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Plastic melted on Dishwasher heating element

A plastic handled spatula fell on the heating element of my dishwasher. Need to know what and how to clean the plastic residue off of the heating element

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  • bpinneo7 Dec 01, 2008

    can i use steel wool to clean the heating element while it is not in use?

  • bpinneo7 Dec 01, 2008

    Can i use steel wool to clean the heating element while it is not in use?

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You can also use blow dryer to heat up plastic

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

  • mugs54 Feb 04, 2009

    I am looking to buy a owners manul for FDB1050REC Dishwasher

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Youll have to run a whole cycle again and pay attention to when the heating element comes on again. Once its hot the plastic will be soft enough to remove it with a tight cotton rag. Use you oven mitts for protection. Hope this helps

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

  • titanservice Dec 01, 2008

    Steel wool is a good idea, but remember that the plastic has to be soft again...so make sure its hot and soft.

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