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KitchenAid Stainless Steel Dishwasher - KDTE404DSS

Abt Model: KDTE404DSS | UPC Code: 883049292892
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24 " 6-Cycle/ 6-Option Dishwasher/ 42 dBA Whisper Quiet System/ 6 Number Of Wash Cycles/ Control Lock / 2 Position Upper Adjustable Rack/ 15.0 Place Settings Capacity/ Culinary Caddy Lower Rack Extras/ Stainless Steel Finish
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KitchenAid Architect Series II Stainless Steel Built-In Dishwasher - KDTE404DSS

Features:

  • ProWash™ Cycle
    Determines the appropriate cycle for washing dishes and makes real-time adjustments for the best cleaning performance.
  • ProScrub Trio Option
    Provides 50% more coverage with targeted wash action. In addition to the 40 spray jets at the back of the dishwasher, you get two concentrated spray zones in the upper rack to clean deeper or oddly shaped items.
  • ProScrub Option
    Helps eliminate soaking or pre-scrubbing with 40 targeted spray jets that help remove stubborn messes like seared or baked-on foods.
  • Concealed Controls
    Are located on top of the dishwasher door, giving the front of the dishwasher clean, uninterrupted lines that helps you match other stainless steel appliances.
  • Whisper Quiet® System at 42 dBA
    Offers premium sound insulation that makes it convenient to operate day or night, including when you entertain.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fold-Down Tines in the Lower Rack
    Help improve cleaning performance by allowing one row of tines to adjust in one of three positions so water can clean inside deep or wide dishes.
  • 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.
  • 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:

Performance

  • Option Selections: ProScrub; Hi Temp Wash; Sani Rinse; ProDry; 4 Hour Delay; Control Lock
  • Water Filtration System: Removable Filter
  • Cycle Selections: ProWash; Tough; Normal; Light; Express Wash; Rinse Only
  • Delay Wash : Yes
  • Number of Wash Cycles: 6

Configuration and Overview

  • Number of Racks :2
  • Upper Adjustable Rack: 2 Position
  • Rack Material: Nylon
  • Tub Material:Stainless Steel
  • Capacity: 15.0 Place Settings
  • Control Type: Electronic Capacitive Touch

Style and Extras

  • Rack Material: Nylon
  • Tub Material: Stainless Steel
  • Decibel Level: 42
  • Silverware Basket Type: Full Length Non Splitable
  • Upper Rack Extras: 2-Plastic Cup Shelves; 4-Stemware Holders; 4-Light Item Clips
  • Lower Rack Extras: Culinary Caddy

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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Number of Wash Cycle Programs4
Installation TypeBuilt-In
TypeBuilt-In
Size24
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 DisposerYes
Stainless Steel InteriorYes
Number of Wash Arms3
Decibel Level (dB)42
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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KitchenAid Black Built-In Dishwasher
 
4.4

(based on 1235 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent cleaning and quiet too!!!

I just recently purchased this dishwasher to replace a 19 yr old Kitchen Aid. My old one never needed 1 service call in all those years, but I decided to replace to avoid any...Read complete review

I just recently purchased this dishwasher to replace a 19 yr old Kitchen Aid. My old one never needed 1 service call in all those years, but I decided to replace to avoid any future problems. My new one is awesome!!! It does a terrific job cleaning the dishes, glasses and dirty pots and pans. And I can't get over how quiet it is! I have to put my ear next to it to know it is running. My only complaint is that I wish I could stack a few more plates in the lower rack. I feel like I lost a little bit of space with the new configuration. Maybe I will get better at loading with time. Otherwise, I would have given it 5 stars.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Dishes and silverware dirty and spotted after "cleaned" in t

Just got this dishwasher and am VERY disappointed. I use the Cascade packet and rinse aid that came with this dishwasher and rinse my dishes and silverware off before putting them in, but every...Read complete review

Just got this dishwasher and am VERY disappointed. I use the Cascade packet and rinse aid that came with this dishwasher and rinse my dishes and silverware off before putting them in, but every time I use it, whether on Normal or ProWash cycle, the dishes come out with bits of food stuck to them and the silverware comes out tremendously spotted and also with little bits of food on them. Should not be like this and should not have to have a brand new dishwasher serviced. Would not recommend this dishwasher at all. I've attached 3 photos of silverware just "cleaned" in this dishwasher. Clearly subpar, unacceptable performance from a new dishwasher!

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2.0

arms do not spin

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from pittsburgh pa

Comments about KitchenAid Black Built-In Dishwasher:

Have been using for a year, do not like to give bad reviews but I finally am going to say this dishwasher is really bad. It's quiet;maybe because the arms don't spin? I have to wash my dishes before I wash my dishes... very disappointed.

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1.0

does not fully drain--foul smell

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from Elizabethtown, Pa

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Comments about KitchenAid Black Built-In Dishwasher:

This dishwasher cleans dishes, but has had a foul smell from the beginning. There is an inch of water that doesn't fully drain. We had it serviced from the company from which we purchased and had it installed. We were told the water is supposed to be there.
Don't even try to get a real person on the phone. I tried five times and after the long wait time I was disconnected twice. Thought I'd try live chat and that has been disabled.
I'd expect better customer service for the price we paid for this dishwasher.

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5.0

Super Solid and Quiet

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from Wisconsin

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Comments about KitchenAid Black Built-In Dishwasher:

This dishwasher is very well built. Each component moves with ease to allow different size dishes on each shelf. It runs so quietly we aren't even aware of it.

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1.0

Smells and Not drying

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from Sacramento, CA

Comments about KitchenAid Black Built-In Dishwasher:

We purchased the matching dishwasher, fridge and stove for our kitchen remodel. We have been happy with the other appliances. However, there is a metallic smell that comes out after each cycle and the dishes are wet, even on the drying cycle. I have to make sure to open the dishwasher immediately after the cycle to get the dishes to dry. I could live with the dishes not drying, not that I think I should have too at this price point. But, the smell is terrible. My daughter drank water from a glass last night that just came out of the dishwasher and there is an after taste in your mouth.

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4.0

Great dishwasher!

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from Raleigh, NC

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Comments about KitchenAid Black Built-In Dishwasher:

This dishwasher is super quiet and does an excellent job. It is so quiet, I have sometimes gone to check if it is actually running! I really like the silverware rack, which has slots for each piece, so I don't have to worry about pieces nesting if someone else (i.e., husband) loads dishwasher. The third rack is especially useful when dishwasher is full; the additional space is welcome! I also use the stemware pulldowns regularly and have adjusted the top rack occasionally. It is also thrifty with water.

Only downside: cycle length. It takes a LONG time to finish a cycle! However, I happily put up with that for all the positives!

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3.0

Dishwasher

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from Canada

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Comments about KitchenAid Black Built-In Dishwasher:

Dishwasher install in a new home build, only to find out that our dinner plates will not fit - we are washing by hand. Frustrating that I will need to buy new plates. Other than that the dish washer is very quiet.

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4.0

Love this dishwasher!

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from Englewood, FL

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Comments about KitchenAid Black Built-In Dishwasher:

Love this dishwasher. It's sooooo quiet, has plenty of options and I no longer need to "pre-wash" my dishes. Having 3 racks with one totally dedicated to silverware is great. The only drawback is that with that top rack, you give up some height for your 2nd rack. The 2nd rack is adjustable but then you give up room for the bottom rack and then my plates won't fit. I have several large Tervis tumblers and smoothie cups that are too tall to fit on the 2nd rack so I have to put them on the bottom rack--so far no melted cups. Overall this is the best dishwasher for the money.

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4.0

Works well. Quiet.

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from Canton, Ga

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Comments about KitchenAid Black Built-In Dishwasher:

We had this same dishwasher which we bought only 10 years ago. The pump and motor were on their last legs and would have to be replaced, so we shopped for a new dishwasher. This was far, far too early for replacement in my opinion.
Nonetheless we both liked this model with the third rack on top - ideal for knives - and we bought the newer model, hoping that pump and motor would last longer this time. It's quiet and cleans very well. Often we can do fine using only the "light China" mode.
This new model has a sump for debris which is easy to clean, unlike the older model. BUT my wife liked the flexibility of the bottom drawer of the OLDER model. Fortunately, we could take the bottom drawer out of the old one and put it in the new one. The silverware holder in the new one is superior to that in the old one.

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5.0

Good product

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from Montreal, QC

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Comments about KitchenAid Black Built-In Dishwasher:

After one year of use, so far so good. We bought the optional Dry, it's worth it. It's very silent, clean very well.

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5.0

Kitchen Aid KTA 24 Dishwasher

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from Barnegat,NJ

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Comments about KitchenAid Black Built-In Dishwasher:

I reviewed the installation instructions before the dishwasher was delivered and was surprised that the water feed connection on the dishwasher was not included. Before I could tell the distributer to include one, he already had. That would be my only complaint with Kitchen Aid. Installation was easy, the dishwasher is extremely quite and dishes come out clean...

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