Bosch SHX45P05UC 24 inch Integra 500 Series Fully Integrated Dishwasher - Stainless Steel

The Bosch SHX45P05UC 24" Integra 500 Series Dishwasher is a convenient, safe, and reliable machine fit for any kitchen. This dishwasher model offers four wash cycles and two options. Its triple filtration system ensures that only clean water touches your dishes. Also, the machine comes with the AquaStop Leak Protection system to ensure that there are no water leaks that will seep into your kitchen floor.


Key features

- The Bosch SHX45P05UC 24" Integra 500 Series dishwasher is an energy-efficient kitchen appliance. The EcoSense technology also reduces energy use by up to 20%.
- Small dishwashing loads can be easily accommodated by the half load option.
- Dishwashing does not need to take long with the 30-minute quick wash.
- Plastic dishes will not melt under the heated water with its concealed heating element.
- The machine also utilizes two pumps in order to minimize the noise and vibration produced by the machine.

Advantages

The Bosch SHX45P05UC 24" Integra 500 Series dishwasher has a 14 place setting capacity that allows several dishes to fit into the tub and the baskets for washing. The dishwasher model can also accommodate tall dishes with its extra tall sprinkler. The LED display indicates the remaining washing time, while the indicator lights at the bottom of the machine indicates if the machine is in use or working.

The machine also allows for a 30-minute quick wash for those light washing needs. You do not need to worry about forgetting your dishes as the machine has an end of cycle sound to alert you when it's done. You can save more energy by turning off the dishwasher when it's done cleaning, and you don't have to watch every second go by with this alert sound.

Disadvantages

Despite its several features, the Bosch SHX45P05UC lacks a child lock system. The absence of interior lights also entails difficulty in viewing the interior of the tub. Although the dishwasher is advertised to have a big dish capacity, the machine does not have a load sensor.

Users have to be careful in stacking too much dishes in the wide space. Although the dishes fit, other dishes may not receive the same washing levels as the other dishes. This is worsened by the fact that the dishwasher also does not have a variable spray pressure. The single pressure works at a disadvantage depending on the level of cleaning needed.

Consumer likes and dislikes



Pros

- energy-saving technology and certification (energy usage is reduced by up to 20%)
- NSF certification that assures 99.99% of bacteria are removed
- quiet (noise and vibrations are decreased by the twin pumps)
- adjustable racks that allow a variety of dishes to fit inside the tub
- multifunction LED display (states the time remaining for every wash, as well as other important information and instructions)
- stylish
- cleans well

Cons

- no child lock and glass protector.
- no interior lights
- does not come with a special tray for fine cutlery and silverware.
- spray pressure does not vary
- no load sensor

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Aug 06, 2011
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Planning to replace it
by: DF

It SMELLS! Beware.

Firstly, This dishwasher doe NOT have the child protection locks, as the manuals and advertisements claim.

The big problem is this model does not have the heating element. We thought this would help to save money but it turns out that this is a HUGE problem.

Water has to remain in the bottom of the dishwasher (as most models require) however because the water tends to remain on the top and sides of the dishwasher due to the lack of heating element to evaporate it, it starts to SMELL. Even after the a washing cycle. And the smell is PUTRID. Note that we also pre-rinse our dishes and make sure the filters are clean.

We called Bosch several times on this problem. They response has been to use the cleaning agents found in hardware stores, leave the door ajar, wash a cycle EVERY day, use a perfumed dishwasher soap, change dishwasher soap from Finnish to Cascade, change from Cascade tablet to Cascade powder, and finally, we were told NOT to pre-rinse.

This dishwasher is TOTALLY unacceptable to us. We've had their service rep our here and still there is no resolution.

Bosch tells us that there is nothing they can do and to go back to where we purchased it - as if it is their fault.

Also, none of this is in their operation manual. We plan to cut our losses and replace it.

Dec 16, 2010
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Bosch--Expectations are high
by: Tim

OK, tomorrow the Bosch SHX45P05UC 24 inch Integra will be installed in our home. Our expectations are high having read all the available data here on the information highway.

I'm posting this in order to let everyone know I will be watching and evaluating this dishwasher over the next 6 months. This will be the place I come to report any and all my findings on this product.

See ya' later.....

Sep 27, 2010
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AS GOOD AS IT GETS
by: TERRENCE

I HAD A MIELE BEFORE I BOUGHT THIS BOSCH AND COMPARING THE TWO I PUT THIS BOSCH WAY AHEAD.I'VE WAITED SIX MONTHS TO WRITE THIS REVIEW BECAUSE I WANTED TO EVALUATE IT PROPERLY.I AM VERY PLEASED WITH MY PURCHASE;THIS BOSCH IS SO QUIET THAT A RED LIGHT SHINES ON THE FLOOR TO LET YOU KNOW IT IS ON.THERE IS A 'DELAY START,CYCLE COUNTDOWN,HALF LOAD POWER SCRUB,AUTO WASH,REGULAR WASH AND A QUICK WASH.MY FAVORITE CYCLE IS THE AUTO WASH BECAUSE I USUALLY HAVE A FULL MACHINE WITH DISHES,CUPS AND SILVERWARE IN THE TRAYS ON THE SIDE.EVERYTHING COMES OUT CLEAN AND THERE IS A LITTLE BEEP SOUND TO LET YOU KNOW IT IS FINISHED.I AM ALSO THRILLED WITH THE ADJUSTING SHELVESWHICH I HAD TO USE TO ACCOMADATE THE LARGE PLATES I HAD IN THE BOTTOM TRAY.YES I WILL RECCOMMEND THIS MODEL[SHX45PO5UC]TO MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

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