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LG DLG5966W, Front-Loading Gas Dryer, 7.3 Cubic Feet

White with Sensor Dry System and Wrinkle Care Option

White with Sensor Dry System and Wrinkle Care Option

The Sensor Dry system and the FlowSense Duct Clogging Indicator are two of this unitís best features. It has an extra-large NeveRust Stainless Steel drum that can hold large items such as comforters and sheets. The dryerís electronic control panel is provided with LED display for easy cycle monitoring.

Interior Features

  • This gas-heated dryer has 9 dryer programs and 7 program options including Wrinkle Care, Freshen Up and Antibacterial. Basic cycles such as Normal, Delicates and Heavy Duty are also available. Its temperature levels could be set from Ultra Low to High. The amount of heat is regulated by its Precise Temperature Control, while the Sensor Dry system monitors and measures the drumís moisture content then adjusts drying time and temperature when needed.
  • Installed with a drying rack, the drum can hold items that cannot be tumble-dried, like stuffed animals, shoes and other fragile pieces. The drum is made of NeveRust Stainless Steel and is fitted with a small light for added convenience. Its 7.3 cu. ft. capacity could hold a number of clothes in one load.

    Exterior Features

  • The unitís electronic control panel with Dial-a-Cycle knob is placed right on top of the reversible door for fuss-free programming. Monitor cycle time with the built-in LED display. The wide, circular door is made of transparent glass lined with silver-edged chrome.
  • Stack the dryer unit over a matching washer or choose to place it on a pedestal. The dryerís four leveling legs could be adjusted accordingly. The pedestal and stacking kit are sold separately.
  • Made with durable steel, the unitís cabinet and top plate are painted for
    an added look. This model comes in White and Pearl Gray.

    Dimensions Specifications

    Height: 39 inches
    Width: 27 inches
    Depth: 28 1/3 inches
    Depth with the door open: 50 1/2 inches
    Weight: 126 lbs.


  • The extra-large capacity drum has room more clothes.
  • Adjusts heat and drying time with the Sensor Dry system.
  • Gas dryers like this unit are more energy-efficient.
  • The Wrinkle Care program reduces wrinkles on clothes.
  • Bacteria is killed with the dryerís Antibacterial option.
  • It has 9 programs and 7 options.
  • Custom programs can be set.
  • The LED display allows you check the status and remaining time.
  • Installed with an idiot-proof control board.
  • The drying rack is handy for items that donít require tumbling.
  • The FlowSense Indicator monitors lint buildup and airflow.
  • Optional settings like Child Lock and End of Cycle beep are available.
  • Compact-sized and has a reversible door.
  • Parts and labor are warranted for a year.


  • The unitís average features are not worth the high price tag.
  • The dryer takes more time to dry clothes when set to Normal.
  • The buzzer sound is too faint to hear.

    Consumer Opinions


  • with 9 drying programs
  • has 7 program options
  • minimizes creases on clothes
  • has fabric care features
  • with Antibacterial program option
  • with 5 drying levels
  • has drum light
  • adjustable drying time
  • adjustable temperature level
  • rust-proof interior
  • equipped with drying rack
  • extra-large capacity
  • holds more clothes
  • optional Child Lock
  • optional End of Cycle beeper
  • fully-stackable
  • available optional pedestal
  • with a reversible door
  • noise-free operation
  • 3-way venting option
  • energy-efficient


  • more expensive
  • has average features

    Full Specifications »


    Loading Type Front Load
    Fuel Type Gas
    Color White
    Drum Material NeveRust™ Stainless Steel
    Control Type Electronic Control Panel with Dial-A-Cycle™
    Capacity 7.3 Cu. Ft. XL Capacity
    Timed Dry 60 min., 50 min., 40 min., 30 min., 20 min., More Time/Less Time
    Temperature Options High, Medium High, Medium, Low, Ultra Low
    Drying System Sensor Dry System, Wrinkle Care Option
    No. of Cycles 9
    Cycles Normal, Cotton/Towels,Delicates, Wrinkle Care,Heavy Duty, Ultra Delicate, Speed Dry,Air Dry, Freshen Up
    MISC LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation, 1 Year Parts and Labor Warranty 
    Special Features FlowSense™ Duct Clogging Indicator, Drying Rack, Precise Temperature Control with Variable Heater, Child Lock, 3 Way Venting, Drum Light, Reversible Door, Anti Bacterial

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