How long does your dishwasher run?

We just installed a new dishwasher by Maytag and it says it supposed to run 2 hours plus?! Does your dishwasher run this long? It just seems long to me?!

  • SHARE THIS QUESTION:
jessduncan77

Asked by jessduncan77 at 8:28 AM on Mar. 3, 2009 in Food & Drink

142 Level 6
This question is closed and filed in the CafeMom Encyclopedia.
Answers (6)
  • You know, my husband and I were just noticing that it takes our dishwasher FOREVER to run a complete cycle. I would guess it is, in fact, over 2 hours. Doesn't seem like it should take that long, does it?
    BlueFrogMama

    Answer by BlueFrogMama at 8:30 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

    Credits: 12 Level 2
    Votes up:0 Votes down:0
  • ya it does...we did our kitchen over since we never took any money out of the eqiuty and have had the house for 20 yrs.oh well yes my husbandd picked out this out of control dishwasher but it does run for 2 hrs....and you know it doesnt get the dished that clean?????i would wash them myself but we still dont have a counter top or sink after a month????
    snowmom974

    Answer by snowmom974 at 8:32 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

    Credits: 3 Level 1
    Votes up:0 Votes down:0
  • Mine has 3 different settings, the longest takes about 2 hrs. The one I usually use takes about an hr and a half, and the shortest is about an hour. It does take a while, but I don't care b/c it means I'm not standing out there washing dishes.
    tropicalmama

    Answer by tropicalmama at 10:04 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

    Credits: 155 Level 7
    Votes up:0 Votes down:0
  • I was just noticing that about mine too! The third setting is about two hours. I don't like that so since I prewash I use light wash with high heat water temp just to sanitize.
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 11:46 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

    Credits: 40 Level 4
    Votes up:0 Votes down:0
  • I never use my dish washer...NEVER!

    Why? Because I hate to load and unload it!
    Arbonne-me

    Answer by Arbonne-me at 5:35 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

    Credits: 0 Level 1
    Votes up:0 Votes down:0
  • Mine takes a while. But I put dishes in turn it on and go about my business. Same with the washer and dryer. Usually I can get my home cleaned while the dishwasher and laundry is going. I love it makes life so much easier.
    lady-J-Rock

    Answer by lady-J-Rock at 11:04 AM on Mar. 4, 2009

    Credits: 592 Level 11
    Votes up:0 Votes down:0
close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN