Thread Number: 83954  /  Tag: Vintage Dishwashers
KA dishwasher model confirmation
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Post# 1083022   7/29/2020 at 22:30 (1,393 days old) by audageat (Silver Spring, MD)        

Hello all! Two part question for the experts here; thank you in advance for any input you can give:

1. Is this dishwasher a KitchenAid KDC-18?
2. I'm keeping an eye out for a KDS-17 or KDS-18 near me (debating between the convenience and fun of "party mode" and not having to worry about how it's loaded when my husband is filling it). Would the parts from this be more or less interchangeable with one of those models if I were to grab this and hang onto it for parts? It's listed for free near me on Craigslist, or the owner is taking it to the dump.

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Post# 1083059 , Reply# 1   7/30/2020 at 06:53 (1,393 days old) by combo52 (50 Year Repair Tech Beltsville,Md)        

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Hi Liz, very little is the same from this DW as a KDS-17, both are good machines in many ways.


If you would put in your profile what part of the country you live someone may offer you your dream machine.


John L.

Post# 1083072 , Reply# 2   7/30/2020 at 08:24 (1,393 days old) by audageat (Silver Spring, MD)        

Thanks for confirming, John. Profile updated - I'm in the DC area.

Post# 1083128 , Reply# 3   7/30/2020 at 17:53 (1,392 days old) by combo52 (50 Year Repair Tech Beltsville,Md)        
KDI-17 Kitchenaid DW

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Hi Liz, we are in Beltsville Md. I have an unused KDI-17 that needs a home, it is the middle model from the 17 series KA line-up.


The DW we have was installed in a home but ever used, when the kitchen got remolded about 10 years ago I saved the DW for a friend who does not need it now.


you can get in touch with me at Alco Appliance in Beltsville, I am normally around in the mornings.


John L.

Post# 1083290 , Reply# 4   7/31/2020 at 15:39 (1,391 days old) by audageat (Silver Spring, MD)        

Thanks, John; I may be in touch with you for the KDI-17! Still debating which features are most critical with my husband.

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