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Café Series Built-In Fully Integrated Dishwasher with 5 Wash Cycles, Hard Food Disposer, Energy Star Certified, in Stainless Steel

This product has been replaced by a newer model:

GE Cafe CDWT980VSS ($1,059.00)

Quick Specs:

  • Series: Café
  • Width: 24"
  • Height: 34"
  • Depth: 24.75"
  • Control Style: Fully Integrated
  • Energy Star: Yes

GE CDWT980RSS Cafe Dishwasher PureClean wash system with 5-stage filtration — Multiple filtration levels ensure clean dishes. Available at AppliancesConnection


ENERGY STAR® Qualified — Meets or exceeds federal guidelines for energy efficiency for year-round energy and money savings

SmartDispense™ technology — Holds up to 47 oz of detergent and dispenses it at just the right time

eepClean™ cycle with Steam Prewash — Steam helps to loosen tough soils, like eggs, oatmeal and rice

Eclipse black nylon deep-tiered rack — Durable racks are designed to resist rust and secure dishes

Two utility shelves in tiered upper rack with StemSafe™ — Long-lasting shelves help organize racks and protect delicate stemware

Electronic controls with 5 cycles/5 options — Modern controls make it easy to program the dishwasher



  • Style Built-In
  • Tub and Door Liner Stainless Steel
  • Tub Type Tall Tub
  • Control Type Fully Integrated Electronic Light Touch
  • Top Controls Yes
  • 7 Touchpads Yes
  • Dishwasher Control Features 1 "Clean" Light, 1 "Sanitized" Light, 1 "Low Detergent" Light Cycle Progress Indicators
  • Start / Cancel / Reset Pad Yes
  • Last Cycle Memory Yes
  • Audible End-of-Cycle Signal Yes
  • Child Lock Yes
  • Wash System 6-Level
  • PureClean Yes
  • Wash System Features Dual Pumps and Motors
  • Piranha™ Hard Food Disposer Yes
  • Automatic Temperature Control Yes
  • Automatic Temperature Sensing Yes
  • Drain Hose Yes
  • Sensor CleanSensor™
  • Wash Arms 3-Direct Feed
  • Lower Yes
  • Middle Yes
  • Upper Yes
  • Water Filtration System 100% 5-Stage Filtration with
  • ExtraFine™ Filter
  • Dispenser SmartDispense™ II Technology Bulk Detergent
  • Dispenser with Refill Light
  • Rinse Aid with Indicator and Adjustment Yes
  • Number of Cycles 5
  • Dishwasher Cycles Normal Wash with scroll pad
  • Anti-Bacteria (NSF Certified) with scroll pad Yes
  • DeepClean™ with Steam Yes
  • China / Crystal with scroll pad Yes
  • Rinse Only / Hold with scroll pad Yes
  • Number of Options 5
  • Dishwasher Options Delay Start 2/4/8 Hr.
  • Heated Dry On/Off Yes
  • Steam PreWash Yes
  • TempBoost with scroll pad Yes
  • Rack Features 1 Piece Silverware Basket with 3 Cell Covers
  • 2 Utility Shelves with StemSafe Upper Yes
  • 2 Multi-Position Fold-Down Tines Upper Yes
  • 2 Fold-Down Tines Lower Yes
  • Easy-Glide Roller System Yes
  • Ball-Tipped Tines Yes
  • Racking System Nylon Towerless
  • Pearlescent™ Racks Yes
  • Number of Place Settings Up to 16
  • Upper Rack Nylon
  • Deep Tiered Yes
  • Removable Yes
  • 4-Position Adjustable Yes
  • Lower Rack Towerless
  • Nylon Yes
  • Dishwasher Drying Features Multi-Wattage Calrod Heater
  • Convection Dry with Fan Assist Yes
  • Exterior Style Traditional
  • Leveling System Leveling Screws

  • Quiet Package QuietPower™ 48
  • Quiet Features Sealed Toe Kick
  • Quiet Water Valve Yes
  • Quiet Detergent Cup Yes
  • Tub Collar Trim Yes
  • Active Vent System Yes
  • Motor Type QuietPower™ Motor
  • Outer Wrap Full-wrap Blanket
  • Bitumen Yes
  • Door Insulation Insulation
  • Mastic Yes
  • Bitumen Yes

  • Overall Height 34 in
  • Height w/Legs Extended (in.) 35
  • Overall Depth 24 3/4 in
  • Overall Width 24 in

  • Calrod Heater Watts 875 Max.
  • Volts/Hertz/Amps 120v; 60Hz; 9.9A
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    • Brand:GE Cafe
    • SKU:CDWT980RSS
    • UPC:084691194354
    • Stock Id:137997
    • Product Number:CDWT980RSS
    • Series:Café


    • Color:Stainless Steel
    • Type:Built-In
    • Cycles:5
    • Accepts Panels:No
    • Control Style:Fully Integrated
    • Rack Material:Nylon


    • Child Lock:Yes
    • Hard Food Disposer:Yes
    • Quick Wash:No


    • Volts:120 Volts
    • Amps:9.9A
    • Cutlery Tray:No
    • Tall Tub:Yes


    • Width:24"
    • Height:34"
    • Depth:24.75"

      Technical Details

    • Energy Star:Yes
    • Control Type:Digital
    • Total Capacity:16 Place Settings
    • ADA Compliant:No
    • Electronic Display:No
    • Stainless Steel Interior:Yes
    • Rinse Aid Dispenser:Yes
    • Water Filtration:Yes
    • Water Heating:Yes
    • China/Crystal Setting:No
    • Sensor Clean:Yes
    • Heavy Duty Wash:Yes
    • Adjustable Upper Rack:No
    • Fold-Down Tines:Yes
    • Number of Spray Arms:3
    • Delay Start:Yes
    • Dry Type:Both
    • High Temperature Wash:Yes
    • NSF Certified Rinse:Yes
    • Number of Cycles:5
    • Dispenser:SmartDispense(TM) II Technology Bulk Detergent Dispenser with Refill Light Rinse Aid with Indicator
    • Star-K Certified:No
    • Hertz:60Hz
    • CEE Rating:Not Available
    • Weight:160.00 lbs