That is a very good question and unfortunately, there is no clear cut answer. It will depend on how old your appliance is and how severe the problem. In some cases, it is wiser to get a new one, in some it is wiser to have your old appliance repaired. We cannot say for certain unless we are able to check your appliance.If you need to order a part, how long will it take?My dishwasher isn’t cleaning my dishes properly. Do you guys have any idea what the problem could be?