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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
Installation TypeBuilt-In
TypeBuilt-In
Size24
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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KitchenAid 24" Stainless Steel Dishwasher
 
3.1

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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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2.0

not so great

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from Fishers, IN

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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

Comments about KitchenAid 24" Stainless Steel Dishwasher:

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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from Appleton, WI

Comments about KitchenAid 24" Stainless Steel Dishwasher:

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

Comments about KitchenAid 24" Stainless Steel Dishwasher:

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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Buyer Beware

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from Bakersfield, CA

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I did not purchase this dishwasher, it came with a BRAND NEW home and was installed correctly. Well needless to say it broke within in 1 month. The lights on the control panel worked sporadically and Kitchenaid said there was nothing wrong with it. Maybe I got the lemon of their dishwashers but after 2 years the dishwasher NO LONGER works at all. It now serves as an expensive drying rack for my dishes. I will never buy a large kitchen aid product again. (I love their small mixers etc. but their large products do not work well.)
Oh and Kitchen aid only thinks that appliances break Monday-Friday.

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Doesn't last

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from Lancaster, SC

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My model is no longer in production but this one is similar in features and price. I will never buy kitchenaid again. Purchased in Oct 2012. The whole computer board went out in July 2014. They have had so many problems with the board going out of these machines that I had to wait 6 for the part. I was without my dishwasher for six weeks. Not to mention when the repair man pulled the washer out it had also leaked onto my hardwoods. (I then read this was also a common problem) Thanks goodness he caught it before my floor was totally ruined. I read others were not as lucky. After the board was replaced in 2014...here I am in 2015 with the same problem....a bad computer board and now Kitchenaid says its no longer their issue. I am stuck paying $250.00 to repair a dishwasher that is barely 3 years old and already had one board replaced and had a leaky value. I had never paid this much for a dishwasher but I assumed you get what you pay for......well in this case that is not true. In 22 years I have never had to call a repair man for my dishwasher until now. I would take the washer to the junk yard but its 3 days before Christmas and I have family coming in and don't have time to purchase a new dishwasher and get it installed. This dishwasher has been nothing but trouble. I guess this new board will last about a year. Next time I won't repair and I will buy an LG or GE....anything but Kitchenaid/Whirlpool etc.

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5.0

Great Dishwasher

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from East Hanover, NJ

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Bought a little over a month ago when we switched our appliances to Stainless Steel. Very happy with selection. Very quiet. The repeat setting (press start twice) is very cool. Only one that had a specific 'China' setting

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Falling Apart

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from Parker, CO

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Top rack bracket on our KitchenAid dishwasher fragmented nine months after purchase, spewing plastic into the inner workings of the machine and seizing up / damaging the unit. Think that's covered under warranty? Think again! KitchenAid/Whirpool's service technicians don't think so! Don't buy KitchenAid!

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5.0

THE BEST DISHWASHER I HAVE EVER OWNED

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from Blairsville, Ga.

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We have two houses with KitchenAid dishwasher in both. It cleans dishes, glassware and stainless pots and pans unlike any other dishwasher I have ever owned. I especially like the knife/fork/spoon compartments. It allows each to be washed thoroughly without any of them sticking together.

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4 weeks :Still waiting for parts

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from Ann Arbor

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Worse thing to buy. Broke since 4 weeks . Hand washing Dishes. Bought it less than year ago. I have all kinds of warranties but stuck with this broken dishwasher .

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