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I have 3 homes. My favorite is the Fisher & Paykel drawers. Efficient. The deep drawers hold everything. Large pots and tall wine glasses. The Asko will Not hold tall glasses. The silverware basket is not deep enough to hold silverware. And the start time of 2 to 4 sec is not enough. It was recommended by Sub-Zero which I am a huge fan. A KitchenAid would be better. If I could I would replace this piece of junk. Very disappointed in Dallas!!!
Our builder installed Asko dishwasher from Sub-Zero, it had broken soap dispenser. It took them 3 weeks to replace it, then 2 months later start button quit working and it took another 3 weeks to get it replaced.
Overall the Asko washer and dryer we have is incredibly perfect. They are reliable and fit neat in a 2'x2' space stacked. The only complaint is that they are super expensive and expensive to repair. For example, we needed to repair the dryer and the installation of a simple fan belt cost $600.
Water stays in bottom of washer after a run through. Water doesn’t completely drain. Mainly in cup at bottom. Has anyone had that problem? Is it normal? That’s after a load run through. It is an older Asko. I have turner off breaker for 30 seconds. And, have run through with vinegar and hot water. Checked catcher for residue. Checked drain pipe. Any ideas?
Had an old dishwasher which had some issue, called up customer service and they were very rude and uncooperative. Called them thrice for some issues and got all three different consultants and all of them are the same. The attitude was 'If you want it take it else leave it'.
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My dishwasher caught fire in the middle of the night on February 8th 2018... 10 months later and we still have not heard from them as to what the cause was. The dishwasher was supposed to be jointly dismantled by my insurance company and Asko. Asko is missing in action. They will not return any calls or send a representative. I had to get my children out in -15 weather when it caught fire... Our builders and insurance company were the only ones that have helped us. DO NOT BUY from ASKO.
It has a little tray to put sharp knives in. You can wash top or bottom shelf. The silverware basket can be removed-easier to put the silverware away. Dishes have always come out clean!
We bought an Asko dishwasher 2 years ago and it has failed to wash dishes properly since new. We have been trying to seek a resolution for this problem for years and have been fobbed off with a list of reasons for why the problems exist. On the first callout, the technician altered the water level. They have said that Asko deliberately set water levels low so Asko can get a better water efficiency rating. We have been told that Asko is not made for Australian conditions, they have suggested that we use too little or too much powder, there may be blockages or twists in hoses. Apparently they found fault in the motherboard which was changed, now they say it is the heating module. NONE of these fixes have solved the problem and the service department are difficult to get hold of and one was actually rude. At this point, we would definitely not recommend buying an Asko dishwasher.
This is a seriously overpriced machine (Asko Dishwasher) for what it does -- and doesn't do! It's not as quiet as a Bosch, it doesn't clean as well as a Kitchen Aid. Worst of all, reliability and service are through the floor -- it malfunctions, the servicemen don't know how to fix it, even with error codes, they scratch and dent it when they attempt repairs, and replacement parts take forever. I have had to wait two weeks for an uncertain repair. You may think these are made in Sweden, but they're actually made in Slovenia, as a result of a bankruptcy (well deserved) of the original company. I HATE my ASKO, the manufacturer, and the service people! AVOID THIS BRAND!!!
We bought an ASKO W6884 ECO washing machine which worked well until just over two years old and out of warranty, it started making slits in clothing amid a loud squeaking noise. I contacted ASKO who sent a service man costing $100, he telling me that the machine needed a new drive belt which would take a few days and cost $200. When he rang to return with this part, he asked me to disconnect the machine and have it ready for him, out from the cabinetry where I'd paid ASKO to install it when we bought it. I declined, politely telling him that it was his job.
When he arrived, he requested some towels which I assumed were to absorb any leaking water, but was surprised a short time later to find the kitchen floor and adjacent cabinetry awash, with him having rolled the towels up under his knees. A short time later, I heard a loud banging coming from the kitchen, and on walking in, found him kneeling on our towels, vigorously banging a claw hammer onto a shifting spanner to undo the lock nut at the back of the drum. He told me that the lock nuts on ASKO machines were always difficult to undo, that often these were sealed in with Loctite.
I told him to stop, to use a ring spanner as he was stripping the lock nut to which he replied that he didn't have one which very much surprised me. I told him to stop work and rang ASKO's service manager, an extremely rude, arrogant woman called Varni to whom I related what had happened and that I was very unhappy. The repairman appears to have been a backyarder contracted by ASKO, he having come without towels or proper tools, leaving the place with the floor and cabinetry still awash. I shall never buy or recommend ASKO to anyone, and hope for ASKO's sake that I never change my sales' job to selling household appliances.
Expensive and until now reliable 5 year old Asko W6444 front loading washing machine (purchased Oct. 2012). In May 2017 the gap seal burst out of machine door while machine was on. Contacted Asko to request a technician to come out. I explained what had happened. Person on phone said "we know about that problem". He said there is a Youtube video that we can watch explaining how to replace the seal ourselves and that way save a technician coming out. I asked if perhaps the seal had now stretched and might come off again. He said "it is a bit of a design fault". We watched the video and couldn't do it. Rang them again. The woman said we would have to pay for a technician to come out. I said "That's unfair because I was told it was a design fault". She repeated that we would have to pay. We needed the machine fixed and so I said "Alright, we'll pay in the first instance but I will take it further".
I then contacted Consumer Affairs. They said we shouldn't have to pay if it's a design fault. After it was fixed I wrote to Asko saying I wanted a refund for the technician. I received a reply which said the problem was my fault because either I had 1. an unbalanced load (my husband and I were standing next to the machine which sounded normal when suddenly the seal burst through the door). 2. Tried to clean the cabinet or seal area and rubbed it too hard (I hadn't cleaned it recently at all). 3. There was a water leakage because I had not pushed back the detergent dispenser properly (rubbish).
She said it was "certainly not a manufacturing defect" and was "a purely cosmetic part that can come off due to just normal wear and tear". She said that we were definitely obliged to pay. She said "I am sorry I cannot assist with refunding any costs AT THIS STAGE" (my capitals). Does this imply if I continue to argue she might... Pathetic. This problem is obviously VERY common for them to go to the expense and trouble of making a Youtube video on how to fix it yourself. Rubbish response.
We have done everything including having the rep visit our home and our Asko dishwasher either fails to dry the dishes or the detergent holder fails to open. This is our second Asko. The old one performed flawlessly for several years before finally wearing out. The new one is terrible and we cannot recommend it even though the company has tried to rectify the issues up to but NOT including replacing the unit. We will never buy another Asko appliance.
My oven is five years old. The interior light exploded when the door was opened while the oven was off. This required a replacement light. The tech came, replaced the light. Went to leave and I asked him why the light would now not turn off. After much fiddling he decided the motherboard was faulty and would need to be replaced. Have waited six weeks to be told they no longer supply spare parts for the oven. I have to buy a new one which they will discount. How amazing that a five year old appliance cannot be repaired. I'll never buy Asko again.
PLEASE DO NOT BUY ASKO APPLIANCES. ASKO are Cheat and will make you pay for after sales service, even if it covered under their warranty. As a lay person, we don't know what they have done, and they charge claiming this is not covered by warranty, claiming these particular repairs Not covered. Unfortunately Fair Trading also couldn't do anything. Once Again--Boycott ASKO.
In March 2015 I purchased an ASKO Dishwasher D5644. Purchase Date 23-3-15. Invoice ** from Domain Warrawong Sales person Robin. My ASKO dishwasher was delivered with front door damaged. I tried to contact the delivery guy to immediately return to my home and take my damaged dishwasher but wasnt able to contact him. After endless phone calls, emails to ASKO to supply me with a whole new dishwasher as a package in good working condition and quality, Sales Co-ordinator Rachael ** notified me via email that I will be only getting a replacement door panel. That Regional Appliances will be in touch to replace the door. I wasnt granted new dishwasher which I was terribly upset about.
Since then I have had Regional Appliances attend to my faulty dishwasher on 3 separate occasions. 16th Feb - Due to the control panel not working. The technician reset my dishwasher (never opened the control Panel) then worked for a further 6 weeks. 4th April Due to Control Panel not working (never opened the control Panel). Regional Appliance technician visited my home and the panel work immediately for him.
On the 4th April was told via phone call Sharon from Regional Appliances if their technician is to come out again and the control panel is working that I would be charged for this visit. A control panel was ordered by Regional Appliances but sent back to Asko supplier 3 months later. Between 4th April and 15th November 2016 last visit from regional Appliances. I have been turning my dishwasher off at the wall for a day or days until the dishwasher (control Panel) happens to come on. As I was reluctant to call Regional Appliances, I didnt want to be charged if it works for the Technician.
The last visit from the RA Technician I explained to him that it created an unsafe environment with a huge, loud noise early in the unawaken morning with smoke and smell. He then proceeded to try and take the door off with no luck. He then proceeded to try and take the front panel off with screwdrivers and a lot of hard pulling and damage to the inside of door. I then left him to himself as my husband is a tradesman and says he hates people watching him. Within seconds he had his bag and told me it had cockroach damage.
We decided to spend $2000 on a dishwasher for quality and a product that would last. This was not the case with ASKO! The dishwasher failed just after the two year mark. Our local ASKO serviceman came out and said the circuit board was broken and possibly the pump and he would look into replacements. The company did not call back, after two months I phoned them to ask what was being done, they said they would look into it and call back. I have not heard back from them, this business is called APTCO. Our issues were also logged with ASKO which they have done nothing about. So disappointed in this company and the product! A higher price tag does not get quality, customer support, and service.
This machine died after 5 years but started breaking down after 4 years. ASKO provided me with a new control board after I complained but the machine stopped working after 5 weeks. ASKO sent a repairman to my house to fix the machine but despite his belief that he had fixed it, he hadn't. I have seen many complaints on the internet about this model. I gather it has been withdrawn. ASKO make no attempt to compensate people for selling a substandard product.
When I first bought this item, the dashboard was faulty giving me an F4 signal, when there was no problem with the water supply. The next problem I had was the spinning. The washer would stop spinning. I booked a services, the guy took over 2 hours to fix it. Paid over $200 for the service. When he leaves the spinning is fixed and washer starts making noises. I call him up and he tells me the noise will go in a few days when whatever it is inside will go down the coin whole. Well the noise didn't go and guess what my washer isn't spinning any more less than two months after the service. So I call him up wanting to know answers and how typical it is of him to say I need to book another service.
We replaced a cheap 20 year old Kenmore dishwasher to upgrade to a stainless, expensive ASKO dishwasher # 5233. The old dishwasher worked perfectly but we bought the Asko as recommended by the P.C. Richard & Son salesman and we liked the idea of Swedish made vs Asian built. Well since day one it's been a complete disappointment. We have had repairmen in and they find nothing to repair. It's due to a design flaw. I even put the extended post cycle on to give more cleaning time and that doesn't help. I would strongly suggest to anyone buying a new dishwasher NOT to buy Asko.
Purchased ASKO front loading washing machine W6444 in April 2013 at a cost of $1499. Only 2 1/2 years old and a part of the front door cover flew off whilst on a spin cycle. A large crack has now appeared on the door. The detergent dispenser also leaks. Contacted ASKO on their 1300 number but was given the run around and disconnected. Followed up with an email to ASKO Australia explaining the problem but have received no response even though their website guarantees same day or next day response. Would never purchase another ASKO product.
We purchased washer, dryer, dishwasher. All of these appliances stopped working within five years. The cost to repair washer, $600.00 to start. Dryer $500.00, dishwasher still waiting for estimate. Have decided to simply purchase new products from a different manufacturer. Would never, never, never again purchase this brand. ASKO appliances are totally unreliable.
Terrible experience with Asko D5233. So disappointed in this dishwasher. We purchased it due to salesperson recommendation and a general appreciation for Swedish-made products. Our dishwasher needed multiple repairs within the first year - the only Asko-approved repair company came out and claimed there was nothing wrong, but we could see that there was food left on plates and major spotting. Repair person blamed it on the fact that the hot water took too long to get to the washer. Ridiculous, but we ran the hot water at the sink until it was hot, then ran the dishwasher and we got the same results.
Next the repair company suggested we had to first wash the dishes by hand and then put them in the dishwasher for a full cleaning. Complaints to Asko went absolutely nowhere. Asko refused to offer any solution. We spent over $800 on multiple repair visits and essentially gave up. We no longer use the dishwasher except as an overflow dish drainer to get our dishes dry.
We purchased an induction hotplate and oven 4 yrs. ago and have had numerous things go wrong with the left side of the hotplate. This happened even from the first day of installation and all we had from Asko was repair instead of replacing a faulty product. And now it has gone wrong again with the left side and the cost is in excess of $700. This is not what was expected with this company and is not good customer relations.
I bought a dishwasher in November 2015. In March 2015 the pump stop and the water stay in the dishwasher. I call for "service" and After 4 times the dishwasher isn't repair. The service is very poor. 3 months passed and I'm still waiting for a useful dishwasher. Never again...
ASKO dishwasher came with the home we bought. I cannot wait for it to die and because of that it will probably work forever to spite me. It does not clean dishes/glasses on top or bottom racks... silverware is spotty. The supporting prongs on the bottom rack are not tall enough to support plates or bowls so they are constantly falling onto each other cutting off water/soap flow. Only thing good is the availability of doubling the cup racks on the upper rack. I will not ever buy an ASKO anything.
Washer/dryer set are 5 years old. Washer has broken 3 times (Twice the magnet component on the drum broke and once the latch had a short in the switch and wouldn't start). All three of the repairs were under warranty but all took a week or more to be fixed. Now the dryer is broken. Faulty gas valve. No longer under warranty. I wouldn't recommend Asko appliances to anyone.
W6221 - Bought the washer in 12/2001 for the internal heater and temp settings. In 5/2007 it stopped working, did not spin. Ended up replaced, level switch Board Control and Motor for a cost of $653.00. 2/2015 it stopped working on every cycle. Push the start button and only hear a click, nothing else happens except the door lock releases when pushed. This model does not have a led display so no error codes are displayed.
We spent $1000 - bought a Rangehoods from Asko end of Dec last year. It broke down in 20 days. We have called Asko how many times...They can't fix it, they would keep on telling you to get the replacement only after their manager approved. When? No time schedule for you at all. Ask more? They are getting angry with you. We paid $1000 for a nightmare. Our house has been off the Rangehoods for 4 weeks and never know how far we still need to go. My brand new kitchen is getting yellow and my ceiling is changing colour. We have no choice because we bought an ASKO product.
We replaced our old ~10 yr dishwasher because some rust was beginning in it, with a new ~1000 dollar Asko dishwasher... if I could get the old dishwasher back, I would. The Asko dishwasher will probably rank high in all categories except for one, it does not wash the dishes very good. Yes, it is quiet; yes it uses less water; but it does not clean your dishes very well * AND * it takes a LONG time doing a bad dish washing job too (2.5 to 3.5 hours). Unless you are the type that pre-washes your dishes good before you put them in the dishwasher, then this dishwasher is not for you.
Purchased new 8/4/14 model d5893, ser #084301766667. Installed ~8/11/14. Worked the 1st time when installer checked it out. Not worked since 1st tech suggested new tech because he couldn't for 2 weeks. Took another wk for #2 tech. Part back-ordered, heard nothing for 1 week. Will it ever work?
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