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Semi-Integrated Dishwasher with Flexible EasyRack™ System

  • LDS5040ST

  • Stainless Steel

Key Features



Pots, pans, dishes, glasses – no problem. The EasyRack™ System provides outstanding flexibility and convenience, adjusting to just about any load of dishes to ensure optimal cleaning performance.



With LoDecibel™, a combination of sound-reducing material and our Slim DirectDrive™ Motor, you'll experience very low noise output at 50 dB LoDecibel™. It's one of the quietest dishwashers in the industry.


When you buy a dishwasher, you don't want to worry that it won't last. Because the DirectDrive™ Motor uses fewer moving parts and operates more efficiently, LG confidently backs the motor with a 10-year warranty.



SmartDiagnosis™ uses self-diagnosing technology that can communicate 24/7 with LG customer service over the telephone providing you with comfort and reliability.


SenseClean™ measures the water’s turbidity and then adjusts water and cycle length for more precise cleaning and energy efficiency.

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The spacious, stainless steel interior provides ample space for lots of dishes and stemware, in a variety of sizes. Fit up to 14 place-settings of dishes.



Among the most energy-efficient dishwashers in its class.

Total Place Settings 14
Upper Rack Dish Height Limit 12"
Lower Rack Dish Height Limit 14"
Cutlery Baskets 3-in-1 Detachable Baskets
Racks and Tines Nylon Coated with Rounded Tips
EasyRack™ System Yes
Upper Rack Colour-Coded Foldable Tines Yes
Lower Rack Colour-Coded Foldable Tines Yes
Height Adjustable Upper Rack Yes
Slim DirectDrive™ Motor Yes
Overflow Detector Yes
120°F Inlet Water Capability Yes
Self-Cleaning Filtration System Yes
Delay Start Up To 19 Hours
Child Lock Yes
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
5 Wash Cycles Power Scrub, Normal, Delicate, Quick, Upper Only
SenseClean™ Wash System Yes
Sanitary Rinse Cycle Yes
Extra Rinse Option Yes
Multi-Level Water Direction 5
Hybrid Condensing Drying System Yes
Noise Level 50 dB
Electronic Controls Semi-Integrated Electronic Control with LED Display
Time Remaining Indicator Yes
Rinse-Aid Indicator Yes
Tub Material NeveRust™ Stainless Steel
Available Colours White (WW), Stainless Steel (ST)
Energy Star Yes
Ratings/Requirements/Type UL Listed, 120 V/60 Hz, 12 Amps
Circuit Breaker Size 15 Amps
Dimensions (WxHxD) 23 3/4" x 33 1/2" x 24 5/8"
Clearances (WxHxD) 24" x 34" x 25"
Weight (Unit/Carton) 90.8 lbs / 97.9 lbs
LDS5040ST 772454 057793
Warranty 1 Year Labour, 2 Years Parts, 5 Years on Control Board and Rack parts, and the Stainless Steel Tub or Liner, 10 Years on Direct Drive™ Motor

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from New rack stays on the rails. Thank you LG I completed the review dated June 12th 2016. Since then LG has replaced the lower rack with one that stays on the rails properly. Well done and thank you.
Date published: 2016-09-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Lower rack falls off rails While we appreciate how quiet this unit is how LG can make a rack that falls off the rails so easily is beyond crazy. Regardless if the rack is full of dishes or not half the time it falls off the rails when you push it in. Bad enough these units are so low that its hard on your back to operate them we also have to lift the entire weight of the rack to get it back on the rails. A total failure to think things through.
Date published: 2016-06-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Severely Disappointed We needed to replace a dishwasher which we'd had for years, and were pleased with. Since we'd recently bought an LG washing machine, which we were pleased with, we seriously investigated this dishwasher. We realise now that we should have listened more carefully to the negatives in the other reviews. The main issue is that dishes, especially glasses and mugs don't come out clean. This was not our experience with the previous dishwasher. So, we have to prewash all the cups and glasses. We are using Quantum Finish, which is recommended by most major manufacturers. As others have noticed, the upper rack is very difficult to load, due to the odd angle of the racks. This means that the tilted away sides get very little water on them. In addition, you cannot load right to the outside edges, since they get very little water. There is no supporting rack at the ends, either. So just put more-or-less clean items there. The bottom rack's adjustable tines are very difficult to deal with. The spacing is very awkward, and they collapse by themselves if the dishes push on them sideways (as bowls do). As well, there is no clear boundaries between the rows of tines. The back row fits plates, but then there really isn't enough space next to them for bowls. And if you put them there anyway (interlocking with the plates), then there's one remaining row, which is too small for most things. It won't clean containers and deep bowls unless they are put in horizontally. It seems like the spray isn't strong enough to go over the sides if they are placed more upright. The cutlery basket is odd. There are no different sizes of holes for the cutlery, so any slightly larger sized items have to go into the general big holes in the middle. Again, as others have complained, the bottom rack does come off easily from the tracks. All it takes is pushing it in on one side, instead of the center. If it is loaded with heavy dishes, it's very difficult to get back on track unless you unload it first. We are regretting our decision to buy this, and have considered getting rid of it and buying a real dishwasher
Date published: 2014-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loving it! This is the first dishwasher I have had in 45 years of marriage.I saw other peoples and thought that it was just as easy to wash by hand for all the prewash they did and polishing the glasses by hand. Our son talked me into getting one so I checked them out online.Now this was before I bought my beautiful LG double oven range which I love.I didn't know what brand to buy then and am so glad I chose LG.This dishwasher is a lazy house keepers dream...I have easy dish chores,pots,pans ,glasses and cutlery come out spotless.Our children think it is wonderful when they come over and see it in action.They hardly notice when its working as it is so quiet.Takes on anything and does it well....will stick to LG from now on as both appliances I bought from LG work wonderfully.The stainless steel exterior hardly smudges and is very easy to damp wipe clean.It plays me a happy melody too when finished...makes me smile. Thank you LG for making my life easier.All the best G. Oh I think I made a mistake on my range review and called the stainless steel exterior aluminium bad
Date published: 2014-11-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Would not recommend or purchase another LG i am very dissatisfied with the dishwasher as it does not rinse well and i have food still stuck to the dishes even with additional rinse. This whole cycle of wash takes closer to 3 hours and the dishes come out dirty and wet. With the heat function on, the dishes still come out wet. The water does not drain well and stays floating at the bottom. Will not recommend this to anyone.
Date published: 2014-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME!!! This by far is one of the best dishwashers out there. It has everything that you could want or need and to think it is the base model. The other higher models have steam?? When do you need to steam your dishes. But the Dbs is lower then the 50 for this model but it is very very quiet at 50.
Date published: 2013-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome machine. Best dishwasher we've ever had, it's quiet, fast and really cleans. A lot of good features makes it an excellent choice. No regrets whatsoever on this item.
Date published: 2013-06-09
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