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Dishwasher runs for 2 hrs when cleaning is this normal?

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The average cycle time range of 80 minutes at the low end to 145 minutes at the high was reported in Consumer Reports article on dishwashers.

Most of the dishwashers rated were in the 110-125 minute range.

So i think what you are experiencing is normal only..

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