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KitchenAid Architect Series II Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher - KUDS40FVSS

Abt Model: KUDS40FVSS | UPC Code: 883049157696
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Fully Integrated Console Design/ ProScrub Option/ Four Stainless Steel Wash Arms/ Adjustable Upper Rack/ 4-Blade Food Disposer/ Optimum Wash Sensor/ Stainless Steel Interior/ Dedicated Heating Element With Heat Dry Option/ Whisper Quiet Sound Insulation System (51 dBA)/ 14 Place Settings/ Stainless Steel Finish
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KitchenAid Architect Series II Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher, Model KUDS40FVSS

Features:

  • The Fully Integrated Console Design
    Features a sleek design that will blend into any kitchen with hidden controls and the Architect II Series design and handle
  • ProScrub Option
    Uses 36 powerful spray jets in the back of the dishwasher to deliver targeted cleaning for stubborn messes
  • Four Stainless Steel Wash Arms
    Sprays water to ten precisely angled locations to clean dishes 25% better than the competition
  • Adjustable Upper Rack
    Can be raised or lowered two inches, providing flexibility in cleaning various-sized dishes
  • 4-Blade Food Disposer
    Eliminates the need for pre-rinsing by grinding down food particles so they can be washed away
  • Optimum Wash Sensor
    Adjusts the wash cycle to specific water conditions for maximum cleaning efficiency and performance
  • Stainless Steel Interior
    Retains heat for better drying performance while resisting wear over time
  • Dedicated Heating Element with Heat Dry Option
    Heats the tub at the end of the cycle to dry dishes 44% better than the competition
  • Whisper Quiet Sound Insulation System (51 dBA)
    Is quieter than the average conversation
  • NSF Certification
  • ENERGY STAR Qualified Dishwasher
    • Reduce energy consumption by at least 25%
    • Costs less than washing dishes by hand
    • Help save you money while contributing to resource conservation

Specifications:

Performance

  • 4 Stainless Steel Wash Arms: Yes
  • ProScrub: Yes
  • Optimum Wash Sensor: Yes
  • Number of Cycles: 4
  • Light/China Cycle: Yes
  • Normal Cycle: Yes
  • Heavy Duty Cycle: Yes
  • Rinse Only Cycle: Yes
  • Number of Options: 6
  • Heated Dry Option: Yes
  • Hi Temp Wash Option: Yes
  • Sani-Rinse Option: Yes
  • Built-In Hard Food Disposer: Yes

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  • Capacity: 14 Place Settings
  • Premium Easy Lift Upper Rack Adjuster: Yes
  • Upper Rack: 2 Fold-Down Tines
  • Lower Rack: 2 Fold-Down Tines
  • Silverware Basket: Yes

General

  • ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
  • NSF Certified: Yes

Quality Construction

  • Commerical Grade Stainless Steel Tub: Yes
  • Tub Design: Yes
  • Rack Glides: SatinGlide
  • Durakote Nylon Racks: Yes

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 33-7/8" to 34-1/2"
  • Width: 23-7/8"
  • Depth: 24-1/2"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 95 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty(authorized online retailer): One year parts and labor
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Number of Wash Cycle Programs4
TypeFull Console
ADA CompliantNo
Height (inches)33.875 in - 34.5 in
Width (inches)23.875"
Depth (inches)24.5"
Food DisposerYes
Stainless Steel InteriorYes
Number of Wash Arms4
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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KitchenAid KUDS40FVBL Architect Series II Black Undercounter Dishwasher
 
3.9

(based on 8 reviews)

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Pros

  • Attractive (4)
  • Cleans well (4)
  • Easy to load (4)
  • Energy efficient (3)
  • Quiet (3)

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5.0

quiet, dependable

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from WI

Comments about KitchenAid KUDS40FVBL Architect Series II Black Undercounter Dishwasher:

We have had this dishwasher for ~5.5 years now and have been very happy. It's quieter than most models and does a good job of cleaning. Although just recently, the glasses on the top rack are coming out dirty, spotted. In looking at the manual, there isn't any maintenance requirements and we read most of the online suggestions. Nothing appears to be related. It was really great up until now.

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1.0

Poor quality

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from Montreal, Canada

Comments about KitchenAid KUDS40FVBL Architect Series II Black Undercounter Dishwasher:

After few years having this dishwasher we are not happy. We had to change the basket because the plastic broke and let the appliance to pass through.
But the main problem, the glasses and little bowls in the upper rack began dirtier and dirtier as we use it ( even if the spray arm is spinning properly. Cheaper than our old plastic dishwasher at 350$.

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5.0

Great dishwasher

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from Manhattan Beach, CA

Comments about KitchenAid KUDS40FVBL Architect Series II Black Undercounter Dishwasher:

Have had this model for years and it has performed amazingly well. Have friends who have presumably higher-end brands and have been dissatisfied with their models; some have even switched out to Kitchen Aid.

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2.0

Have not been happy

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from Sublimity, OR, United States

Comments about KitchenAid KUDS40FVBL Architect Series II Black Undercounter Dishwasher:

Although this dishwasher has a nice look, after owning one for the past 4 years we have not been happy. Service problems, it is much nosier than expected, our utensil basket has several areas on the bottom of it that are broken out which allows our utensils fall out the bottom and a couple of the adjustable racks we have just thrown away because they don't work.

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5.0

Does the job and looks great, too!

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from Lincolnshire, IL

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  • Attractive Design
  • Cleans Well
  • Easy To Load
  • Energy Efficient
  • Quiet

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    Comments about KitchenAid KUDS40FVBL Architect Series II Black Undercounter Dishwasher:

    This is the third KitchenAid I've owned. The last one did not last very long -- disappointing. But the KUDS40FVSS cleans very well, is quiet and more energy efficient, and has additional water jets in the back wall. I'm staying with KitchenAid!

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    4.0

    Nice package

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    from Chicago, IL

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      cleans well with an attractive design

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      5.0

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      from Florida

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        Comments about KitchenAid KUDS40FVBL Architect Series II Black Undercounter Dishwasher:

        As a response to the already posted review. The unit is to be flush mounted. The controls are supposed to be out of sight(there is a model just like this with visable controls for people who prefer this)The contols are to be set while the dishwasher is open, then press start and close it...it then starts. Sorry to prevoius responder that you have installed it all wrong

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        4.0

        Great Dishwasher

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        from Boston, MA

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        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Cleans Well
        • Easy To Load
        • Energy Efficient
        • Quiet

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        • Controls on top of door

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        • General Purpose
        • Larger Kitchens
        • Smaller Kitchens

        Comments about KitchenAid KUDS40FVBL Architect Series II Black Undercounter Dishwasher:

        Product is designed for under counter mount. Unless I am wrong, the door can not be flush with the counter as you would not be able to access controls on top of door. We mounted with door sticking out so controls are accessible

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        KitchenAid Architect Series II Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher

        KitchenAid Architect Series II Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher

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