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LG DLGX3471[W]
 
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$899.99 - $1,199.99
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Summary: This LG gas dryer offers:
• Moisture sensor
• Steam option.
• Stainless-steel drum
• Drying rack.
• Custom programs.
• Duct blockage indicator
• Stackable
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About - LG DLGX3471[W]

The LG DLGX3471[W] is part of the clothes dryer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, gas dryer models like the DLGX3471[W] 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 DLGX3471[W]
info Stainless-steel drum Yes
info Porcelain top No
info Drying rack Yes
info Custom programs Yes
info Steam option Yes
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User Reviews - LG DLGX3471[W]
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(3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
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8/31/2013
Pros
Large Capacity
Cons
Unreliable
Best Uses
Comment:
When the dryer starts, a time appears on the display - it is completely unreliable - I have set a separate timer at 5 minutes less than the display and come back to the laundry room to find the dryer off, the clothes dried to a crisp and miserable wrinkles. The wrinkle care feature is useless and cool down doesn't really work - the clothes are still hot at the end of that supposed cycle. I'm sorry I got rid of my 15 year old Neptune - it did a better job.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Top performance with its matching washer
5/14/2013
Pros
Adjustable Temperature
Easy To Use
Energy Efficient
Large Capacity
Quiet
Works Quickly
Cons
Best Uses
Bulky Items
Delicates
Everyday Clothes
Sheets & Mattress Covers
Towels
Comment:
I purchased this as a mate to the LG washer. As with the washer, this unit is tops. I love that it has a stainless steel drum, not the permatough white type of drum as on the GE this replaced. Great options, I wasn't sure of the value of the steam option, but I'm a sold user now.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(27 of 29 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
buy this dryer only if you like to iron!
10/8/2012
Pros
Adjustable Temperature
Large Capacity
Quiet
Cons
Leaves Clothes Damp
Unreliable
Best Uses
Towels
Comment:
I use this dryer daily (several loads) and am extremely frustrated with how the clothes look after drying. I have to iron even perm. press! My old dryer performed much better with fewer gadgets and gizmos. The only setting that is reliable is the manual setting. The auto settings fail to dry the clothes completely. Sorry I bought this dryer!
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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