What is the difference between integrated controls and controls that are on the front of the dishwasher?

There are two types of dishwasher control panels: integrated controls and front controls.Integrated controls are located on the top lip of the door and are hidden when the door is closed.

You simply choose your wash and dry settings using these controls, push start, and close the door. Any illuminated controls will dim and the dishwasher cycle will start.Controls on the front of a dishwasher are visible when the door is closed. You can see them throughout the wash cycle.

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