Kenmore 1321 24" White/Black Built-in Dishwasher

Giant Tub, Energy Star, UltraWash System

Giant Tub, Energy Star, UltraWash System

The Kenmore 1321 24" built-in dishwasher comes with the SmartWash feature that easily detects

the amount of water, energy, and time needed to complete each wash, resulting in great savings. This energy-efficient model is also equipped with the QuietGuard feature that allows it to run with very minimal sounds released.

The high temperate wash option deftly softens and gets rid of hard to remove stains for a satisfying wash every time. All these features are added in a sleek and stylish design made to blend with most home decor for an ideal dishwasher unit for most homeowners.

Interior Features
  • Energy Star-compliant, the model saves up on resources compared to other dishwashers. A self cleaning filter is also available to minimize the need for constant maintenance of the unit.
  • The high temperature wash softens and removes stubborn stains for a more efficient clean. The model also features the SmartWash option that estimates the best amount of water, energy, and time needed to clean each load.
  • Delay wash may be set up to four hours in advance for those who operate on a full schedule. QuietGuard Ultra Sound feature also ensures that each load is processed steadily and soundlessly.
  • You can easily find places for large items with the TallTub feature. The automatic wash cycles amount up to five options for added versatility, while the automatic temperature control option
    conveniently adjusts the temperature according to each load's needs.

    Exterior Features

  • The sleek and stylish design easily blends with most kitchen decor. Color options are available: black and white.
  • The control panel is easy to understand and use.

    Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 25 1/2 inches
    Height: 34 1/2 inches
    Width: 23 7/8 inches
    Total capacity: Giant Tub interior space


  • Watch TV without any problems with the model's QuietGuard feature to wash dishes noiselessly.
  • No need for frequent cleaning of the model with its self cleaning filter feature.
  • Easily wash off hard to remove stains with the help of the high temperature wash.
  • Design and structure are made to blend in with most contemporary kitchens.
  • It comes with a very easy to use control panel that makes it convenient even for new users.
  • The TallTub feature makes it easy to fit in large dishware, ranging from large plates to pots and pans.
  • The SmartWash feature determines the best amount of time, energy, and water needed for every load
  • Set up the dishwasher to run at a specific time with the delay wash option that may be set up to four hours in advance.
  • This Kenmore model is made to be energy-efficient for those who would like to get savings from their expenses.
  • The variety of wash cycle options allow for a wide range of choices when washing different dishware.


  • The model lacks some of the features that can be seen in other models.
  • Some users have complained about its short life span.


  • very quiet
  • very easy to use
  • sleek and stylish
  • cleans well
  • energy-efficient
  • large capacity
  • delay wash option


  • no food disposer
  • not that durable
  • racks not adjustable/removable
  • no gentle wash and pre soak

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    Jun 26, 2014
    Control Panel Out twice within a year
    by: Ty Syb

    We didn't buy this dishwasher, it came with the house when we bought it. Within the first year, the dishwasher lights went out and new control panels were replaced. Luckily, we didn't have to pay out of pocket because we purchased the American Home Shield warranty for the first year in the house.

    Almost a year later, the same thing happen. Our repair man warned us that because it is under the counter dishwasher, if any water sits on top of the counter, this would cause the dishwasher to short circuit. Really? I thought they would build better product knowing that it uses water.

    We will not buy this dishwasher or any kenmore product. We will try LG, Samsung or Maytag next.

    Aug 30, 2012
    Worse Dishwasher Ever
    by: Anonymous

    I removed my fourteen year old dishwasher which worked great and which never had a repair to replace it with this Kenmore simply because I wanted stainless appliances. I had problems with it within the first month. The model number is 665-1321-3K901. This dishwasher is one year old.

    I got the extended warranty with my Gold Visa. To say I'm not satisfied with the product would be an understatement. I spent over 8000 on appliances the day I bought the dishwasher. I no longer shop at Sears. I still had to purchase a range, a couple of bedroom sets and livingroom furniture. I bought it all elsewhere. I'm sure I'll be replacing this new dishwasher next year since this past year I've had to wash my dishes by hand more often than not since the top rack wouldn't clean so I couldn't use it. If you have to buy a dishwasher, stay far away from this product and in fact, this store.

    Jan 22, 2012
    love this dishwasher - especially fast wash
    by: Anonymous

    We love this dishwasher. The fast wash function is so handy, it doesn'tdry the dishes on this cycle, but open the door and the dishes are so hot they dry quickly. For large dinners this feature is invaluable, allows you to wash a load in less than 20 minutes and they are sparkling.

    Apr 16, 2011
    Worst Dishwasher ever
    by: shamil

    I purchase this dishwasher in Jan,2006. I only use it about 2 to 3 times a week as I live alone.

    I had to replace a water valve after 1 year, and now it sounds like my garbage disposal, no, it sounds louder than my garbage disposal. It cost over $800 dollars.

    I have previously owned Kitchenaid and they lasted over 15 years without any prior repair. Sears is seriously falling short of offering good appliances these days.

    Also purchased the French door Fridge by Kenmore. Both are Junk. Next time I will by anything but Kenmore.

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