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Great mid-level washer
I am very pleased with the super quiet Bosch 24" Ascenta Dishwasher (SHE3AR76BK). I replaced a loud 14-year old budget level washer that didn't perform well, so it's a dream in...Read complete review
I am very pleased with the super quiet Bosch 24" Ascenta Dishwasher (SHE3AR76BK). I replaced a loud 14-year old budget level washer that didn't perform well, so it's a dream in comparison. However I did give it a good workout and it passed with flying colors. I had friends for dinner; a beef roast braised in red wine, au gratin potatoes, roasted veggies and before cleanup, had an emergency that left the dirty dishes, glasses, pots and pans sitting on the counter for over four days. When I got back (yes, it was pretty gross) I threw them in the dishwasher without any pre-washing and to my extreme surprise, everything—even the dutch oven with baked on red wine stains & the cheesy potato pan—came out spotless! I do use the recommended Finish all-in-one tabs & rinse agent and have never had a dish come out less than spotless. I can see why it was Consumer Report's Best Buy in 2012. I like the adjustable top rack. On the lower setting, I can get stemware on top and still have room for a 12" fry pan on the lower rack. I purchased the Dishwasher Accessory Kit with it and am pleased with the vase/bottle holder and plastic item clips. I tend to run it before bed and leave the unloading 'til I'm home from work, so I haven't had an issue with the long cycle time or drying like some others have. I have zero complaints about the washer. It was a bit awkward to load in the beginning, but that was more about me getting used to the different rack layout than a design issue. Great dishwasher for the price.
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I wanted to buy the model my the model my mother purchased 3 months ago, but it had been discontinued. This was, according to the Abt website, the model that replaced it. ...Read complete review
I wanted to buy the model my the model my mother purchased 3 months ago, but it had been discontinued. This was, according to the Abt website, the model that replaced it. All I can say is never buy a dishwasher without reviews..they sure saw me coming.I replaced my 25 year old maytag that no longer cleaned or dried well. I was too tired to re-do all the research my mom had done so I bought this model.Cleans some stuff, but not everything...it works best if you rinse your dishes first. It is suggested that you scrape your dishes, but not rinse (what a load of nonsense)I noticed the inside started to stink after the first 3 loads. I checked the filter and rinsed it..nothing really to clean. The next time I ran the "sanitize" cycle and the odor went away. Then I ran a "normal" wash and the stink was back. AND, I am still drying the dishes
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Good Replacement dishwasher
About Me Every day user
Comments about Bosch 24" Ascenta Series Stainless Steel Built-In Dishwasher:
So far this has been an incredibly quiet and efficient replacement for our last dishwasher- a GE Profile. The amount of noise was very much a factor in our decision, as our kitchen, dining area and living room are all connected. A loud dishwasher can really drown out a conversation or the television. No longer a problem. The cost and value on this unit was also good, and it should serve us well over the long term. As we tend to pre-rinse, it has been flawless in the cleaning category. One noticeable difference for us was that the cycles tend to go much longer than our past dishwasher. This is not necessarily a bad thing, just something we were a bit surprised with.
Service and delivery comments:
Delivery and installation were quick and efficient, as always with ABT.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Love the dishwasher
from La Grange, IL
We went from cloudy dishes with lots of gunk left on them with our old GE to never having to 'rerun' dishes. I get why some would question the tines too close together - but it allows for greater density of dishes being able to be loaded...
Great delivery and install from ABT - on time and they wanted to get the job done right...
I would definitely buy this again
By susie homemaker
from chicago, illinois
About Me Avid Cook
Comments about Bosch 24" Ascenta White Built-In Dishwasher:
The only con is like everyone says tines are close together. I find myself washing serving trays by hand. The other thing is there is water left in the filter after the load is done.
By Kevin Smith
from Des Plaines, IL
About Me Casual Cook
Very quiet and cleans efficiently
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
it works very good.now. that you fix it &it was fast. thank
from downers grove.
Great machine and so much quieter than our old machine.
Comments about Bosch 24" Ascenta Series Black Built-In Dishwasher:
Sooooo easy to use!
Delivery and install was as advertised. I was very impressed that the installer was able to give me startup and detailed instruction...it was great!
Good quality dishwasher
By Wicker Park Homeowner
About Me Gourmet Chef
from La Grange
Does an excellent job on dishes. Very professional installation. No regrets.
Works fine Lots of plastic I should have upgraded to the next level up
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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