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Amana ADB1400PYW 24" Built-In Dishwasher Prices, Specifications and Reviews


 
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  The Amana ADB1400PYW is a basic tall-tub (no front access panel, allowing slightly more interior space) dishwasher that should handle the typical cleaning needs of an average household. It comes with a few features like a soil sensor and the ability to delay the start of the wash cycle for four hours, but it does not include options found on more expensive models, like a self-cleaning filter, adjustable racks and tines, hidden controls or estimated remaining time display.

Models: ADB1400PYW (White), ADB1400PYB (Black), ADB1400PYD (Universal Silver), ADB1400PYS (Stainless Steel)

Prices

(Prices as of 09/1/2012)
White      Black      Silver     Stainless  Source
$379$379$409$429MSRP
$329$329$359$379Home Depot (Delivery starts at $70; at times offers free shipping/delivery)
$379Abt Electronics (Typical shipping/delivery $0-$78)
$296$296$323$341AJ Madison (Typical shipping/delivery $99-$198)
$283evVive Home on Amazon (free shipping)
$329$567$379Amazon (Free shipping)
$291$291$318$336Plesser (Typical shipping/delivery $49-$150+)

Additional Costs:

$0-$200+Shipping/delivery (it can cost $0-$25+ to have the old appliance hauled away)
$0-$150+Installation, with no modifications to existing hook-ups and cabinets
$150-$2,000+Installation, if water/electric lines must be added or cabinetry modified)
$10-$30Dishwasher installation kit (hoses, etc. -- typically required)
$40-$150+Extended warranty, depending on retailer, terms and length

Specifications:

DimensionsHeight: 33.5"-34.38" (adjust
Width: 23.88"
Depth: 25.13"
Weight76 lbs.
Depth (door open)47.7"
Capacity12 place settings
ColorsWhite, Black, Universal Silver (stainless-look), Stainless Steel)
Decibel levelManufacturer's estimate: 59dB
(Average levels: 50dB normal office noise; 80dB typical alarm clock)
Energy Star QualifiedYes (meets EPA criteria for better-than-average efficiency)
Estimated Cost Per Year$31-33
(Average range for similar models is $20-$50)
Cycles3: heavy, normal, quick
Additional Settings4: delay wash for four hours, heated dry, hi temp wash, control lockout (child lock)
ControlsElectro-Mechanical, top front panel
Sensor WashYes
Silverware basketCan be placed in door or in lower rack
FilterManually clean, triple filtration
Tub heightTall tub
Tub materialPlastic
Rack materialVinyl
Other FeaturesAutomatic temperature control
Rinse aid dispenser
Warranty1 year limited, parts and labor

The manufacturer's detailed information on this product is available at Amana.com.

What People Are Saying:

Consumer Reports gave the Amana ADB1400PYS (stainless steel) dishwasher the lowest overall score of the 90 full-size dishwashers Consumer Reports covered in 2012, judging it excellent for energy use but only "good" (a mediocre rating) for ease of use and "fair" (next to the lowest rating) for noise and washing performance, and noting that the Amana brand is "among the most repair-prone of dishwashers" based on a survey of owners. There are few user reviews online; those that CostHelper found were positive, calling this a good machine for the money.