Frigidaire Gallery FGBD2445N[F] dishwasher

 
Approximate retail price:
$550
Summary: This Frigidaire conventional dishwasher has
  • A soil sensor.
  • An adjustable upper rack.
  • A delayed-start feature.
  • A self-cleaning filter.
  • A plastic interior.
  • No hidden controls.
  • Adjustable tines.
  • Time-remaining display.
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Type: Conventional dishwashers
About - Frigidaire Gallery FGBD2445N[F]

The Frigidaire Gallery FGBD2445N[F] is part of the dishwasher test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, dishwasher models like the Gallery FGBD2445N[F] are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Washing:
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.

Drying:
Drying is our assessment of how thoroughly a model dries plastic items, the most stubborn in any load. We evaluate drying performance using the same cycle we use for our Washing test. As directed by manufacturers, we use rinse aid in every load.

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

This brand is sold mostly at big-box stores, Independent appliance stores, and other national retailers for $300 to $800; the company also makes the Frigidaire Gallery and Frigidaire Professional lines. Frigidaire is known for its least expensive models. It introduced a gray-colored speckled stainproof tub and the Sahara Dry technology on it's models. Frigidaire is owned by Electrolux.

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Features & Specs - Frigidaire Gallery FGBD2445N[F]
info Ample flatware slots No
info Adjustable upper rack Yes
info Sensor Yes
info Self-cleaning filter Yes
info Hidden controls No
info Interior material plastic
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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User Reviews - Frigidaire Gallery FGBD2445N[F]
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4.0
Great mid line dishwasher
11/3/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Cleans Well
Easy To Load
Energy Efficient
Quiet
Simple Controls
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I've had this dishwasher for just over a year and i have to say I'm very happy with it. It cleans very well, doesn't take too long and is quiet. I like the gray speckled tub, it hides stains...probably the next best thing to stainless. <br /><br />I've only had a few occasions where I had to rewash something...otherwise it's been great.<br /><br />Love to adjustable rack and tines too. The flatware basket splits into 3 parts and I do that to spread it around and use it for different items. I leave one small basket on the top rack for tiny items.<br /><br />Range of cycles is good too. However the quick cycle which they call Top Rack is deceiving because it doesn't just operate the top rack only...both arms spray. It does a decent job though in just over an hour. Not sure why they call it that though, previous design called it Energy Saver which seems more appropriate.<br /><br />I haven't had any issues to date and I would def recommend this machine.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
2.0
Very Disapointed
8/16/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Cons
Doesn't Dry Well
Loud
Unreliable
Best Uses
General Purpose
Comment:
Two months after buying the first one it totally died, as in no elctronic lights or buttons responding at all. Had it replaced, and within a year it began to develop a creak in the door while opeing and closing that is unbearable. I have had dishwashers for years on end with no creak problem.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Doesn't dry!
8/26/2014
Pros
Easy To Load
Cons
Doesn't Dry Well
Long Cycle
Best Uses
General Purpose
Comment:
Have only used a few times. So far, it doesn't dry at all. It takes days with the door open to dry the water inside.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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