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9.0 cu. ft. Mega Capacity Electric Dryer w/ Steam™ Technology

  • DLEX8000V

  • Graphite Steel
  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • 9.0 cu. ft. Mega capacity
  • TrueSteam™ Technology
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • SteamFresh™ Cycle
Dryer Type Electric
Stackable Yes
SteamDryer™ Yes
Capacity 9.0 cu. ft.
Design Look Front Control
Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display Yes
Touch Buttons Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
No. of Programs 14
Programs (Sensor Dry) Cotton/Normal, Perm. Press, Towels, Delicates, Heavy Duty, SteamFresh™, SteamSanitary™, SpotClean™, Anti-Bacterial, Jumbo Dry, Wool, Super Dry
Programs (Manual Dry) Speed Dry, Air Dry
No. of Options 11
Options More Time, Less Time, Custom Program, Damp Dry Signal, Wrinkle Care, Child Lock, ReduceStatic™, EasyIron™, Rack Dry, End of Cycle Signal, Drum Light
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
SteamFresh™ Cycle Yes
SteamSanitary™ Cycle Yes
SpotClean™ Cycle Yes
ReduceStatic™ Option Yes
EasyIron™ Option Yes
Sensor Dry Yes
Precise Temperature Control with Variable Heater Yes
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
3 Minute Installation Check Yes
Drying Rack Yes
Drum Light Yes
Venting Option Electric: 4 Way Venting / Gas: 3 Way Venting
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
Reversible Door Yes
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Top Plate White: Powder Coat / VCM: Porcelain
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Transparent Door Glass Yes
Available Colors White (W), Graphite Steel (V)
Door Rim Large Chrome Rimmed Glass Door with Dark Blue Tinted Cover
Ratings CSA Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 15 Amps (Gas) / 240V, 30 Amps (Electric)
Type Gas/Electric
Pedestal WDP5W/WDP5V
Pedestal (WxHxD) 29" x 13 9/10" x 29 2/5"
Stacking Kit KSTK2
LP Conversion Kit 383EEL3002D
Side Venting Kit DVK2 (383EEL9001L)
Product (WxHxD) 29" x 40 4/5" x 32 3/10" (57" D with door open)
Carton (WxHxD) 31 3/10" x 44 2/3" x 33 3/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) 158 lbs. / 181 lbs.
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Dryer of all dryers LG continues to shine with its Washer and in this case, dryer! This thing is BIG... almost too big, and works well. Only reason for 4 of 5 stars, is this (and the washer) are needlessly too complicated, as there are about 20 settings for drying and washing. That is probably a big overkill in my opinion.
Date published: 2016-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love!!! I bought the dryer almost a month ago and love it.
Date published: 2016-08-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Explanation of Steam Function non-existent No cogent explanation in manual. I tried the steam function but am using trial and error to determine the parameters for this feature. LG marketing touts steam as a huge advantage but the implementation is flawed due to lack of explanation.Seems like a good product otherwise.
Date published: 2016-05-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Well-built and poor user controls Why does a dryer of this price caliber claim in the owner's manual to have an "...illuminated control panel" (p. 11) when it doesn't? It is almost impossible to read and to set the functions without a flashlight! If LG wanted to go cheap they could have simply used a light panel with dark labels! The fact that a later model has an LED display is proof that this model is poorly designed, and the online LG image misrepresents the display as clearly readable. IT IS NOT! I rate this machine "average" because in spite of this major user shortcoming it seems to be well built, easy to install, runs smoothly and does a fine job...sad that LG skimped on the most important user aspect of the machine.
Date published: 2016-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overall great product I got this for Christmas. While that might not seem like a great present when it cuts the number of laundry loads in half, uses less water and dries faster without needing to dry on a hot setting it is the best Christmas ever. Absolutely love it. Now I don't mind doing laundry. And we are using way less detergent and shout to get the stains out of our boys clothes
Date published: 2016-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works great works great so far (6 months) handles the clothes for our family of 6 children with one on the way with ease. only thing missing is a maid to keep it running while we homeschool the children :)
Date published: 2015-10-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Lots of features - doesn't dry I just contacted support regarding this dryer. It was leaving lots of loads damp. We did troubleshooting and nothing was wrong. I was then told to use Time Dry for mixed loads. Basically, the message was that the sensor is over sensitive and senses dry items in mixed loads, and shuts the cycle down. All these extra sensors, and the dryer is dumb.
Date published: 2015-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best dryer ever! It is huge and does a superb job. After washing all my towels in our LG washer, the dryer dries them all in under an hour
Date published: 2015-08-22
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We were told by the installer that we could not use dryer sheets with our electric LG dryer. Is this true?

Asked by: Buckeye 107
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this dryer. Fabric softener and dryer sheets should not be used with this dryer. For LG Laundry machines, the fabric softener is supposed to be run in the washing machine. Improper operations can result in poor cleaning performance. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-09-13

What is the true temperature reading for the high setting?

Asked by: Roccokp
We appreciate your interest in this electric dryer. According to our product materials, the HIGH temperature setting is a few degrees more or less than 150 degrees Fahrenheit.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-19

Does the water for the true steam have to be distilled?

Asked by: Rocky7070
No; distilled water will not perform properly in any of our steam appliances. It is recommended to use plain tap water.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-07-14

I set my dryer at the normal dry setting and I noticed that when it got down to 1 minute it stayed there for well over 8 minutes. At the end I just stopped t myself. I've only had it for one day and the manual doesn't state this problem. 

Asked by: bcac
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this electric dryer. During the regular sense dry cycle, the dryer is designed to operate based on the moisture levels measured by the sensors near the lint filter. If there is a high humidity level, the dryer can adjust and/or extend the drying time if necessary. However, it can also add extra time if the sensors are clogged. Check these sensor strips to be certain they are clear of any obstructions. If this matter continues, the 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: 2016-06-10

I cleaned the front of the dryer & accidently wiped off the stickers/letters for the settings. where can I see a close up picture so I know what each setting is please? 

Asked by: Laundrymom88
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this Electric Dryer. The best diagram of the dial and its options will be located on page 10 of the owner’s manual. Page 33 provides the Guide by which each option operates. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional questions in this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-04-13

Need a replacement light bulb for this model.  LG DLEX8000V

Asked by: Maewest
Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders and pricing information, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at The part number of this lamp is EAQ61400801. For internal components, such as the LED lamp, it is highly recommended to enlist the assistance of a qualified service technician for purchase and installation. 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: 2016-03-28

What kind of plug do I need for the dryer. I have a three prong and the delivery person said it is wrong

Asked by: Plug
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this electric dryer. There are 4 different power cords which can be used with an electric dryer. Check the outlet in your laundry room to determine which plug pattern will be required.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-03-07

How do I clear the clean filter code

Asked by: lugnut
The first  filter is clean, the clean filter will not clear and I can't start my dryer
Answered by: Mcco
Date published: 2016-03-07
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