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Samsung DMR57 We bought a Samsung in June and have been trying to get it to work properly ever since. It is very quite which is great, but like the other person wrote the thing keeps coming on even when the child lock is on. We have had a repair man out twice but it they haven't fixed it yet. The dishwasher is right under the counter we use to prepare food so we often rub up against the controls. The power comes and and it starts the machine on whatever cycle it used last, or rinses the dishes. Sometimes the child lock works but most of the times it doesn't We have to keep the door propped open so it doesn't accidently come on. Even then when you are working in the kitchen up against the counter it is hard to keep it open. We are very frustrated with it. Some times we are washing dishes all day long. I've talked to Samsung, and they said they would send out another repair man, but the repair man said they wouldn't come again. I am still waiting to her from Samsung. I was wondering if others have had this problem too?

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  • skidvisocky Dec 14, 2008

    have the same problem of always bumping it and turning it on. Bought it in August finally got to install it a week ago after a long wait for a repair before we even installed it and now we are having water valve problems.....



    WHAT A PIECE OF JUNK!!!!! I WOULD LOVE TO GET MY MONEY BACK!!!!

  • ChiliDon Dec 14, 2008

    The Samsung dishwasher we purchased is definitely not living up to expectations. Like you bumping or brushing against the controls starts the dishwasher. As annoying as that is that is not the real problem. ever since we bought it the system starts cycles on it own even on child lock. Today I started a load at 9am and its 2PM and the same load is washing over. But the now the display is flashing on from the timed cycle (showing 2 hours to go) to what I have noticed as an incremental number. Now up to 110. I suspect it is counting every time is screws up. We have called the service number and they first instructed to unplug and plug in back in to reset what ever system makes this machine work. Tomorrow we will call Samsung again.

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