LDS5540ST
Front Control Dishwasher with Flexible EasyRack™ Plus System
  • EasyRack™ Plus
  • 10-Year Limited Warranty on Inverter Direct Drive Motor
  • LoDecibel™ Operation
  • SmartDiagnosis™ System
Front Control Dishwasher with Flexible EasyRack™ Plus System
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CAPACITY

  • Total Place Settings
    14
    Upper Rack Dish Height Limit
    12"
  • Lower Rack Dish Height Limit
    14"

RACKS AND BASKETS

  • Cutlery Baskets
    3-in-1 Detachable Baskets
    Stemware Holders
    Yes
  • Racks and Tines
    Nylon Coated with Rounded Tips
    EasyRack™ Plus System
    Yes
  • EasyRack™ Plus System: Upper Rack Color-Coded Foldable Tines
    Yes
    EasyRack™ Plus System: Lower Rack Color-Coded Foldable Tines
    Yes
  • EasyRack™ Plus System: Height Adjustable Upper Rack
    Yes

STYLE AND DESIGN

  • Electronic Controls
    SmoothTouch™ Front Controls with LED Display
    Time Remaining Indicator
    Yes
  • Rinse-Aid Indicator
    Yes
    Tub Material
    NeveRust™ Stainless Steel
  • Available Colors
    White (WW), Black (BB), Stainless Steel (ST)

FEATURES

  • LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation
    Yes
    Slim Direct Drive 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

PERFORMANCE

  • Number of Wash Cycles
    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
    48 dB

POWER SOURCE/RATING

  • Ratings/Requirements/Type
    UL Listed/120 V, 12 Amps/60 Hz
    Circuit Breaker Size
    15 Amps

DIMENSIONS

  • Unit Dimensions (WxHxD)
    23 3/4" x 33 1/2" x 24 5/8"
    Required Clearances (WxHxD)
    24” x 33 1/2" x 24”
  • Carton Dimensions (WxHxD)
    27 1/5" x 35 1/10" x 29 3/5"
    Weight (Unit/Carton)
    90.8 lbs / 97 lbs

WARRANTY/UPC

  • Limited Warranty
    1 Year Labor, 2 Year Parts, 10 Year Limited Warranty on the Direct Drive Motor, 5 Years Limited on Control Board and Rack Parts, Lifetime on the Stainless Steel Tub and Door Liner
    UPC
    048231 013062
What people are saying
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Piece of garbage OWe've already had to have one part fixed because it wouldn't start, and we had to wait weeks because hardly anyone works on these. That was less than six months ago. Now it won't start all AGAIN and there isn't even an error code just three flashing hyphens ( - - - ). The last time it didn't work, I tried to use the diagnostic tool, it seemed to be incompatible with my iPhone. I haven't even bothered tonight because I'm late and I'm tired. And I'm really disappointed. I spent a lot of money because I thought I was investing in a product that would be problem-free for years and years.
Date published: 2019-03-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Getting Very Frustrated Ok so maybe poor isn't the best choice for this, but after 2 and a half years of running flawlessly the dishwasher has now become somewhat of a nightmare and joke. The dishwasher threw a FE error code in January 2019, could not get the error code to clear so we had it repaired. 2 weeks later it stopped washing properly, called the repair place again. this time they had to diagnose the issue first, then order parts. Parts came in, repair guy starts doing the repair, can't finish because he needs another part. At this point we are now in at the beginning of March. New parts again show up, repair guy was here yesterday. replaced the sump pump, the main board, and another part that i can't think of. Ran the dish washer last night and low and behold another error code (nE) shows up.
Date published: 2019-03-21
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Cleans well when it's not broken Our dishwasher is only three years old and we have had to fix it three times already. We like it when it's working--it cleans well and dries exceptionally well, but we will be buying a new, non-LG dishwasher just to avoid future errors. Our new LG oven is also already having errors.
Date published: 2019-01-28
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I need to replace the door gasket on my LG model LDS5540ST/WW/BB dishwasher. Where can I find such?

Asked by: Bunch
Hello and hate to hear, sounds like you might need a technician. This may be done through our website: https://www.lg.com/us/support/repair-service/schedule-repair-continued or for a list of service centers in your area: https://www.lg.com/us/support/repair-service/find-repair-provider ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2019-02-12

Why aren't my dishes getting clean? I've cleaned all the spray arms, added my rinse aid, and ran a cycle with a cup of vinegar in the bottom rack. The top rack is especially a problem. 

Asked by: Addmotherhood25
It sounds like we'll need to walk through some troubleshooting for your dishwasher. Please head over to our support team via @LGUSSupport on Twitter so that we can dig into this a little more for you. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2017-12-06

If I accidentally stop the dishwasher, can I restart it somehow with the current amount of wash time left?

Asked by: Nick Vasquez
I apologize, but no; if the power is interrupted during a cycle, and be incomplete, then the cycle will have to be restarted.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-27

My dishes are gritty after the cycle is complete. The troubleshooting tips said to clean my filter. I tried to clean the gunk out of the filter that I could get to, but most of it is inaccessible. What should I do?

Asked by: MindyO
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this dishwasher. It is suggested to run a wash cycle that is empty other than a cup of vinegar. This should help with any buildup which might be present in the dishwasher.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-02-13

My dishes aren't clean and the soap dispenser door is open at the end of cycle but the soap remains in the cup. I used a normal cycle. 

Asked by: NDmom
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this dishwasher. It is recommended to check the incoming HOT water temperature, to make sure it is a minimum of 120 degrees Fahrenheit. This must be in order to activate the detergent properly. If this does not resolve the matter, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 to troubleshoot the matter further.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-01-24

Can I have the End cycle notification remain on until I open the dishwasher?  Otherwise, it is impossible for people to know if the dishwasher is clean or dirty. 

Asked by: Blivermon
I apologize, but no; according to page 10 of your owner’s manual, a chime will sound and the display will show “END” when the cycle is complete. After a short time, the display and controls will shut off for safety and energy conservation.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-01-04

Dishes are not cleaning - dishwasher soap is left in the dishwasher

Asked by: BobDV
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for Canada. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at http://www.lg.com/ca_en/index.jsp. You may also contact our Canada offices at 1-888-542-2623.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-12-28

My dishwasher just randomly started to fill with water when I was running it and now there is just standing water in it. Solutions?

Asked by: SierraRenee9343
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this dishwasher. It is recommended to check around the motor in the base of the wash tub for anything which might cause a clog. It is also suggested to run a wash cycle with a cup of vinegar in the upper rack. This will help to clean the drain. If this does not resolve the matter, 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: 2016-12-13
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