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DLEC888W

Key Features

  • 4.2 cu.ft. Capacity
  • Sensor Dry System
  • NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Intelligent Electronic Controls with an LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™
Suggested Price

$999.99

Suggested Price
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.

Just set and go

Just set and go

Let us take the guesswork out of doing the laundry. With features like our Dual LED Display indicators and intuitive Dial-A-Cycle™ controls, you’ll find the right setting every time.

The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

Our NFC Tag-On lets you download new cycles to your LG washer & dryer. Download the LG Smart ThinQ app to your Android smart device, select the cycle & ‘tag’ the appliance. From one-touch cycle options that help choose the right setting to answering questions, LG puts simpler & smarter laundry in the palm of your hand.

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.

CAPACITY
APPEARANCE
DRYER PROGRAMS
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
SMART THINQ® TECHNOLOGY
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
POWER SOURCE
ACCESSORIES
DIMENSIONS
WARRANTY
UPC CODES

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dries well Unusual to have a ventless dryer, however it does work well to dry clothes as programmed on lots of different cycles. The condensation is routed to the drain (not the catchment vessel) which is convenient, eliminates emptying the tray, and nice not to have a vent to the outside to monitor. It does generate quite a bit of heat and some humidity, so essential to have the space well vented, or perhaps even turn on an exhaust fan during operation. Not sure about long term repair record as I've only owned for a month or so.
Date published: 2018-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great! Such an improvement on my old model dryer. I love all the settings; does a great job.
Date published: 2018-05-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Features I needed a ventless dryer for my small condo. This one fits the bill.
Date published: 2018-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Features Purchased unit last month. Very pleased that it is self contained and does not require a water box. The water reservoir is a great feature along with the lint trap.
Date published: 2018-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact condensing dryer - love it! I've had this dryer for about 3 weeks now. Bought it because it was small and didn't need a dryer vent (i have the matching washer, too). This is perfect for me. I like that all I need to do is empty the water, after drying a load. No worries about fire hazards with this vent-free model. It dries beautifully. Smallish loads, but the washer is small too. I still only wash twice a week or so (I'm single), and it's all just SO easy! I have noticed that fitted sheets tend to ball up, and i need to stop the dryer, wake the sheet out, and restart, sometimes several times. Also, possibly during a hot, humid summer the condenser will emit a bit more humidity than I'd like. So far, though, it's been great. These compact models can be pricey. To me, they're a bargain, nevertheless.
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great compact dryer! We bought this dryer because it was one of the few models out there that could fit in our tiny laundry space. The capacity is great for the compact size and there's no need for a vent. The delivery guys said that it takes 4 hours to dry a load, but they were dead wrong. Typical drying time is 1 1/2 hours.
Date published: 2018-04-07
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It is not working as it should. The condensed water did not pump down to drain from the beginning even though the pipe is installed to the household drain. When I contacted the LG repair, they said they needed someone to off-load the dryer from the washer before they can fix it. I never expected to spend additional cost like this way for the full function of the machine.
Date published: 2018-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use! Purchased this to replace my old ventless electric heater. Easy installation considering I already had the wall outlet set up. Best thing about this unit is that it doesn’t heat up the surrounding air as much as my last dryer. Would recommend!
Date published: 2018-03-13
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ASK & ANSWER

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Please first review the detailed product information and help guides in the Product Support section for this product prior to posting a question.

Is this a ventless dryer (for condo use without a vent)?

Asked by: Amydryer
The LG 4.2 cu.ft. Compact Electric Condensing Front Load Dryer, Model # DLEC888W does not need to be vented to the outside...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-03-12

Where is the star {*} button on the display ?

Asked by: Alanamum3
Hello, there is no * button on the unit. If you need assistance with a setting or cycle, please give us a call at 1-800-243-0000 or drop us a line on Twitter at @LGUSSupport or on Facebook at @LGUSSupport when you are with the unit. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-02-08

Can you add a lint trap to this unit

Asked by: Bobby o
Hi Bobby o. The LG 4.2 cu.ft. Compact Electric Condensing Front Load Dryer, Model # DLEC888W already has a lint filter in it. It has a 'Clean Lint Filter' light that comes on during a cycle and a beeper will sound to alert you to pause the dryer and empty the filter immediately. You can use your fingers to roll the lint off the screen surfaces, but if the lint is difficult to remove or the filter material is showing signs of clogging, you can wash the lint screen in warm, soapy, water and dry it thoroughly before replacing it...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-03-27

Does this dryer have a tank that collects excess moisture (that can be dumped by hand) or just a drain hose?

Asked by: Katharine
Hi Katharine. If the LG 4.2 cu.ft. Compact Electric Condensing Front Load Dryer, Model # DLEC888W is not connected to a household drain, then the water reservoir in the unit will capture the water from the drying process. The reservoir will need to be emptied after every load. If the reservoir becomes full during a cycle, the 'Empty Water' light and alarm is activated to alert you and the reservoir will need to be emptied immediately...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-01-12

Does this come with stacking kit or seoerate 

Asked by: Fran Cooper
The owner's manual for the LG 4.2 cu.ft. Compact Electric Condensing Front Load Dryer, Model # DLEC888W lists the Stacking Kit as an included accessory...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-07-17

i just purchased this dryer   (and washer ) i was wondering if the rebate that was tagged for this machine on this website is actually for this machine ? i and a pse&g customer from long island please advise 

Asked by: jesusrod
We appreciate your interest in this dryer. In reviewing our website, there appears to be no rebate listed by the manufacturer. If there are additional questions about this product, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-03-30

I've tried to troubleshoot the issue myself, but I cannot get the dryer to turn on. After searching on YouTube for solutions, it appears other have similar issues. Any recommendations as to how or why our dryer our dryer won't turn on?

Asked by: OscarG00
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this compact dryer. If this machine is not powering on, then it is first recommended to check the power cord for any damages, as well as the circuit breaker to which this dryer is connected. 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 http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-17

Dryer wont heat

Asked by: Mario M
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this dryer. It is recommended to check the circuit breakers to which this device is connected, to ensure all is active. 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 http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-11-15
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