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Melted utensil on heating element

Children tried to surprise me by doing dishes. The plastic spatula is melted and stuck on the heating coil on the bottom

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Hi amsaunders5,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your problem is: Children tried to surprise you by doing dishes. The plastic spatula melted and stuck on the heating coil on the bottom

This is a common problem. First, thank the children, it really wasn't their fault.
It's going to take some effort but you'll have to scrape/remove the plstic from the element. Replaceing the element is not a repair I recomend for the average homeowner.

Feel free contact me again!
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Thank you,
Harvey your Master Plumber

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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