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Model: MDB7979SHZ
Top Control Powerful Dishwasher at Only 47 dBA
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Product Description

Maytag builds a strong, yet quiet dishwasher with a Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel exterior and stainless steel tub for years of tough cleaning. With the most powerful dishwasher motor on the market and a 4-blade stainless steel chopper, enjoy mighty cleaning power that’s quiet at only 47 dBA. Plus, we stand behind it with a 10-year limited parts warranty.

Color: Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel

Features
Most Powerful Motor on the Market
Maytag® dishwashers feature the most powerful motor on the market. Powerful enough to handle dried-on egg yolk and peanut butter without prerinsing, this motor can handle your dirtiest dishes.more
4-Blade Stainless Steel Chopper
No more scraping plates. The 4-blade stainless steel chopper disintegrates the food particles that come off your dishes so they don't end up recirculating and sticking to your dishes and glassware.more
PowerBlast® Cycle
The PowerBlast™ cycle removes stuck-on food with high pressure spray jets, increased temperature and hot steam to finish the job.more
Long Heated Dry Option
Up the temperature with an internal heater to reduce excess moisture inside your dishwasher. The Long Heated Dry option gets full loads of dishes nice and dry.more
Short Heated Dry Option
Up the temperature to reduce excess moisture inside your dishwasher and get smaller loads of dishes nice and dry in less time.more
Touch Controls
You're in control with a simple tap of your finger. Smooth, tap-to-activate settings give you quick and seamless access to powerful cleaning.more
Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel
Easy-to-clean, fingerprint resistant stainless steel helps prevent smudges and keeps your dishwasher looking as good on the outside as it works on the inside.more
Quiet at only 47 dBA
This dishwasher is made to perform at only 47 dBA, so you can enjoy the cleaning power of a mighty Maytag at a low noise level.more
An American company for over 100 years
Whirlpool Corporation started in 1911 as a small company in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Today we are a global home appliance business selling products around the world. We are proud of our American heritage and ingenuity that have driven innovation for over 100 years.more
10-Year Limited Parts Warranty on the Racks, Chopper Blade and Stainless Steel Tub
Maytag® dishwashers are covered by a 10-year limited parts warranty on the racks, chopper blade and stainless steel tub. So when we say you can count on your dishwasher for years, we mean it.more
Built for the Long Haul
We packed in sturdy stainless steel that's ready for cycle after cycle of tough cleaning. Built for high heat and less likely to crack than plastic, stainless steel materials also resist stains to help keep your dishwasher looking good for years to come.more
Steam Sanitize Option
The Steam Sanitize option lets you confidently wash important items with a high-temperature rinse that removes 99.999% of food soil bacteria.more
Full Stainless Steel Tub
The full stainless steel tub is built of stainless steel from top to bottom, so it’s tough enough to handle high heat and resist cracking and staining for years.more
2X Life Tested Motor
Our 2X Life tested motor is built to last and tested to prove it.more
Tiered Upper Rack
After a big meal, you'll need room to fit all your glasses or plates. The tiered upper rack is designed like stadium seating to hold everything from small saucers to large plates and taller glasses.more
Premium DuraGuard® Nylon Racks
Premium DuraGuard® nylon racks have a heavy-duty coating that resists rust.more
End-of-Cycle Indicator
The end-of-cycle indicator lets you know exactly where the dishwasher is in the wash cycle: when it's in process, when it's finished and when the Steam Sanitize option is in use.more
ENERGY STAR® Certified
ENERGY STAR® certified dishwashers use less water and energy than standard models, helping you save money on utility bills.more
Cast Iron Black
Cast Iron Black is a finely textured, matte finish inspired by iconic cast iron. It’s as tough as it is timeless—engineered to stand up to everyday scratches, minor dents and fingerprints that build up over time.more
Specifications
Certifications
Energy Star® Qualified ENERGY STAR® Certified
ADA Compliant No
Kosher Consumer Friendly Yes
Prop 65 Prop 65 warning CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY - WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
NSF® Certified Yes
Lower Rack
Style Extended
Glides Rollers
Cushion-Tip Tines Yes
Utility Basket No
Extras No
Upper Rack
Style Tiered
Extras 4-Stemware Holders , 1 Cup Shelf
Cushion-Tip Tines Yes
Utility Basket No
Fold-Down Tines No
Adjustable 2 Position
Details
Water Filtration Yes
Tub Material Stainless Steel
Number of Racks 2
Rinse Aid Dispenser Level Indicator Optical Level Indicator
Dispenser Detergent and Rinse Aid
Tub Style Built-in Tall Tub 24"
Number of Wash Levels 5.0
Interior Light No
Wash System Filter
Built-In Water Softener No
Rack Material Nylon
Number of Washarms 3
True Hold Door Yes
Controls
Sensor Yes
Automatic Temperature Controls Yes
Last Cycle Recall No
Appearance
Door Style Flat
Window No
Handle Type Towel Bar
Cycles and Options
Number of Wash Cycles 5
Configuration and Overview
Dishwasher Type Built-In
Prop 65 Prop 65 warning CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY - WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
ADA Compliant No
CEE Tier Tier I
UL UL
Decibel Level dBA 47
Compatibility
Works With No
Connectivity No
Silverware Basket
Location Bottom Rack
Covers Yes
Culinary Basket No
Dimensions
Number of Place Settings 14
Depth With Door Open 90 Degree 49-1/2 in
Width 23-7/8 in
Height 34-1/2 in
Depth Closed Including Handles 26-3/4 in
Depth 26-3/4 in
Depth Closed Excluding Handles 24-1/2 in
Maximum Height 34-1/2 in
Minimum Height 33-1/2 in
Dimensions
Gross Weight 65.000 in
Electrical Requirements
Hz 60
Documents
UPC Listing
Model "MDB7979SHZ" UPC: 883049483207
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