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KitchenAid Superba Series Black Built-In Dishwasher - KUDS30IXBL

Abt Model: KUDS30IXBK | UPC Code: 883049195827
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2-1/2 " Flush Console/ Whisper Quiet (49 dBA) Sound Insulation System/ Optimum Wash Sensor/ Built-In Hard Food Disposer/ 14 Place Settings/ 4 Cycle Selections With 3 Cycle Options/ Black Finish
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KitchenAid Superba Series Black Built-In Dishwasher - KUDS30IXBK

Features:

  • ProScrub® Option uses 36 powerful spray jets to deliver concentrated cleaning for stubborn messes
  • Premium adjusters make it easy to raise or lower the upper rack for optimal loading space
  • Light/China cycle is for light soil or china and crystal
  • Whisper Quiet® (49 dBA) Sound Insulation System helps maintain a quiet home during operation
  • Culinary Caddy® Utensil Basket attaches to the lower rack, providing a convenient place for cleaning utensils
  • 2-1/2-inch flush console puts all the controls at your fingertips and features a seamless, sleek design
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified - Tier II

Specifications:

Performance

  • Wash Sensor: Optimum Wash Sensor
  • Number of Cycles: 4
  • Normal Cycle: Normal Wash
  • Number of Options: 6
  • Hi Temp Wash Option: Hi Temp Scrub
  • Delay Wash Option: 4 Hour Delay
  • Built-In Hard Food Disposer
  • Rinse Aid Dispenser

Quality Construction

  • Tub Material: Stainless
  • Tub Design: Tall Tub
  • Rack Material: Nylon
  • Sound Tested DBA: 49

Loading

  • Capacity: 14 Place Settings
  • Upper Rack: 2 Fold-Down Tines
  • Lower Rack: 2 Fold-Down Tines
  • Silverware Basket

General

  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified

Electrical

  • 288 kWh per Year

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 34-1/2"
  • Width: 23-7/8"
  • Depth:
    • With Handles: 27-1/2"
    • Without Handles: 24-1/2"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 85 lbs
  • Shipping: 95 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
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Number of Wash Cycle Programs3
Installation TypeBuilt In
TypeBuilt In
Size24
ADA CompliantNo
Height (inches)34.5
Width (inches)24
Depth (inches)24.88
Depth with Door Open49.5
Delay StartNo
Drying OptionsHeat dry, Proscrub
Food DisposerYes
Stainless Steel InteriorYes
Number of Wash Arms4
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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KitchenAid Superba Series Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher
 
4.2

(based on 745 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Performance (355)
  • Easy to use (354)
  • Convenient features (251)
  • Design (191)
  • Innovative (130)

Cons

  • Long cycle (7)
  • Unreliable (5)
  • Doesn't dry well (4)
  • Awkward loading (3)
  • Design (3)

Best Uses

  • General purpose (23)
  • Delicate (8)
  • Pots and pans (7)
  • Large kitchen (5)
  • Small kitchens (5)
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    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cook (17), Casual cook (15)

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Fix the touchy buttons

Excellent performance, even with our hard well water and without doubt, the quiestest dishwasher in the world. However, the front mounted touch controls are way too sensitive. For example, inadvertantly leaning against...Read complete review

Excellent performance, even with our hard well water and without doubt, the quiestest dishwasher in the world. However, the front mounted touch controls are way too sensitive. For example, inadvertantly leaning against the machine will result in the machine starting, usually the Cancel/Drain function. We work around this by not latching the door when the machine is not in use; however, we avoid leaning against the door to reach something on the counter because that can latch the door setting up a potential start condition on the next lean.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Do not Buy the KUDS30IX

I had an old top of the line KitchenAid dishwasher that was 18 years old. It worked great execept the top dish rack rusted out and I could not find the part to replace...Read complete review

I had an old top of the line KitchenAid dishwasher that was 18 years old. It worked great execept the top dish rack rusted out and I could not find the part to replace it. My old KitchenAid was made in the good old USA and when I called KitchenAid to find the replacement part they told me 1) the part is no longer being manufactured and 2) hold on to this unit as long as I could because I will not be able to find the build quality like my old unit. So I held on for another 2 years till the rack fell apart.When the rack finally gave way - I had to replace my old KitchenAid. After weeks of research I decided to purchase the KitchenAid KUDS30ix based on my fist KitchenAid experience on build quality. I was sold on the KUDS30ix front panel display, the fact it had a food disposal, and a number of other features like my old KitchenAid. Since I upgraded my old oven and went stainless steel - I also went for that option as well- stainless steel. Out of the box the unit looked very nice, however I could tell by the weight and components of my new KitchenAid it was not built as well as my old unit. After installation and the first run of the unit the water would not drain - the only way to get the dishwasher to drain was to hit cancel/drain. That did the trick for a week and now the unit will not even drain. Also, 2 blue lights are stuck on - "Hi-Temp Scrub" and "3-Ho ur Delay". When the unit did clean my dishes it did not clean well. It left a white residue from the dish-washing liquid. I used a top name dish-washing detergent brand/pre-rinse and rinse-aid as suggested. This was the same dishwashing detergent I have been using for years in my old KitchenAid and I never had a problem.. So the white residue I feel is not due to hard-water or dish washing products. [...] I have already purchased another dishwasher a Maytag - MDB8959AWS. It has all the features of the KitchenAid and has been very highly rated by most people who have purchased the unit. The motor is also to be stronger then the KitchenAid's which I now know is a very important feature manufactures don't tell you about. Try and find on product literature - you cannot find and compare dishwashers.I was warned by a friend who purchased a similar KitchenAid unit and was very unhappy with the performance of her KitchenAid. I wish I had listened to her..... This brand has gone way downhill since manufacturing in China. The same may hold true for Maytag - at least the motor is stronger however.

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4.0

Works well

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from Mashpee, MA

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Comments about KitchenAid Superba Series Stainless Steel Undercounter Dishwasher:

I bought this 3 years ago, and it works well. However, the tray structure is poor, the top shelf fell apart and it cost me over $200 to get a kit and have a repairman install it. No it is not warrantied.

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1.0

NOTHING BUT PROBLEMS FROM DAY ONE

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from Apex NC

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Within months of owning this dishwasher, the seal broke. That was the one and only repair the manufacturer covered. Since then, we have had continual problems. Pieces are constantly breaking. We have had to pay out of pocket for at least 5 new parts. DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT.

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4.0

Top Rack issue finally addressed

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from Columbus Ohio

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We bought this dishwasher in 2011. It does the job. However, like many others according to the reviews, we had the wheels come off the top rack guides. While the rack is covered in the warranty the rollers are not. They last about two years with light use (two of us w 1/day wash). Worse; the little plastic spokes on the wheel guides break off. One got into the motor in the bottom of the unit burning it out: $173.62 parts and 178.13 labor plus tax. This current repair for the rack wheels comes with a total new design with a steel frame. Cost 43.38 with shipping. By rights this should have been a factory recall/repair several years ago. But better late than never. Also note: I consider myself mechanically inclined and this install gave me a moment or two. I'd guess a sig. portion of folks would have difficulty w/o some assistance. They do provide directions - but even so not very clear on several steps. I would only recommend this to a friend if the rack up-grade was completed. If not I'd recommend a preemptive strike and replace this top rack wheels before more severe damage is done. This was clearly a design flaw. These do happen and it should have been covered/repaired by the factory.

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1.0

Worst Appliance I have ever owned.

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from Ohio

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I wish I could give it zero stars. I have wasted so much time and money getting this fixed. Cheap plastic parts, gaskets and new chopper. It is 4 years old and every time I think it will stop needing repairs, it breaks again. When it was still under warranty, Kitchenaid was cooperative and kept sending me new parts. Now, I get no response from them. Every time it breaks, I just want to throw it away and buy a new one. Worst purchase ever.

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2.0

Think about it

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from Bismarck, North Dakota

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We bought all Kitchen Aid Appliances about 2 years ago. Stainless Microwave, Stove, Fridge, Dishwasher. Since then a stove top has quit working, replaced the motherboard in the fridge : (, and replaced the motherboard of the dishwasher and replaced the top rack adjustable plastic's in warranty and I've had to tie wrap a couple of the pieces together so it works, and just lately had to reset the power to the dishwasher as the front panel went black again and I had to tie wrap the rest of the plastic settings so we can use the top rack. Wow made so cheap?

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1.0

Poorly Built Machine

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from Logan, Utah

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This is the 3rd dishwasher I've purchased in 18 years of being married. This one didn't last 3 years.
The first thing to give us trouble was the Lock button. Then the plastic rack rollers broke-- I fixed those with steel epoxy. Then the random leaking started--never did figure that one out. Next the computer began losing its mind. We often had to shut the power off for a while then repeat till it worked. Now the "Clean" and the "Washing" buttons are permanently on and no other buttons respond.

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1.0

Buyer Beware!

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from Saco, Maine

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As of yesterday ours is ready for the metal recycler...5 years old and after many rack replacements over the course of 5 years and a control panel replacement a year ago.....absolute junk!

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2.0

Cheap top rack construction

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from Kokomo, IN

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Cleans well but top rack broke within 2 years. Pulled the rack out and using bottom rack only until I decide what to do. Disappointed. Had two Kichenaid dishwashers previously and they lasted a total of 33 years. This is sad.

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2.0

Replace control panel

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from Woodland Park, CO

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We purchased this product April 2011 and now we have to replace the control panel - a $200 item.

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5.0

So easy to install

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from Alaska

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When this part broke on our dishwasher I got this part to fix it. It was so easy to install and works great!

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KitchenAid Superba Series Black Built-In Dishwasher

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