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8 (Dual Zone, Half Load, Energy Saver, High Temp, Extra Dry, Delay Start, Control Lock, Night Dry)
Number of Spray Arms
3 (Top, Upper, Lower)
SenseClean™ Wash System
Detergent and Rinse-Aid Dispenser
End of Cycle Indicator
Yes (Beeper + END indication on display)
Hidden Water Heater
Safety Float Switch (Leaks)
Soil (Turbidity) Sensor
Tub Insulation (Damping Sheet, Sound Absorbing Material (felt), Base)
BPA-Free Nylon Coated Racks and Tines:
3-Stage Filtration System
NFC Tag On
ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Energy Use (kWh/Year)
Water Factor (WF)
Product Dimensions (in) (W x H x D)
23 3/4" x 33 5/8" x 24 5/8"
Product Weight (lbs)
Depth with Door Closed with Handle (in)
Depth with Door Open (in)
Carton Dimensions (in) (W x H x D)
28" x 34 7/8" x 29 5/8"
Shipping Weight with Carton (lbs)
Control Board and Rack Parts
Direct Drive Motor
Stainless Steel Door Liner or Tub
What people are saying
Rated 5 out of
Janice Henry from
Very QuietI am very happy with my new LG Dishwasher. Not only does it look great in my kitchen, it is very quiet and does a wonderful cleaning job. I also love the extra rack for utensils at the top.
Date published: 2023-06-01
Rated 5 out of
Very good quality, very quiet and cleans great.I replaced my current dishwasher with this new lg. works great such a great upgrade. Would recommend to anyone wanting a quality machine that cleans well and is very quiet.
Date published: 2023-05-31
Rated 3 out of
Washes great, doesn’t dry hardly at allWashes super great and makes everything nice and clean but only thing it doesn’t do it dry. Tried many different modes and some modes don’t dry at all. Night dry has the fan blow for an extra hour but that still doesn’t completely dry your dishes, wish I would have know before I spent the money I did.
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what is quad wash
Asked by: Anonymous
LG's exclusive QuadWash technology gets dishes clean the first time! With four spray arms instead of just two, QuadWash uses Multi-Motion arms that rotate back and forth while spinning to power-clean dishes from multiple angles throughout the entire cycle.
Answered by: Riata
Date published: 2023-05-23
LDF5545BD dishwasher panel lights up flickering on and off and then completely turns itself off. I try to turn it back on there is no response. I have to wait either a few hours or a day for the touch screen to respond. This covered by the 5yr warranty?
Asked by: MCAlvarez
Hi there, MCAlvarez! Thanks for the question! Here is the warranty scope for this Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash™ and EasyRack™ Plus (LDF5545BD): https://www.lg.com/us/dishwashers/lg-LDF5545BD-front-control-dishwasher
You may click the Warranty Information from that page and download the PDF. If you still need more assistance with your unit, you may send us a private message on Facebook or Twitter using @LGUSSupport, or call our Customer Service at (800) 243-0000, and it would be our please to assist you. ^Jolly
Answered by: Jolly20
Date published: 2023-04-10
Our LDF5545 top rack has rusted terribly (the vinyl coating peeled away in several locations). The bottom rack has just started rusting in one spot. Are replacements covered by the 10 yr warranty. If not, where can I purchase LG manufactured replacements?
Asked by: WishLGStillMadePhones
We would be happy to help you with ordering replacement parts for you, however, we need to move to a platform that supports back-and-forth messaging. Please send us a private message on Facebook or Twitter using @LGUSSupport and include #VOC, pictures of the damages, and your contact info along with your request, and we will assist.
If you prefer, you can also order replacement racks on www.encompass.com by searching for your model in the search engine, and selecting which racks you wish to replace.
Answered by: LGEAI
Date published: 2022-12-23
First day my dishwasher motor failed. Is this a common problem?
Asked by: Markla64
That is definitely not a common problem for the motor for the LG Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash™ and EasyRack™ Plus, Model # LDF5545ST to fail. We regret to read that the motor failed on the first day and we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. Please check the back of the receipt from the retailer where you purchased the dishwasher to see what their return policy is to see if you can return it to have it exchanged...^Ivan
Answered by: Ivan4826
Date published: 2023-01-08
Do you haul away the old dishwasher after delivering my new one?
Asked by: Entop0522
Depending on your ZIP code, our delivery teams may or may not be licensed to perform installations for dishwashers. If there is an option at checkout for In-Home Installation and Haul-Away for the LG Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash™ and 3rd Rack, Model # LDFN4542W, you can select that option and our delivery team will haul-away your old dishwasher when delivering the new one...^Ivan
Answered by: Ivan4826
Date published: 2022-11-14
does this dishwasher have adjustable feet? What is the maximum height with the feet fully extended?
Asked by: bruce141414
The leveling feet for the LG Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash™, Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash™ Model # LDFN4542S are adjustable. The dishwasher is designed to fit into base standard kitchen cabinets that have a height of 34 1/2" (36" with the countertop). The dishwasher has a height of 33 5/8" so it can be adjusted to 34 1/2" but there is a noise dampening blanket on the top of the dishwasher...^Ivan
Answered by: Ivan4826
Date published: 2022-09-12
Is there anyway this machine can run the complete cycle in less than 2 hours and 30 min. My old machine completed in 1 hour . This machine is suppose to be energy efficient but not at 2.5 hours
Asked by: Ivanaspenne
Even if it takes 2.5 hours, the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash™, Model # LDFN4542S is still more energy efficient that your older dishwasher that completed wash cycles in an hour because the newer Energy Star standards are much more stringent than older standards. You can check the Energy Star Certification for this dishwasher in Canada for this unit if it is sold in Canada. Depending on the soil level of your dishes, the Turbo Cycle has a run time of 60 - 121 minutes, the Express Cycles has a run time of 34 - 104 minutes. The actual running time and cycle time displayed on the dishwasher's display may change depending on options chosen, soil level, water temperature, and hardness of water. Therefore, the display time and actual running time can be different....^Ivan
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2022-12-26
After installation, Is the dishwasher suppose to be proud of the kitchen cabinetry front face or countertop? Or, if installed correctly is the dishwasher FLUSH with the cabinets face?
Asked by: Hines
Like all other dishwashers, the LG Front Control Dishwasher with QuadWash™, Model # LDFN4542S is designed for installation in standard base kitchen cabinets. Standard base kitchen cabinets have a depth of 24" and if you look at the W x H x D dimensions for the LDFN4542S in its specifications on its product detail page on our site, its depth is listed as 24 5/8", so if installed correctly, it will be flush with your base kitchen cabinet. That 5/8" is barely noticeable...^Ivan
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*Warranty applies to LG's Inverter Direct Drive™ motor
*Based on 2022 third-party testing comparing competitive consumer products.
*as compared to LG dishwashers without Dynamic Heat Dry™ technology.
Actual features, functionality, and other product specifications may differ and are subject to change without notice. Prices, promotions, and availability may vary by model, store, and online. Prices subject to change without notice. Quantities are limited. Check with your local retailers for their final price and availability.
Simplify your life, streamline your kitchen and get spotless, sparkling dishes. LG's sleek, powerful dishwashers feature innovative technology and stylish designs -- for faster cleanup and a look you'll love.
Boasting top control and front control designs, LG dishwashers will blend seamlessly into your space. Of course, with a wide range of features they'll also do an incredible job of cleaning your delicate dishware, sturdy cookware and everything in between. Discover just a few of the options available:
Height-adjustable Third Rack: With more room to fit long flatware and small cups, you'll get more functional space -- and can do more dishes in a single load.
EasyRack™ System: When you choose a dishwasher with the EasyRack System, you can quickly adjust the upper rack to accommodate larger pots, pans, platters and serving dishes below, and make room for everything.
QuadWash™: Ultra-quiet, packed with innovative technology, and among the most energy-efficient in its class, the LG QuadWash™ dishwasher gives you maximum cleaning coverage, outstanding flexibility, and the ultimate in convenience. QuadWash technology uses four spray arms instead of just two, as well as Multi-Motion action and high-pressure jets to power-clean dishes and reach every nook and cranny.
Quiet operations: Designed to give you the cleaning power you need and the peace and quiet you want, many of our dishwashers are among the quietest in their class.
DirectDrive Motor: With fewer moving parts, no belts and energy- and water-saving features, your LG dishwasher will get your dishes sparkling clean and help reduce your energy and water consumption.
LG dishwashers boast available adjustable third racks and DirectDrive motors with fewer moving parts -- giving you the power to clean more dishes in a single load, and do it all quietly. And with their clean lines, stylish finishes and hidden panel controls, they'll give your kitchen a whole new look. Explore our complete collection, and our newest range of kitchen appliances -- and design a space that's beautiful and functional.