GE GLD3866TSS Tall Tub Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

14 Place Setting ENERGY STAR® Qualified SaniWash Option

14 Place Setting ENERGY STAR® Qualified SaniWash Option

The GLD3866TSS is another energy efficient offering from GE that ensures clean dishes and plates every time. With its intuitive features such as the varied dishwashing cycles tailored to specific dishware and silverware, as well as its SaniWash feature, you get to enjoy dishwashing and have more time to attend to other chores.

Interior Features
  • For efficient dishwashing the unit sports the four level towerless wash system, with two wash arms and four wash levels that quietly direct water onto the dishes for a powerful clean. This is aided by the self cleaning five stage filtration system that ensures that only clean water gets to touch your dishes. To remove germs and bacteria to give you spotless dishes you have the SaniWash Cycle. The SensorClean feature ensures that all food particles are removed and your plates are free from soil.
  • There are convenient basic features such as the 2/4/8 hour delay start which allows you to start the dishwasher even if you are not at home. The hard food disposer is another convenience feature that eliminates the need for prerinsing your dishes. To remove stains easily, you have the multi Calrod heater which produces steam to loosen even the toughest of stains and soil.
  • The racking system inside the unit makes for easy organization. The unit comes fitted with white titanium racking with a silverware basket with 1 cell cover.
  • Enjoy virtual quiet even as the unit as running with the Quiet package which includes QuietPower 59, Quiet Water Valve and the QuietPower motor. For added safety the unit is fitted with a child lock feature which ensures that your settings are not tampered with. The unit sounds off with the audible end-of-cycle signal when the washing cycle is done.
  • Save on energy with such features as the automatic temperature control feature which automatically determines the temperature should be.

    Exterior Features

  • The exterior is done in stainless steel with the control panels in black. Program your settings using the touchpad controls. There is, however, no electronic display although there are progress indicators, Clean Light and Sanitized light cycle.
  • The base grills are done in black and elevates the unit from the ground and away from dirt. The unit sports a built in feature which makes it easy to install. Levelling legs can be used to adjust the height of the unit.

    Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 25 inches
    Height: 33 3/4 inches
    Width: 24 inches


  • The unit looks great in its stainless steel finish.
  • It is compact and very easy to install.
  • Performance is quiet.
  • The exterior is smooth and easy to clean.
  • The controls are very easy to use. Touch pads are very responsive.


  • The unit lacks adjustable upper racks and fold down tines which means you cannot adjust the interior space to accomodate larger items.
  • The inner tub is not very durable. The stainless steel interior tends to be more durable compared to the interior in this unit which comes with a PermaTuff.
  • Control panel tends to break down early.
  • The unit's food disposer tends to clog up easily.

    Consumer Opinions


  • looks great
  • compact and easy to install
  • quiet performance
  • exterior is smooth and easy to clean


  • no adjustable upper racks and fold down tines
  • inner tub is not durable
  • control panel breaks down easily
  • food disposer clogs easily

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