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Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash™ and EasyRack™ Plus

  • LDF5545ST

  • Stainless Steel

Key Features

  • QuadWash™ System
  • EasyRack™ Plus
  • LoDecibel™ Operation (48 dB)
  • NFC Tag On Technology
  • Dual Control™ Cycle
  • 10-Year Warranty on Inverter Direct Drive Motor Editor’s Choice Winner

The LG LDF5545 Dishwasher Series won the Editor’s Choice award from Watch the review to see why.

Put Enhanced Cleaning in Motion

Achieve maximum cleaning throughout the entire cycle with LG QuadWash™. With four spray arms instead of two, QuadWash™ also includes Multi-Motion arms that rotate back and forth while spinning. The high pressure jets power-clean dishes from multiple angles.

Inverter Direct Drive Motor

Enjoy the reliability of an Inverter Direct Drive Motor that uses
fewer moving parts and operates efficiently with a 10-year warranty.
Learn more about the motor by watching the video below.

Easy Loading, Maximum Flexibility

The newly-enhanced EasyRack™ Plus system provides outstanding flexibility and convenience, adjusting to just about any load of dishes to help ensure optimal cleaning performance. Easy to adjust on-the-fly, this racking system can shift to handle any challenge your dishes can serve up.

Quiet Operation

LoDecibel™ Operation

LG's technological advances, like the Inverter DirectDrive motor and the advanced 3-stage filtration system, were designed with quiet in mind. At 48dB, this dishwasher is among the quietest dishwashers in its class.

Split Personality

Split Personality

Enables users to vary the intensity in the upper and lower racks (e.g. delicates in the upper rack, and pots & pans in the lower rack with strong setting), accommodating different items in the same load.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

Among the most energy-efficient dishwashers in its class.

Total Place Settings 15
Upper Rack Dish Height Limit 7.1"
Lower Rack Dish Height Limit 12.5"
Cutlery Baskets Yes
Fold Down Tines Yes
BPA-Free Nylon Coated Racks and Tines Yes
Height Adjustability Yes - Easy One Touch (3 Level)
EasyRack™ Plus System Yes
EasyRack™ Plus System: Height Adjustable Upper Rack Yes
Electronic Controls Touch
Tub Material NeveRust™ Stainless Steel
Tub Insulation Damping Sheet, Sound Absorbing Material (felt), Base
Handle Flush Handle
Available Colors Stainless Steel (ST), White (WW), Black (BB)
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation 48 dBA
Slim Direct Drive Motor Yes
Overflow Detector Yes
120°F Inlet Water Capability Yes
3-Stage Filtration System Yes
SenseClean™ Wash System Yes
Vario Wash Yes
Variable Spray Intensities Yes
No. of Spray Arms 3 (Top, Upper, Lower)
Hybrid Condensing Drying System Yes
Detergent and Rinse-Aid Dispenser Yes
Rinse-Aid Indicator Yes
Hidden Water Heater Yes
Safety Float Switch (Leaks) Yes
Soil (Turbidity) Sensor Yes
End of Cycle Indicator Beeper + END Indication on Display
Number of Wash Cycles 9 (Auto, Heavy, Delicate, Normal, Turbo, Download Cycle, Machine Clean, Rinse, Express)
Number of Wash Options 8 (Dual Zone, Half Load, Energy Saver, High Temp, Extra Dry, Delay Start (up to 12 hrs), Control Lock, Night Dry)
QuadWash® Yes
Water Factor (WF) 2.8
Energy Use (kWh/Year) 258 kWh/Year
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
CEE Tier 1
Unit Dimensions (WxHxD) 23.75" x 33.6" x 24.6"
Depth with Door Closed (Handle) 27 1/8"
Depth with Door Open 50.5"
Carton Dimensions (WxHxD) 28" x 34.7" x 29.6"
Clearances (WxHxD) 24" x 33.5" x 24"
Weight (Unit/Carton) 75 lbs / 88.2 lbs
Limited Warranty 1 Year Labor & Parts, 5 Years Control Board/Rack, 10 Year Motor, Lifetime on Stainless Steel Door Liner or Tub
UPC 048231015097

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good dishwasher! We bought this dishwasher last week through Home Depot. I saw some negative comments in a few reviews about the dishes not being dry so we were a little worried about that aspect. We tried our first load on Auto and Extra Dry (adds 20 minutes to the cycle) and everything came out spotless and dry except for a tiny bit of moisture on top of a couple of cups that had slightly recessed bottoms. So it doesn't look like we will miss the heated dry cycle the old dishwasher had (that left the same type of moisture residue in those same cups.) The dishwasher was very quiet, and sitting a few feet away, the only time we knew it was running was a slight sloshing noise during the times it was gently draining water out. We think the front design and style (brushed aluminum) looks great, even though we have older dark-walnut cabinets. We are delighted with the appliance.
Date published: 2017-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love I love this dishwasher! Everything about it is awesome and easy to use!
Date published: 2017-06-21
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I would not purchase it again Owned for 10 months. Has had service 1, called customer care twice. Machine frequently stops working. Have to cut power 10 min. to 24 hr. for machine to reset itself and works again. Cleaning quality is way less than stellar. And in all fairness I will assume some of the blame as I have yet to determine why it leaves spots on some loads. Also, after trying multiple types and brands of cleaning detergents, the inside of the door remains to stain with a white residue. The machine rinses poorly, stains glassware and stainless pots and pans. The only cycle that seems to perform adequately is normal with extra heat and extra drying time. On this cycle it cuts spotting (yes with a drying agent) down to about 25%. Also, there is no clear way to see when the drying agent is depleted in the machine. (There may be an indicator on the front). The configuration is such that it would require two loads to clean a normal daily family meal. I always end up washing a load as the dishwasher will not hold all that a normal meal requires. Daily I cook a meat, vegetable, starch, bread for a family of five.
Date published: 2017-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from East hookup and very quiet I bought it yesterday and installed it in less than an hour at a slow pace. It is quieter than any previous we have had.
Date published: 2017-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Replaced our old dishwasher that was super loud and clunky. Love this design, quiet and easy to load. Only issue I see is wine glasses dont fit on racks well, but everything else does. Very happy with this.
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Rust on the rack and LG won't help We bought this dishwasher in October of 2016. A few months later we began noticing rust on the rack. We tried to get help through the warranty and were told that LG does not warrant rust on the rack. We are now just over the 8th month mark, and the rust is becoming so severe we are having to consider buying another dishwasher rather than facing the constant need to replace these very custom racks.
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good washer Isn't completely quiet like other models but washes great and looks great. I love how you can adjust the upper rack so you can fit larger items.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Issues already! Functionality of dishwasher is good but the soap dispenser on inside of door has broken already.
Date published: 2017-06-12
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Can I pause the cycle?

Asked by: Cat13
We appreciate your interest in this dishwasher. The owner’s manual of this model does not provide for a control option for PAUSING the cycle.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-06-06

My dishwasher will power on and the time and start light will blink but the washer will not actually start. Ideas?

Asked by: Addessi
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this dishwasher. If the wash cycle will not start, 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
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-07-20

Where do I find logo tag on

Asked by: KimberlyK
We appreciate your interest in this dishwasher. Check the upper right edge of the dishwasher door in order to locate the Tag On indicator label. If this is not present, then it is likely that this model may not have the Tag On feature.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-05-05

How do I set the display clock?

Asked by: Monger
We appreciate your interest in this dishwasher. This model does not have a clock on the display panel.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-04-24

When did this model become available with extra rack? I just had mine delivered this week, and it does not have the easy rack.

Asked by: ap78
We appreciate your interest in this dishwasher. The specifications of this machine suggest it was always designed with the Easy Rack system. It is recommended to confirm the model number on the machine itself to ensure it is, in fact, this particular model.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-04-18

I'm replaceig my old dishwasher with the LDF5545ST. The old unit tooka a 24.25 inch wide hole will his unit work without something extra to fill in the gaps around the unit?

Asked by: Eddie Iezek
HI Eddie. Thank you for your interest in the LG Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash™ and EasyRack™ Plus, Model # LDF5545ST. The width on Standard kitchen cabinets will vary but the height is always 31" and the toe kick is always 1 1/2" for a combined height of 34 1/2". The Countertop is always 1 1/2" thick so the height total height or Countertop height is 36". The LDF5545ST is designed to fit into standard kitchen cabinets and has a width of 23.75". That will leave you with a gap of 1/2" (i.e 1/4" on either side of the dishwasher)...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-02-23

I bought a sink with 2 holes. One for the faucet and another for the soap dispenser. Can this dishwasher be installed without the air gap? How do I bypass it? Thanks 

Asked by: Val A214
The purpose of an air gap in the dishwasher line is to prevent dirty water from a backed up sink from entering the dishwasher and contaminating your clean dishes. It's a type of vent. All drain lines in the house need some type of vent. The LG Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash™ and EasyRack™ Plus, Model # LDF5545ST can be connected with or without an air gap, but many townships and local municipalities now require an air gap to be installed at the same time as the dishwasher so you will want to inquire about what your building codes are. If installing it without the air gap, the height of the drain hose must be at least 12" and within 40" from the base of the dishwasher to avoid water from being siphoned from the tub...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-04-17

Dishwasher shuts off and I have to open door and restart. Why? Happens often. No error codes displayed

Asked by: MVL0626
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this dishwasher. If no error codes are being displayed, then it is difficult to determine the cause of this loss of power without the inspection by a qualified service technician. 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
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-01-20
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