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

  • 7.3 cu. ft. Capacity
  • EasyLoad™ Door
  • Aluminized Alloy Steel Drum
  • 8 Drying Programs
  • Electronic Control Panel with Dual LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™
  • Sensor Dry System
7.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large High Efficiency Electric Dryer w/ Sensor Dry Technology


    • Capacity
    • 7.3 cu. ft.


    • Design Look
    • Rear Control
    • Intelligent Electronic Controls with 3.9" Monochromatic LCD
    • 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
    • 12
    • 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


    • LG EasyLoad™ Door
    • Main Wash, Fabric Softener + Liquid Bleach
    • 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
    • 4 Way Venting
    • 3 Minute Installation Check
    • Yes


    • Aluminized Alloy Steel Drum
    • Yes
    • Cabinet
    • Painted Steel
    • Control Panel
    • Plastic
    • Top Plate
    • Painted Steel
    • Body-Matching Solid Door
    • Yes
    • Available Colors
    • White (W)


    • Ratings
    • CSA Listed
    • Electrical Requirements
    • 240V 30 Amps
    • Type
    • Electric


    • Dryer Rack
    • 3750EL0001C
    • 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) Electric
    • 125.4 lbs. / 143 lbs.


    • Limited Warranty
    • 1 Year Parts and Labor
    • UPC
    • 048231014922

What people are saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from control panel failed We bought this dryer approx 5 years ago. There are only two of us in the household so on average 1 load of clothes a week. So that is 260 loads before the control panel went out. It costs 1/2 the price of a new dryer to replace the control panel. If you have a family and several loads a week this is not the dryer for you.
Date published: 2017-11-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sensor dry works great! I've had this dryer since March and have been pleased. I don't use all of the features on it but i think i need to unhook the water for the steam feature, i have to leave the door open or it smells damp inside the tub. Otherwise has been a great dryer!
Date published: 2017-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cleans beautifullu, easy to maintain I bought this washing machine several months ago, and have not been disappointed. I love the variety of was cycles, the capacity and the noise level (barely noticeable). Cleans my clothes the way they should be cleaned - what more could you want?
Date published: 2017-09-26
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can you tell me the model number of the washer that goes with this dryer please

Asked by: JenHaymarket
The washing machine model WT4970CW is the matching washing machine for this dryer. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-05-02

I noticed there is a dryer rack option. What is the product number for the dryer rack that will fit this dryer?  Thank you. 

Asked by: Tjfoster
The dryer rack 3750EL0001C can now be purchased on LG.com: http://www.lg.com/us/laundry-accessories/lg-3750EL0001C-top-load-dryer-rack
Answered by: LGSolution
Date published: 2017-03-20

Need a manual

Asked by: Olblue
We appreciate your interest in this electric dryer. A copy of the owner’s manual, for this dryer, can be located on our website at http://www.lg.com/us/support-product/lg-DLE4970W#manuals.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-23

I have had my dryer for 18months now. I would like assistance on how to reset the dryer once the dryer cycle is done the dryer continues to operate. 

Asked by: Lisa M Johnson
We appreciate your interest int his dryer. The description provided suggests the use of the WRINKLE CARE feature. Selecting this option will tumble the load periodically for up to 3 hours after the selected cycle, or until the door is opened. This is helpful in preventing wrinkles when you are unable to remove items from the dryer immediately. This information is found on page 40 of your owner’s manual.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-16

How many watts to run this dryer With a generator if power goes out ?

Asked by: Raydog
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