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Offline Blanton

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Boil The Gasket
« on: January 20, 2014, 09:04:24 PM »

Hey Guys thought Id share this with you. I live in a seasonal desert community pop of 2500 in summer 10,000 during the winter. So needless to say a lot of appliances that don't get used 4-6 months out of the year. My big issue is leaky dishwasher seals they get hard and lose there ability to seal so I came up with a way to bring them back to life. First you remove the gaskets wash them in hot soapy tap water let them soak for 5-10 min in the sink then while there soaking you boil some water in a pot or i use a tea kettle ($4 at thrift store my newest tool). Drain the water from the sink then add about on inch of hot tap water to the sink and pour in the boiling water. Let it cool down 5-10 min. Reinstall Gaskets and bam done no leaks 30 minutes of your time. Better then ordering new gaskets that half the time don't fix the problem any way.   O0 O

Offline wildimaginations

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Re: Boil The Gasket
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2014, 09:39:26 PM »
Thanks for that.  Good to know.
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