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Old 10-24-2014, 06:34 AM
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Need a new one. 4yr old Bosch broke(heating element and leaks like crazy). Any recommendations? Nothing crazy expensive.
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Get one with the lowest db (decibel) level.

We have a couple dishwashers. One is (iirc) a GE Quitepower 3, it is EXTREMELY quiet. You can hardly tell it's running.
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I got a Kenmore about 6 years ago and its still going strong.
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I wanted to add the db rating is like 52 db on that machine (lower is better like golf).
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Get one with the lowest db (decibel) level.

We have a couple dishwashers. One is (iirc) a GE Quitepower 3, it is EXTREMELY quiet. You can hardly tell it's running.

The ones with really low db are like $1600. I refuse to pay that kind of money for a dishwasher.
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Cant fix the Bosch? Lots of parts and help online. U tube that kind of thing.
I've gotten lots of extra years on appliances I've spent short money to fix.
Are all the filters in the bottom clean?
If you have to call somebody to fix don't bother just chuck it and start over.
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Cant fix the Bosch? Lots of parts and help online. U tube that kind of thing.
I've gotten lots of extra years on appliances I've spent short money to fix.
Are all the filters in the bottom clean?
If you have to call somebody to fix don't bother just chuck it and start over.
If it were just the heating element I would look into fixing but the leaking has caused the insulation behind the front panel to get soaked with water.

All filters are clear.
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Any experience with one that has a built in disposal? Mine did not. I am a little gun shy as, it is just something else that can break.
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We have had good luck with Kitchen Aid and it is fairly quiet.
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Old 10-24-2014, 07:31 AM
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Miele almost 20 years now
No problems

http://blog.yaleappliance.com/bid/57...Ratings-Prices
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I have a Jenn-Air, 4 years old no problems, but it is used in tandem with a 26 yr old pre-washer.
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Less then $400.00 at Lowes

Frigidaire Gallery 55-Decibel Built-In Dishwasher with Hard Food Disposer (Stainless Steel) (Common: 24-in; Actual 24-in) ENERGY STAR
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Kenmore Elite! Can't hear it run. Was $900. We got it on sale for $500. Worth every penny!
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Old 10-24-2014, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by UT_VOLS13 View Post
Need a new one. 4yr old Bosch broke(heating element and leaks like crazy). Any recommendations? Nothing crazy expensive.
I say stick with Bosch.

I have a Bosch 500 on order, but I looked at Bosch, Kitchen Aid, Electrolux, and Miele. I like the Bosch because it has the third utensil rack. All four are top brands, otherwise it's a matter of style and feature preferences.

I know your Bosch died after 4 years, but it has the reputation as one of the most reliable.

Kitchen Aid is the only American brand out of the 4.
All units should be under 50 decibels
The European brands use less energy and water., however the American brands have a slightly larger interior. European brands are flush with your cabinetry, while the American brands are not completely flush (that is why it is slightly larger inside).

American brands use heated drying, while European brands have traditionally been air dry ( some units now have heat dry).

I'm replacing an old Kenmore that stopped working.

Lowes has a sale right now.
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I don't know what to tell you. When I asked the same thing on this forum about 8 yrs ago, everyone recommended bosch. Therefore, I had no choice but to get a bosch.

How old was yours when it broke and why can't it be fixed?
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I don't know what to tell you. When I asked the same thing on this forum about 8 yrs ago, everyone recommended bosch. Therefore, I had no choice but to get a bosch.

How old was yours when it broke and why can't it be fixed?

4yrs old. Heating element went bad and leaking has caused the insulation behind the front panel to get soaked with water.
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WE switched to a Magtag and love it, quite and was about 450.00 at Home Depot.

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I just replaced a Miele with a Bosch. I just couldn't spend the $$$$ on another Miele. The Bosch is quiet, been happy with it so far. Got good ratings for sound.
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UT We put in an LG that is comparable to the Mid Grade Bosch. the db levels are great and it has held up for years.
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KitchenAid. Most of my appliances are KitchenAid and they have held up very well. You should be able to get a good one for ~$900.

Otherwise, go with a higher level Kenmore or Whirlpool.
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