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Frigidaire FFBD2409L[S]
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Summary: This Frigidaire conventional dishwasher has
  • A soil sensor.
  • A delayed-start feature.
  • A self-cleaning filter.
  • A plastic interior.
  • No hidden controls.
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Type: Conventional dishwashers
About - Frigidaire FFBD2409L[S]

The Frigidaire FFBD2409L[S] is part of the dishwasher test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, dishwasher models like the FFBD2409L[S] are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Assessed by running the normal or equivalent cycle to clean a full load--10 place settings of very dirty dishes that were scraped but not rinsed. We examine the dishes and glassware for residual food after cleaning.

Energy use:
For a normal cycle. The largest portion is needed for heating water, both at the water heater and in the machine.

Judged during fill, wash, and drain, mainly by a listening panel.
About This Brand

This brand is sold mostly at big-box stores, Independent appliance stores, and other national retailers for $300 to $800; the company also makes the Frigidaire Gallery and Frigidaire Professional lines. Frigidaire is known for its least expensive models. It introduced a gray-colored speckled stainproof tub and the Sahara Dry technology on it's models. Frigidaire is owned by Electrolux.

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Features & Specs - Frigidaire FFBD2409L[S]
info Ample flatware slots No
info Adjustable upper rack No
info Sensor Yes
info Self-cleaning filter Yes
info Hidden controls No
info Interior material plastic
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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User Reviews - Frigidaire FFBD2409L[S]
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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
wouldn't buy again
Attractive Design
Simple Controls
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Best Uses
I have the 2409 model from last year. I don't know if they've changed it, though I paid somewhere around $500. It looks exactly the same. Within the first year I had to have it serviced 3 times. They couldn't get the motor mounted in a way that it wouldn't vibrate. It would be ok for a few washes after they adjusted it, and then it would start again, getting louder and louder till I was afraid to use it. After the third adjustment it was more stable, and I get only minimal vibration some of the time. I did not want to pay for the extended warranty, so if I have more problems I will just give up and get something else. The diagram shows it fitting a ton of dishes, but only if your dishes are doll-sized do they actually fit in that configuration. It does not fit as many dishes as my old kenmore, and the silverware doesn't get clean. I would not buy a frigidaire machine again.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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