Kenmore 1317 Elite Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher 24-inch

Giant Tub Interior Capacity Energy Star Ultra Wash

Giant Tub Interior Capacity Energy Star Ultra Wash

The model 1317 is included in the Elite line of dishwashers manufactured by Kenmore. It features a stainless steel handle made in PRO-style with concealed controls, giving the unit a seamless appearance and a more professional look for your kitchen.


Exclusive features to be experienced in this model only seen in Kenmore dishwashers include TurboZone that has spray jets that rotate, which effectively remove food items that stick on dining ware. This eliminates the need for presoaking or scrubbing dining ware. There is also a Quiet Control sound package that ensures silent operations while maintaining the machine’s hardworking functions. You’ll hardly notice that there’s a dishwasher running.

Interior Features
  • The Ultra Wash system featured in this model increases efficiency, letting you save up to 41 percent water and 34 percent energy. That should be a good difference in your utility payments!
  • The mechanism for rinsing in this machine are TurboZone rotating spray jets, which provide a focused rinse to items placed in the back of the rack. With this mechanism, there is no need to pre-soak and use additional resources.
  • The interior’s tall tub design allows for the large and awkwardly-shaped items to be cleaned thoroughly. This means you can easily clean big items with this machine.

    Exterior Features

  • The fully integrated controls are cleverly designed so that they are concealed, providing the washer a more modern and sophisticated look. When the dishwasher door is closed, the controls are hidden.
  • The no-frills design of the washer's door makes it very ideal for those who want a streamlined look for their kitchen. The overall design is sleek and stylish, giving your kitchen a very modern touch.

    Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 25 1/2 inches
    Height: 34 1/2 inches
    Width: 23 7/8 inches

    Advantages

  • This Energy Star qualified gadget in the Kenmore Elite line uses up to 20 percent less energy compared to dishwashers that do not have an Energy Star rating. That’s a great feature to save natural resources that translates to savings in your utility bill.
  • One of the washing options of this dishwasher is the Steam Santize options which guarantees 99.999 percent elimination of certain bacteria. You get the peace of mind knowing that your dining ware do not just look clean, but really are free of germs and bacteria.
  • Equipped with SmartWash high efficiency cycle, the machine automatically determines the correct amount of time, water and energy to obtain perfect cleaning results while saving resources to be used.
  • This dishwasher only produces 46 dBA of sound, as it is equipped with the Quiet Control sound package.
  • The heavy-duty 100 percent stainless steel tub does not only guarantee chip and rust-free operation, the material also withstands high temperatures and retains heat for drying to be better.
  • The machine is also equipped with a delay wash feature, and you may even choose among a 2, 4 or 6 hour delay before washing automatically starts, so the machine can operate without you physically present.

    Disadvantages

  • There are no dedicated containers in the washer racks for items like stemware or silverware.
  • The lower rack is not removable.

    Pros

  • Sensor washing with optical soil sensor
  • TurboZone with rotating Spray Jets
  • Automatic temperature control
  • UltraWash HE filtration system
  • 6 automatic wash cycles

    Cons

  • No wash tower
  • No dedicated silverware basket
  • No dedicated stemware holder

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