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KitchenAid Stainless Built-In Dishwasher - KDFE304DSS

Abt Model: KDFE304DSS | UPC Code: 883049292755
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ProScrub Option/ ProWash Cycle/ Heat Dry Option/ SatinGlide Max Upper Rack/ Whisper Quiet System At 45 dBA/ Fold-Down Tines In Upper And Lower Racks/ Fold-Down Shelf With Stemware Holders/ Sliding Tines In The Lower Rack/ Utility Basket In The Upper Rack/ Culinary Caddy Utensil Basket/ Stainless Steel Tub/ 6 Wash Cycles/ Stainless Steel Finish
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KitchenAid 24" Stainless Steel Built-In Dishwasher - KDFE304DSS

Features:

  • ProScrub® Option
    Helps eliminate soaking or pre-scrubbing with 40 targeted spray jets that help remove stubborn messes like seared or baked-on foods
  • ProWash™ Cycle
    Determines the appropriate cycle for washing dishes and makes real-time adjustments for the best cleaning performance
  • Heat Dry Option
    Delivers the best drying by activating a recessed heating element at the end of the cycle
  • SatinGlide® Max Upper Rack
    Creates a smooth, premium feeling when pulling out the upper rack, particularly with heavy loads. Adjusters make it easy to raise or lower the rack while the rails help keep the rack solidly on track
  • Whisper Quiet® System at 45 dBA
    Offers premium sound insulation that makes it convenient to operate day or night, including when you entertain
  • Fold-Down Tines in Upper and Lower Racks
    Help improve cleaning performance. Two rows of tines in the upper rack adjust in two positions and one in the lower rack will adjust in one of three positions so water can clean inside deep or wide dishes
  • Fold-Down Shelf with Stemware Holders
    Provides extra room in the upper rack to hold additional cups, wine glasses, or long items such as utensils and spatulas
  • Sliding Tines in the Lower Rack
    Allow you to adjust the space between rows of tines to fit a variety of deep or narrow dishes
  • Utility Basket in the Upper Rack
    Gives you a dedicated space to help secure small items such as small lids and utensils
  • Culinary Caddy® Utensil Basket
    Helps provide extra space for tall utensils such as whisks and spatulas, helping to maximize the usable space in the lower rack

Specifications:

Configuration and Overview

  • Control Type: Electronic Capacitive Touch
  • Tub Material: Stainless Steel
  • Rack Material: Nylon
  • Number of Racks: 2
  • Upper Adjustable Rack: 2 Position
  • Water Filtration System: Removable Filter

Cycle and Options

  • Number of Wash Cycles: 6
  • Cycle Selections: ProWash; Tough; Normal; Light; Express Wash; Rinse Only
  • Option Selections: Hi Temp Wash; Sani Rinse; Heated Dry; 4 Hour Delay; Control Lock; ProScrub
  • Delay Wash: Yes

Style and Extras

  • Tub Material: Stainless Steel
  • Rack Material: Nylon
  • Upper Rack Extras: 1-Plastic Cup Shelf; 4-Stemware Holders; 4-Light Item Clips
  • Lower Rack Extras: Culinary Caddy
  • Silverware Basket Type: Full Length Non Splitable
  • Decibel Level: 45

Electrical

  • 120 V. 15

Approximate Dimensions:

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

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 99 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
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More reasons to buy the KitchenAid KDFE304DSS from Abt Electronics
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Number of Wash Cycle Programs6
TypeBuilt-In
Size (inches)24
ADA CompliantNo
Height (inches)34.5
Width (inches)24
Depth (inches)24.75
Depth with Door Open49.5
Minimum Height (inches)33.5
Delay Start4 Hrs
Drying OptionsHeated Dry
Food DisposerNo
Stainless Steel InteriorYes
Number of Wash Arms2
Decibel Level (dB)45
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.6

(based on 8588 reviews)

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93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (193)
  • Performance (180)
  • Convenient features (139)
  • Design (137)
  • Innovative (79)

Cons

  • Long cycle (6)
  • Awkward loading (3)

Best Uses

  • General purpose (17)
  • Pots and pans (7)
  • Delicate (6)
  • Large kitchen (6)
  • Small kitchens (5)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Quiet Dishwasher

I bought this dishwasher as part of a kitchen remodel. I did not buy this because of Kitchen Aid Rebates, rather, because of the rating, the quietness, and the stainless finish. This...Read complete review

I bought this dishwasher as part of a kitchen remodel. I did not buy this because of Kitchen Aid Rebates, rather, because of the rating, the quietness, and the stainless finish. This replaced my older Fisher Paykel dish drawer we I loved AND which still worked, but alas, it was white. At first I had trouble with the KitchenAid not cleaning the dishes. The repair man came out and explained that 1) the water has to be super hot (I always run the water until it's hot before starting), 2) I should definitely select the "high temperature wash" option, 3) they recommend the Finish Quantum product, and 4) do not rinse off dishes first - just remove food pieces by scraping. I was not happy having to switch from my "green" auto dishwasher product but when I did all he said, the dishes come out clean with no spots or film on glassware. So I can put dishes with spaghetti sauce or salad dressing still on them and they come out clean using all the tips the repair man gave me. Stainless of course does show fingerprints but I just wipe it down with my Shaklee Basic H2 and we're good to go! I was afraid it would use more water than my DishDrawer but they explained it would not, and I find that I load it up and it's OK to leave dishes in with dried food for a day and then start it - they still come out clean.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Very quiet but doesn't clean the dishes....

I have never paid this much for a dishwasher and have never had one that was as useless as this one. I have always believed in KitchenAid dishwashers, but this one has destroyed that...Read complete review

I have never paid this much for a dishwasher and have never had one that was as useless as this one. I have always believed in KitchenAid dishwashers, but this one has destroyed that opinion. I have tried using the recommended products as well as other combinations that have worked well with other dishwashers but the dishes are still NOT clean at all, hottest water, toughest cycle -- I've tried everything to get this to clean the dishes. I AM really impressed with how quiet it is, but since I have to hand wash about half the dishes when it's finished, I know I am wasting a LOT of water. I really wish I had not bought this dishwasher. The old Whirlpool I replaced was loud and once I got used to how to load and what to use, all the dishes came out sparkling with NO rinsing. With this one, I have to wash them first, and they still come out dirtier than when I put them in. Don't buy it!!!!

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4.0

Great affordable dishwasher

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from Sanborn NY

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Was looking for a newer stainless steel interior dishwasher to replace a 15 yr old one. I looked at many other brands but kitchenaid's rack layout & smoothness of sliding racks sold me. It is so quite too. Only had a few weeks so far but I love it!

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4.0

Great cleaning, good value

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from Champaign, IL

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Quieter than I expected and cleans very well. Fingers on racks are set further apart than I would prefer, but perhaps that helps it clean better.

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5.0

Easy to use

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from Willowick ohio

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So far so good.

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5.0

nice and quiet

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from south dakota

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dishes clean and dry

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5.0

First Dishwasher

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from Cheyenne, WY

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Happy with our purchase and excited to have e a dishwasher now in our 1st home together.

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3.0

mediocre

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from Beaver PA

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The display is hard to read. Small black letters on the stainless background. They back lit the lights. They should have back lit the words.
There is not enough adjustment on the racks so it is difficult to place items. End up doing a lot of odd sized items by hand.
Nice looking. Cleans as well as the old unit (25 year old Maytag).

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5.0

Quiet and easy to use

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from Aurora, IL.

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A great buy along with so quiet compared to our old dishwasher. Cleans better also.

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5.0

So pleased!

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from New York

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Spent a lot of time on line comparing different brands, models, features and prices. This IS the nicest dishwasher for price and features. Love KitchenAid dishwashers, this one replaced an old one. Dishes, glasses, silverware and pans come out looking brand new and it's so quiet. Many settings to choose from, it really has it all.

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5.0

Excellent

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from Bakersfield

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I bought this two weeks ago and love it. I especially like that it thoroughly cleans dishes that aren't pre-rinsed. It's roomy and quiet, too.

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5.0

Very Happy Camper..

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This dishwasher makes dishes and pans look like you polished them, I mean spotless.

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KitchenAid Stainless Built-In Dishwasher

KitchenAid Stainless Built-In Dishwasher

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