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Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash™ and EasyRack™ Plus

  • LDF5545WW

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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

Put Enhanced Cleaning in Motion

Achieve maximum cleaning coverage throughout the entire cycle with LG’s new QuadWash™ system. With four spray arms instead of just two, QuadWash™ also includes Multi-Motion arms that rotate back and forth while spinning. The high-pressure jets power-clean dishes from multiple angles to reach every nook and cranny.

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.

Count on it

When you buy a dishwasher, you want something reliable that you can count on. Because the Direct Drive Motor uses fewer moving parts and operates more efficiently, LG confidently backs the motor with a 10-year limited warranty.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

Among the most energy-efficient dishwashers in its class.

CAPACITY
Total Place Settings 15
Upper Rack Dish Height Limit 7.1"
Lower Rack Dish Height Limit 12.5"
RACKS AND BASKETS
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
STYLE AND DESIGN
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)
FEATURES
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
PERFORMANCE
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
ENERGY / WATER
Water Factor (WF) 2.8
Energy Use (kWh/Year) 258 kWh/Year
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
CEE Tier 1
DIMENSIONS
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
WARRANTY/UPC
Limited Warranty 1 Year Labor & Parts, 5 Years Control Board/Rack, 10 Year Motor, Lifetime on Stainless Steel Door Liner or Tub
UPC 048231015073

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst dishwasher ever Bought this dishwasher in October didn't use it til November after a kitchen remodel. Stopped working in end of March. My husband read the guide and could not figure out why it wouldn't work. He is extremely handy! We called Lg and they came out in April and said we needed a new control panel. We waited a month to receive the parts and have service come out to fix it we were given a 3 hour window and the driver came more than an hour and a half later. Horrible dishwasher horrible customer service I unfortunately bought all LG appliances for my newly remodeled kitchen and I am just waiting for something else to go horribly wrong. Lesson learned !!
Date published: 2017-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just installed So far so good just installed and put it through the cycles. Pretty quiet and it looks good most of all no leaks
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great engineering. I bought this LG product due to hearing good things to make LIFE GOOD. This unit is so quiet that I have to stand next to it to make sure it is running. I had it installed by contractor but watched as he installed. I was amazed at the extra design for installation of water lines and drain lines having pretty molded channels as to avoid any pinches or kinks. The leveling system was also the best I had ever seen. Only one load so far but I think I made an excellent choice. LIFE IS GOOD!
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great except App does not exist for Android See review title, would give 5 stars, but their is no app which is advertised!
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great job cleaning & drying! Our new dishwasher was installed professionally on April 17 by Best Buy, where we made our purchase. This replaced a 30+ year old dishwasher that we had not used in probably 15 years. The differences are amazing! Nice looking machine, extremely quiet and does an awesome job cleaning! Crazy example...my mom had a special coffee mug given to her by grandchildren over 30 years ago, so it had some discoloration that would not come out, no matter how hard it was scrubbed by hand. After washing it in the new dishwasher, the stains were gone...really! As far as drying goes, I just leave the door closed for a couple of hours after the cycle ends and have had to dab a couple of wet spots from an ice cream scoop and a plate with high edges. We have used only the "normal" cycle, which takes about 2 1/2 hours to run, so I can't speak to the half load, dual zone or turbo cleaning/drying. I'm very pleased with our selection so far and would recommend this if you're wondering if it is the right one for you. I would have given it a "5," but we haven't used all the cycles and, if you are like us, you might look over the "5" reviews, thinking "nothing is perfect!" But this is pretty close!
Date published: 2017-04-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from The racks have an extremely bad design I bought my dishwasher a week ago, and I'm ready to return it to the store. The dishwasher is extremely quiet and has a nice exterior design. But the interior is so frustrating. I have square dishes, and the rack design does not provide enough support for them to stay straight, so the shorter ones turn and the bottom part sticks out interfering with the sprayer, so I have to put them in the upper rack. Now the upper rack has other kind of problems, here the small dishes stay straight, but now I don't have enough space for cups and glasses, not only because of the dishes, but because a couple of the middle rows are so narrow that wider cups don't fit! We always use a lot of glasses and cups, so the space on the upper rack is very important. Now I can't fill the dishwasher before starting it, because half way there I already ran out of space for them. In my previous dishwasher, a Kitchen Aid, I was able to fit my dishes with no problem and two, maybe even three times the cups and glasses. I tried to check if I could just buy a different rack, but they don't have them. So, I will try to see if the store can take it back. It is a shame, I always liked LG products.
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does a great job! Dishwasher looks great and does a great job cleaning the dishes. It's sleek, no levers or buttons so it doesn't collect dirt or get caught on your clothing. The jets get the job done inside - we've yet to notice any food leftover on dishes or in the unit. It could use a bigger silverware tray - we end up placing serving and larger spoons on the top rack, but that's our only complaint.
Date published: 2017-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quietest dishwasher ever We bought this before we closed on our house. awesome dishwasher Best investment so far. We have a small home that is open floor plan and the only time u hear it running is when the sink makes noises when it drains
Date published: 2017-04-06
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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 http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-05-09

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 http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-01-20

I'm interested in buying this machine, but not if I can't remove the advertising sticker re 10 yr warranty that is shown in all the pictures.  Is it really permanent? Can it be removed?

Asked by: LG interested
The 10 year warranty decal on the LG Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash™ and EasyRack™ Plus, Model # LDF5545ST is not meant to be removed but if you really feel you need to remove it you will have to be extremely careful not to scratch or damage the stainless steel underneath as that will not be covered under warranty...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-01-12
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