dacor oven and microwave are terrible applicances - do not purcha

RBlanJune 1, 2014

I purchased a Dacor DO130 and a Dacor microwave and they are both AWFUL. The oven is broken and is less than a year old. The microwave has fewer features than the Kenmore Elite I had before. I could list on and on the things that are terrible about these appliances, I just want to keep others from making the same mistake I did. I didn't do enough research before I purchased, was in a hurry and just bought them. I thought ovens usually lasted for years and were pretty much the same in quality and value. I leared my lesson the hard way. DO NOT PURCHASE ANYTHING FROM DACOR If someone would like the problems listed out I can do that in future posts - just let me know.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
wekick

The oven should be under warranty. Dacor bought my appliances back because they could not fix them.

    Bookmark   June 1, 2014 at 9:42AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sahmmy_gw

The Dacor MW is made by Sharp. If you don't like the MW, blame Sharp.

I actually have a 10-year-old Dacor all-gas range, and it has not had a moment of trouble in 10 years. But I understand that appliances today are not made they way they used to. If Dacor won't replace your wall oven under warranty, you can search this forum for recommendations for other wall ovens. But from posts on this forum, it is difficult to find a wall oven that is problem-free. I think Bosch is one of the good ones. Also, people used to say the Wolf wall oven is the gold standard, but it has had problems lately with chipping on the interiors. DCS is also a good brand for you to look into as a replacement.

    Bookmark   June 1, 2014 at 10:50AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sjhockeyfan325

Actually, all he said about the microwave was it has fewer features than his other one. Doesn't fall on Sharp. (Or on Dacor, frankly, because if he'd bothered to look, he'd have known about the features)

    Bookmark   June 1, 2014 at 11:45AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
hvtech42

Okay, and how was Dacor's response? Did you even contact them? All appliances break, sometimes even in the first year, and what sets manufacturers apart is how they deal with the problems, not whether they have problems or not. If Dacor blew you off and refused to honor the warranty, now THAT would be something to post about, but I'd think if that happened you would have mentioned it. With the way your post is now, you could insert any other brand in the place of Dacor.

Also, please do list the things that you don't like about the appliances. If you are going to call them "terrible" you might as well go into more detail and help out people who are considering buying them in the future.

    Bookmark   June 1, 2014 at 11:50AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sahmmy_gw

Sjhockeyfan - good point. I'd also like to know which features the OP felt were missing in the Dacor/Sharp MW. All the MWs I've seen these days are so loaded with features and functions, even the cheapest ones, that I cannot imagine what could be missing from the one the OP has. You can find a $100 countertop MW and it seems to have everything. I am going to assume the OP is talking about the Dacor DMW2420S, because s/he did not mention convection, and the DMW2420S is the one Dacor offers without convection. According to the description, it looks loaded.

I wonder if we will even hear from the OP again. I find a pattern in the posters who blow in, have their very first post on the day they sign up to be a rant, but a rant without a lot of detail, and then never return.

Here is a link that might be useful: Dacor MW DMW2420S

    Bookmark   June 1, 2014 at 2:33PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tim45z10

This post and the appliance mania post may have been written by the same person.

    Bookmark   June 1, 2014 at 5:23PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
essentials you can't live without in your front load washing machine?
I am trying to purchase a new washing machine for our...
abick2
Anyone have a Jenn-Air 48' range?
Hello, I was ready to buy a 48" DCS 5-burner w/griddle...
susan3733
Getting the most out of Miele Masterchef?
Probably a dumb question... There are a lot of different...
schicksal
Magnetic SS Refrigerator
My wife and I keep going back and forth on the issue...
greasetrap
Can't adjust door spring on Miele Futura Dimension DW (G 5675
We just installed my new Miele dishwasher and the door...
jan_in_davis
Sponsored Products
Nonstick Six-Cup Tiered Cakelette Pan
$12.99 | zulily
BergHOFF Zeno 12 Piece Cookware Set - 1112275
$599.99 | Hayneedle
Calphalon AcCuCore Sauce Pan with Cover - 1833940
$235.00 | Hayneedle
Deluxe Nonstick Five-Piece Baking Set
$49.99 | zulily
Lodge Cast Iron Melting Pot
$14.95 | FRONTGATE
Denby Heritage Terrace Accent Salad Plate - TER-004D
$69.99 | Hayneedle
Fiesta Dinnerware Scarlet 6 5/8 in. Utensil Crock - 447326
$41.99 | Hayneedle
Nonstick 9'' Round Cake Pan
$7.49 | zulily
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™