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Samsung DW80F800UWS Dishwasher

 
Price range:
$644.00 - $966.37
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Summary: This Samsung conventional dishwasher has
  • A soil sensor.
  • An adjustable upper rack.
  • A delayed-start feature.
  • A self-cleaning filter.
  • A stainless-steel interior.
  • All hidden controls.
  • Adjustable tines.
  • Ample flatware slots.
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Community icon35 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Conventional dishwashers
User Reviews
User Reviews

 
1.0
Very Unhappy
2/27/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Cleans Well
Easy To Load
Quiet
Simple Controls
Cons
Doesn't Dry Well
Unreliable
Best Uses
Delicate Items
General Purpose
Pots and Pans
Comment:
We have had this Samsung dishwasher for 13 months, and now we are getting the IE error message. The cost to fix it, including the technician visit, is $430. Without the repair, it does not work. Based on what I'm reading about this model, I'm planning to just buy a new dishwasher.<br /><br />It did work well up until now. My only problem was that dishes were typically still wet after the cycle finished. <br /><br />I would not recommend this product; I suppose it serves me right for not consulting CR before I bought it.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Design flaw - do not buy
2/24/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Quiet
Cons
Awkward Loading
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Doesn't Dry Well
Best Uses
Smaller Kitchens
Comment:
I had this model for less than one year when it showed an IE or 1E error message (high temperature heating error) and would no longer start. Now it will cost me $420 to replace the ECS Sensor and the main board. From what I understand from talking to the repairman, the original ECS Sensor had two functions - one was to read the temperature and the other was to detect water. Anytime there was a drainage problem (which might be remedied by something as simple as cleaning the filter), the ECS Sensor would shut the dishwasher down and render it unusable until replaced. Replacing the main board was necessary to get the software upgrade to override the problem with the ECS Sensor, otherwise the problem would simply repeat itself. Yes, that's right, I am paying $420 to remedy Samsung's design flaw. Samsung should have recalled this model.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
2.0
Don't buy
1/18/2015
Pros
Easy To Load
Energy Efficient
Quiet
Simple Controls
Cons
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Unreliable
Best Uses
Comment:
The dishwasher keeps getting the OE error code. I'm reasonably handy and went through all the easy checks on the dishwasher and didn't find anything obvious. I called Samsung when this first happened months ago (~6 months after we got it) and they sent a repair technician OVER 3 WEEKS LATER. The wife was extremely unhappy about doing dishes by hand with how much we paid for this dishwasher. The technical replaced almost everything (PCB, sensors, etc.). Now about the same period later, we have the same issue. <br /><br />Last time I complained about the 3 weeks of waiting for the technical, they extended the warranty on the unit. Looks like we'll be going through this again.<br /><br />I would not buy another Samsung dishwasher at this point due to the issues with the unit and after sales support.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Samsung DW80F800UWS is part of the Dishwashers test program at Consumer Reports. The Samsung DW80F800UWS Dishwashers features and specs include Self-cleaning filter, Sensor, Stainless/SS-look option, Adjustable upper rack, Ample flatware slots, Hidden controls, Interior material. In our lab tests, Dishwashers models like the Samsung DW80F800UWS are reviewed on Noise, Overall score, Washing, Ease of use, Energy use, Cycle time (min.). Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Samsung DW80F800UWS based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Samsung DW80F800UWS include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Samsung DW80F800UWS.
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