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4.2 | 111 Reviews

Frigidaire 18'' Built-In Dishwasher

Frigidaire FFBD1831US

Available in 3 Color(s)

Features

  • A Thorough Clean Every Time
  • National Sanitation Foundation® Certified
  • Fits up to 8 place settings: Cleans 8 place settings in one cycle.
  • Heated Drying System: Heating element helps dry your dishes the first time

Quick Specs

  • Type: Dishwasher
  • Style: Built In
  • Width: 17 5/8"
  • Height: 32 1/2"
  • Depth: 22 1/2"
  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Stainless Steel Tub: Yes
  • Fully Integrated Controls: No
  • Tall Tub: No
  • Decibel Level: 52.0 dB
  • WiFi Connected: No

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A Thorough Clean Every Time

Our top and bottom rack dual spray arm system gives you a thorough clean every time.

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National Sanitation Foundation® Certified

Sanitize cycle removes 99.9% of common household bacteria.

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Fits up to 8 place settings

Cleans 8 place settings in one cycle.

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Heated Drying System

Heating element helps dry your dishes the first time

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Multiple Cleaning Cycle Options

Features easy-to-use cleaning cycle options for your different cleaning needs including Energy Saver, Heavy Wash, and Rinse Only

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ENERGY STAR® Certified

Maximize your energy and dollar savings with ENERGY STAR® Certified Appliances.

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Quiet Operation Won't Run You Out Of The Room

Run your dishwasher while you're in the same room. It runs at 52 DBAs.

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Cycle Status Indicators

Know when your dishes are washing, drying and clean with the status indicators

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Filtration System

Removable, self-cleaning filter eliminates food particles, keeping dishes clean.

A Thorough Clean Every Time Our top and bottom rack dual spray arm system gives you a thorough clean every time.

National Sanitation Foundation® Certified Sanitize cycle removes 99.9% of common household bacteria.

Fits up to 8 place settings Cleans 8 place settings in one cycle.

Heated Drying System Heating element helps dry your dishes the first time

Multiple Cleaning Cycle Options Features easy-to-use cleaning cycle options for your different cleaning needs including Energy Saver, Heavy Wash, and Rinse Only

ENERGY STAR® Certified Maximize your energy and dollar savings with ENERGY STAR® Certified Appliances.

Quiet Operation Won't Run You Out Of The Room Run your dishwasher while you're in the same room. It runs at 52 DBAs.

Cycle Status Indicators Know when your dishes are washing, drying and clean with the status indicators

Filtration System Removable, self-cleaning filter eliminates food particles, keeping dishes clean.

Features

  • A Thorough Clean Every Time
  • National Sanitation Foundation® Certified
  • Fits up to 8 place settings: Cleans 8 place settings in one cycle.
  • Heated Drying System: Heating element helps dry your dishes the first time
  • Multiple Cleaning Cycle Options
  • ENERGY STAR® Certified
  • Time Saving 24 - Hour Delay Start
  • Quiet Operation Won't Run You Out Of The Room
  • Cycle Status Indicators
  • Filtration System: Removable, self-cleaning filter eliminates food particles, keeping dishes clean.
Certifications & Approvals
ENERGY STAR® Certified Yes
ADA Compliant - All Brands Yes
Meets ASSE 1006 Reqs Yes
NSF® Certified Yes
Controls
Delay Start - hours 0-24 Hours
Dishwasher: Cycles
Number of Cycles 6
Energy Saver Yes
China Crystal Yes
Heavy Yes
Normal Yes
Quick 1 Hr. Wash
Rinse Only Yes
Dishwasher: Options
NSF® Certified Yes
Hi-Temp Wash Yes
Heat/No Heat Dry Yes
Dishwasher: Rack System
Rack Type Nylon
Dishwasher: Rack Upper
Rack Type- Upper Rack Deluxe
Dishwasher: Rack Lower
Silverware Basket Standard
Rack Type- Lower Rack Deluxe
Dishwasher
Tub Design Standard
Interior Stainless Steel
Rinse Aid Dispenser Adjustable with Indicator
Wash Levels 4
Wash System Direct Feed
Filter Cleaning Type Self Cleaning
Filtered Water (%) 100
Detergent Dispenser Yes
Filter Trap Removable
Intergral Air Gap on Supply Yes
Drying System Static Vent
Electrical Specifications
Amps @ 120 Volts 8.5
Connection Location Right
Exterior
Exterior Finish Stainless Steel
General Specifications
Sound Level (dBa) 52
Leveling Legs 4
Product Weight (lbs) 62
Shipping Weight (lbs) 62
Dimensions: Exterior
Depth 22 1/2"
Depth(w/ 90° Door Open) 45 1/2"
Height 32 1/2 - 35 1/4"
Height (Min) 32 1/2"
Width 17 5/8 - 18"
Dimensions: Cut-Out
Depth 24"
Height 32 1/2 - 35 1/4
Width 17 5/8 - 18

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Dishwasher
  • Style: Built In

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 17 5/8"
  • Height: 32 1/2"
  • Depth: 22 1/2"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Stainless Steel Tub: Yes
  • Fully Integrated Controls: No
  • Tall Tub: No
  • Decibel Level: 52.0 dB
  • WiFi Connected: No

Professional delivery and installation is available for every product we sell. We would be happy to coordinate delivery and installation for you.

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4.2 out of 5

85% of reviewers recommend this product.

3 Stars

Cheap manufacturing

Billy1974 10/21/2020

I bought this about a month ago. It was very troublesome to install due to its non-standard height. Materials it was made from are fragile and the machine has a part that keeps leaking slightly from the front. The quality of wash is satisfactory, but I am not happy with the craftsmanship.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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2 Stars

still waiting

LW Mo 10/18/2020

I am still waiting to see how I will like my dishwasher. we installed it, and right away it leaked around the bottom of the door. I called where I purchased it from they said I needed to call Frigidaire. So I am waiting for a serviceman to come out. Doesn't seem right to me.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Love it! Great ice and looks great

Dumplin78209 10/18/2020

It™€™s so adorable. Love the I emaker and the sleek dedign
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Very good

Ying beau 10/17/2020

Everything so clean and brightWe use it every night
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

4 Stars

It washes dishes

gman02129 10/14/2020

Purchased this dishwasher to replace a Kenmore that stopped working. It does the job. Hopefully this one lasts longer than the last one
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Perfect size & great look!

Suzie Me I 10/8/2020

Size is perfect for a small NYC kitchen! Blends seamlessly with other stainless steel appliances.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Very Satisfied

Bobbie Ann 10/6/2020

We had a Frigidaire 18" dishwasher that was 13 years old. It was showing it's age so we felt it was time to get a new one. The new one has a stainless steel front (the old one was black) and it matches our other appliances. It is so quiet that we don't even know it's running. That is the main reason for my satisfaction but the dishes also are very clean.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great for small spaces!

Stacie719 10/6/2020

This is a great option for anyone with a smaller kitchen like mine. It is pretty quiet while running and I love all the different features/options!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great size and cleans well!

JSF2020 10/5/2020

I needed a small dishwasher for an efficiency kitchen. This fit the space and cleans as well as a 24 inch.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Nice Little Dishwasher

PLmqt 10/3/2020

I've used this 18" dishwasher 4 times since it was installed. It runs pretty quietly and I haven't had any problems with it. My only issue is that it is quite short. My plumber had to raise the feet up to their maximum height so the top of the dishwasher reached the countertop. Could've had an extra 5"-6" of interior height if it wasn't this short.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Price Rite, easy to use and met our needs

billm31748 10/2/2020

We just moved into a new home and needed to replace the dishwasher it was in it due to it being old and leaky. Research many different home stores for an 18in dishwasher that met our needs, so far we are very pleased with the Frigidaire 18 inch dishwasher that we bought
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Love it!

Wembly 10/1/2020

It™€™s so quiet and works great! Cleans everything and fits everything inside. Love the spring action dispenser door that slides open instead of flipping out. Sanitize function is lovely and the drying cycle really works great!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Perfect size for my basement kitchenette

Wheels55 9/30/2020

This dishwasher is nice-looking with great features, and is the perfect size for a small area.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Works great!

Christina33 9/27/2020

I™€™ve been using it for a few weeks now, worth the purchase! Cleans dishes very well, quiet, easy to use. Only complaint is it™€™s hard to fit/angle larger bowls and pots because of the silverware basket. Cups, plates, and silverware fit perfectly. So happy to have a dishwasher in my life again.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Good looking

Lovesushi 9/14/2020

I've only had an opportunity to use this twice. It seems like the cycles are quite long and I'm not sure how much water they use. Also, I put it on heat dry, but some of the things were still wet. Additionally, the washer still had water in it 2 days later and I have to leave the door open in order for it to dry out.Therefore, I'm not sure about the drying feature. Do I have to use a drying aid in order for everything to dry? Overall, it is a nice dishwasher.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

5 Stars

Super quiet.

Culebra56 9/12/2020

Great machine. Cleans everything extremely well, and quietly. The user manual mentions fold-down tines on the lower basket, but my model does not have that feature. My model, does, however, allow the upper basket to be lowered so taller items can be loaded there - which the manual does not mention - - I discovered this on my own.I run the 1 hour wash cycle without heat dry, nearly every day, and my electric bill has not been noticeably affected. The only issue is that the rinse aid drains directly out from inside the door, indicating that the dispenser is cracked or otherwise defective. A new one is on order though, so no worries.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Perfect dishwasher

Claude53 9/11/2020

Bought the dishwasher a month ago for our small house. Perfect size and works great!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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1 Stars

Sump leak and terrible repair support

Ludwig 9/10/2020

I'm telling everyone I know to not buy frigidaire products. My experience with this dishwasher is the same as many other 1 start reviews - a leak error message and terrible service getting the repair. The dishwasher has been broken for longer than it worked. Electrolux has serviced my dishwasher three times now and they keep literally guessing at what part it could be. I'm cutting my losses and buying a different dishwasher.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

5 Stars

Didn™€™t have to do without

Gtod 9/10/2020

I™€™m downsizing and thought I™€™d never have room for a dishwasher in my small kitchen. But I found this beauty....didn™€™t know smaller dishwashers even existed. Thank you
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

easy to use

Blackgun1 9/9/2020

this cameo in the new KZ rv that I bought in July 2020
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great dishwasher!

Wiscobuffalo 9/7/2020

I like the stainless steel look. It does what is expected of an 18" inch dishwasher. It cleans extremely well and has saved me hours of manually washing dishes every week. It has great basic features such as delayed start, heated drying, extended wash cycles, and is extremely quiet.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

1 Stars

Unhappy with this dishwasher

rose p 9/5/2020

this is the dishwasher installed by my apartment complex. Normal wash cycle takes close to 2.5 hours to complete and when done dishes are still wet as if there is no drying cycle whatsoever.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

5 Stars

VERY easy use instructions

E Doe 9/4/2020

I love my Frigidaire Dishwasher it is a very good investment for me and my family! Thank you
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Cleans great...but,

MP69 9/2/2020

Bought this model as a replacement for a Frigidaire 2004 model. Cleaning is great, but, the model is smaller than the 2004 model and the inability to place a lot of dishes and glasses and utensils in the racks due to the rack tines placement leaves alot to be desired.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Love my dishwasher!!!??????

BrenFerg03 8/28/2020

I™€™ve always had a dishwasher until we moved to an older home. We upgraded the kitchen and could only get an 18™€ dishwasher. It™€™s the best!!!! Love love love!!!!! Couldn™€™t be more pleased!!!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Works perfectly!

MD26 8/28/2020

I bought this about two months ago and had it installed. We didn't have a dishwasher at all when we moved in to this house and we really missed it. It cleans well and the dry setting works well too. I'm happy with it!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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1 Stars

Worst dishwasher on the planet

DOUG334 8/25/2020

I bought this a couple of months ago and it is already broken and just try and get fidgidaire to send someone who knows what they are doing to try and fix it no they send idiots who can't even figure out how to take the dishwasher out the cabinet I am so stressed out with this and it's been broken for over a month and still no repair man can come and fix it they are supposedly ordering a pressure sensor without even looking at the dishwasher I am so upset with the way we are being forgotten about on a daily basis I will never ever buy fidgidaire again
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

small giant

Duke27 8/21/2020

Perfect!! she is so strong and silent . My late night companion .
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Super quiet!

CHUCK76 8/20/2020

Bought the 18" because our kitchen is small. Quieter than any we have owned. Very pleased!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Simple and Effective

Princesspeg 8/18/2020

I love the clean lines, matches my Gallery Refrigerator, Microwave and Oven without competing in a SMALL space Kitchen... and it cleans and dries very well. Definitely happy with my decision to purchase this Brand.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Great dishwasher for 18" compact space and drying your dishes!

NOLA Summer 8/16/2020

We bought this for our compact second home - and it allowed us to install a compactor. Having the two together is great. The dishwasher is better than we imagined - and the heating element dry cycle is exactly what we need in the humidity driven south. Works great and I would buy another.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Super Compact and Super Performance

Willow Glennite 8/15/2020

I purchased this dishwasher as part of an appliance package for my home renovation. The designer suggested this size to maximize the cabinetry. It holds a large load of dishes, has several cycle selections, and is amazingly quiet. I am very satisfied with this purchase.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Frigidaire Quality

StationAir 8/14/2020

All my appliances are Frigidaire and Electrolux. I™€™m loyal to the brand.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Good machine

DishW 8/14/2020

Installed 4 months ago. Runs well and quiet. Works for a family of 3
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great product!

beant 8/11/2020

Delighted with the performance. Requires regular rinse aid application, but otherwise works perfectly.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

compact great job cleaning

tricia27 8/8/2020

we have had the machine about a month and we are very happy with how well it cleans
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Solid unit in a small space

BillChuck 8/3/2020

Very quiet - I can hear a game or movie when it is running. Filter setup was a welcome upgrade from my last dishwasher. Easy buttons and at least as many cycles as you need. After playing with the adjustable legs, et al I got this puppy to snug into the spot perfectly.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

Super Quiet easy install

Jwittenberg 7/31/2020

We bought this a month ago to replace our old one of 30 years. This unit is so quiet and really cleans the dishes well. So nice to not hear the dishwasher running.The install was very easy with very straight forward directions
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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1 Stars

Not happy!

Nanci1230 7/28/2020

Purchased in Jan and had it installed. It stopped working in May. Got the part after eight weeks and over an hour on the phone. Part came and was installed. And it still isn™€™t working! Have repair person coming on Monday. Have owned it for seven months and it has worked for four months. Very disappointed.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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4 Stars

Great!

Kimberdon 7/27/2020

so far so good! Wish I could say the same about the other fridgidaire appliances?
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Fits our needs perfectly!

Trud02 7/27/2020

We needed a small dishwasher and this fits the bill!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Works well

Jean7273 7/20/2020

Replaced Previous dishwasher. Has better features and is digital
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Nice compact quiete machine

Sven 1 7/11/2020

I'm enjoying having it. no more dishes in the sink waiting to be hand washed. It's nice and quite and does a good job washing the dishes. Wish I'd installed one earlier.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

5 Stars

at last

ibweave 7/9/2020

i have a very small kitchen for years and never thought i could put one in. when i found this, it required a under counter cabinet removal and it fint like a charm. it also matches the rest of my Frigidaire appliances in stainless. works like a charm, looks great and fit great too. couldn't be happier
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Decent dishwasher

TedTheDIYer 7/7/2020

Pros: stainless steel interior. Quieter than the old dishwasher. Washes dishes.Cons: The drain outlet is on the front which meant I had to replace the water line with a longer one (the old dishwasher drain outlet was on the bottom). The leveling feet are plastic not steel. The entire bottom of the dishwasher was covered with a plastic cover (probably a sound deadener) and would likely take longer to disassemble for repair. They also have the inlet hole for the wire strain relief into the electrical box so close to the dishwasher bottom that you have to install the wire in the relief, then clamp it down, then turn the relief backwards so the screw heads are facing the bottom before inserting it into the electrical box hole.Yeah I know people buy these things for the looks and ease of use but is it really necessary to shaft the service guy who is installing the thing with oddball placements? Some of us install our own appliances and we can see what you think you are hiding. Next time put the water inlet in the BACK. And the strain relief hole placement is just a dumb millennial designer who designed the dishwasher but has never held a screwdriver in their life!!! I suppose I should be thankful they got the strain relief hole the right size!!
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

5 Stars

Fits in a small space, does the trick!

Sarah22 7/6/2020

We bought this to fit within an 18" cabinet space, and it fits perfectly. I bought it because it was the only one at this price point that had a drying feature, whereas dishwashers of the same size at this price point from the other brands did not seem to have heat drying. The drying feature works rather well, but you will still find some water resting on top of the glasses, etc. I think this is rather normal, in my experience anyway, and we just leave the dishwasher open for a bit before unloading to let them air out.The instructions say that it needs at least 2" clearance from the wall, but ours is installed right against the wall (about 1/8" clearance) and it opens just fine.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Great dishwasher for a small space

Jg0821 7/3/2020

This dishwasher does a great job at cleaning. It is compact for a small kitchen.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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3 Stars

Great option for small space.

Rachel D 6/29/2020

There aren™€™t too many options for small spaces and dishwashers, this is one of the cheapest options and works great. Sometimes it is still wet inside but all dishes seem to be dry.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

No, I do not recommend this product

 Incentivized Review

4 Stars

Good Dishwasher- Cleans good

gman65 6/23/2020

Bought a month ago happy so far works well. good looking features too.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Perfect for my small kitchen!

JoanFran2 6/14/2020

Very quiet. Dishes come out nice and clean! Happy I purchased this.
Originally posted on frigidaire.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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