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Maytag 24" Wide Top Stainless Steel Built-In Dishwasher - MDB8979SFZ

Product Details

Maytag 24" Wide Top Stainless Steel Built-In Dishwasher - MDB8979SFZSS


  • Better Built to handle your dirtiest dishes 
  • PowerDry Option 
  • PowerBlast™ Cycle 
  • Most Powerful Motor on the Market*1
  • 4-Blade Stainless Steel Chopper
  • Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel Exterior 
  • 10-Year Limited Parts Warranty*2 on the Racks, Chopper Blade and Stainless Steel Tub 
  • Designed, Engineered and Assembled in the USA 
  • Industry-Exclusive Stainless Steel Silverware Basket 
  • 2X Life Tested Motor*1 
  • Full Stainless Steel Tub


Configuration and Overview

  • Tub Material: Stainless Steel
  • Rack Material: Nylon
  • Water Filtration System: Maintenance Free Hard Food Disposer
  • Number of Racks: 2
  • Upper Adjustable Rack: 2 Position-Removable
  • Control Type: Electronic
  • ADA Compliant: No
  • Energy Star® Qualified: ENERGY STAR® Qualified
  • Star K Compliant: Kosher Consumer Friendly
  • Amps: 15
  • Hz: 60
  • Volts: 120/240

Cycle and Options

  • Number of Wash Cycles: 5
  • Cycle Selections: Auto Clean, Normal, PowerBlast, Quick Wash, Rinse Only
  • Option Selections: 1-24 Hour Delay, Control Lock, Heated Dry, Hi Temp Wash, PowerDry, Sani Rinse®
  • Delay Wash: Yes


  • Upper Rack Extras: 1-Fold Down Wire Cup Shelf; 4-Light Item Clips
  • Lower Rack Extras: 2-Plastic Cup Shelves
  • Silverware Basket Type: Stainless Steel Full Length Non Splittable
  • Decibel Level: 47

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Min - Max Height: 33.5" - 34.5"
  • Height: 34.5"
  • Width: 23.88"
  • Depth: 24.5"
  • Depth With Door Open 90 Degree: 49.5"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 109 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor


  1. Twice the life testing based on accelerated 20-year life testing, normal cycle, average use.
  2. Visit for warranty details
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Key Features
PowerDry Option/ PowerBlast Cycle/ 4-Blade Stainless Steel Chopper/ Fingerprint Resistant Exterior/ Stainless Steel Silverware Basket/ Stainless Steel Finish
More reasons to buy the Maytag 24" Wide Top Stainless Steel Built-In Dishwasher MDB8979SFZ from Abt Electronics
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Number of Wash Cycle Programs5
Wash Cycle ProgramsAuto Clean, Normal, PowerBlast, Quick Wash, Rinse Only
Size (inches)24
ADA CompliantNo
Maximum Height (inches)34.5
Minimum Height (inches)33.5
Width (inches)23.88
Depth (inches)24.5
Depth with Door Open49.5
Delay StartYes
Drying OptionsPower Dry
Food DisposerYes
Tub MaterialStainless Steel
Number of Wash Arms4
Decibel Level (dB)47
Third Rack / Cutlery TrayNo
Water SoftenerNo
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year


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