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zizibelle 09-28-2005 07:37 PM

Broken Dishwasher - Replace or not?
My Kenmore dishwasher recently gave up on me. Well, it's more or less that the water does not drain anymore. Is it worth getting fixed or getting a new one? :confused:

phillylandlord 09-29-2005 12:00 PM

my humble opinion
when mine died I went to home depot and got another very basic model for around 200 bucks. Ididn't even look into fixing it since you can get a new one so cheap, of course, it doesn't have all the bells and whistles, no digital read outs or whatnot, no sixteen different cycles to choose but I have to tell you, it gets the job done. It's a GE, don't know the model off hand but the very basic one. Of course if you have more of a high end one, than you may want to contact someone who will give you a free estimate and then decide from there.
Good Luck!

classy1 09-30-2005 10:01 PM

never fix an appliance
Appliances are nearly never worth fixing, unless they are state of the art, top of the line, and then most sensible people buy the warranty - you can pick up a decent Whirlpool for 249.

zizibelle 10-05-2005 06:01 PM

Thanks! I think that I will be purchasing a new dishwasher now the question is ... what to get on a budget?

(im)material girl 10-11-2005 05:22 PM

Get a whirlpool for 250 - pick one up at Lowe's or any whirlpool dealer

sonofthesoil 10-14-2005 10:05 AM

Zizi - have you tried one of the very portable in-sink dishwashers? That may work for you, depending on how many dishes you actually do.

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