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The LG LDF5545ST is the first model we've tested with Quad Wash. Four spray arms instead of two promise to clean your dishes better and faster. The feature fulfills that promise, but it's the rest of the LDF5545ST's features that really make it worth its $700 price.
Four wash arms promise to cover every angle, and move back and forth with multi-motion action.
The LDF5545ST fits 15 place settings and has lots of basics like foldable tines.
The upper rack has its own jets.
You can easily raise and lower the rack a couple of inches by pressing the triggers on its sides.
The upper rack has foldable tines as well.
The control panel and countdown timer are on the front of the dishwasher.
The LDF5545ST has an impressive number of cycles. It has all of the basics, plus you can download extra cycles to the machine with an app.
The LDF5545ST also has quite a few options you can add on to your cycle.
One of the creative options it offers -- dual zone -- lets you gently wash the upper rack while using normal force on the lower rack.
Use the LG SmartThinQ app to troubleshoot the LDF5545ST or download new cycles.
You'll want to clean the filter periodically, and it removes easily with a twist.
Put your detergent and rinse aid here and you'll be ready to go.
Here's how the LDF5545ST fared on our rigorous tests.
The LDF5545ST stacks up well next to similarly priced competition.