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KitchenAid 24" Black Built-In Dishwasher - KDTE254EBL

Abt Model: KDTE254ESBK | UPC Code: 883049363585
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6 Wash Cycles/ 39 dBA Describe Level/ ProScrub Option/ Third Level Rack/ Professionally-Inspired Design/ ProWash Cycle/ Heat Dry Option/ SatinGlide Max Rails/ Fold-Down Shelf With Stemware Holders/ Express Wash Cycle/ Filter-Based Wash System/ Sani Rinse Option/ Black Finish
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KitchenAid 24" Black Built-In Dishwasher, Model KDTE254EBL

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.
  • Third Level Rack
    Makes it easy to clean hard-to-place items such as spatulas, serving utensils and measuring cups, freeing up space in the lower two racks.
  • Professionally-Inspired Design
    combines a bold blend of professionally-inspired styling with sleek touches for the home. This beautiful dishwasher features Satin Textured Handles and the KitchenAid® Badge, a symbol of uncompromised quality.
  • ProWash™ Cycle
    Determines the appropriate cycle for washing dishes and makes real-time adjustments for the best cleaning performance.
  • Heat Dry Option
    engages a recessed heating element during the dry cycle to ensure dry dishes.
  • SatinGlide® Max Rails (Upper Rack)
    Creates a smooth, premium feeling when pulling out the upper rack, particularly with heavy loads.
  • 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.
  • Express Wash Cycle
    Allows you to wash lightly soiled items up to 35% faster. Compared to normal cycle.
  • Filter-Based Wash System
    combines exceptional cleaning and drying performance.
  • Sani Rinse® Option
    heats the final rinse water to 155°F, eliminating 99.999% of food soil bacteria.

Specifications:

Configuration and Overview

  • Tub Material: Stainless Steel
  • Rack Material: Nylon
  • Number of Racks: 3
  • Upper Adjustable Rack: 2 Position
  • Water Filtration System: Removable Filter
  • ADA Compliant: No
  • Control Type: Tap Touch
  • CEE Tier: Tier I

Cycle and Options

  • Number of Wash Cycles: 6
  • Cycle Selections: ProWash™; Normal; Tough; Light; Express Wash; Rinse Only
  • Option Selections: 2-4-8 Hour Delay; Heated Dry; Hi Temp Wash; Sani Rinse®; ProScrub®; Control Lock
  • Delay Wash: Yes

Controls

  • Tub Material: Stainless Steel
  • Rack Material: Nylon
  • Upper Rack Extras: 8-Stemware Holders; 4-Light Item Clips; 2-Plastic Cup Shelves
  • Lower Rack Extras: No
  • Silverware Basket Type: Full Length Splitable
  • Decibel Level: 39

Electrical

  • 15 Amps: 120 V

Approximate Dimensions:

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

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 113 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts and Labor
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Number of Wash Cycle Programs6
Wash Cycle ProgramsRinse Only, Express Wash, Light, Normal, Tough, ProWash
TypeBuilt-In
Size (inches)24
ADA CompliantNo
Height (inches)34.5
Width (inches)23.88
Depth (inches)24.75
Depth with Door Open49.5
Minimum Height (inches)33.5
Delay StartYes
Drying OptionsHeated Dry
Food DisposerNo
Stainless Steel InteriorYes
Number of Wash Arms2
Decibel Level (dB)39
Third RackYes
Water SoftenerNo
Wi-FiNo
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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KitchenAid 24" White Built-In Dishwasher
 
4.6

(based on 3358 reviews)

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93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quiet (5)
  • Cleans well (4)
  • Simple controls (4)
  • Attractive (3)

Cons

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    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual cook (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Maybe take a sample of dishes in to see if they fit

The dishwasher ProWash option does a fine job getting our dishes clean. Haven't used the ProScrub or HeatDry options yet, except as a test. If we do the load at night, most everything...Read complete review

The dishwasher ProWash option does a fine job getting our dishes clean. Haven't used the ProScrub or HeatDry options yet, except as a test. If we do the load at night, most everything except the tops of some cups, etc. are dry. If we open the door up soon after the ProWash cycle completes, there is more water to dry off. So, the extra hours of sitting after the load is finished seems to help dry the load. Plastic things, such as the silverware rack itself, still has water sitting on the flat areas so one has to be careful not to drip water on the floor when moving the silverware rack to the countertop when putting things away. Evidently plastic doesn't retain the heat so doesn't drip/dry easily in the closed dishwasher. But to save energy we prefer not to use the HeatDry option.

We don't find the top third rack useful. Hard to fit some knives with longer handles. The little "bumps" aren't very high - might be a better design to have some of different heights to rest things against. The rack area isn't deep enough to hold much - even our BBQ thongs or many spatulas and mixing spoons with a bit of a curve in the handle won't fit. We saw some models that had the third rack area divided into two pieces. That was a better design than one large rack on this model. One could use a half-rack and take the other side out. Then taller glasses, etc. could fit in the rack below on the side without the half-rack. Our only option is to take out the one large 3rd rack, which we did with the load last night so the wine glasses and our 10" Corning square skillet could fit without hitting the side wall nor washing arm.

We find odor problems if we keep the door closed between loads. We have started keeping the door ajar to keep it aired out so the odor doesn't bowl us over when we go to load additional dishes between loads.

The handles on our knives won't fit in the silverware slots so we took those off both sides of the silverware rack. A better design would be to have a silveware rack that would separate into two units or be two units. It takes up too much useful space now. Better design to be able to use one smaller rack on some loads so more pots and pans can be put in the leftover space.

The dishwasher is very quiet. We think it is the best feature. We've found work-arounds for the problems we noted above.

If we have the middle rack lowered down we can't load our 10 1/2" Corning Ware dishes without the sprayer arm hitting them.
If the middle rack is in the upper position, the 6 1/4" cereal bowl hits the top of the 3rd rack if placed in the center of the middle, the bowl's most logical place.

Various size wine glasses with stems hit the side of the dishwasher on the left side. The wine glass holders only hold 4 very narrow wine glasses or two red wine glasses.
Having the holder in the down position is good as you can rest more wine glasses against it so the base doesn't hit the side of the dishwasher when sliding the rack in/out. The dishwasher isn't real handy for washing stemmed wine glasses.

May be best to take into the store some of the things you expect to wash and see if they fit - before buying. It is flexible and hold a large load, the racks slide nicely and adjust easily, and it is quiet.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not what I expected

I purchased this dishwasher along with all my new home's Kitchenaid appliances, spending over twelve grand. The only thorn in my side has been the dishwasher. It hasn't worked right since the beginning...Read complete review

I purchased this dishwasher along with all my new home's Kitchenaid appliances, spending over twelve grand. The only thorn in my side has been the dishwasher. It hasn't worked right since the beginning and apparently, I didn't push hard enough at first when it didn't work properly because it was past the brief year warranty when I decided to stop dealing with the retailer I purchased it from and actually called Kitchenaid. After a non-productive conversation with that representative who basically told me I should be using the Affresh tabs once a month, sometimes two, to keep it running right.
I continued to contact my retailer who then finally replaced the chopper blade (he'd previously replaced the "controller")
But it's still not working right so I finally called Kitchenaid again because the retailer's repair guy is tired of fixing it. Kitchenaid (after 1 hr & 27 minutes on the phone - most of it on hold) the best they'd offer was to provide a part to "fix" it yet again. If this were my company and a product continued to malfunction/break within the first two years of it's lifetime, I would be so embarrassed and apologetic. I simply want my lemon of a dishwasher replaced with another one, same year, same model. I don't want to have to keep fixing it. Or like they offered... pay $288 for a warranty that would get me parts for another year (so I wouldn't have to allot over an hour of my time every few months that it stops working I guess!)
So disgusted with the company's lack of incentive to stand behind this product.

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5.0

Very quiet

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Comments about KitchenAid 24" White Built-In Dishwasher:

Remodel of kitchen. Upgraded appliances

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4.0

Very Quiet

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from Union, KY

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Comments about KitchenAid 24" White Built-In Dishwasher:

The dishwasher is extremely quiet. It does a great job cleaning the dishes and I live the 3rd rack. The only feature I wish was better is the drying feature. Many times some of the dishes are still wet when finished

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5.0

Outstanding Dishwasher!

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from Washington

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Comments about KitchenAid 24" White Built-In Dishwasher:

LOVE my new dishwasher. It looks awesome and runs great. Its so quiet I didn't know it was running until I heard the water draining (barely could hear it then too). It cleans up beautifully with a little stainless steal spray and paper towel. Its also really easy to run. Just click your choice and hit start. I like that the controls are hidden at the top and you cant see them when its closed.

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5.0

We are enjoying the dishwasher

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from Toledo, Oh

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Comments about KitchenAid 24" White Built-In Dishwasher:

We are happy with it

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2.0

Rack System Needs Re-Engineering

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from Raleigh, NC

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Comments about KitchenAid 24" White Built-In Dishwasher:

We are empty nesters who run our dishwater every 3-4 days. Each load usually includes four tall ice tea glasses (or red wine goblets) and at least four large coffee mugs. The fold-down glass supports of this dishwasher are spaced too closely for our glasses/goblets and the mugs will not fit between the center three rows. We find the third (top) rack to be totally useless and have removed it. It is not deep enough for glass lids with short handles and the tines will not support cutlery. We have also removed the covers to the silverware baskets because the slots are too narrow for our spoons and forks. Finally, although we are glad that the unit was manufactured in the U.S., we do not appreciate the permanent "Made in America" sticker affixed to the outside of the door.

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4.0

Quiet as a Mouse!

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from Fort Wayne, IN

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Comments about KitchenAid 24" White Built-In Dishwasher:

We bought this dishwasher to replace one that we loved in large part because of its quiet run. This one is even quieter. So far I love everything about it except the third, top rack. It does not seem to fit things as well as I had hoped and basically takes up space that would allow the main top rack to hold taller items, so we just took it out.
I am pleased with the heat dry option which does get our plastic items more dry than without it.

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5.0

Amazingly sparkling dishes!

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from Roseburg, Oregon

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Comments about KitchenAid 24" White Built-In Dishwasher:

I've had my new dishwasher for 3 weeks now and I absolutely love it. Besides doing the best cleaning it is super quiet.

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5.0

Unbelievably quiet

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from Kentucky

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Comments about KitchenAid 24" White Built-In Dishwasher:

Pros:
The dishwasher is so quiet you can't hear it run if your standing beside it.
Does a fantastic job cleaning.
Dries the dishes extremely well.

Cons:
The third rack is useless. It prevents you from loading some of the larger items into the second rack.
Cycle times are much longer than previous generations of dishwashers due to efficiency standards. My understanding is that longer cycle times are across the board on all dishwashers not just this model.

Overall this is a great dishwasher. We have only had this model for about a month, but no issues to report.

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5.0

Quiet power

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from Monticello, Mn

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Comments about KitchenAid 24" White Built-In Dishwasher:

Best dishwasher I have owned. Quiet and powerful.

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5.0

Cleans Well

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from Cleveland, Ohio

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Comments about KitchenAid 24" White Built-In Dishwasher:

It has taken awhile to get used to the longer time it takes to run a cycle however, we like the energy saving features. Dishes get clean as long as they are scraped and do not set in the dishwasher dirty for several days. After using it a few times we have a good handle on how to load it so dish surfaces are getting hit by the sprayer. Tall glasses and Canning Jars need to be loaded closer to the front of the washer on the upper rack. We are happy with this dishwasher.

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