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Actual retail prices may vary by dealer. MSRP applies to the continental 48 United States and does not include such items as delivery, installation, installation accessories (i.e. range cords), or removal of old appliances. Consult your local authorized GE dealer for its prices.

ADA Compliant

The Americans with Disabilities Act establishes accessibility guidelines for many products. This product meets the requirements for ADA-compliance based on Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards.

Custom Panels Required

When shopping for products that accept custom panels, note that:

  • Stainless steel panels can be purchased from GE through the Parts and Accessories Store.
  • Panels to match your cabinetry must be purchased from your cabinetmaker.
  • Panel sizes and widths can vary; be sure to check the details of your model for the exact panel specifications.
  • For more information about custom panel options, contact the GE Answer Center by e-mail or at 1-800-626-2005.

GE® Hybrid Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher with Front Controls




34 in x 23 3/4 in x 24 in

Sound decible level
Stainless Steel


  • Hybrid stainless steel interior
    Enjoy the combination of stainless steel on the inner door and a durable plastic tub
  • GE’s most advanced wash system
    Consistently clean and dry dishes are ensured with GE’s most advanced wash system, featuring 65% more wash power.* *Wash power delivered to each rack. Compared to previous GE models.
  • Piranha™ hard food disposer with removable filter
    To ensure consistently clean items, this stainless steel blade rotates at 3,600 RPM to pulverize food particles and helps to prevent large particles from clogging the wash arms
  • Easy Access Silverware Baskets
    To help make loading silverware and small items easy, two baskets offer plenty of space, while Dedicated Silverware Jets ensure table-ready results
  • Adjustable upper rack
    Fitting plates up to 10½" and other tall items in the upper rack is possible with an adjustment

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Claims & Certifications

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Meets the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency requirements.

Made In America

Made In America
70 to 90% U.S. Content
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Style Built-In
Tub and Door Liner Hybrid Stainless Steel Interior
Tub Type Tall Tub
Door Liner Clean Design with Stainless Steel
Tub Liner Plastic
Control Type Front Controls
Electronic Tactile Buttons
Dishwasher Control Features 1 "Clean" Light, 1 "Sanitized" Light Cycle Progress Indicators
Start/Reset Pad
Last Cycle Memory
Control Lock
Audible End-of-Cycle Signal
Wash System 500 Series
Wash System Features Dual Pumps and Motors
Automatic Temperature Control
Drain Pump
Piranha™ Hard Food Disposer with removable filter
Dedicated Silverware Jets
Sensor Clean Sensor
Wash Arms 3 Pressurized Wash Arms
Water Filtration System 100% Filtration with Piranha Hard Food Disposer and Removable Filter
Dispenser Rinse Aid with Indicator and Adjustment
Number of Cycles 4
Dishwasher Cycles Auto Sense
Heavy Wash
Normal Wash
Light Wash
Number of Options 8
Dishwasher Options Delay Start 2/4/8 Hr.
Steam PreWash
Wash TempBoost
Sani (NSF Certified)
Heated Dry
Energy Smart
Rack Features 2 Utility Shelves with Stem Safe - Upper
Ball-Tipped Tines
Upper and Lower Rack Easy Access Silverware Baskets
Adjustable Upper Rack
Wash Your Way Customizable Rack
Racking System Towerless
Pearlescent Dark Gray
Rack Color Pearlescent Dark Gray
Number of Place Settings Up to 16
Upper Rack Height Adjustable
Ball-Tip Tines
2 Stem Safe Shelves
Easy Access Silverware Basket
Lower Rack Ball-Tip Tines
Wash Your Way Customizable Rack
Easy Access Silverware Basket
Dishwasher Drying Features 4-Pass Multi-Wattage Wash & Dry Element
Heated Dry - On/Off
Leveling System 4 Leveling Legs
Latch Center Pull
Connected Home Ready Yes
Communication Module Required
Exterior Style Traditional


Color Appearance Black
Door Style Long Door
Installation Side or Top Mount Install Brackets Included
Built-Up Floor Capable
Flush Cabinet Installation
Door Appearance Contour door
Handle Color Color-Matched
Handle Design Recessed
Control Panel Color Black

Claims & Certifications

ENERGY STAR® Qualified
NSF Certified
MADE IN AMERICA: 70 to 90% U.S. Content


Quiet Package 52 dBA
Quiet Features Quiet Water Valve
Sealed Toe Kick
Tub Collar Trim
Motor Type Single Speed
Outer Wrap Insulation Blanket
Door Insulation Insulation


Cabinet Width 24 in
Approximate Shipping Weight 81 lb
Net Weight 65 lb
Overall Height 34 in
Height w/ Legs Retracted - Minimum Height 33 3/8 in
Height w/Legs Extended - Maximum Height 34 5/8 in
Overall Depth 24 in
Overall Width 23 3/4 in


Calrod Heater Watts 415/800
Volts/Hertz/Amps 120v; 60Hz; 7.1A


Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
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GDF540HGDBB is rated 4.1511 out of 5 by 139.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Impressive This thing is amazing. I have had dishwashers all of my life and have never had one that I didn't have to prewash all of my dishes before loading them. For the price, it can not be beat. This thing cleans anything I throw at it including dried, baked on food with NO NEED to rinse or scrub the dishes before loading. Not only does it do a fantastic job cleaning the dishes, it does so quite quietly compared to the other dishwashers I have had. If you are looking for a good dishwasher without a huge price tag, this is the way to go.
Date published: 2013-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WONDERFUL PRODUCT We didn't originally intend to purchase this particular product but SO glad we did! It not only looks classy from the outside, it's SO quiet and our dishes come out amazing! We'll be starting our search for a refrigerator next and will most certainly be looking for the GE brand.
Date published: 2013-10-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice design but....... Bought this at HD during a great sale they had.....unfortunately they didn't have this model on display so we did lots of research online. The main reason we bought this model was due to the silverware baskets being located on the front of both racks. We also bought the required installation/adapter kit to install it ourselves. Delivery was fantastic and unit was uncrated and brought into kitchen. While they were there I opened the door to inspect the inside and was very confused as there was water inside. I don't know the reason for that since it was in a box before they brought it inside. Now for the reason I gave this 3 stars. To open the door, you have to pull hard (no button to press, just a place to grab from underneath). When I closed the door, it didn't go back in smoothly, the upper left portion hit the tub, causing it to rub when I gave it some force by pushing on the front panel. I also noticed the latch (made of hard plastic....why plastic??). The latch mechanism is very similar to the plastic child safety latches used on the inside of cabinet doors to keep them from being opened. The portion of the latch on the door that fits into the locking portion (also the same hard plastic) was showing wear, probably due to the two pieces not lining up correctly to begin with. We read the installation instructions and it mentioned the usual instructions of leveling the dishwasher by turning the bottom legs, also to try and change the position of the tension spring. After 2.5 hours of leveling attempts, the door still hits the upper left corner of the tub and the latch is still misaligned. Another note on installation: The countertop brackets and screws provided are a joke! First of all, the screws (2) do not fit the holes in the bracket and the entry hole on the dishwasher cabinet for the screw leaves no space for the nutdriver to go over the screw, much less for the screw to go all the way in. After the installation and test run, we had no leaks or problems. The dishes came out very clean, except for a few pieces of silverware on the upper rack. However, since we have spent this much money on an appliance, we feel we should have the door issue addressed. We have contacted GE and will have a repairman out tomorrow to look at it. If we aren't satisfied with that result we will contact HD. We are keeping our fingers crossed!! .
Date published: 2013-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What an outstanding dishwasher! I am so pleased with purchasing this dishwasher! There are many ways to load the dishes and I love that the silverware caddies are not in the racks. This dishwasher is so quiet that you can actually have a conversation in the kitchen while the machine is running. Thank you GE!
Date published: 2013-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great looking and works well... Great product with great features. I like the filter and steamer. I would have preferred to have it installed by a professional. Would be nice to to come with the power cord installed and all the parts.
Date published: 2013-04-14

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