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DJ_SLC
Mar 1 , 2014
A basic no frills dishwasher that does the job.
I've read a few reviews about this dishwasher before I bought it. Even thought we could afford a more expensive dishwasher with all the bells and whistles, at the end of the day we asked the question, what do we need this dishwasher to do? Do we need it to walk the dog, take out the trash and sweep the floor? No, we just need it to wash the dishes we load up and that's about it. Do we need it to wash our most expensive dish and silverware and pots and pans. No, because we will always wash those by hands. We need to load the daily dishes, walk away, and forget about it until we come back to unload it. Now, if there was a dishwasher that unloaded itself and restock the dishes, well, that would be a no-brainer. I have washed my dishwasher safe pot and pans in it just fine. This is a dishwasher that washes dishes, period. It's basic. The racks are basic and holds breakfast and dinner dishes (including glassware) for four people nicely. Anything more than that then I would need a second load cycle. No problem, I've done it before. We have stainless steel appliances and while its not the 'prettiest' stainless steel appliance in the kitchen, it fits nicely under the cabinetry without drawing too much attention to itself. If anyone walked into my home and complained that my dishwasher wasn't as pretty as my fridge or stove, then I don't think that's a person I would want to have back in my kitchen. I've read in many reviews that the dishwasher is noisy. We have an open floor plan and the dishwasher is literally 27 feet away from the television. I've never had to turn the television up because the dishwasher is going and is to noisy. In fact, I'm watching television now and the dishwasher is going. I can barely hear it. To be honestly, I wouldn't hear it at all if I wasn't thinking about it. My dishwasher is under the cabinetry with a solid thick piece of granite counter-top and that may be a buffer for the sound. However, I do not experience a noise problem with this dishwasher. I'm writing this review after one month of ownership. I'll return in 6 months (if I remember) to give a follow-up.
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cursorcowboy
Jul 25 , 2014
Kenmore 24" Built-In Dishwasher - Item #02215114000P Model #15114
I purchased this item April 2014 and immediately notice the strange starting process. After filling with hot water (I make sure) it will cycle for 30-seconds, stop and immediately cycle for 30-seconds another three times, stopping and starting immediately and after the third cycle it is idle for 30-seconds. It then begins another three 30-second cycles stopping and starting immediately after the first two and when the third begins it continues the wash cycle unabated. I for one would not consider these supposedly unnecessary starts and stops being proper simply because of the ware and tare on the electrical parts. Every time a serge of electricity is sent to a motor or the power is terminated it simply cannot be a good thing. I think there is something seriously wrong with the information the memory module was programmed with and just how critical this is to the appliance's longevity overall is any-body's guess. I seriously doubt whether reporting this under warranty would be worthwhile so will wait another few months to see what happens with the motor.
 

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Glendale, AZ

Apr 16 , 2015
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Do not buy!!!

Wanted to just get something inexpensive because all my Kenmore's have been worthless! I purchased this and in less than a month a part literally fell off the unit (holds the door in place). They ordered the part and came out to fix on 3 different occations this happened!!! It happened again the other day; it's out of warranty now. Also within the first 6 months the dish racks both started rusting! What garbage! It might be inexpensive but thats NO excuse Sears/Kenmore! My over $$$ Expensive Elite dishwasher unit was trash too!


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Nopanicmechanic

Chapel Hill, NC

Apr 13 , 2015
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Keeps getting better

I purchased this dishwasher to replace a Kenmoor that had given years of solid use. As an entry level appliance it still has all the features you want and it was clear the design has improved over the years. Salesman was very knowledgeable and was got me exactly what I needed.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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JamesLee58

Delta, PA

Mar 30 , 2015
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not drying

Just purchased last year. Will be junking and buying another brand. Dishes too wet after cycle, as if not drying at all. Have always purchased Kenmore in the past and this purchase was very disappointing.


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cbcloud11

Williston, VT

Mar 30 , 2015
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Dishwasher

This is a great investment when it comes to dishwashers, dishes are clean and no spots when the cycle is done, I love it

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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yplumaa

Houston, TX

Mar 26 , 2015
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Good price for a good look

I did house renovation both last year and this year on different houses. For both, I both this dishwasher for kitchen renovations. They look good with the stainless steel look. Definite face lift for the kitchen. Runs well but a little noisy. A very good price for an upgraded look.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Teespark1

Rhome, TX

Mar 23 , 2015
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No nonsense dishwasher.

No need to spend more and overlooking this unit. Washes dishes. What else would you want one to do.


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Daniil

Monroe, WA

Mar 18 , 2015
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Great Dishwasher! love it!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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joelplain

Vacaville, CA

Mar 16 , 2015
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No issues, easy install.

I was happy that this dishwasher was easy to install and I came across no issues with this or it's use. Just remember to have the parts you need that it does not come with. The interior seems set up nicely and it doesn't feel cheap at all.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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bwhsh62626

Chicago, IL

Mar 13 , 2015
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Good

good

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Gregaba

Fletcher, OK

Mar 13 , 2015
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Worst piece of junk I have ever bought

Will not clean any type of dishes. I bought this to replace a cheap Kenmore I bought in 2004 that was a great dishwasher. I expected this one to be a good one but it is just a waste of space. Glass comes out like they were never washed. Plates are dirty when removed and silverware is still dirty after cleaning. I have tried to use this for 6 months but have given up on it. I am going to pull it out, throw it in the trash and go some here else and buy one that will work. It doesn't matter what type of soap or if you use the rinse agent or run it for the full wash cycle or the 1 hour cycle. Very dissapointed in Sears and this product.


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dfhrfe45ye4ty4y4

Nortonville, KS

Mar 12 , 2015
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AVg

AVg

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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dfhrfe45ye4ty4y4

Nortonville, KS

Mar 12 , 2015
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average

average

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Hehehs7276262he

Chicago, IL

Mar 9 , 2015
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Good

Good

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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sraj

Germantown, MD

Mar 9 , 2015
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love it!

for the price.. i was looking a decent looking dishwasher. I love the steel colour and i wash dishes just perfect. i had very low budget and for this amount of money .. it woks better than i expected.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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LindaMacG

Woburn, MA

Mar 4 , 2015
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Dishwasher White

Seems to be a great dishwasher so far. Installation went well and received the dishwasher in a timely manner. We are both very satisfied with the dishwasher and customer service.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Didabas5

East Rochester, NY

Mar 4 , 2015
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Great value

I have owned three of these dishwashers now and I continue to be impressed with the quality for such a low price. They are surprisingly quiet and clean dishes very well. I was concerned at first about the all plastic construction, but have seen no issues so far. This is a Great buy at a Great price!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Rosangela

Lowell, MA

Mar 4 , 2015
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Nice Dishwasher

We are so happy with this new Kenmore dishwasher. It actually cleans and drys dishes like a dishwasher is supposed to.Looks nice, does great job cleaning and drying and fairly quiet

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Maggievalleygirl

Maggie Valley, NC

Mar 3 , 2015
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Frustrated

The only problem is the dishes do not dry. I even tried top of the line rinse aid. I see a coil in the bottom of the dishwasher but it doesn't dry the dishes. We had our house built and they put the cheapest Kenmore dishwasher in the house. I would of upgraded to a more expensive model if I knew that. I was under the impression that Kenmore were good in appliances. Not this one. Disappointed.


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Mar 2 , 2015
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Inexpensive but good

Purchased this dishwasher about a month ago and it works really good. My only minor complaint is that it doesn't completely dry every dish but I have yet to see a dishwasher that does. Good product for very reasonable price!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Upperlake

Lakeport, CA

Feb 26 , 2015
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Good value

This is a very nice dishwasher. The price and value are good. The machine is not noisy and seemed to do a pretty good job of cleaning. There were a couple of dishes that did not come compleatly clean, which was probably my fault. I don't use it every day so they might become tougher washer. Love it anyway.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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afrsdfw4534535

Chicago, IL

Feb 26 , 2015
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Good

Good

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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cloose

Pleasant Grove, UT

Feb 20 , 2015
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Best bang for the buck

This is the third one that I have bought in the last 6 months. It is a good washer for the price and Sears.com is great to deal with. There were some problems with delivery but they made it right. I don't know what the durability is going to be yet but time will tell.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Feb 18 , 2015
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kenmore black dishwasher

the dishwasher washed dishes fine they just didn't seem to dry quite so well as our old dishwasher with the stainless steel tub. the silverware basket didn't have the fold over dividers on all the sections which caused the silverware to double up and not dry.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Feb 18 , 2015
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24" Built-In Dishwasher - White

Very good dishwasher, easy to follow directions in manual and easy to install. Simple operations.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Feb 16 , 2015
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Gramere's Dishwasher

The Dishwasher fit well in the original space and it really looked good. The door is a little lower than the old dishwasher, but I love it.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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