Odd part found in dishwasher

20 Jan 2016
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Hi, does anyone recognise this unusual part (pictured)? I found it inside my Bosch dishwasher - and bizarrely it was inside the cutlery basket! It's about 2" square and looks like the feet clip into something and maybe the arms carry 3-4 rods.
All of the internal racks, blanking plugs, plastics etc are grey - and not black, and all work fine.
I only put plates and normal stuff into the washer and am completely puzzled what it is! any ideas?? Otherwise it's another unknown object to sit on my window ledge waiting for it's purpose to be found......

Thanks, Dave
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Looks something like a 'stand-off' bracket that you get on the back of appliances such as fridges/freezers, (and maybe dishwashers?), but must admit to not having seen that particular shape.
Is it a new dishwasher or one you've had for a while? Have you recently washed a new item of crockery/cooking utensil/air fryer?
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Aha! - just to put an end to this.... I asked my wife and she said she washed a load of kids toys from our local playing field in the dishwasher. So there you have it -- there's always a valid explanation for unusual things!!

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