So our dishwasher has died

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So our dishwasher has died

Post by KRaM » Mon Oct 11, 2010 9:07 pm

<sigh>

anyone used any of the whitegood online sites?

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Re: So our dishwasher has died

Post by Mort » Tue Oct 12, 2010 5:27 pm

Yup. http://www.appliancesonline.com.au - free delivery and take your old dead one away as well.

Like itestate, I have now stopped bothering to shop around and just go straight to them. It might be possible to talk the Myers or Bing lee people down, but they usually hit you up for delivery which then wipes out all that haggling.

I've used them for quite a few things now and never had reason to complain. The one time they made a mistake they sorted it out with a special delivery straight away so highly recommended.

We just bought a Bosch dishwasher (this one with extra three year warranty for $109) in January from them. We decided to go for the more basic model after realising that we just never used the advanced functions on our previous "premium" one (a Whirlpool which I would never ever buy again) in the several years we had it.
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Re: So our dishwasher has died

Post by Brad » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:52 am

Agree with scott on recommending Bosch diswashers - we've owned 3 now, and asside from our current 20 year old model needing parts replaced every couple of years, they've been reliable, clean well and relatively quiet.

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Re: So our dishwasher has died

Post by Jeff » Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:39 am

Ken and Jodie have purchased a dishwasher from them about a month ago. They bought a FP dishwasher and had it installed. Unfortunately they did have had nothing but problems with the company and the dishwasher and a month on they still do not have a working dishwasher. They have had FP come out and they have taken the dishwasher away and they had to pay extra money for that. I think they have managed to get some money back from the appliance online people but only after some serious badgering. I think these things work fine until there is an issue and then all hell breaks loose. I have bought a washing machine from graysonline no problems.

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Re: So our dishwasher has died

Post by Jeff » Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:43 am

We have a 10 year old Dishlex that needed it first ever service a few months ago. The repair guy (not a dishlex guy) said that our Dishlex Global 300 is the best dishwasher ever made. Normally if they have issue after 10 years get rid of them he said but ours would be worth saving. Scott, new parts every couple of years is not my definition of reliable.
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Re: So our dishwasher has died

Post by Brad » Wed Oct 13, 2010 6:05 pm

Jeff wrote:Scott, new parts every couple of years is not my definition of reliable.
That was on our 20+ year old version. We had no problems on the new ones.

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Re: So our dishwasher has died

Post by Mort » Wed Oct 13, 2010 6:22 pm

Our Whirlpool DW we had before the Bosch was no end of trouble (got that years ago from Retravision) and parts were incredibly expensive. F&P I haven't heard good things about with their dish washers. I love their washing machines and dryers, but would avoid the dishwashers.
Jeff wrote:Scott, new parts every couple of years is not my definition of reliable.
I think you mean the other Scott ;)
Jeff wrote:said that our Dishlex Global 300 is the best dishwasher ever made. Normally if they have issue after 10 years get rid of them he said but ours would be worth saving.
Funny that, every time I talk to different serviceman about things they always have very different views of "best ever". I think it's all rather subjective, and even the best brands get duds sometimes. On the point of a 10 year old dishwasher, the question of efficiency starts to come into play as well. Does it still cost the same/less than a newer machine to run?
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Re: So our dishwasher has died

Post by Jeff » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:33 pm

I meant Brad :) I try to buy from specialist normally, where possible. Dishlex make dishwashers mostly and have done it for a long time, so I figure they must do it Ok.
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