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LG DLEX8000[V]
 
Price range:
$1,345.10 - $1,499.99
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Summary: This LG full-sized dryer offers:
• Moisture sensor
• Electronic controls.
• Steam option.
• Stainless-steel drum
• On/off end of cycle signal.
• Drum light.
• Drying rack.
• Custom programs.
• Duct blockage indicator
• Stackable
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About - LG DLEX8000[V]

The LG DLEX8000[V] is part of the clothes dryer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, electric dryer models like the DLEX8000[V] are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Drying performance:
This score combines performance on three types of laundry loads of different sizes and fabric mixes: A 12-lb. load, predominantly cotton, representing a family's large weekly load; an 8-lb. load of cotton/polyester blend clothing; and a 3-lb. load of synthetic delicates, women's pajamas, nightgowns, bras and underwear.

Capacity:
Among the models we tested, drum volume varied from about 6 to 8.0 cu. ft.

Convenience:
For this measurement, we judged controls and ergonomics, such as ease of loading and unloading, servicing the lint filter, whether the door could clear a tall basket, and whether the machine has a raised edge to contain spills.
About This Brand

This company is known for its TrueSteam dryers and the designer colors available for its models. Some models have a steam generator intended to eliminate wrinkles. Prices for LG dryers range from $700 to $1,200.

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Features & Specs - LG DLEX8000[V]
info Stainless-steel drum Yes
info Porcelain top Yes
info Drying rack Yes
info Custom programs Yes
info Steam option Yes
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User Reviews - LG DLEX8000[V]
User Reviews
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4.0
Very pleased
2/25/2014
Pros
Adjustable Temperature
Easy To Use
Large Capacity
Quiet
Works Quickly
Cons
Steam Feature Doesn't Do
Best Uses
Bulky Items
Everyday Clothes
Sheets & Mattress Covers
Towels
Comment:
A great machine, a workhorse. Highly recommend but the steam feature doesn't remove wrenkles.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Do not buy this dryer
8/18/2013
Pros
Large Capacity
Nice Looking
Cons
Too Many To Mention
Unreliable
Where Do I Start
Best Uses
Boat anchor
Waste of space
Comment:
Owned this dryer for two months and it already broke down. Dryer will not heat up. Luckily I sprung for the store's protection plan so I don't have to deal with LG's horrible warranty coverage. Do yourself a favor and buy something made in America and probable less expensive!!
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Unreliable
5/24/2013
Pros
Cons
Leaves Clothes Damp
Unreliable
Best Uses
Comment:
Sometimes it starts, and sometimes it doesn't. Sometimes it dries clothes, and sometimes it doesn't. Tried to get warranty service, and after much struggle a technician came. While he was here, by Murphy's Law, the dryer worked fine. After he left, it started being unreliable again. <br /><br />I hate this thing, and I want to punish LG for making such an annoying and expensive product.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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