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Bosch 800 Series DLX SHX68TL5UC dishwasher

 
Approximate retail price:
$1000
We expect this model to perform similarly to the tested Bosch 800 Series SHE68T55UC although it may differ in price and features.
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Type: Conventional dishwashers
User Reviews
User Reviews

 
2.0
Meh.
7/29/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Quiet
Simple Controls
Cons
Awkward Loading
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Doesn't Dry Well
Best Uses
General Purpose
Comment:
I purchased this dishwasher as it had some of the better reviews and I really loved the design. The third rack seemed like added space. I was wrong. Loading this dishwasher in general is very difficult. Items must be placed in a very specific manner or they don't fit and the 3rd rack isn't cleaned very well. I purchased it hoping I would be able to place silverware up there, but it doesn't get clean enough. Actually, none of the dishes were every really clean. They all remained slightly crusted even after pre-washing and my glasses were spotty. I changed to the recommended dishwasher tablets and rinse and there was a slight improvement. Finally, the dishes were never really dried. After a cycle the interior was always wet as were dishes and the front panel was always dripping and had food particles remaining. Very disappointed in this product. I really wanted to love it.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
No way!
3/13/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Quiet
Cons
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Best Uses
General Purpose
Comment:
Beautiful and quiet if that's all you require. Other than that it is downhill all the way. I never put glasses or cups away without checking for gunk. 70% of the time they require hand washing. I thought it was the size of the load so I reduced. Still the same outcome. If anything is in the way of a water jet that piece comes out dirty. My daughter's way cheaper brand does a great job. Just because it costs more doesn't mean it IS better.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Great Dishwasher
8/24/2014
Pros
Attractive Design
Cleans Well
Quiet
Simple Controls
Cons
Best Uses
General Purpose
Comment:
This dishwasher cleans well. I rarely have to pre-wash (except with cooked on egg, which seems to be the case with most dishwashers). I love how quiet it is! I really have no complaints about this dishwasher. It does what it's supposed to do. And it looks good, too.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
The Bosch 800 Series DLX SHX68TL5UC is part of the Dishwashers test program at Consumer Reports. The Bosch 800 Series DLX SHX68TL5UC Dishwashers features and specs include Interior material, Self-cleaning filter, Sensor, Stainless/SS-look option, Adjustable upper rack, Ample flatware slots, Hidden controls. In our lab tests, Dishwashers models like the Bosch 800 Series DLX SHX68TL5UC are reviewed on Noise, Overall score, Washing, Ease of use, Energy use, Cycle time (min.). Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Bosch 800 Series DLX SHX68TL5UC based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Bosch 800 Series DLX SHX68TL5UC include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Bosch 800 Series DLX SHX68TL5UC.
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