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2.4 | 8 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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2.4 out of 5

25% of reviewers recommend this product.

1 Stars

I wouldnt advise buying this model

Devin is my name 6/5/2019

I just bought a house. Super exciting moment for me as its my first home. I was excited by all these matching stainless steel LG appliances. Stove = great. Big fridge with the double doors on top and freezer on the bottom = great. Dishwasher = not great. Worked fine once and now the thing doesnt drain. Googled it and I discover its common for the model. These appliances still have stickers on them and look great. Just one doesnt work.

No, I do not recommend this product

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2 Stars

Good at first but not for long

TonyRen 3/12/2019

Unit worked very good at first nice and quiet. Within a year we started having issues. The water would fill and then immediately drain. I called LG support and they said a service person would have to come out. Unfortunately for me they dont have any service people in my area They provided me with contact numbers for 3 local dealers none of which service LG products. I ended up calling Sears and they sent a tech out. The tech explained that LG does not train the techs at their authorized dealers Great He was able to determine that a float was getting stuck and put a new part in Less than a year later we got the same issue Again the part was replaced Now we are having the same issue and the part was replaced and this time it didnt fix the issue Horrible support and a poorly made product

No, I do not recommend this product

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1 Stars

insane customer service

mhmh 2/20/2019

after only 2 years and 1/2 the vario motor had to be replaced because of a leaky brown substance. We had to change it a second time 6 months later. Now 3 years after purchase the dishwasher wont wash at all the upper rack. The customer services only response was to have it serviced again 3 times. Its not acceptable. The cost of services is higher than the price of a new machine. And Im not talking about the detergent dispenser which was a pain to close every single day for 3 years. And a rack that started to rust after less than a year. Inacceptable

No, I do not recommend this product

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3 Stars

Dishwasher cleans OK not great. Lower rack is bad

TomG63 1/28/2019

This dishwasher cleans OK. Not great not horrible. Sometimes food particles get left on dishes. And it goes through rinse aid very very quickly. However there are 2 issues that make this less than a good buy: 1.The lower rack is horrible the tines fall down all the time causing dishes to crash sometimes break. Whoever designed this lower rack should be fired. 2. Drying. There is not enough heat in the water to allow it to evaporate and without a heating element to dry dishes come out wet. Especially plasticware.

No, I do not recommend this product

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1 Stars

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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5 Stars

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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5 Stars

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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1 Stars

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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