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Build-up terribly on heating element

I have this thick build-up on my washers heating element. I've used vinegar which has some a LITTLE but still my dishes come out with chunks of dried black "dirt" particles on them.

Again, I've tried running vinegar through it MULTIPLE times and now am trying CLR.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

Indianapolis, IN

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  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010


  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    Try a product called CLR is stands for caluicm /lime/rust remover you can get it at the grocery store. It comes in a little gray bottle


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Get a gallon of muratic acid at the lumber yard, let the dishwasher fill with water and then add about 2 cups of acid then turn on the d/w and let it mix for a few seconds. then turn it off for about 15 minutes and then restart and let it complete the cycle. after a few days repeat the process. this should clean it up nicely. this is good for cleaning drains also. dont breath the fumes from the acid. dont pour into a stainless steel sink as it will cause discolorazition.

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