Other than that, everything is the same as the more expensive Elite. No tools required.
It was also among the quietest models during fill, wash and drain and was especially energy-efficient. Cycle times vary, but Kenmore estimates a "Normal" cycle will range from about 150 - 190 minutes.
A normal cycle took 155 minutes and used about 5 gallons of water in our tests. Consumer Reports is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to helping consumers. The Kenmore Elite 12793's detergent dispenser.
Some controls are hidden, and you'll need to clean the filter manually. While most mid- to high-end dishwashers come with filters that require periodic manual cleaning, a few newer high-end models come with self-cleaning filters that use micro-filtration rather than macerators.
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The detergent and rinse aid dispensers on the Kenmore Elite 12793. Move it again, and it goes down. The 12793 certainly earns its Elite badge, along with our recommendation. Features Highway to the TurboZone! Don't have an account?
Displays remaining time Displays remaining time A digital display lets you know how much longer the dishwasher will take to complete the chosen cycle. The Kenmore Elite 12793 with its door open.
Just move a lever and the whole rack moves up. Or, Sign In. These two dishwashers are the only models available with a motorized bottom wash arm.