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KitchenAid 24" Stainless Steel Dishwasher - KDFE454CSS

Abt Model: KDFE454CSS | UPC Code: 883049292083
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15 Place Setting Capacity/ ProScrub Option/ ProWash Cycle/ Whisper Quiet Sound Insulation System With 40 dBA/ Upper Rack With SatinGlide System And Premium Adjusters/ Fold-Down Row In Lower Rack/ 6 Cycles/ 7 Options/ Stainless Tub/ Stainless Steel Finish
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KitchenAid 24" Architect Series II Stainless Steel Dishwasher, Model KDFE454CSS

Beauty and convenience in your kitchen

The KitchenAid 24-inch Architect Series II dishwasher is the perfect addition to your kitchen. Stylish and convenient, this dishwasher will clean all of your kitchen supplies, while saving energy. The ProScrub and ProWash features offer you an exceptionally clean finish, leaving your items good as new.

Inside the dishwasher is where all the magic happens. There is a 15 place setting capacity, giving you a lot of room for a variety of utensils. With the fold-down row in the lower rack, you can have more space for your oddly shaped items. Add the KitchenAid 24-inch Architect Series Dishwasher to your kitchen from Abt Electronics & Appliances.

Features:

  • ProScrub® Option
  • ProWash™ Cycle
  • Whisper Quiet® Sound Insulation System with 40 dBA
  • Heat Dry Option
  • Upper Rack with SatinGlide® System and Premium Adjusters
  • Fold-Down Row in Lower Rack
  • 15 Place Setting Capacity

Dishwasher Specifications:

Performance

  • Wash System: Global Wash Filter
  • Wash Sensor: Optimum Wash Sensor
  • Number of Cycles: 6
  • Light/China Cycle: Yes
  • Normal Cycle: Yes
  • Heavy Duty Cycle: Yes
  • Rinse Only Cycle: Yes
  • Number of Options: 7
  • Heated Dry Option: Yes
  • Hi Temp Wash Option: Yes
  • Sanitize Option: Yes
  • Delay Wash Option: Yes
  • Control Lockout Option: Yes
  • Rinse Aid Dispenser: Yes

Quality Construction

  • Tub Material: Stainless
  • Tub Design: Tall Tub
  • Rack Glides: Satin Glide
  • Rack Material: Nylon
  • Sound Tested DBA: 41

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  • Capacity: 15 Place Settings
  • Adjustable Upper Rack: Premium - 2 Position
  • Upper Rack: 2 Fold-Down Tines
  • Lower Rack: 2 Fold-Down Tines

Electrical

  • 279 kWh per Year

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 33-3/4" - 34-1/2"
  • Width: 23-7/8"
  • Depth: 24-1/2"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 102 Ibs

Dishwasher Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
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Number of Wash Cycle Programs6
TypeBuilt-In
Size (inches)24
ADA CompliantNo
Height (inches)34.5
Width (inches)23.88
Depth (inches)24.5
Depth with Door Open49.5
Minimum Height (inches)33.75
Delay StartUp to 8 Hrs
Drying OptionsHeated Dry
Food DisposerYes
Stainless Steel InteriorYes
Number of Wash Arms4
Decibel Level (dB)41
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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3.2

(based on 36 reviews)

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Fantastic dishwasher

This dishwasher was installed September 19, 2013. There are so many cleaning options to chose from. It is so quiet that the first time it was used I had to put my ear...Read complete review

This dishwasher was installed September 19, 2013. There are so many cleaning options to chose from. It is so quiet that the first time it was used I had to put my ear against the dishwasher to make sure it was running

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Worst Dishwasher Ever!!!

I have always had KitchenAid dishwashers and found them to be unsurpassed. I entertain a lot, and in my last house, I had 3 of them (2 in kitchen and one in the...Read complete review

I have always had KitchenAid dishwashers and found them to be unsurpassed. I entertain a lot, and in my last house, I had 3 of them (2 in kitchen and one in the bar). This is the worst dishwasher I have ever owned. First, the one hour wash does nothing but santize. To really wash, you have to go with the power wash, which takes hours. It is so slow and still doesn't do the job that earlier models did. Plus, it is so cheaply made. I have had it less than a year and the rollers are already broken. I will never buy another KitchenAid dishwasher. This one has caused me to lose all faith in KitchenAid, if it was willing to put its name on an appliance this bad, especially at this price.

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5.0

Great

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from Nc

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Bought this a month ago to replace a Bosch dishwasher and love and it cleans fantastic

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5.0

Better than advertized

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from Bloomington, Indiana

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It was time to replace our 25yr old dishwasher so after some research online and reading reviews we selected KitchenAid. It is so quiet if not for the lights we would not know it was running. Lots of space and does a great job. No more washing dishes before we load dishwasher. Better than advertized!!!

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Service every 14 months, yes just after the warranty

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from Berkeley, CA

I have had this machine 2 years and it has required 3 service calls during that time with only weekly use.

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2.0

Hard to read the buttons because to small and very LIGHT

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from Colorado

ITS work great but only problem I have very small button writing and in front when you standing is hard to band every time to see which cycle you want and very small

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5.0

The best Dishwasher we have ever had.

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from Oakville Ontario

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Very quiet and cleans dishes and etc. very well

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4.0

Super Quiet

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from Redondo Beach, CA

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I bought this dishwasher a week ago and have used it every day since then. It is so quiet I have to put my ear next to it to see if it is in fact running. The dishes and pots come out very clean and are dry enough to put away immediately. I have to use the lock feature though, because it is very easy to lean against and start a cycle without meaning to.

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not so great

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from Fishers, IN

I have had to repair my dishwasher 2 times now. Others I have own required no repair at all.

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3.0

Great dishwasher, but only for 3 years.

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from Ann Arbor, Michigan

I love this dishwasher. Holds a lot of dishes, super quiet, washes well. Has a variety of cycles and options, including a proscrub that power washes. But when it was 3 years old, a screw holding a top rack slide became loose, and caused a major leak out onto my hardwood floors. And only two weeks later, the diverter gave out, so that it would not run; and to fix that the entire motor had to be replaced! And the Warranty did not cover either.

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Quiet, but not built to last

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We have owned this dishwasher for approximately 4 years. It is extremely quiet which is a must in our home where the kitchen is wide open to the living room and TV. It also cleans dishes as expected. Unfortunately, the design of this product puts excessive weight on the upper wrack rollers which are held in place with cheap plastic. Over time, with normal use, the weight combined with the rollers rubbing on the cheap plastic, the cheap plastic breaks. When this happens, you will have the pleasant surprise of your upper rack falling onto your lower rack.

The parts are available online, but they are over $30.00 on any of the appliance sites. In four years, we have fixed the right side once, and this week will be fixing the left side for the second time. I know this will not be the last time since again, this damage is caused by normal use. It seems that no appliances last longer than a couple years without something breaking. But, this flaw would have me steer clear of this unit if you are in the market.

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1.0

Do NOT buy a Kitchenaid

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from SC

Does not last! electronic board burned out within one year of purchase. They paid to replace it the first time but I had to wait 6 weeks for the part. No dishwasher for six weeks! The board burned out again within 14 months of being replaced and now it is my problem. We paid $250 to have it replaced and its still not right. I think they use the same basic electronic board for all the models...so do not buy. This is the most I have ever paid for a dishwasher and it is the worst I have ever had as far as quality. It is great when it works! In 20 years I have never had to call out a repairman to work on a dishwasher until this one! Do not waist your money. Paid over $1500.00 and when this second board finally gives out I will not invest another $250.00 in the dishwasher. So I paid over $1,500.00 for the dishwasher and had to pay $250.00 for repairs within 3 years and the lights on the board still light up when they are not supposed to. This very expensive dishwasher for only 3-4 years...its not worth it.

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KitchenAid 24" Stainless Steel Dishwasher

KitchenAid 24" Stainless Steel Dishwasher

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