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Offline Jaytag

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Dishwasher Rack Rust Problem
« on: February 08, 2010, 01:52:57 PM »
My racks are cracking and rusting.  Does this pose any harm to the machine to run it with the rust issue?  I looked online for parts and the racks are way over 200 for both rack replacements together.  Is this a common Maytag problem, my brothers 2001 model has the same issue.

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Model mdb7100awb

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Re: Dishwasher Rack Rust Problem
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2010, 04:40:31 PM »
One guy I know simply took bolt cutters and cut out the rusted area painted the tips with epoxy paint, instead of paying all the money for them new racks.
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Re: Dishwasher Rack Rust Problem
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2010, 08:38:47 PM »
call around some local mom and pop appliance shops.  I know at my dads store we had a bunch of racks laying around in the basement in good condition, and some new from field scraps. just a thought.
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Re: Dishwasher Rack Rust Problem
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2010, 02:23:51 PM »
Thank you will do

 

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