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A knife with a plastic end must have fallen down during a cycle and melted to the heating coils of the dishwasher. Could not get it to come off at all! Then unfortunately we forgot and did another load. Obviously it has melted further and still wont come off. I'm not sure what to do? Thank you!

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WEll, it will take heat to get this plastic off. nothing else works.I would use a heat shield, gas torch and a wet terry cloth towel. heat the unit up and pull off with the damp towel. Really nothing else works. Sometimes you can activate the burner, but that is difficult to do during this process.

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