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Gary James

Yes, but are they the new "replace in seven years" because they stop working appliances? We currently have a 1989 Whirlpool dishwasher and a 2007 Jenn-Air Convection Oven with down vent. Guess which one hasn't broken down yet? And which has had the control pad replaced twice, the probe stopped working in 2012, the knobs have had to be replaced because the finish burns off (4 times now at $55/a set)... And due to the design of the kitchen, with the venting downward, guess who is the only manufacturer of a down vent oven? Guess how much this $1750 oven now runs, if you can find one? About $4000. Must be nice.


   
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drdeb1234

My 2002 Kitchenaide gas cooktop and oven - not expensive to begin with- are both working perfectly, and other than the ice maker, the fridge is too. There have been minor repairs over the years, but I'm sure in no hurry to replace them with overly-complicated, overpriced, new appliances!

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Lori

Gary, my Whirlpool dishwasher bit the dust one week after the warranty expired. With what it cost to repair (it needed a new motor), we bought a new KitchenAid dishwasher that was still going strong when we replaced it after 15 years when we remodeled (except for all the plastic/was coming off the trays). We replaced it with a Bosch. The Bosch in our Lakehouse was installed in 1996. We have repaired it once.

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