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3.0 | 12 Reviews

Front Control Dishwasher with Flexible EasyRack System

LG LDS5040ST

Features

  • EasyRack
  • 10-Year Limited Wararnty on Inverter Direct Drive Motor
  • LoDecibel Operation - 50 dB
  • SmartDiagnosis System

Quick Specs

  • Type: Dishwasher
  • Style: Built In
  • Width: 23.75"
  • Height: 33.625"
  • Depth: 24.625"
  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Stainless Steel Tub: Yes
  • Fully Integrated Controls: No
  • Tall Tub: No
  • Decibel Level: 50.0 dB

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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.


Whisper-Quiet Operation

LG's technological advances, like the Inverter DirectDrive motor and a hard food disposer system, were designed with quiet in mind. At 50dB, this dishwasher is among the quietest dishwashers in its class.


Get wise

It's unlikely you'll experience any problems with your LG dishwasher, but if you ever do, this feature helps the service center diagnose problems over the phone, or with a smart phone app, helping you minimize costly, inconvenient service calls.


Reservations for 14

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.

Features

  • EasyRack
  • 10-Year Limited Wararnty on Inverter Direct Drive Motor
  • LoDecibel Operation - 50 dB
  • SmartDiagnosis System
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
Racks and Tines Nylon Coated with Rounded Tips
EasyRack System Yes
EasyRack System: Upper Rack Color-Coded Foldable Tines (2 Rows) Yes
EasyRack System: Height Adjustable Upper Rack Yes
EasyRack System: Lower Rack Color-Coded Foldable Tines Yes
STYLE AND DESIGN
Electronic Controls Front Control Physical Tactile Buttons 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 50 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) 89.0 lbs / 96 lbs
WARRANTY/UPC
Limited Warranty 1 Year Labor, 2 Year Parts, 5 Years Limited on Control Board and Rack Parts, 10 Years Direct Drive Motor, Lifetime on the Stainless Steel Tub and Door Liner
UPC 048231 012119

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Dishwasher
  • Style: Built In

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 23.75"
  • Height: 33.625"
  • Depth: 24.625"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Stainless Steel Tub: Yes
  • Fully Integrated Controls: No
  • Tall Tub: No
  • Decibel Level: 50.0 dB

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3.0 out of 5

50% of reviewers recommend this product.

Horrible Dishwasher

Marie From DE 9/18/2018

I have hated this dishwasher since I first purchased it. I called repair shortly after I got it and the repair man said there was nothing wrong with the drying feature which I always thought was bad. It doesnt clean well and never has and now after 4 years the door doesnt open for the soap dispensing. I use liquid dishwasher soap and it still has white smear marks on the inside. I just think it is the worse dishwasher Ive ever had and Ive had about 5 over a 35 year span. Im just getting another one and I will never buy an LG product again.

No, I do not recommend this product

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First class diswasher

BETTYJANE43 12/30/2017

I just installed my new LG dishwasher and my first reaction is WOW It is so quiet compared to the old unit. When the end of cycle chimes ring I find the dishes clean and spotless. This LG dishwasher has excellent build quality stainless steel interior rust proof baskets and such a beautiful installed appearance it adds class to my kitchen. I am impressed with this LG appliance.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Love the space available and features.

SydWS 12/27/2017

I bought this about a month ago and have loved the fridge since we got it. It has a great deal of space that is well-laid out. I like that the ice is a bit smaller and the extra ice tray in the freezer drawer. Its also nice that some of the shelves can be moved easily to allow for taller items. Overall its been a great purchase

Yes, I recommend this product

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Had high hopes these were dashed

TomG63 12/26/2017

I had this dishwasher installed with a kitchen remodel. I had high hopes for it based on LG reputation. Well those hopes were dashed. Why? Here is a list: *Lower rack tines continually collapse causing dishes to crash together. Already lost 2 dishes to breakage. Had to fix by using zip ties to hold tines up. *Dishes are not cleaned. I have resorted to washing my dishes by hand for the most part and putting them into the dish washer for a touch up. Plates come out with food on them glasses come out with food particles on them silverware doesnt even look like it has been in the dishwaser. *Rinse aid usage. The Rinse aid dispenser is constantly being shown as empty. It seems like very 2 loads I have to add additional Rinse Aid. This is a horrible product and it looks like I am going to have to replace it and spend yet more money.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Terrific

Nell17 12/5/2017

The LG microwave replaced an old one the old one was surrounded by cabinets and granite. We could not find one that fit in the space we were thinking of having the granite cut until a salesman found us the LG with the same measurements as the broken one. It fits perfectly looks amazing and overall is terrific. We love it

Yes, I recommend this product

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Failed after one year

wallie88 11/17/2017

Door handle went bad and dishwasher leaks water...

No, I do not recommend this product

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AWFUL spend your $$ elsewhere

UnhappywLGSorryIBoughtLG 11/14/2017

This dishwasher only lasted a little over 2 years at a cost of a little over $600 that comes out to about $300 a year. The control board malfunctioned melted and in the process melted the wiring harness. I guess we are lucky it didnt cause a fire. Both the main control board and the wiring harness need to be replaced. The control board is still under warranty but the labor is not covered. LG customer service is terrible. My initial contact was through their website email. They sent me an email that I could not reply to directly and the links provided did not work. I called their toll-free number where the representative opened a case requesting LG either cover the labor or send me the parts so I could self-repair. I even sent LG photos showing the control board and wiring harness are melted. I was told I would have an answer within 2 days eight days later I still had no answer from LG oven thought I had provided three methods of contact. I again reached out via email only to be notified that my request had been denied but to provide details on what I had done to diagnose the issue. I had already provided this information twice. I again called LGs customer service number to be told my request was denied and my only option is to call an authorized service provider. Even though I have diagnosed the issue LG is insisting I go through an authorized repair center. So I will most likely have to pay for 2 service calls one to have a technician diagnose the issue that I have already diagnosed and a second to repair the dishwasher.

No, I do not recommend this product

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LG

Florrie60 11/2/2017

We bought this a year ago had to have the Ice Maker replaced. The major changes I would recommend LG Corperation is to impove the Ice Maket feature by making it more relieable.

Yes, I recommend this product

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nice product

reneepadjen 9/30/2017

Like this dishwasher but they are not built as good a the old ones

Yes, I recommend this product

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Concerned about reliability

Easygoing 9/26/2017

Purchased dishwasher in fall and closed house for winter. In spring I had to replace motor fortunately III was under warranty. But service representative told me LG was no longer providing parts under warranty and service company would have to purchase part so the company was not going to service LG units in future.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Frustrating rack

Corando 9/25/2017

The racks design is a bust. Dinner plates wont stack securely. Otherwise OK.

No, I do not recommend this product

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DONALD L 9/23/2017

very good performance looks great and a great value for the moneh

Yes, I recommend this product

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