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Post# 860703   1/8/2016 at 13:04 (443 days old) by GELaundry4ever (Killeen tx USA)        

Hello everybody. What are the blades of the whirlpool tall tub dishwasher food disposer blades made out of. I was always under the impression that they were made out of plastic on Whirlpools while the Maytags had stainless steel chopper blades.

Post# 860714 , Reply# 1   1/8/2016 at 14:17 (443 days old) by Iheartmaytag (Wichita, Kansas)        
They are metal

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Pretty sure they are stainless. 

Post# 860724 , Reply# 2   1/8/2016 at 15:35 (443 days old) by GELaundry4ever (Killeen tx USA)        

Thanks for clearing that up. Which direction does the chopper operate during the wash/rinse/chopping of food?

Post# 861652 , Reply# 3   1/13/2016 at 16:03 (438 days old) by johnb300m (Chicago)        

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You can see virtually all the parts of any dishwasher or appliance you're curious about by putting in the model number into a repair parts website.

Like so:

Post# 861745 , Reply# 4   1/14/2016 at 03:23 (437 days old) by GELaundry4ever (Killeen tx USA)        

I am referring to model GU2455xtsq1.

Post# 861762 , Reply# 5   1/14/2016 at 05:38 (437 days old) by DADoES (TX, U.S. of A.)        

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I am referring to model GU2455xtsq1
Perhaps you can take a moment yourself to look up the parts diagrams for that model to find some answers ... but you can expect that any different models that use the same pump & motor design will have the same parts.

Post# 861785 , Reply# 6   1/14/2016 at 09:05 (437 days old) by johnb300m (Chicago)        

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just can't make 'em drink.......

Post# 861834 , Reply# 7   1/14/2016 at 14:13 (437 days old) by GELaundry4ever (Killeen tx USA)        
here it is...

Here is the website I am reefing to. It does featuthe chopper blade.


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