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Lime buildup I have lime buildup on the heating element of my dishwasher

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Limescale is mostly calcium or magnesium carbonate and will dissolve in acid. If you don't want to use the commercial limescale removers you could try soaking the element in vinegar, or lemon juice, or coca-cola and then rubbing at the residue with a plastics pan scourer. (Wrap the element in some cloth and keep basting the cloth with your chosen remedy for a few hours before trying the scourer.) If you can reduce the dishwasher temperature below 55C this will help a lot in the future.Hope this helps a bit!
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