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Frigidaire 18" Built-In Dishwasher

Model # FFBD1831US

 4.4 out of 5 (417 Reviews)

Available in 3 Color(s)

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The Frigidaire 18" Built-In Dishwasher is ADA Compliant and features a dual spray arm system that delivers a thorough clean every time. Remove 99.9% of common household bacteria with the Sanitize Cycle, while the space saving design allows you to clean up to 8 place settings in one cycle.

Features:

  • Top & Bottom Rack Dual Spray Arm System
  • NSF® Certified Sanitize Option
  • Fits up to 8 Place Settings
  • Advanced Drying System
  • Multiple Cleaning Cycle Options
  • ENERGY STAR® Certified
  • 24-Hour Delay Start
  • Quiet Operation
  • Cycle Status Indicators
  • Filtration System
  • ADA Compliant
Product Line Dishwasher
Size 18"
Installation Type Built-In
Factory Sourced
Color Stainless Steel
Dishwasher
Detergent Dispenser Yes
Filter Trap Removable
Filtered Water 100 %
Motor Speeds Single-Speed
Place Setting Capacity 8
Rinse Aid Dispenser Yes
Lower Spray Arm Bi-Beam
Middle Spray Arm Bi-Beam
Upper Spray Arm Spray Arm
Tub Material Stainless Steel
Wash Levels 4
Wash System Direct Feed
Dishwasher Cycles
China Crystal Yes
Energy Saver Yes
Heavy Yes
Normal Yes
Number of Cycles 6
Quick Yes
Rinse Only Yes
Upper Rack Yes
Dishwasher Options
Drying System Static Vent
Heated Dry Yes
High Temperature Yes
Lower Rack
Number of Silverware Basket 1
Rack Type Deluxe
General Specifications
Sound Level 52 dBA
Annual Energy 240 kWh
Product Weight 58.9 lbs
Warranty - Labor 1 Year
Warranty - Parts 1 Year
Controls
Control Location Front
Delay Start Hours 1-24 Hours
Exterior
Door and Handle Design Pocket
Dimensions and Volume
Minimum Height 32 1/2"
Maximum Height 35 1/4"
Width 18"
Depth 24"
Depth With Door Open 45 1/2"
Installation
Connection Location Right Bottom
Number of Leveling Legs 4
Certifications and Approvals
ADA Compliant Yes
ENERGY STAR Certified Yes
Meets ASSE 1006 Requirements Yes
NSF Certified Yes

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4.4

out of 5 (417 Reviews)

85% of reviewers recommend this product.

Easy to use, looks great!

Submitted by J Johnson1 - 6/6/2024

My dishwasher was SO easy to install. I'm so mechanically challenged, and we got it installed without a hitch. It works great, and I'm so glad you carry the size we needed for our little space!
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Yes, I recommend this product

superior dishwasher

Submitted by greg oreo - 5/30/2024

Extremely quiet and cleans beautifully
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Yes, I recommend this product

Small. But Mighty!

Submitted by Slcsony - 5/28/2024

We chose to get an 18™€ dishwasher to allow for more cabinet space in our kitchen when we remodeled and it was a good decision. It is only the 2 of us and everything fits just fine-we run the dishwasher on the night I cook and then if we have leftovers we might skip a night. It cleans beautifully and works great. Is very quiet too.
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Yes, I recommend this product

18" Frigidaire built-in dishwasher

Submitted by Moey0347 - 5/26/2024

I originally purchased Frigidaire 18" dishwasher because I had limited room in my kitchen. An unfortunate accident caused it to get ruined. I purchased it a 2nd time because I did not want one of the unknown brands and 18" is limited in availability. It works fine but the baskets for the glassware and also for the dishes are weird. Whomsoever designed them must not use a dishwasher. It is a bit noisy but I gave it 5 stars overall.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Quiet and compact

Submitted by Jeffrey007 - 5/23/2024

Great dishwasher. Just the right size for my wife and I
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Yes, I recommend this product

The best option for a small kitchen

Submitted by SergZ - 5/22/2024

Looks amazing and gets the job done.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Exactly what we were looking for!

Submitted by tqol - 5/22/2024

Now that we have been using this for a few weeks, it has been perfect! Easy install, and very quiet operation.
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Yes, I recommend this product

So happy to have a dishwasher !

Submitted by ShannHefty - 5/22/2024

Can™€™t place an honest review yet but overall looking at it, it looks great! Hooking it up next week! So we shall see how it works !
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Yes, I recommend this product

Frigidaire 18™€ dishwasher satisfies

Submitted by BFitz74 - 5/11/2024

In general, I am satisfied with the dishwasher. It washes and dries well. Not as quiet as my old Bosch but noise is not an issue in general. Easy to use and looks sleak and fits the space well. Still getting used to the different rack and finding the most efficient use of space.
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Yes, I recommend this product

So far so good

Submitted by lynnahan - 5/8/2024

We have only used it once. This dishwasher is at our weekend home! I love the size of it and wish I had one at my fulltime house as I don't usually fill it up. This one is the perfect size!
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Yes, I recommend this product

Terrible Part Replacement Policy

Submitted by AndrewT64 - 5/6/2024

The wheel came off and melted in the dishwasher. I figured it would not be a problem as they just snap in so one would think Fridgidaire would just send you a new 2 cent piece of plastic. Unfortunately, the only option is to buy a whole new rack from them for $140. Stuff like this is what turns customers off from brands and I can promise you I will never buy another Fridgidaire product again
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No, I do not recommend this product

Perfect refrigerator for my little place.

Submitted by Moom - 5/2/2024

I just began using it , but my refrigerator is the perfect size , etc for my new little apartment. It has an ice maker which I LOVE. It is exactly what I wanted.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Washie Washie

Submitted by Miss Farmer - 5/2/2024

I bought a small dish washer so I would be able to fill it in a day or two. Since there are only 2 of us it works out perfect and I love the way it is so quiet. Perfect for our Lake house.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Works perfectly and is QUIET!!!!

4/29/2024


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Yes, I recommend this product

Dishwasher

Submitted by Miss Toni - 4/17/2024

I have never had a dishwasher, and I really like my new dishwasher, still getting use to having one.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Great small dishwasher

Submitted by noble women - 4/12/2024

For a small capacity dishwasher, it does a great job. Pretty quiet. Dishes come out sparkling clean. Would highly recommend to anyone who needs a smaller dishwasher
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Yes, I recommend this product

Totally Disappointed

Submitted by 18 inch diishwasher - 4/10/2024

The quality of the baskets not present anymore. The baskets both started rusting and there is no stopping them. Missing tines on both now and replacement baskets are extremely overpriced. And they™€™re back ordered with no firm ship date. I won™€™t be buying Frigidaire or Electrolux again. I will tell everyone who asks about my experience. Less than 3 years old. It does clean well, just not durable.
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No, I do not recommend this product

18 in Dishwasher.

Submitted by Suegiannetti - 4/9/2024

Wasn™€™t sure about my new dishwasher at first. Was wet inside after running cycle. Called in Frigidaire repair (fast response) and they went over the controls with me. Working good right now, no wet walls or door. Dishes clean, I am happy.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Love my dishwasher

Submitted by Trene39 - 4/5/2024


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Yes, I recommend this product

Submitted by Craig MAC - 4/4/2024

So far so good. The only problem is the part Home Depot suggested that I needed was a universal part Which didn™€™t work for the smaller unit so I had to hire someone else to come install with the right part.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Small machine, does big job

Submitted by Ring013 - 4/4/2024

Bought this for our lake house that has a small kitchen and lots of weekends visitors. This does the job cleaning up after especially with all the glasses
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Yes, I recommend this product

Faulty pump

Submitted by jbechtel97 - 4/3/2024

We've bought over 20 Frigidiare appliances in the last 2 years. We had a pump replaced in one of the dishwashers last year under warranty. We've now had what seems to be a pump that's stopped working in a second dishwasher. We know service calls are available after the first year but we'd rather not spend what will likely be half the price of a new dishwasher to replace this dishwasher. Needless to say, we'll likely not be purchasing Frigidaire appliances in the future.
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No, I do not recommend this product

new hardware

Submitted by TB007 - 4/1/2024

Quiet and looks good next to my new Frigidaire refrigerator.
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Yes, I recommend this product

3/30/2024


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Yes, I recommend this product

Dishwasher

Submitted by Jimmy Joe46 - 3/30/2024

Great cleaner and space saver.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Great so far

Submitted by Winger Bear - 3/27/2024

Just purchased the unit and had it installed by my contractor. Used it one time so far and it did an outstanding job of the dishes. I™€™m pleased with the build quality and how the machine looks in my kitchen! Happy customer!
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Yes, I recommend this product

Great compact dishwasher

Submitted by RStoff24 - 3/25/2024

It washes well and is very quiet. I do, however, wish that the silverware basket was located up front instead of in the back. Other than that it is perfect.
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Yes, I recommend this product

18 inch apartment size dishwasher

Submitted by Ozzieboy - 3/21/2024

A good dishwasher!
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Yes, I recommend this product

Submitted by Smak - 3/18/2024

Very quiet dishwasher.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Small appliance with full size performance.

Submitted by Awsmpa - 3/16/2024

We had never had a small dishwasher before and we weren't expecting much but this little guy works really well and for the family of two is a perfect size. If there is one criticism, I would suggest designers place the silverware basket towards the front of the dishwasher as it is hard to fill at the back of the lower rack.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Great machine, set-up was a little confusing though.

Submitted by rachelkrueger11 - 3/5/2024

The product itself has been working fantastic, though I will say the set-up was a little confusing when it comes to the wiring. The instructions say to hook black to black, etc. However, the cable on the machine is all solid gray, no colors whatsoever. It took my husband a bit of Reddit searching to find out what was correct.
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Yes, I recommend this product

3/4/2024


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Yes, I recommend this product

18" Stainless Dishwasher

Submitted by mj24 - 3/3/2024

We are so excited to have a new dishwasher that works in our parkmodel kitchen. It holds a lot of dishes, silverware and after several uses, we find it does a great job of cleaning the dishes. We put mostly plates, cups, glasses, bowls and silverware in it, but pans work too if there is room. I just prefer to accumulate the other items and wash the pots and pans as we use them. That way the dishwasher is fully loaded when I use it. It is very quiet and the dishes come out sparkling clean.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Out with the old and with the new.

Submitted by RonDi - 3/1/2024

It was finally time to get rid of our 18 inch 20-year-old Frigidaire dishwasherSeeing we had no problems with the old one we went with Frigidaire again only in stainless steel which matches. Our other appliances. Runs. Very quiet looks great so far so good.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Better than Bosch

Submitted by momma2all - 2/24/2024

Great dushwasher, husband said dishes have never sparkled like this before
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Yes, I recommend this product

Nice Upgrade

Submitted by Roscoe Hewco - 2/23/2024

Enjoying it!
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Yes, I recommend this product

2/17/2024


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Yes, I recommend this product

Submitted by Nazo - 2/16/2024

Confusing to use
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Yes, I recommend this product

I™€™d like to be kind

Submitted by Epiphany Jane - 2/15/2024

But the installation kit was missing when we got the house back from the contractor. He lost it, never installed it. So the dishwasher is not bolted in place. Guess if Frigidaire can or will send me another installation kit? NO! They don™€™t make it anymore. They don™€™t exist anymore. No one can help me over there. They can™€™t find the parts!!!!! The dishwasher was bought in 2021 but never used. Now we™€™re back in the house and want to use it but we can™€™t bolt it in place because they don™€™t make the installation kit for this model anymore! It™€™s not that old! Never been used! What am I supposed to do? My new contractor is going to have to jury rig a contraption to bolt it in place. Thanks a lot for no support Frigidaire.
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No, I do not recommend this product

Appliance package for flip house

Submitted by MattieM - 2/8/2024

We ordered an appliance package for a house we flipped to include a dishwasher, gas range, and refrigerator. The price was a few hundred dollars less than our local retailer and got free shipping with my employer code. The appliance came within 1 week and arrived at the exact time we were told the day prior that they would. The delivery was smooth, even with our contractor accepting the delivery. I would recommend this company for your appliance needs due to cost and ease of the entire process.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Submitted by frkat - 2/1/2024

I downsized all my appliances due to the small space in my kitchen. This 18" diswasher takes up less space and cleans amazingly! For the first time, I am actually putting dishes in the diswasher without scrubbing them clean first! Extremely happy with my Frigidare 18" dishwasher!!!!
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Yes, I recommend this product

Submitted by Oscar478 - 1/29/2024

A small dishwasher that does a great job
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Yes, I recommend this product

Nice little dishwasher

Submitted by CTFischer - 1/28/2024

We are happy this fits the space we had and works like it should. Glad we bought it.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Rusty and Crusty

Submitted by Spaffly47 - 1/26/2024

It cleans really well but after almost 2 years of use the coating on the dish rack started to peel off and rust.
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No, I do not recommend this product

Submitted by Tonya53 - 1/22/2024

Love my dishwasher. It™€™s very quiet. Does what it™€™s supposed to.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Submitted by Art1949 - 1/22/2024

I am extremely pleased with my Frigidaire dishwasher, which does an excellent job and I am nothing but happy with it's performance!!!
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Yes, I recommend this product

18 inch Dishwasher

Submitted by MrMikie - 1/13/2024

My wife and I recently purchased a home for our retirement. We liked the house so much that we didn™€™t realize it did not have a dishwasher. We didn™€™t want to lose a full sized cabinet and searched the web for alternatives which is when we discovered 18 inch dishwashers, Frigidaire were the only company that had one available. I have never owned a Frigidaire appliance so I was a little hesitant, but purchased it because of need.I am so glad I did, after I removed the small cabinet next to our sink, installing the Frigidaire was a breeze. Great instructions and easy to reach components. We ran the dishwasher last night for the first time and we were surprised at how quiet and efficient it was. Perfect size for a retired couple!
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Yes, I recommend this product

Dishwasher

Submitted by Schmedley - 1/9/2024

I ordered the smaller model to fit my Kitchen. The unit works well with two short comings. 1st, the kick plate is missing. 2nd the bottom rack constantly falls off the track.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Submitted by S105 - 1/3/2024

I have never had a built in dishwasher only a portable. After many years, I needed to update a very small kitchen and was advised to purchase an 18 inch dishwasher. By doing this I was allotted more space, etc and added storage. I did my research then went to a local appliance store and purchased the Frigidaire dishwasher. It may be compact but it serves my purpose well. It is extremely quiet and does an excellent job of cleaning the dishes. I love the stainless steel interior. I would highly recommend this appliance to someone who has limited space along with Frigidaire's reputation.
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Yes, I recommend this product

Already Disappointed

Submitted by Sad Return Customer - 12/30/2023

Fails to remove tea stains. Dairy leaves a film on glassware. Spoke to chatbot which suggested hand wash those items. Seriously!?! The stainless steel interior dries after the door is ajar for several hours. Nice to have additional wash options but the sanitize is the only new feature I can imagine using. Labels on buttons are tiny.I chose Frigidaire because of durability of prior dishwasher which did a great job for 20 years of weekly use. Innovations have taken a giant step backwards. Dunning for additional warranty years is reinforces that this product is DEFINITELY lower quality.
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No, I do not recommend this product