Broken Dishwasher - Replace or not?

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  1. Sep 29, 2005 #1

    zizibelle

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    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:
     
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    phillylandlord

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    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!
     
  3. Oct 1, 2005 #3

    classy1

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    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.
     
  4. Oct 6, 2005 #4

    zizibelle

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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?
     
  5. Oct 12, 2005 #5

    (im)material girl

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    Get a whirlpool for 250 - pick one up at Lowe's or any whirlpool dealer
     
  6. Oct 14, 2005 #6

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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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