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7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity High Efficiency Front Control SteamDryer™ w/ EasyLoad™ Door

  • DLEY1701WE

  • White

Key Features

  • 7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity with Aluminized Alloy Steel Drum
  • EasyLoad™ Door
  • Front Electronic Control Panel with LED Display
  • Steam Technology
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified

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.

Open Up to Convenience

The dual-opening options of the LG EasyLoad™ door make loading and unloading the dryer easier than ever. Transferring wet clothes from the washer? Simply press the release button and pull the door down, hamper style to keep that stray sock from hitting the floor. Removing dry items? Swing the door to the side to clear the way for your basket below. Even tight spaces and challenging laundry-room layouts are no match for versatility like this.

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.

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.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

Among the most energy-efficient dryers in its class.

Dryer Type Electric
SteamDryer™ Yes
Capacity 7.3 cu. ft.
EasyLoad™ Door Yes
Design Look Front Control
Front Electronic Control Panel with LED Display Yes
Touch Buttons Yes
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
No. of Programs 12
Programs (Sensor Dry) Cotton/Normal, Perm. Press/Casual, Heavy Duty, Small Load, Bulky/Bedding, Anti-Bacterial, Towels, Delicates, SteamFresh™, Wrinkle Free
Programs (Manual Dry) Speed Dry, Air Dry
No. of Options 8
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
SteamFresh™ Cycle Yes
Wrinkle Free Cycle 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
Drum Light Yes
Reversible Door Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
Venting Option Electric: 4 Way Venting / Gas: 3 Way Venting
3 Minute Installation Check Yes
Drying Rack Yes
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Top Cover Plastic
Diamond Glass Door Transparent (White), Dark Gray Tint (Graphite Steel)
Available Colors White (W), Graphite Steel (V)
Ratings CSA Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 15 Amps (Gas) / 240V, 30 Amps (Electric)
Type Gas/Electric
LP Conversion Kit 4948EL4002B
Side Venting Kit 383EEL9001B
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 40 3/16" x 28 15/16" (50 1/4" D with door open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 43" x 31 1/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) 134.5 lbs. / 152.84 lbs.
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor
UPC 048231014601

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from No Iron and Jet Steam! Great features that provide ease of living iron-free! For casual clothes, no ironing needed and this saves me a great deal of time and energy
Date published: 2017-08-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Like the features I like the variety of features, esp steam fresh. I also like the 2 way door very clever and comes in handy! Only downfall is it seems to take quite a while to dry (45-60min avg).
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love the features I have had the dryer for 4 months and this has been a great purchase so far. Love the preset drying selections and they appear appropriate based on the loads I have selected. I had not used the steam feature yet but will come back after use. Probably could have lived without it. Had a challenge getting the dryer to fit in a closet due to the extended back it was less than an inch too big. I purchased a different dryer vent to make it fit.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wanted to Give it 5 Stars Ok, I would like to give this dryer 5-stars but one of the reasons I purchased this one was because of the steam function. Have used the steam twice now and both times the clothes came out soaked! The 20-minute steam cycle also had to include a 30-minute dryer time also. Other than that the dryer is great - love the two way opening - makes it very easy to load and get clothes out of the dryer. Couple of cycles I had to adjust for more times but that could have been my fault for selecting the wrong cycle. Lots of functions to chose from and still working with them - all in all I have very pleased with the dryer.
Date published: 2017-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG Super Dryer I bought this dryer because all children had LG washers and dryers. This is the best dryer I have ever owned. The duel position door is so unique and so very convenient. I also like the ability to use the anti wrinkle setting. So much better than having to use an iron. Best purchase I have ever made.
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best New Features My Maytag washer and dryer were still working so my husband and I were not really planning on purchasing... just looking so we would be ready when our 20 year old pair stops working or Christmas purchase which ever came first. After talking with a salesman at Big Sandy's, my husband said this is a no brainier purchase. We bought the washer dryer set. The features are an amazing upgrade for us. The LG pricing is just right. We have several other products from LG - Smartphone, TV's, they are quality products, and you get great customer service. We love our Dryer Washer set and Big Sandy's!
Date published: 2016-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this dryer! My husband and I just bought this dryer and the matching washer. I absolutely love them. I've never been excited to do laundry before, and now I can't stop doing it. It's so nice having a brand new washer and dryer after almost 15 years running on second hand ones from a friend.
Date published: 2016-11-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Happy with my purchase I am very happy with my dryer. It has a large capacity, so less loads to wash. The only thing I would change is the placement of the buttons...I would have them to the back of the dryer.
Date published: 2016-11-21
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Can the steam feature be turned off with this model if I wish to dry clothes without steam?

Asked by: Elias Hatcher
The Steam cycles (SteamFresh™ and Wrinkle Free) on this ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity High Efficiency Front Control SteamDryer™ w/ EasyLoad™ Door, Model # DLEY1701WE are selectable cycles...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-11-17

how many kilo watts does this dryer use per hr

Asked by: sfrom nj
Regrettably there aren't any specifications for how many kilowatts per hour the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity High Efficiency Front Control SteamDryer™ w/ EasyLoad™ Door, Model # DLEY1701WE will consume. However, if it is of any help, based on the Combined Energy Factor and an annual usage of 283 cycles per year as referenced by the U.S. Department of Energy test procedure, it has an Estimated Annual Energy Use of 607 kWh/yr. The actual energy consumption will vary depending on your usage patterns, how often you run the dryer, what cycle you select and the load size...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-10-05

Is there an accessory available for this model, that is the shelf used for drying sweaters (flat), or sneakers?

Asked by: Elhoblit
Hi Elhoblit their is an accesory to it we just bought ours and it came with a drying plactic rack used for sneakers sweater things like that.
Answered by: PaoIraheta
Date published: 2016-08-23

My dryer doesn't make any sounds when it is turned and when it is finished drying a load of laundry.

Asked by: JTait
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this electric dryer. Press the SIGNAL button in order to change the signal volume. If this does not resolve the matter, then 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: 2016-08-12

What do d95 code that pops up on the dryer

Asked by: Scizzac
The D95 code means there is a 95% blockage in your venting. The blockage would need to be removed for the code to clear.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-24

I have one and need to know how to make door swing down instead of side to side 

Asked by: PRomans
We appreciate your interest in this dryer. Information for reversing the door is located on page 15 of your owner’s manual, or you may contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for more assistance.
Answered by: ShenaS
Date published: 2016-02-15

Is their a companion front load washer ?

Asked by: Lggz
Answered by: WALK889
Date published: 2015-07-24

What is the companion washer

Asked by: Md1967
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