteam™ Technology
  • SteamFresh™ cycle
  • SteamSanitary™ cycle
AVAILABLE COLORS:
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.

Smooth operator

Smooth operator

A lot of those drying headaches can be a thing of the past. Our TrueSteam™ Technology generates real steam to reduce wrinkles and odors, and practically eliminates the need for ironing.

The quick fix

The quick fix

Late for the party and no time to iron your favorite outfit? The SteamFresh™ Cycle refreshes, and reduces wrinkles in up to five garments at a time with one 20-minute dryer cycle.

Wash the unwashable

You probably wish you could clean your throw pillows or children’s toys. With the SteamSanitary™ Cycle, you can. It uses steam to safely sanitize items marked as non-washable.

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.

DRYING PROGRAMS
Options Damp Dry Signal, End of Cycle Signal, EasyIron™, ReduceStatic™, Less Time, More Time, Child Lock, Custom Program, Wrinkle Care
Program Names Manual Dry: Rack Dry, Air Dry, Speed Dry Sensor Dry: Cotton/Normal, Perm/Press, Heavy Duty, Bulky Bedding, Delicates, Anti-Bacterial, Towels, Small Load, Sports Wear, SteamFresh™, SteamSanitary™
Temperature Levels High, Medium High, Medium, Low, Ultra Low
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
FlowSense™ Duct Clogging Indicator Yes
Remaining Time Display/Status Indicator(s) Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
Damp Dry Beep Yes
Sensor Dry (Dual System) Yes
3 Minute Installation Check Yes
Drying Rack Yes
Drum Light Yes
Venting Option 4 Way Venting
Reversible Door Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
Drum NeveRust™ Stainless Steel
Top Plate Painted Steel
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Door Rim Glass/Chrome
Available Colors Graphite Steel, White
POWER SOURCE
Ratings CSA Listed
Electrical Requirements 240V, 30 Amps
Type Electric
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 45 3/8" x 28 3/8"
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2” x 48” x 31 1/4”
Weight (Product/Carton) 133.2 lbs./145.5 lbs.
SUMMARY
Dryer Type Electric
Type of Display Dual LED
Dimensions (WxHxD) 27" x 45 3/8" x 28 3/8"
Capacity 7.3 cu. ft.
Designer Color Graphite Steel
Number of Drying Programs 14
Number of Temp Levels 5
Number of Options 9
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
Sensor Dry System Yes
Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor
SIZE AND WEIGHT
Width 27"
Height 45 3/8"
Depth 28 3/8"
Depth with Door Open 55 3/4"
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2” x 48” x 31 1/4”
Weight (Product) 133.2 lbs.
Weight (Shipping) 145.5 lbs.

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great dryer I have had my dryer just over a year and the lint trap cracked. replaced and working great.
Date published: 2016-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Steam feature is awesome I love this dryer as much a I hate its companion washing machine. We have dogs and I run their blankets through the steam cycle and they come out with no dog odor without washing them. It dries very fast too. I like the various cycles
Date published: 2015-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this dryer I have had this for three years and it is the best investment I ever made
Date published: 2015-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Features I like the steam sanitary feature for wrinkles on shirts. Seems to be a reliable machine so far.
Date published: 2015-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Dryer This dryer is amazing! Dries so fast and clothes come out looking great!
Date published: 2015-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I <3 this washer This washer is great! Easy to use, cleans great and is so quiet. Any size load, settings for any type of load, and the ability to pause as needed. When I first purchased the washer, I couldn't stop watching it work - fascinating!
Date published: 2015-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Dryer......quiet and smooth Great product-it really was 3 steps up from our old dryer.
Date published: 2015-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the music when drying is complete Excellent features-drys much faster than my old machine
Date published: 2015-03-07
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What does the anti bacterial cycle do and how?

Asked by: Terf
We appreciate your interest in this electric dryer. The ANTI-BACTERIAL cycle is designed to utilize HIGH HEAT and runs to the the clothing to a VERY DRY level.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-01-25

Is your 'sensor dry' on your electric dryers a moisture sensor?

Is your 'sensor dry' on the electric clothes dryer a moisture sensor?
Asked by: winlockkid
yes
Answered by: husker
Date published: 2016-01-25

the drum light quit working in my dryer, where is this located and can I replace it?

Asked by: Bunnytrax
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this electric dryer. The lamp housing for this feature appears to be located in the front frame of the Dryer Tub. The lamp cover should have a single screw holding it in place. Remove this to gain access to the lamp. The preferable suggestion would be to contact a qualified service technician to have this replaced. 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 http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-01-25

we purchased both the washer and dryer. They were quiet the first month and both started to make a lot of noise? Also the dryer would dry the clothes

in a short amount of time. The dryer started to take longer to dry and when it stopped the clothes were still slightly damp. Has anyone else experienced this problem?
Asked by: candyjj
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washer and dryer set. If these devices are both making noise, then it may be necessary to have them checked to see if anything is obstructing their operations. 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 http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-03-30

what is the best cycle to use for pillows

Asked by: candyjj
We appreciate your interest in the operations of this electric dryer. For the best operations, it is recommended to review the FABRIC CARE label on the item to be dried. Such should be used to find the “best” cycle for use
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-01-25

Is this ana energy star appliance?

Asked by: 7117
I apologize, but no; this electric dryer is not Energy Star rated.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-01-25

Can I use dryer softner sheets in the DLGX5171?

Asked by: jujubee
We appreciate your interest in this LG dryer. It is not recommended to use any form of fabric softener in this dryer. A fabric softener should be added to the appropriate dispenser cup in the LG WASHING MACHINE, according to the product operational directions.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-01-25

maximum venting footage

looking for maximum venting footage for our new home being built please.
Asked by: redrobin
We appreciate your interest in this electric dryer. We do not have any specifications listed as “Maximum Venting Footage”. Is this request concerning the maximum distance that the venting can travel; or the maximum height the venting can travel; or possibly the square footage of air flow coming from the vent. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for clarification of this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2014-11-11
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