When you buy a new home appliance, it’s worth it to take a look at its warranty.
The manufacturer guarantees that the home appliances have been built to last.
In the case of the latest model of dishwasher, that means it will likely be more than ten years old.
The dishwasher warranty has also changed dramatically over the years.
For example, the warranty is no longer a one-year warranty, but an eight-year one, and it is much less common to buy a dishwasher with a one year warranty.
What do you need to know about dishwasher warranties?
You should always look at your dishwasher manufacturer’s warranty page to learn what your warranty covers.
There are several different types of warranties, including those for the dishwasher and refrigerator, as well as the electrical and plumbing systems.
Most of the dishwashing equipment manufacturers have a standard warranty, which is a four-year, two-year or one-time service obligation.
There’s a catch though.
If your dishwashing service is under one-month or two-month, you may not be able to take the dish washing equipment out of service and return it to the manufacturer.
If you do not have the money for an up-front repair, the manufacturer will replace the appliance and return the unit to you, but only at a cost of $100.
If the dishwashers you buy with the manufacturer’s service warranty have problems over time, the owner may not pay you the full repair price.
If that happens, you can file a claim with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to have your service covered under the manufacturer warranty.
However, the consumer protections agency can only take action if the dish washer is still being used and has problems.
If a dishwasher is returned, the company has the right to collect an administrative penalty from you, and you may lose your money.
For more information, check out the CFPB website.