Thermador DWHD651JFP dishwasher

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Summary: This Thermador conventional dishwasher has
  • A soil sensor.
  • An adjustable upper rack.
  • A delayed-start feature.
  • A stainless-steel interior.
  • All hidden controls.
  • Adjustable tines.
  • Ample flatware slots.
  • Time-remaining display.
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Type: Conventional dishwashers
About - Thermador DWHD651JFP

The Thermador DWHD651JFP is part of the dishwasher test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, dishwasher models like the DWHD651JFP 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.

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.

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Features & Specs - Thermador DWHD651JFP
info Ample flatware slots Yes
info Adjustable upper rack Yes
info Sensor Yes
info Self-cleaning filter No
info Hidden controls All
info Interior material stainless-steel
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Works great when it's not broken
Attractive Design
Cleans Well
Best Uses
The dishwasher does a great job when its working. I haven't had anything come out dirty even with three kids who don't always pre-rinse their dishes. The dishwasher is extremely quiet to the point that I never know if its running or not. The down side is so far I have had nothing but problems with it's reliability. Our original dishwasher was delivered damaged. A new one was ordered but it took Thermador over 3 weeks to send me a new one. Since then (4 weeks) I have had two service calls to fix the dishwasher including the current issue where the dishwasher has completely died. It could be a great dishwasher if we could just get it to work for more than a couple weeks without breaking.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Price Worth It
Attractive Design
Cleans Well
Comprehensive Manual
Drys Plastics Well
Easy To Load
No Need To Pre-reinse
Simple Controls
Best Uses
Baby Stuff
Delicate Items
Pots and Pans
My wife thought I was crazy to pay this amount for a dishwasher, but she has not comnplained at all about not having pre-rinse dishes (I really mean this!) and not having to towel-dry plastic containers after washing. Awesome top rack comes in handy for all the baby utensils, etc we have for our twins. The light display on the floor is great and the kids think it is fun!
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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