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DLGX5681W

Key Features

  • Ultra Large 7.3 cu. ft. Capacity
  • Steam Technology
  • SteamFresh™ Cycle
  • SteamSanitary™ Cycle

available colors:

White Discontinued
CAPACITY
APPEARANCE
DRYING PROGRAMS
FABRIC CARE FEATURES
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
POWER SOURCE
OPTIONS
DIMENSIONS
WARRANTY/UPC

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dryer failed within 2 months After a month of half received error message that there was a thermostat failure.
Date published: 2016-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very nice dryer best machine ive ever bought even thoe it cost a lot more but well worth it
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT WASHER THIS WASHER IS LIKE SOMETHING OUT THE FUTURE LIGHT AND ALL GLASS SO YOU CAN SEE THE CLOTHS PERFECT MEASURING OF SOAP DONT WASTE NOTHING PERFECT WASH AND VERY QUITE
Date published: 2016-10-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great features. Eco-friendly The dryer works really well. I especially like the fact that it measures the amount of water and times the cycle so that it does not waste energy.
Date published: 2016-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Every thing I wanted and more A basket of clothing barely covers the bottom of the tub. Finally can wash big bedding at home. Learning features, the more I know, the more I love my new washer.
Date published: 2016-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So happy to have my new LG washer and dryer Home Depot provided the item, the one that I wanted and didn't want to settle for any thing else. So far, so good.
Date published: 2016-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid product Using for about 3 months now. Solid product. Not loud. Large container. Great options. Would recommend
Date published: 2015-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it!!! We were limited to the size of dryer we could choose due to room restrictions. This dryer has every feature I needed and wanted. The only negative feature is the door does not stay open when I am loading or unloading. I usually put a towel on it to keep it open. Other than that, the capacity is great. I also love the drying rack!
Date published: 2015-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New to LG We're new to LG products, but so far we are really glad we chose an LG appliance. Based on consumer's reports, JD Power, and the general style of the appliances, we selected LG.
Date published: 2015-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from steam away cool steam feature and large capacity several features for picking drying needs and time cool drying rack included
Date published: 2015-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love It I love this dryer! It has so many settings to choose from. I especially like the bulky/bedding setting for my quilts. It dries everything beautifully
Date published: 2015-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Dryer We have owned our LG dryer for just over one month and so far my say's it's great. It drys faster than our old dryer, my wife loves the settings on this dryer. We bought this dryer just over one month ago and so far we are in love with it. The main reason we bought an LG product was the consumer report on the excellent reliability of LG dryers. Would I tell a friend about our LG dryer and recommend it yes I would.
Date published: 2015-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing!!!! I can't say enough how much i love this dryer. we have two teenagers who wear clothes for one minute and then it's into the dirty clothes hamper so i do laundry every other day and i use to hate it with our other dryer that took 2 cycles to dry them all. but with this, It's once and done and i love it.
Date published: 2015-03-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Broken on arrival Steam system was broken and it just dumped water into the dryer tub and soaked all the clothes.
Date published: 2015-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great feature-set and quality, super performance Excellent washer, with a great feature-set. The steam wash option works great, and the HE features are wonderful. Auto-sense makes sure your clothes come out dry in the most optimum time. Definitely recommend.
Date published: 2015-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome purchase Happy to say that I'm glad to of purchased this particular series and as a combo set, lots of great features, how they changed, and very quiet compared to your basic dryers, better quality and stylish. I have owned the products for a few months, so far so good, crossing my fingers. Hope their warranty program is as value and worth the added purchase.
Date published: 2015-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a keeper! A leading consumer mag had this on their list. Bought it at a sears with a new washer (saved a bunch buying them together). Does everything as advertised. The steam cycle took a couple of tries to learn how to use it. But all in all if this isn't what you want, nothing is. It's definitely a Mercedes of dryers. I'm a 60 yr old and if my better half likes it, you will too.
Date published: 2015-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from efficient drying this is my first lg drying mashine and im happy with it so far. i bought this as as set with my washing machine (wt5680hva). love the look. im still learning how to properly use all the features, like the steam drying features. but for all normal drying, this machine is the best ive ever had. quiet, drys well , drys fast and efficient. ive only had this since 11/2014, but so far so great!
Date published: 2015-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very happy with this wash machine! This wash machine is easy to use, has plenty of settings, cleans our clothes very well and is eco friendly. What else could you want. And it's color and design are very attractive as well. We are very satisfied with it.
Date published: 2015-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Huge Capacity The dryer drum is huge. You can dry bed comforter with no problems. It is expensive and takes some getting used to. Haven't figured out the steam yet, but I'm working on it.
Date published: 2015-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HOT HOT HOT! This dryer really is hot...even the guys that installed it were impressed with the heat it put out. That being said be careful with your delicates they could get burned.
Date published: 2015-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far, so good I love the quietness of this dryer. It has worked fine for almost everything that I have dried. I have found that on occasion I have to add a little more time for drying the clothes. But that is an easy fix. I do wish that I could just add 5 minutes instead of having to manually select the minimum of 10 minutes on the manual function. I have not tried the steam function so far, but looking forward to using that feature. I love how the towels come out so fluffy.
Date published: 2014-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet & efficient Great capacity. Steam fresh cycle is great! Instructions are easy to follow.
Date published: 2014-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features The color brings a lot of class to the product. It does a great job on every setting. Thank you!
Date published: 2014-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product,features and quality Product replaced a 20 year old dryer. I was sceptical however it was rated at the top by several places. they were not wrong this dryer is perfect for us. It has so many options. I don't even know what half of them do. I will have to read the owners book. The product is well made and works great for our family of 7. I would recommend it everyone.
Date published: 2014-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth the purchase One of the largest capacity dryers available. Able to dry our comforters in one cycle. Very quiet. If your in the market for a new gas dryer this is the one. Have a look you won't be disappointed. We love it.
Date published: 2014-07-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Steam Errors Every time I use the steam, I get an error and it shuts down. Repairman sent out under warranty said that it is a known issue with no solution. I have to use a work-around to bypass the error which requires me to push a button 3 times to get it to keep going. I would appreciate it if LG would correct the problem and provide a permanent solution for customers vs the work-around. Otherwise, the machine is good. The error is inconvenient.
Date published: 2014-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent features Offers great flexibility with all the settings/options and easy to use. Super fast and quiet with every type of load.
Date published: 2014-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet, Drys quickly and Love the Steam Feature This dryer is beautiful and the clothes come out looking very nice. The steam feature is wonderful for that wrinkled shirt that just needs a minute in the dryer for a crisp look. It drys large loads much quicker than my last front loader. It has many different drying options but the one I have yet to find is the "wrinkle guard" where it will tumble the clothes every 2 to 3 minutes to keep them from wrinkling once the drying is complete. My last dryer had this and it would toss them every few minutes until you could get in there to unload it. However, the Steamer would fix the problem if they did happen to wrinkle. I love this dryer, very pleased with my purchase.
Date published: 2014-03-28
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ASK & ANSWER

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Can this be converted to an electric dryer from gas?

Asked by: Melisa
The electrical requirements for Gas and Electrical dryers are different and the LG 7.3 cu.ft. Ultra Large High Efficiency SteamDryer™ w/ SteamSanitary™, Model # DLGX5681V cannot be converted to an electric dryer...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-10-28

What are the possible reasons to why my dryer isn't getting hot and leaving my clothes damp?

Asked by: Angelicaguzman17
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this gas dryer. It is recommended to check the exhaust duct for obstructions, as this can keep some of the moisture in the machine, and prevent proper operation. 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: 2016-09-09

how do you reverse the door on this dryer

Asked by: memecar
We appreciate your interest in this gas dryer. Instructions and diagrams on the door reversal can be found on page 15 of your owner’s manual.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-06

When using the steam fresh function, I put in one shirt to unwrinkle it. I turn on the dryer and let it run. I come back and my shirt is absolutely drenched with water. I made sure the setting is at 3 which should only do 3 or less garments. Please help

Asked by: Matt92869
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this gas dryer. This Steam Fresh function is designed to reduce wrinkles and odor in fabrics. It brings new life to wrinkled clothes that have been stored for an extended time and makes heavily wrinkled clothes easier to iron. The moisture added is supposed to help with the ironing process. This information is listed on page 34 of the owner’s manual.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-07-25

How to convert LG dryer model DLGX3251 from natural gas to propane? What conversation. Kit to use

Asked by: Julo
We appreciate your interest int his gas dryer. The proper LP orifice is part number 383EEL3002D. This component should be installed by a qualified gas technician or plumber
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-07-08

How do I disassemble the front, got a screw and a part stuck between. 

Asked by: Tenzin
Disassembling the dryer would void the warranty. Please call 800-243-0000 for further assistance.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-24

I tryed a test pressing temp. Control and power at same time. And after that I pressed start button and dryer suppose to start test but on displey I see dE letters. Whats that mean?

Asked by: insomnia
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this gas dryer. A dE error code indicates that there could be an abnormality with the Door Switch. This is a code which only appears when running the Test Cycle as has been done. 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: 2016-02-16

The dryer keeps cutting off before clothes are dry. Sometimes d80 or d90 error code appears.

Asked by: Jim12345
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this dryer. According to our information, the d90 indicator is designed to denote that the exhaust duct, whether in the hose or through the wall, is about 90% blocked. The d80 then would be 80% blockage. This needs to be cleared before attempting to use the machine again.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-01-26
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