said by alkizmo:We rarely ever use the dishwasher. It's just my wife and I and we just hand wash them in the sink so the sprayer gets used.
It's easy to keep it for 9 years if you never wash your dishes
I guess they don't make them like they did 9-10 years ago.
I know my parents bought their house (new construction) in 1991 and when we sold it (2007), it was still working.