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Old 07-02-2011, 02:15 PM   #1
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Dishwasher horror and success stories please.

Tell me about your $1,000 dishwashers that blew up after a year and you didn't get the extended warranty and your $200 diswashers that are 20 years old and still going strong. Tell me your extended warranty success stories and failures. We need a workhorse and we need to know what to avoid and what to embrace. Please share. We're pretty already decided but we wanna make sure we're not headed for lemonville to we thought we'd turn to the best knowledge-base in the world for a third opinion (plus any recipes for cute animals we can steam in it greatly appreciated)......
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Old 07-02-2011, 03:23 PM   #2
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Old 07-02-2011, 04:13 PM   #3
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Old 07-02-2011, 05:29 PM   #4
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We have a Kenmore Elite that's been going strong for just over 4 years now.
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Old 07-02-2011, 05:51 PM   #5
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Old 07-02-2011, 06:25 PM   #6
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Consumer Reports. Not just to identify the best value. To also learn what is more important for selecting a dishwasher.
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Old 07-02-2011, 07:42 PM   #7
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Consumer Reports. Not just to identify the best value. To also learn what is more important for selecting a dishwasher.
and your personal experience is.......?
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Old 07-02-2011, 09:05 PM   #8
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and your personal experience is.......?
I don't have one that works...the one in my house now is used to store pans and lids... but consumer reports is the first place I would go to research buying a new one.

I was raised on Consumer Reports...it's the bible for my atheist (consumerist) family.
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Old 07-03-2011, 09:29 AM   #9
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and your personal experience is.......?
Never have dishwasher failures (except when the guy who replaced the garbage disposal did not properly reconnect the dishwasher hose).
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Old 07-02-2011, 07:03 PM   #10
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Old 07-02-2011, 07:45 PM   #11
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Because you want the dishwasher to match the refrigerator.
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Old 07-02-2011, 08:08 PM   #12
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Because you want the dishwasher to match the refrigerator.
No, we don't, as it happens. We want it to match the cooker/stove/oven/whatever the fuck you people call the hot-making thing that isn't a microwave.... which is black.
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Old 07-02-2011, 09:47 PM   #13
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No, we don't, as it happens. We want it to match the cooker/stove/oven/whatever the fuck you people call the hot-making thing that isn't a microwave.... who is black.
Here's my dishwasher horror story:

It was a dark and stormy night; the dishes were stacked to the ceiling, covering every level surface except for occasional intervals, when they were checked by a violent piles of cutlery which swept up the sink (for it is in the kitchen that our scene lies), rattling along the cupboards, and fiercely agitating the scanty jet of phosphate free detergent laced water of the spinning jets that struggled against the grease, starch, and dried avocado.

Seriously though. We've had a Frigidaire Gallery dishwasher, very cheap and inexpensive too. I've had to replace a few things in it over the past 8 years, a couple of hoses, a small valve, one of the dishracks. All very easy to get parts, relatively inexpensive and easy to fix by myself. I think they are about $300 new. I got no complaints.

This is the fella, the black one is a few bucks more.

It's quiet too.
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Old 07-02-2011, 07:58 PM   #14
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Old 07-02-2011, 08:40 PM   #15
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