Re: It's crazy, but it's very Miele
Our Bosch DW is about 12 years old, and no probs so far either. And like you say, if it did, we'd call an engineer or buy another.
We've just replaced our (faultless) 21 year old fridge freezer, and whilst looking at options in the stores, the salespeople were incredibly keen to push those with Internet connectivity... "but it knows when you're running low on milk... etc". Funny, but I can tell that myself when I look at the bottle or pick it up!!
Nope. Not a chance in my house!!