Thread Number: 69771  /  Tag: Vintage Dishwashers
What model Kitchenaid is this? Think i am getting this
[Down to Last]

automaticwasher.org's exclusive eBay Watch:
scroll >>> for more items
Post# 927087   3/15/2017 at 19:49 (272 days old) by tjsimmons (Hickory NC)        

This is located in Pittsburg and the gentlemen is in Houston on Buisness right now for a few weeks, so i could get it cheap and have time to plan a trip..

M question is what model is it and is there an owners manual around?

The owner isn's sure of its operating status, but he is under the impression it works..I wonder how well

If i need a unicouple will i be able to get one



CLICK HERE TO GO TO tjsimmons's LINK on Pittsburgh Craigslist


  View Full Size



Post# 927088 , Reply# 1   3/15/2017 at 19:52 (272 days old) by appnut (TX)        

appnut's profile picture

Looks like a portable version of a KDC18 or KDC20. 


Post# 927124 , Reply# 2   3/15/2017 at 21:57 (272 days old) by rp2813 (The Big Blue Bubble)        

rp2813's profile picture

Bob, I'm going to say KDC18.  Here's a link to a current thread with a KDC20-A picture (although it has more buttons than the average Custom).

 

I'm guessing you omitted KDC19 because there's evidence of a heated dry cycle on the subject machine?



CLICK HERE TO GO TO rp2813's LINK

Post# 927125 , Reply# 3   3/15/2017 at 22:01 (272 days old) by appnut (TX)        

appnut's profile picture

Exactly no 19 series. 


Post# 927563 , Reply# 4   3/18/2017 at 05:43 (269 days old) by chachp (Conway, AR)        
Unicouple

chachp's profile picture

 

I assume you mean the adapter that attaches to your faucet.  Yes they are all over eBay as well as ACE Hardware, Lowe's, Home Depot.  Just about any one of them should have what you need.  If they don't I suspect someone here would have an extra one.


Post# 928011 , Reply# 5   3/20/2017 at 21:48 (267 days old) by combo52 (Beltsville,Md)        
Portable-Convertible KA Custom DW

combo52's profile picture

Nice DW, but keep in mind that this model was one of the last KA DWs that has no water heater element at all, so even with modern detergents you need better than 130 degree water in the machine.

 

You will probably also want to change out the top wash arm and china gaurd to the larger one that was used on the 19s and later for better washing in the corners of the top rack.

 

John L.





Forum Index:       Other Forums:                      



Comes to the Rescue!

The Discuss-o-Mat has stopped, buzzer is sounding!!!
If you would like to reply to this thread please log-in...

Discuss-O-MAT Log-In



New Members
Click Here To Sign Up.



                     


automaticwasher.org home
Discuss-o-Mat Forums
Vintage Brochures, Service and Owners Manuals
Fun Vintage Washer Ephemera
See It Wash!
Video Downloads
Audio Downloads
Picture of the Day
Patent of the Day
Photos of our Collections
The Old Aberdeen Farm
Vintage Service Manuals
Vintage washer/dryer/dishwasher to sell?
Technical/service questions?
Looking for Parts?
Website related questions?
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Policy
Our Privacy Policy