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Need advice on Dishwashers. (Esp those, who have Bosch)

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Need advice on Dishwashers. (Esp those, who have Bosch)

Michael3000 | May 21, 2014 07:11 PM

To start this off, I guess you should know my background. Currently, I have a Kenmore Dishwasher (whirlpool made) that, doesn't work. It needs a new circulation pump, that would run close to $200+ to replace, and in all honesty, I don't really care much for the model enough, to consider buying the replacement part. I mean, it's not a Low End machine, but, it's not exactly high end either.. and I've never cared for the way it washes dishes.

Seeing as we're probably gonna be moving soon.. I figure it's probably best not to go out, and purchase a new dishwasher (esp at the same specs) when we're not going to use it, that long. So, I've hit up Craigslist for options.

Currently, I'm looking at a mid-end Bosch Dishwasher, that has the same specs, and is very similar. The only problem is.. it's 10 years old. Now, it sure doesn't look like it, it actually looks identical to the ones, I briefly looked at in Lowes, and has all the same features, as the slightly updates models.. however.. the age of it, somewhat scares me.

I've read so many complaints about Bosch Dishwashers, and all their problems, mainly with circulation pumps (the exact problem I have with my current one) and control panels.

So, before, I just go all in, and purchase this Bosch, fellow Foodies, do any of you guys have Bosch dishwashers of similar age? Have they aged well, and we'll, been trouble free? I'd love to hear from anyone who has a Bosch, esp older models, and could talk about their reliability or problems.

Anyone have any friends with a Bosch Dishwasher, any reviews, or knowledge on theres?

I'd really appreciate any information.

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