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How to Repair a Rusted Dishwasher Rack
Watch this video to find out how to repair the plastic coated tines on a dishwasher when they become rusted to extend the life of the dish rack. ...More
How to Repair a Rusted Dishwasher RackBy: Joe Truini
The plastic coating on dishwasher racks can wear off over time. To extend the life of your dishwasher rack:
- Snip off the end of the rusted tines with wire cutting pliers.
- Lightly sand the metal to remove any rust.
- Apply dishwasher rack coating (available at appliance stores) to the bare ends. To speed the process, turn the rack upside down, and dip each tine in the bottle of coating.
- Allow the plastic coating to dry at least 24 hours before using the dishwasher.
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