The drawer runners have integrated push openers, so you can open the door with just a light touch, and don’t need handles or knobs.The push-open function requires a space between the frame and the drawer front to allow the drawer to be pushed to open. The small gap is necessary to allow this function and is not a product deviation.Designer
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Bests is BESTBARBARAI love it and your designer really help me select all the pieces. However you are sold out of the shelves and the glass tops. Which they would come into stock soon.
My husband a hard time with the doors and the one is hanging lower than the rest of them. We are waiting to buy the big best for a sideboard as soon as I sell my old one.5
Product in the wrong spotBobbieI didn't want push open drawers. They were loaded into the slot for the other type. No label on the package to double check what I was getting.
My latest Besta wasn't drilled correctly. Shelves spaced the same holes apart aren't the same size.1
Doesn’t close goodARIDoesn’t close good3
If only it worked like Besta push-open hinge mech.chowyungfatsoThe mechanism for the push-open as part of the Besta push-open hinge package ( https://www.ikea.com/us/en/p/besta-soft-closing-push-open-hinge-80261258/ ) requires so little space that I can adjust it to be 1mm or so. Why do these have to stick out so much? If there was a way for us to adjust how far it jutted out (which the push-open mechanism also allows), it may be better.1
Needs improvementAnonymous reviewerIkea really needs to address this issue, based on all the negative reviews, it’s not just a ‘one off’ complaint. Push-open feature doesn’t work. If it worked it would be worth the money.1
Looks absolutely terrible.TBen339The push to open drawer runners leave the drawer face about 1/4 inch forward of the frame. It looks awful. There is no way to adjust it either. I have no idea how anyone thought this was a good idea.1
Poor QualityEugene sabanThe drawer isn't flush most likely because you need to push in to open drawer. Regardless, the space between back of drawer and frame is 3/4. Drawer wont open unless you push from middle of drawer. My 7 year old didn't know it was a push system so he pulled and the drawer became loose even though I had the locking mechanism attached. For 200, total waste of money1
Doesn’t always pop open.... sticks in shut positio19jas53The “eket” push open drawers that I bought work great but are much smaller.... it may be the larger size of the “besta” drawer that interferes with the push open operation of the runner.2
Does the jobT Money305Purchased this a few days ago. I had the same issues that another reviewer had with the drawer NOT being flushed with the unit but I realized that the doors were installed upside down. Once I figured that out, I popped off the door, flipped it and reattached. Now the drawers slide perfectly. I don't have the push pop out mechanism installed because I'd rather just pull it.4
Drawer not flush with framejacko27After a frustrating 3 hrs trying to install these, had to accept defeat. No way to adjust these so that the drawer is flush with frame. Nearest IKEA is 2 hrs away, returning these not an option. Looks terrible next to the other, older units, with flush-mount drawers.1
Not smooth, you still have to pull opennaliaThese are really a waste. You push and it opens but doesn’t come out you still have to pull open. Very sensitive and hard to install, I am convinced they are making it more difficult so you use task rabbit. I should have listened to the ikea team member who recommended the soft close instead1
DisappointedUSsaftladenDoors are not flush and stick out uneven. There seems to be no adjustment possible. Even tried customer service , which hung up on me because of too many people calling. I should have read the reviews first. DO NOT BUY. Go with the soft closure.I have been buying at IKEA for 35 years, this is my worst experience. This should be fixable!1
Giant gap between cabinet edge and drawerstarsprungDon't buy these if you want to combine your drawers with anything than other push-to-open drawers. The design of the mechanism leaves a very large gap between the Besta unit and drawer front when closed. If you have anything else on your Besta unit (e.g. cupboards) they won't be remotely flush. They stick out a full centimeter more than my cupboards and it looks very ugly.1
Horrible. Works only a third of the time.AmazonAmberKDon't bother wasting your time. Even if it closes the drawer one side will not click in. And there is no way to adjust it to try and fix.1
Easy to install but didn"t push open is okkairous1this was easy to install but the push pull didn't work that well. had to really push it to get it open3
Push-open drawer runner - not greatJulz89We are using the push open drawer runners on our Besta TV unit. They don't work 100% of the time on the first try, especially for the kids. You have to push in the exact right spot to get it to pop open or stay closed, so not great if you are in a hurry, have stuff in your hands or just aren't paying close attention. Bottom line, wish we would have just gotten the regular drawer runners.2
I can"t get mine to work like they do in the storeGem7QueenThe operation of these is hit and miss. Mine stick, and usually have to pull the drawer open by hand, then it sometimes is hard to close the drawer. I wish I had gone with the normal drawer runners.2