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3.9 | 18 Reviews

Maytag® Jetclean® Plus Dishwasher with 100% Stainless Steel Tub Interior

Maytag MDBH979SAW

Available in 3 Color(s)

Features

  • Jetclean® Plus Steam cycle
  • 4-Blade Stainless Steel Chopper
  • Industry's Most Powerful Motor Available
  • Stainless Steel Interior

Quick Specs

  • Type: Dishwasher
  • Style: Built In
  • Width: 23.875"
  • Height: 34.5"
  • Depth: 24.5"
  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Stainless Steel Tub: Yes
  • Fully Integrated Controls: No
  • Tall Tub: Yes
  • Decibel Level: 53.0 dB

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Features

  • Jetclean® Plus Steam cycle
  • 4-Blade Stainless Steel Chopper
  • Industry's Most Powerful Motor Available
  • Stainless Steel Interior
  • 10-year limited warranty on racks, stainless steel tub, and chopper
  • Tiered Upper Rack
  • Designed, Engineered and Assembled in the USA
  • Steam Sanitize option
  • Auto Clean Cycle
  • JetClean® Plus Wash System
  • Premium Dark Duraguard® Nylon Racks
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified
  • Split & Fit™ silverware basket
  • Oversize Capacity Plus Tall Tub
Performance
Wash System Chopper
Wash Sensor OWI
Number of Cycles 6
Light/China Cycle Yes
Normal Cycle Yes
Rinse Only Cycle Yes
Number of Options 6
Heated Dry Option Yes
Hi Temp Wash Option Yes
Sanitize Option Steam Sanitize
Delay Wash Option 2/4/8 Hour
Control Lockout Option Yes
Steam Option Jet Clean Plus Steam
Rinse Aid Dispenser Yes
Quality Construction
Tub Material Stainless Steel
Tub Design Oversize Capacity Plus Tall Tub
Rack Material DuraGuard® Nylon
Sound Package QuietSeries™ 300
Sound Tested DBA 53
Loading Features
Capacity 14 Place Settings
Adjustable Upper Rack Yes
General
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Dishwasher
  • Style: Built In

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 23.875"
  • Height: 34.5"
  • Depth: 24.5"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Stainless Steel Tub: Yes
  • Fully Integrated Controls: No
  • Tall Tub: Yes
  • Decibel Level: 53.0 dB

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3.9 out of 5

72% of reviewers recommend this product.

1 Stars

Finish is coming off

Unhappy Pat 9/20/2016

I bought this less than four years ago.I was cleaning what I thought was a spot of dirt off the front by the finger hole and low and behold the finish is coming off. Felt around the finger hole and I feel bubbles like it is rusting underneath. I cant believe the Quality of the merchandise. I will not replace it with another Maytag. I can remember when you could contact Maytag with something like this and they would replace the door.
Originally posted on Maytag.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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2 Stars

Worked great for the first 15 months

revdrjtl 7/24/2014

Worked well for us for the first 15 months but then started having issues. The control board seems to have fried. The dishwasher still washes, but not the cycle that you select for it. I called about the warranty and they were very happy to offer me an extended one year warranty for $249 - half the cost of what we paid - seems a little high to me. Continuing to work so we are holding on to it, but not thinking we will be buying another Maytag.
Originally posted on Maytag.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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2 Stars

Doesn't work that well for the price

Jaime31 4/30/2014

I bought this 11 months ago and it doesn't work the way it should and has been serviced already.
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5 Stars

Everything comes out clean!

ghostgirl76 11/30/2013

This dishwasher works wonderful! It cleans so well and I can put just about anything in the dishwasher and it will come out clean. I also like how when it is done, my dishes are also nice and dry. With my old one, they were always soaked. It's also a lot faster and quieter than my old Kenmore. I have owned my new Maytag dishwasher for 6 months now.
Originally posted on Maytag.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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2 Stars

They don't make them like they used to.

Kimberlym29 11/19/2013

I bought this dishwasher from Home Depot and the sales lady told me that I'm getting a good deal. I usually do my homework and check out the reviews of products before I buy, but the sales lady was very persistent that this was a great dishwasher.Boy was she wrong, after my dishwasher broke not even a year after I bought this I finally looked at the reviews to see everyone having the same problem. I even saw one review stating that after their new dishwasher was repaired it broke again not even a year after it was repaired.I guess I will be replacing this here real soon since it was repaired about a month ago. My old dishwasher blew this one away with cleaning as well. They sure don't make them like they used to!
Originally posted on Maytag.com

No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great Quality for the price.

Nana5262J 11/13/2013

I'm a serious shopper and I really research products before I make a purchase. After going to local dealers and searching many web sites, I ordered my Maytag dishwasher with the stainless steel insides and sanitizing features. Using my Maytag dishwasher has only confirmed that the Quality and history of Maytag cannot be beat.
Originally posted on Maytag.com

Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

This product is so quiet

rartg2013 11/13/2013

Love all the different features settings, hold more item then my last dishwasher and get very clean. It's so quiet I thought it was not on.
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4 Stars

Performs well and quiet.

RuRu 11/13/2013

Very quiet, performs well. HOWEVER, choices at the top of the dishwasher are very small, very hard to read for someone with poor eyesight. Must remember to have my glasses on and KNEEL ON THE FLOOR so that I can see the choices.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

A great step up from entry-level

Joekc 11/4/2013

With electronic controls and a stainless-steel tub, this machine looks good and is much quieter than entry-level washers. My previous machine was so loud we couldn't hear the TV or each other. This machine isn't exactly quiet but we can have a conversation standing next to it.Lots of options for arranging dishes. Love the height-adjustable top rack.Our keypad malfunctioned after a couple of months, but we were still under warranty. The first warranty company insisted on understanding the malfunction and didn't fix anything; the second company simply replaced the keypad and we have not had any more problems.We tend to use the Automatic cycle, which is not particularly water efficient. It finishes in about 90 minutes, though, compared to the Jetclean cycle which finishes in about 150 minutes.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Quiet, washes well, attractive

paleogirl 11/3/2013

I have had the dishwasher 6 months now. So, I can't comment on the longevity, which is very important. To date, it is great. It is the quietest dishwasher I have had. I actually bought it because it was on sale and had good reviews. For the price, I think I got an excellent deal. For my purposes, it is doing a very good job. Everything fits well and I have no complaints about loading it. So far so good. The test will be how long it lasts.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Worth Every Penny

Jeannie22 11/3/2013

We researched many dishwashers before purchasing and have been so pleased with this product. It is much quieter than I expected, and the dishes come out clean and dry every time! We do a lot of canning and this dishwasher is roomy enough to fit our large canning pot. I can even sanitize large batches of mason jars before canning! This dishwasher is literally my favorite thing in this house now!
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Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Can use a little design improvement

jagmrhome 11/1/2013

A good machine at a fair price..however I felt with some modificatons, the bottom rack should be able to roll out without come off its track easily and changing the level of the top rack can be made easier.
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5 Stars

fine dishwasher

Frankf9 10/30/2013

I made a good choice with this dishwasher. It is surprisingly quiet. It does a good job making any left over food disappear. It does take a little longer than expected to run the cycle but I just use the delay feature so it runs while I sleep at night. So far it hasn't melted any plastic ware in top or bottom racks. Go buy one its worth it.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Exactly what it says in the ad

Evelina 10/29/2013

I knew that I wanted a stainless steel tub, a white exterior and I couldn't have picked a better model. The previous one had come with the house and I just kept wishing it to die. It lasted for almost 9 yrs after we moved in. It worked well but was noisy and ugly. I love the quietness of this one. Sometimes I have to make sure it is running because it is so quiet.I definitely have no complaints about this model. The service was excellent. Installed at the drop of a hat. Thanks, Maytag and Home Depot.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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2 Stars

This is a bad product

Suzie7725 10/29/2013

Does not clean the dishes at all. I have to wash them before putting them in the dishwasher. It is also loud. I would not purchase another maytag again
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great Dishwasher

Loisw 10/29/2013

Only had the dishwasher about 3 months and it has preformed very well. The dishes come out very clean. If you are in the kitchen it makes a little noise but not annoying. If you are watching TV you can't even hear it.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

We like the product features.

Rubees2315 10/29/2013

We use the rinse and hold feature a lot. The dishes come out very clean with all the wash cycles.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great dish washer

teana 10/29/2013

The washer has been a perfect for us. Lots of room and quiet.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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