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GE Profile PDW9980NSS

Fully Integrated Dishwasher with 8 Wash Cycles, 6 Wash Selections, SmartDispense Technology, Light-Touch Controls, Maximum Capacity Nylon Racks and 47 dBA Sound Package: Stainless Steel


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GE Consumer & Industrial spans the globe as an industry leader in major appliance, lighting and integrated industrial equipment systems and services. They provide solutions for commercial, industrial and residential use in more than 100 countries which uses innovative technologies and "ecomagination." It's a GE initiative to aggressively bring to market new technologies that help customers and consumers meet pressing environmental challenges to deliver comfort, convenience and electrical protection and control. GE brings imagination to work.

This chic model from GE is packed full of innovative features. The contour door, with its sculptured handle and hidden Controls, lends a beautiful designer appearance. GE's SmartDispense technology holds an entire bottle of liquid automatic dishwasher detergent, dispensing the right amount based on water hardness and soil levels to get dishes incredibly clean. An angled rack dry system features tines that gently angle cups, mugs and dessert glasses so water runs right off. There is even a single-rack wash selection, perfect for smaller loads or for cleaning glasses only, washing just the upper rack of dishes, using less water and energy.
Weights and Dimensions
Overall Height with Legs Retracted (in.): 34
Overall Height With Legs Removed (in.): 33 13/16
Overall Width (in.): 24
Overall Depth (in.): 25 1/4
Approximate Shipping Weight: 115 lb
Net Weight (lbs.): 110 lb
Series: Profile
Model Number: PDW9980NSS
SmartDispense Technology: 47 fl. oz.
Tub and Door Liner: Stainless Steel
Giant Tub: Yes
Front Appearance: Contour Door
Upscale Flush Design: Yes
Full-length Door Design: Fully Integrated
Wash System: BrilliantClean
Wash Arms: 3 Direct-Feed
Wash Levels: 6-towerless
Water Filtration: 100% Triple with ExtraFine Filter
Dual Pumps and Motors: Yes
Hard Food Disposer: Piranha
Sensor: CleanSensor
Automatic Temperature Control: Yes
Rinse Aid Dispenser: With Indicators and Adjustment
Electronic Controls: Light-touch, Hidden Controls
Cycle Progress Indicators: Countdown Display with 6 Status Lights
Touchpads: Top Controls
Selections/Enhancements: 8/6
Last Cycle Memory: Yes
Audible End-of-Cycle Signal: Yes
Hard Countertop Installation: Included
Door Handle: Sculptured
Single Rack Wash: Yes
Anti-bacterial (NSF): Yes
Cookware: Yes
Normal Wash: Yes
China/Crystal: Yes
Plastics Cycle: Yes
SpeedCycle (wash and dry): Yes
Rinse Only: Yes
Delay Start: 1-24 hour
Hi-Temp Wash: Added Heat
Hi-Temp Rinse: Auto with Added Heat
Prewash: Yes
Heated Dry: Yes
HotStart: Automatic
Child Lock: Yes
Maximum Capacity Nylon Racking: Pearlescent
Adjustable Upper Rack with CleanTip Tines: 4-position
Removable Upper Rack: Nylon deep-tiered
Upper Rack Handle: Yes
Lower Rack Handle: Yes
Fold-Down Tine Flexibility: Angled Rack Dry; 100% and Adaptable Bowl Tines, Lower
Utility Shelves: 3 Pearlescent StemSafe Upper
Silverware Basket: 3-pc with ExtraBasket
Cutlery Tray: Yes
Dry Index
Calrod Heating Element: Mult-wattage
Convection Airflow: Yes
Fan Assist Dry: Yes
Angled Rack Dry System: Yes
Sound Insulation Package: QuietPower 7 - 47 dBA
Tub Insulation: Thinstall with Heat-bonded Bitumen
Door Insulation: Bitumen and Foam
QuietPower Motor: Yes
ActiveVent System: Concealed
Tub Collar Trim: Yes
Quiet Water Valve: Yes
Color Available: BB (Black on Black), WW (White on White), SS (Stainless Steel)
Power / Ratings
Calrod Heater Watts: 875 Max.
Volts/Hertz/Amps: 120V ; 60 Hz ; 9.1 A
Parts Warranty: Limited 1-year entire appliance; Limited 5-year racks/electronic control board Limited lifetime of product tub/door liner
Labor Warranty: Limited 1-year entire appliance; Limited lifetime of product tub/door liner
Warranty Notes: For models produced on or after January 1, 2006; See written warranty for full details
  • SmartDispense Technology
  • Holds an entire bottle of liquid automatic dishwasher detergent, dispensing the right amount based on water hardness and soil levels to get dishes incredibly clean
  • Angled Rack Dry System
  • Features tines that gently angle cups, mugs and dessert glasses so water runs right off
  • Single Rack Wash Selection
  • Perfect for smaller loads or for cleaning glasses only, washing just the upper rack of dishes using less water and energy
  • QuietPower 7 Sound Package
  • Our quietest dishwasher ever with extremely quiet components and a hidden vent that seals in sound during the wash cycle
  • Countdown Display with 1-24 Hour Delay Start
  • Signals remaining cycle time and starts the dishwasher when no one's home or during off peak hours when utilities are at reduced rates
  • 100% Fold-Down Tines and Adaptable Bowl Tines in Lower Rack
  • Flip up to hold bowls, or flip down to provide maximum loading flexibility in the lower rack
  • SpeedCycle Selection
  • Cuts the length of the normal cycle in half, effectively washing and drying lightly soiled dishes in about 45 minutes or less
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Product Reviews
Rated 2.1 out of 5 by 18 reviewers.
Rated 3 out of 5 by Longevity Great product however the spraying arms are hard to clean. They are not designed to be open to be maintained. They get easily clogged and we spend lots of time taking them off and rinsing them...GE should design them so the customer could open them with a screwdriver and clean as needed. I feel some parts need to be designed differently so they last longer, perhaps a different plastic quality... 6/4/12
Rated 2 out of 5 by Worst ever! We have this dishwasher, but didn't order it through this company. Feeling that it was top of the line and we have all GE Profile series appliances, we ordered it. It truly is the worst dishwasher we've ever owned. Although I do like the automatic soap dispenser, that is about the only thing that I like about it. Oh, and it IS very very quiet. However, the rack system on the bottom doesn't work - I place the plates in the tines, and the minute I push the rack back in, the plates go tumbling into a big heap. It also does NOT get the dishes clean - and I am always certain to run the hot water in my sink before I turn the unit on. It also doesn't dry the dishes. It does better on drying with a rinse aid, but my old Kenmore didn't require a rinse aid and got the dishes dry everytime. I would not recommend purchasing this product - and we are now replacing ours with something else. Probably a KitchenAid. 5/30/08
Rated 4 out of 5 by Talk about quite We have two young children and run a load of dishes at least once a day. We love the dishwasher. I was somewhat apprehensive about changing from my Kitchen Aid Whisper Quiet to a GE, but my husband assured me the GE would be quiet as well. Now that we finally have it installed and I have started using it, I love it. I often have to check to make sure it is actually running. The knock on this unit was its mediocre cleaning. I have found that it cleans very well, every bit as good as my Kitchen Aid. I love the automatic liquid detergent dispenser, very handy. The one criticism that I have at this point is that there are no internal clips to hold onto lids. I would also like to have a readout on the face of the dishwasher as opposed to the top of the door. Although this is not a big deal. If I am standing back in the kitchen I can see the readout and time left display pretty well. 5/14/08
Rated 4 out of 5 by Quieter than a mouse We wanted the quietest dishwasher out there and I think we got it. I love the pre-fill liquid detergent dispenser. Fill it up, lasts a month. Great cutlery and knife holders, stemware rack and bowl racks. I am happy with this purchase. 2/21/08
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  • Type : Built In
  • Color : Stainless Steel
  • Accepts Panels : No


  • Width : 24"
  • Depth : 24 3/4"
  • Height : 34"


  • Capacity : 16 Place Settings
  • Control Type : Touchpad
  • Electronic Display : Yes
  • Control Style : Fully Integrated
  • Child Lock : Yes
  • Adjustable Upper Rack : Yes
  • Fold-Down Tines : Yes
  • Rack Material : Nylon
  • Cutlery Tray : Yes
  • Tall Tub : Yes
  • Stainless Interior : Yes
  • Number of Spray Arms : 3
  • Rinse Aid Dispenser : Yes
  • Water Filtration : Yes
  • Water Heating : Yes

Wash Features

  • Cycles : 8
  • Delay Start : Yes
  • Dry Type : Both
  • Hard Food Disposer : Yes
  • High Temperature Wash : Yes
  • NSF Certified Rinse : Yes
  • Quick Wash Setting : Yes
  • China/Crystal Setting : Yes
  • Sensor Clean : Yes
  • Heavy Duty Wash : Yes

Technical Details

  • Energy Star Rated : Yes
  • ADA Compliant : No
  • Amps : 15
  • Voltage : 120 Volts
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