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9.0 cu. ft. Mega Capacity Dryer with Steam™ Technology (Gas)

  • DLGX8001W

  • White

Key Features

  • 9.0 cu. ft. Mega capacity
  • TrueSteam™ Technology
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • SteamFresh™ Cycle
More Room to Dry

More Room to Dry

When it comes to laundry capacity, big is good, bigger is better, but biggest is best. With 9.0 cu ft of mega capacity, now you can fit a king size comforter and full set of bedding in a single load! You'll definitely have more room to dry.

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.

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.

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.

See Spot Run

See Spot Run

Got a small stain or spot? Our SpotClean™ Cycle is designed to use the power of steam to effectively remove stains and freshen clothes right in the dryer.

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.

Dryer Type Gas
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
UPC 048231 012478

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good product but very expensive. This is a good clothes dryer but there should be no reason that any clothes dryer is as expensive as a washer which is much more complex. A dryer is a relatively simple machine and should not be priced the same as the washer.
Date published: 2015-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great capacity. Steam fresh leaves clothes damp. I wish drum light would stay on longer for loading/unloading and I wish the ENTIRE control panel would light up to make it easier to read. Have used steam fresh several times and clothes come out freshened but damp. Cycle fills up with steam but then drum stops periodically, then restarts. If it is suppose to help reduce wrinkles, why does drum stop periodically? Going to call tech support, but still moving in new home. Capacity is great.
Date published: 2015-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Dryer This is a very large dryer and has helped speed up the laundry process. Great features! Great sensors that let you know when clothes are ready and they actually are is great!
Date published: 2015-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product has all the features you need The dryer will take out stains,because I tried it with a work shirt.
Date published: 2015-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Dryer - Superb Performance Love the large capacity, as other users have noted. Relatively quiet dryer, and the steam function works pretty well in keeping clothes from getting wrinkled, thus saving on ironing time. Lots of good features, and overall easy to use.
Date published: 2015-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet and Efficient We have owned our dryer for almost a month now and it has been fantastic. We love how quiet and efficient it is, and also how it adjusts the drying time based on how damp the clothes are. The steam feature is particularly great for getting wrinkles out or just freshening up an item.
Date published: 2015-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best Dryer I have ever owned Quiet, can dry LARGE loads. Drying King Size sheet sets with blankets is NOT a problem. This dryer is everything the sales person said it would be and more. The Cotton setting is a clothers saver. If an artical of clothing was accidently placed in the dryer that was 100% cotton you just had to throw it away it shrunk so much. With the LG Cotton setting the shrinkage is minimal.
Date published: 2015-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the steam dryer. Love the gas version. This is by far the best dryer I have ever owned. I love the capacity. I can put a full comforter and a bunch more items.
Date published: 2015-02-14
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My filter light is on and will not work. I cleaned the trap and the filter

Asked by: Rayc69
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this gas dryer. It is suggested to disconnect the exhaust duct and make sure it is clear. If this does not resolve the matter, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-09-21

Do I need Gas supply for this machine?

Asked by: Sudeshna
Not if you buy the electric dryer. I had the option of electric or gas.
Answered by: hecate17
Date published: 2015-03-10

where can I order an extra filter for my DLGX8001V (True Steam Dryer)?

Asked by: terra9
Accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at The part number for this Lint Filter is ADQ73373201.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2014-07-16

Is the interior light suppose to come on when the smart diagnosis button is pressed on the LG 9.0 gas dryer??

Is the interior light suppose to come on when the smart diagnosis button is pressed on the LG 9.0 gas dryer?? I noticed that it does light up on the 5.2 washing machine but not the 9.0 dryer. Was wondering if this is an issue. Thanks.
Asked by: Steve065
We appreciate your interest in this gas dryer. According to our information, this unit is designed to only activate the light when the door is open. This would be normal operation.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2014-06-25

Can you provide more details on the 18 inch clearance requirement for garage installation?

I bought a unit without the pedestal since it was marked as optional. However after getting the base unit installed in garage noted the requirement for 18 inch clearance in the manual (Page 5). Does the base unit automatically provides the needed clearance Or is it a must for me to buy the pedestal? Thanks, sankar
Asked by: sankarr
We appreciate your interest in the proper installation of this dryer. It appears that the purpose behind the 18” clearance, beneath the dryer, for a garage installation is related to the unfinished and uninsulated nature of a garage and its flooring. The colder temperature of the garage floor can affect the drying performance of this device.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2014-06-20

Is my true steam broken?

The water in my true steam container is not disappearing after I have used the steam drying setting. In fact, it says to add more tap water even though it is filled to the maximum as indicated prior to starting the dryer. What is wrong with my true steam? Do I need a service repair or can I fix it myself?
Asked by: ddsmile
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this dryer and its features. How much water is remaining after the STEAM cycle? What is the source of the water? Is distilled water being used? Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for assistance with this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2014-01-02

How do I turn off the Child Lock

The Check Filter light is on and it also says CL
Asked by: Tali
Once set, the CHILD LOCK feature remains active until it is manually deactivated. The CHILD LOCK must be turned off in order to run another cycle. To deactivate the CHILD LOCK feature, press and hold the EASY IRON button for 3 seconds. This information is located on page 36 of your owner’s manual.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2013-12-26

Why is there no accessory available to empty the lint container?

Instructions clearly indicate to empty after each use & this means the layer of lint is thin. The lint container on this dryer is deep & therefore impossible for me to completely clean, without the help of some kind of handheld device. I found a cylinder brush under my kitchen sink, which did help somewhat. But I can tell you this will eventually damage the screen of the container.
Asked by: Therose
We appreciate your interest in this lint filter screen. It is recommended to simply extract the lint by rolling it out of the screen with a finger. If this does not extract all the lint, then a vacuum cleaner can also be used to remove lint from the screen.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2013-12-03
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