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7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large High Efficiency Dryer w/ Sensor Dry Technology

  • DLG4971W

  • White

Key Features

  • 7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity with Aluminized Alloy Steel Drum
  • 8 Drying Programs
  • Electronic Control Panel with Dual LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™
  • Sensor Dry System
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.

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.

Dryer Type Gas
Capacity 7.3 cu. ft.
Design Look Rear Control
Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
No. of Programs 8
Programs (Sensor Dry) Cotton/Normal, Perm. Press/Casual, Heavy Duty, Delicates, Anti-Bacterial, Small Load
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
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
Aluminized Alloy Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Top Plate Painted Steel
Silver Rimmed Solid Door Yes
Available Colors White (W)
Ratings CSA Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 15 Amps (Gas) / 240V, 30 Amps (Electric)
Type Gas/Electric
LP Conversion Kit 4948EL4002B
Side Venting Kit 3911EZ9131X
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 45 3/8" x 28 3/8" (50 1/4" D with door open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 48" x 31 1/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) 128.9 lbs. / 146.5 lbs.
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor
UPC 048231 014939

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from This dryer works quietly and effectively, large capacity also!!
Date published: 2016-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice! Great Machine great buy! Follow directions on how to use !
Date published: 2016-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT DRYER I purchased this dryer about a month ago after researching it. I am the research Queen. It is good looking dryer (I purchased the matching washer and am quite pleased with that one too). It has lots of settings, you can use the standard ones or customize your own. The clothes come out great!
Date published: 2016-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Dryer! Very pleased with this dryer. Great features, large capacity and gentle on laundry with excellent drying results.
Date published: 2016-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from lots of options and work great bought this two months ago and we have been very happy with it. The dryer works great and the cloths dry fats and not all tangled
Date published: 2016-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Features, Very easy to work with Bought the set a couple of months ago, my wife loves it! even my kids are doing their laundry!
Date published: 2016-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We have had this dryer for a few months now. It works great. It is large enough to fit a king size comforter.
Date published: 2016-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet and Efficient So far the dryer has been working great. It is quiet compared to our old dryer. At the end of the cycle it plays a happy song instead of a harsh buzz!
Date published: 2016-07-29
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Your website under tech specs states the part number for the LP conversion is 4948EL4002B.The owners manual states 383EEL3002D.Which is correct?

Asked by: Wrenz71
Hi, We believe you might have misread the owner's manual for the LG 7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large High Efficiency Dryer w/ Sensor Dry Technology, Model # DLG4971W. Part # 383EEL9001B is the part number for the adapter kit that contains the necessary duct components to change the location of the dryer vent and Part # 4948EL4002B is indeed the part number for the LP Conversion Kit. Both listings in the specifications and in the manual are correct as is. Here's an excerpt from page 16 of the owner's manual: "Installing the Side Vent Kit An adapter kit, part number 383EEL9001B, may be purchased from your LG retailer. This kit contains the necessary duct components to change the dryer vent location."...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-07-29

Convert to propane - Are there any adjustments after the correct oriface is installed. Also, If I ever needed to replace the drum, how would I do it?

In the future, it would be good yo have instructions specific to the DLG4971 on how to 'open it up' for trouble shooting. The instructions that came from LG with the orifice cover many machines and are not even what LG recommends on how to change the orifice. I want to know how to get the top and front off so that I can get to parts that may have to be checked if the dryer malfunctions. Your instructions mention adjusting regulator. Is that done on the DLG4971 and how?
Asked by: Jake67
We appreciate your interest in this gas dryer. Unfortunately it will not be possible to provide such information, as we are not technicians. It is recommended to have a licensed gas installer install the LP Orifice, using the instructions provided with the orifice. The replacement of the drum is also a task recommended to be performed by a service technician. 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: 2015-09-08

DLG4971W - How does Wrinkle Care work?

Every time I activate wrinkle care feature, the dryer doesn't end its cycle - the button blinks and the music advising the end doesn't play... is that normal? Must I manually turn it off if I choose wrinkle care feature?
Asked by: Vivian
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. That which has been described is normal operation. When the WRINKLE CARE feature has been activated, the cycle does not actually end at the originally designated time. The load will continue to tumble, periodically, for up to 3 hours after the selected cycle is complete, or until the door is opened; whichever is the shorter of the events.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-08-10

is my dlg4971w dryer engergy star qualified?

Asked by: 1Leslie
I apologize, but no; this gas dryer has not been classified with an Energy Star rating.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-03-24

How high off the floor is the DLG4971W (floor to center bottom of the front edge) and where are the legs versus the side of this unit?

Re: the legs --- is the edge of each leg 3/4" or more from the sides of the unit? I am trying to understand if I need to remove a floor base molding to facilitate installation. Thanks in advance for your answers!
Asked by: Jones
We appreciate your interest in this dryer and its features. It appears that the feet are around an inch away from the edges of the cabinet. These specifications are subject to change without prior notification.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-02-09

How does Rack Dry Function work on DLG4971W?

When I select this function, the dryer's drum still rotates! I thought this function was not supposed to tumble.
Asked by: Docooley
We appreciate your interest in this dryer and its features. The tub will continue to tumble when it is in the RACK DRY mode. It has not choice, due to being belt-driven with the motor. However, items to be dried should be placed on the rack, with no items tumbling.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-01-16

Will it work with AC cord 3 or 4 prong and is the LP conversion kit included?

Asked by: Dan1234
We appreciate your interest in this gas dryer. Gas dryers use a standard 3-prong, 120V power cord. The interchangeable 3-prong and 4-prong power cords are for electric dryers only. According to page 20 of the owner’s manual, in the installation instructions, it states that the LP Conversion orifice, part number 383EEL3002D, will have to be ordered. It should then be installed by a qualified gas technician, and the change should be noted on the dryer itself.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-01-15

My old gas dryer uses a 3/8" valve (?): do I need to change it for a new LG DLE4971W?

Asked by: JasperJ
We appreciate your interest in this gas dryer. According to the information on page 20 of the owner’s manual, this dryer has a 3/8” NPT Gas connection for its gas supply line. It is recommended to connect the dryer to your laundry room’s gas supply line using a new, flexible stainless steel connector with a 3/8 inch NPT fitting.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2014-12-23
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