I was scrambling to find a replacement for my broken Bosch dishwasher but all major retailers were telling me I had to wait at least 2 weeks to get one delivered. We tried handwashing dishes like the "olden days" but both of us were working full time so the dishes were getting piled up too quickly. Feeling desperate, I looked around Craigslist and found a company called … [Read more...] about Buying a Scratch and Dent Appliance from Craigslist. Good or Bad idea?
Since installing my Bosch Integra dishwasher SHX45P06UC/64 in June of 2011, the dishwasher has performed very well. Although I had to make some majors repairs since purchase (i.e. replaced a water inlet valve in 2015, replaced a circulating pump in 2015 and replaced a drain pump in 2018, I attributed those problems to my neighborhood tied to a city water authority with hard … [Read more...] about Does it make sense to keep repairing your dishwasher?
Commonly referred to as fault codes, Bosch dishwashers store up to ten error code events in its flash ROM located on the control board(unless they are unplugged for a long time) The purpose of these error codes is to help you identify the part or parts that are causing problems such as not heating, stalling in washing or draining cycles, water not filling, etc. You need … [Read more...] about Bosch Dishwasher Common Error Codes
Summary #1 - When replacing a dishwasher, do not re-use the water supply elbow connector and hose. Install a new one instead. Summary #2 - Correct Replacement part and installation steps are included in this article I am very frugal and full hardheartedly buy into reduce, re-use and recycle mantra. So when I changed from a GE Profile (click here to read about … [Read more...] about Why You Should Use a New Water Supply Hose When Changing Dishwasher
I don't know about your household but it is not uncommon to run our dishwasher 2 or 3 times a day, pretty much every day. In addition to 2 young kids, my wife and I both work from home so we tend to generate tons of dirty dishes. Coupled that with very hard water (i.e. lots of minerals) where I live, it is critical to minimize the risk of a broken dishwasher with proper … [Read more...] about How to Clean and Maintain Your Bosch Integra Dishwasher