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Fisher & Paykel DD24DCTX7 dishwasher

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$1,299.00 - $1,701.69
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Summary: This Fisher & Paykel dishwasher drawer has
  • A soil sensor.
  • A plastic interior.
  • Some hidden controls.
  • Adjustable tines.
  • Ample flatware slots.
  • Time-remaining display.
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Type: Dishwasher drawers
About - Fisher & Paykel DD24DCTX7

The Fisher & Paykel DD24DCTX7 is part of the dishwasher test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, dishwasher models like the DD24DCTX7 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Assessed by running the normal or equivalent cycle to clean a full load--10 place settings of very dirty dishes that were scraped but not rinsed. We examine the dishes and glassware for residual food after cleaning.

Energy use:
For a normal cycle. The largest portion is needed for heating water, both at the water heater and in the machine.

Judged during fill, wash, and drain, mainly by a listening panel.
About This Brand

This maker is known for having introduced the dishwasher drawer to the U.S. market.

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Features & Specs - Fisher & Paykel DD24DCTX7
info Ample flatware slots Yes
info Adjustable upper rack No
info Sensor Yes
info Self-cleaning filter No
info Hidden controls Some
info Interior material plastic
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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User Reviews - Fisher & Paykel DD24DCTX7
User Reviews
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Buying a third one for my new house. Love this dishwasher!
Convenient Loading
Easy to clean
Energy efficient
Gentle On My China
Later Vers More Reliable
New Mod Fits Lg China
Small loads
Needs cleaning often
not for lg family
Best Uses
No Bending Stooping
Older Couple
Small Frequent Loads
We are retired and have more small plates, cups, glasses. We do not feel guilty loading up and running several times in a day. We love that we do not have to bend over and pull out wire trays to load and unload.<br />Best of all, the dishes are clean! Because the drying cycle is not heated, the cycle is long but we are not in a hurry and get some satisfaction knowing the air drying is kind to the planet. We had problems with the original so we checked carefully before purchasing again. We found that the most serious issues had been addressed. We have been using a standard dishwasher for the past 2 years and can hardly wait to have one again in our new home.<br />Our kids had one but it was not the right choice for a growing family. Not enough space and not as rugged. They also were in a hurry so needed a faster cycle.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
Unreliable, riddled with design flaws, and expensive to fix
Expensive parts
Poor customer service
Uneducated Repair Network
Best Uses
I bought a Fisher & Paykel dd 6051 when I built a new home. Since year 1 this unit has been nothing but problematic. I've replaced countless rotors, motors, hoses, valves, and boards. I am not at the point whereas the service calls have amounted more to the cost of the unit. I've decided to replace it with a KitchenAid conventional unit. They have lost me as a customer-I'll never buy again.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
Horrible piece of junk!
Build Up Of Mold On Scree
Best Uses
I Try Not To Use It
This is also our second DD Dishwasher because they couldn't fix the first one and it was still under warranty. It does not drain properly therefore you get a black mold build up of scum underneath the bottom plate. It does not clean the dishes properly because the water shoots the dirt from the bottom back onto the plates and glasses and utensils. I will never have another one even if someone gave it to me. Problem is everyone complains but the company does not follow up with the complaints. It would be nice to have a little courtesy letter or phone call or a representative who has the interest in their product to come out to a home and look at what we are complaining about. As I read the reviews they all seem to be close in dissatisfaction so Fisher Paykel owners what are you going to do about this? Just let it go or be courteous enough to the consumer to respond and maybe take a little pride in your product.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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