Rated 4 out of 5 by SCBuzz Quiet, efficient machine, but silverware basket needs some work
I've had this machine for about a month and am well pleased with it's performance. I am using the recommended detergent and rinse aid, and dishes come out very clean. It is also amazingly quiet. As with all eco-friendly washers these days, cycle times are very long, but since it is so quiet, that's not a problem for me.
My one criticism is the silverware basket that is designed to fit either on the door, or on/in the lower rack. It fails on a number of counts. First, the slots you are supposed to insert your silverware in are not big enough for most handles, then, when you flip the slot panels up -as instructed - silverware can slip sideways into the bottom of the basket. Second, when placed on the door, any long handled items collide with the soap dispenser. Third, when placed on the front of the lower rack, the basket merely rests on a couple of pegs and comes off easily. So, my solution was to remove the slots panels, modify the partitions inside the basket, and place it inside the lower rack. That seems to work fine. I am left wondering, however, if Whirlpool user-tested this silverware basket at all.
All in all, this is a good dishwasher, and despite the silverware issue, I would still recommend it.
April 5, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jerry47 great product
We really enjoy this dishwasher, the performance, quality, how easy it is to use, quietness and how it really cleans.
December 1, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by dave sound & performance are great
sound level is great, performance is great, unit is easy to use.
not crazy about the loading racks, also had to put a sticker on the normal wash button, lettering hard to read without glasses
September 20, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by ChuckB This dishwasher is so quiet.
When our Frigidaire dishwasher died we knew we didn't want another one because it was so loud that it made watching TV unpleasant. We did our homework and ended up with our Whirlpool and we love it. The cost was even less than what we expected for a dishwasher with the about of features this has. It is so quiet we can't even tell it is running. It also leaves our dishes clean without and smell or residue from left over food and soap. If you are in need of a dishwasher I wouldn't look any further.
November 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by DPLG This dishwasher quietly does what it's supposed to do: clean dishes!
So far I am very happy with the design and performance of this dishwasher. I'm a light sleeper, and although I sleep within 20 feet of the machine, it does not wake me up. I was pleasantly surprised by this, since my last dishwasher, which was far more expensive, sounded like a superhighway was in my kitchen! Sometimes, you don't have to spend top dollar to get a quality product that is made in America! My refrigerator (which I've owned for 14 years and is still going strong) and so far, this dishwasher, are a testament to this fact.
November 4, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Zena Cleans well. Hard to load
I like the way the dishwasher cleans. My dishes do not have to be washed carefully before I put them in, however I hate the silverware basket. If it is inside the bottom rack there is not enough room for dishes and if it is hooked in the door some of the shorter utensils become caught in the drainage holes in the basket and they are difficult to get out.
November 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mjcarmen This product is works as great as it looks
Thin product is very easy to use and cleans great. It even cleaned my older plastic containers that I was going to throw away, but I washed this first and put them away instead of in the trash. The bottom tray slides is removable and that makes it easier to load. I would like for the top tray to have been lower or adjustable though.
November 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Brit The sound is barly audible
So pleased with the way the dish washer worked, such nice clean dishes really enjoying it.
November 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by LoMac Quiet, works well, roomy -- and, it looks great!
Installed the WDF775 Jan. '13 (had it 9 weeks now) -- so far, I really like it. Don't forget to buy a rinse aid -- it's a must! Otherwise glasses & dishes won't dry and the inside of tub stays damp. Holds a lot more than my old unit (14 year old GE). Very roomy on the inside - distance between top shelf & top of unit is great - able it hold taller glasses or large plastic cups. Same with bottom shelf. Not sure if I like the silverware in the door yet, but am able to move the rack very easily to the bottom shelf and it's narrow enough to not waste a lot of space. It was a little pricier than other models but so far, seems worth it. Oh - and it's nice looking and quiet too.
March 24, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nannilee1 I love the quietness of operation.
It is nice to have the option of using the silverware holder either inside the door or on the bottom rack. Overall good quality.
November 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by stewie12 Best of the best !
This dishwasher (Whirlpool Gold with Quite Partner lIV sound package) is very good. It cleans perfectly and above all it is very, very quiet.
You can actually sit in the same room when it is running and not know for sure if it is working. It is that quiet !
To top it off it is Energy Star rated. I received a $50.00 rebate from my utility company for purchasing this product.
I would recommend it to anyone.
September 20, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by sherski3 BEST DISHWASHER OUT THERE
QUIET, CLEANS GREAT, MANY OPTIONS, LOTS OF ROOM FOR EVERYTHING,DISHES, BOWLS, POTS AND PANS,ETC.
November 8, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Woodchuck This product does not have a large enough silverware basket
The silverware basket is too small. The previous basket on old dishwasher was twice the size. The location of basket (on the door) is awkward to place silverware into basket. Poorly designed.
July 28, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by fshnfun Ease of use and super quiet
This is one of the quietest dishwashers ever! Instead of waiting until bed when no one is trying to do something, now we can run it and no one even knows it's running! It also has many settings at your finger tips.
October 30, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by willard style and color
quite and room for lots of goodies to wash, several options for different types of plates, silver and glassware
October 29, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Elvin28 Great product
After 6 months having this product still works perfectly. It's really quiet and it does not scare the cat :-)
October 29, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by clhilde A Solid Dishwasher
We installed this machine a couple months ago. It's a huge improvement over the 20 year old machine we replaced! First what I like:
> Stainless steel tub
> Lots of room for tall glasses
> Flexible loading
> Power Scour feature
> Front mounted controls
> Easy to clean filter
> Energy efficient
What I don't like:
> Tiny slots in the silverware rack that won't fit our wide handled silverware
> Removing the loaded (door mounted) silverware rack is awkward because it hits the soap dispenser. Also, the bottom rack gets hooked on items in the silverware dispenser. We selected this machine primarily because of the silverware rack but I find it to be the machine's biggest drawback
> Too much food gets redeposited and dried onto the dishes instead of being caught in the trap.
> The buttons feel flimsy. I expect them to break too soon.
February 7, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Hawkeye Same great reliability
We have just updated our kitchen with Whirlpool stainless steel Refigerator, Disshwasher and Mkicrowave Oven and are well pleased with the appearance and performance. We have used Whirlpool appliances for over twenty years and will continue by replacing our current washer and dryer with the Whirlpool brand..
July 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by MrsSissyB This product is filled with a lot of extra features. The capacity for more dishes is great. The way it soaks the dirt off is wonderful.
I love this dishwasher. It is just as they say for quietness and efficiency. I particularly love the extra jets in the back for scrubbing heavy duty stuck on food. The water is very strong and they come out clean without all the hard scrubbing. Another one of the features I love is the way the silverware holder is on the door and does not waste space inside the dishwasher. Whirlpool is the only manufacturer I know who has this. I also love the extra large space inside which allows me to run the dishwasher less often. Thanks, Whilrlpool. I have only bought the Whirlpool Gold the last two times I have had to make a purchase but this one surpasses the other one a lot.
February 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by anne58 I'm a lifelong Whirlpool appliance purchaser
I cook 3 meals every day and my dishwasher is the hardest working appliance in my home. I am over the moon with my new dishwasher purchase. I have always had a Whirlpool dishwasher in my home. The last one lasted 17 years. My favorite feature is the 'in the door' silverware basket.My newest model is so very quiet, you don't even know when it is working. In the last 17 years there have been many innovations to your dishwashers. The innovation that makes the most difference is the removal of the center water spout. I can place tall pots and large platters in both the top and bottom levels. I can put many, many more items in my dishwasher.
February 7, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by wade This product has all the features I wanted, crystal and china, overnight, delay and normal and heavy soiled
I love the new dishwasher. All the features I wanted are on it , you don't even know it is on. I love having the filter if food is left on plates, all the different selections, heavy load, china and crystal, rinse only, quick wash, delay or overnight and of course normal. I love the sleek look, and no fingerprints show on the stainless steel front. I would highly recommend the dishwasher. It also has a filter that you can take out to clean if food is left on the dishes before they are put in the dishwasher. Great feater, no clogging.
April 22, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by AME8429 Does not sand up to the quality and durability of earlier Whirlpool Dishwashers
I thought we were purchasing a quality diswasher. The racks are made of very thin gage wire and the top rack keeps falling out of its track making every time we load/unload a challenge to prevent the dishes/glasses from crashing down on the dishes below. I previously purchased a whirlpool several years ago and was very pleased. I am not please with this one.
May 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by pgardner This dishwasher is quietly and elegantly efficient.
The dishwasher is so quiet that sometimes I check to make sure it is really turned on. The capacity is very nice and even some of my larger pots fit easily in it. I like that the door stays exactly where I open it to and doesn't slam shut or open all the way. I appreciate all of the options for cleaning and drying. I suppose you could say that I like everything about this dishwasher! Thank you.
May 9, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bellie This product is pretty, quiet and effective
The dishwasher has a stainless steel tub which requires you to use a rinse aid to keep from moisture build up...once you figure that out it always looks great! The silverware organizer is great to have. You need to put dirty dishes in to get a better clean...no rinsing beforehand! This dishwasher is very quiet. I sometimes have to go check to see if it is running. Overall very happy with this product.
May 7, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by TGB3 Good value for price
We purchased this dishwasher as an upgrade to a slightly older and more basic Whirlpool model two months ago. Overall we are very happy with it's design and performance. Most washes all of the dishes are super clean. It seems to be very efficient and is much quieter than our old dishwasher.
The deep tub and variety of washing options are a definite plus, though it's taken some time to learn to stack everything just right in order to make sure every single dish gets perfectly clean, especially when using 'sensor wash'.
I would definitely recommend this model.
February 14, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wesley66 Amazing lack of sound
We bought this product based upon other reviews we read. We were not disappointed. My wife likes to "wash" the dishes before putting them in the dishwasher and I like to put dishwashers to the test. I have yet to find any food residue on any of our dishes. I think you've finally convinced my wife to stop prewashing dishes before putting them in the dishwasher. The biggest feature that has won us over is how quiet this unit is. We don't hear it running. It's amazing. We also love the Eco mode and the overnight mode. Wonderful.
March 13, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jake45 Best dishwasher I've ever owned
This dishwasher is the best that I've ever owned. It is so quiet I have to listen intently to know that it is running. The dishes come out clean and dry every time. Controls are simple and intuitive. Height adjustment on the top rack is relatively easy. We like the optional placement of the silverware basket in either the rack or attached to the door to make more room. Love the stainless steel construction ! The unit is on the high end for price, but is a value for what you get.
February 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by poobah Really quiet and does a great cleaning job
We ordered the first dishwasher and unfortunately it came in damaged. Whirlpool was very quick to get us a replacement. The machine is different, not difficult, to load than our previous Fridgidaire model, but we are getting used to it. It cleans fantastically and have put it through some baked on messes. It is quiet and feature rich. We are very satisfied and recommend it.
April 4, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Melvyn Does the job, and quite well
It's not the absolute quietest, but it's very quiet. Capacity is good and cleaning performance is superb. Controls are needlessly complicated, but you can ignore most of them (and you do--we all end up using one or two things over and over again on such appliances). A "countdown" like on some models is the only thing I miss. Even that is a minor omission.
April 4, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Tbell This product does a great job cleaning the dishes
The control buttons dont work properly, its hard to set anything since when you set how you want your dishes to be cleaned and hit the start buttom nothing happens.on the other hand when you finally make it work the dishes came out super clean and shiny, very quiet you can barely heard the machine. Not easy to use, but when it does its fantastic!!
April 4, 2013