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Old 09-28-2005, 07:37 PM  
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Default 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?



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Old 09-29-2005, 12:00 PM  
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Default 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.
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Old 09-30-2005, 10:01 PM  
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Default 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.

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Old 10-05-2005, 06:01 PM  
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Thanks! I think that I will be purchasing a new dishwasher now the question is ... what to get on a budget?

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

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Old 10-14-2005, 10:05 AM  
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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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