User Manual KitchenAid KDTM354DSS dishwashers 43 dBA with Clean Water Wash System

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Start-Up/Quick Reference

IMPORTANT: Do not block detergent dispenser.

For hinged style detergent dispensers, tall items placed in the lower rack may block the dispenser door. Cookie sheets and cutting boards loaded on the left-hand side of the dishwasher can easily block the dispenser. If detergent is inside of the dispenser or on the bottom of the tub after the cycle is complete, the dispenser was blocked.

Drying – Rinse aid is essential.

You must use a drying agent such as a rinse aid for good drying performance (sample included). Rinse aid along with the ProDry™ option will provide best drying and avoid excessive moisture in the dishwasher interior


For best drying, use the ProDry™ option.

Express Wash - When you need fast results.

Efficient dishwashers run longer to save water and energy, just as driving a car slower saves on gas. When you need fast results, the Express Wash will clean your dishes using slightly more water and energy. Select the ProDry™ option to speed drying times (adds approximately 38 to 45 minutes to the Express Wash cycle).

ProWash™ cycle for optimal cleaning

The most advanced and versatile cycle. ProWash™ cycle senses the load size, soil amount, and toughness of soil, to adjust the cycle for optimal cleaning using only the amount of water and energy needed. The ProWash™ and Tough cycles are recommended for tough soil. No need to prerinse dishes; just scrape and load.

ProScrub® option to clean baked-on food

When the ProScrub® option is selected, it provides a concentrated wash on the back of the lower dish rack for hard-toclean dishes. Place these dishes with the soiled surface of the dish toward the ProScrub® spray jets in the lower rack of the dishwasher

Press START/RESUME every time you add a dish.

IMPORTANT: If anyone opens the door (such as, to add a dish, even during the Delay option), the Start/Resume button must be pressed each time. Push door firmly closed within 3 seconds of pressing START/RESUME. If the door is not closed within 4 seconds, the Start/Resume button LED will flash, an audible tone will be heard, and the cycle will not start

Proper Detergent Dosing

It is possible to use too much detergent in your dishwasher. This can lead to etching of your dishes. See “Add Detergent” and “Add Rinse Aid” in the “Dishwasher Use” section to determine the amount of detergent needed based on your water hardness.

Quick Steps

1. Prepare and load dishwasher

2. Add detergent for cleaning and rinse aid for drying.

3. Select a cycle and option.

4. Start dishwasher

NOTE: If the Start/Resume button is located on the top of door, push door firmly closed within 3 seconds of pressing START/RESUME.

Dishwasher Use


Prepare and Load the Dishwasher

IMPORTANT: Remove leftover food, bones, toothpicks, and other hard items from the dishes. Remove labels from containers before washing.