How do I get this sticky stuff off my fridge


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Old 07-23-15, 08:13 PM
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How do I get this sticky stuff off my fridge

Hi everyone. I'm moving into a new home that came with a Frigidaire Fridge. They had to replace it because the first one had some dents and scratches on the doors.

I've got the replacement but it's got some green tape/sticky substance on the side/bottom of the ice tray. Is there anything I can use around the house to remove this? I've tried picking at it with my fingers/nails but it's on there pretty good.

It took them 2 months to get me a new fridge so I don't want to have to wait for them to come take care of this.

http://i.imgur.com/vojm0G5.jpg

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Old 07-23-15, 08:24 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

Things like GooGone or GoofOff would work. You could also try lighter fluid.

Sometimes you can roll your finger over it and it will roll off.
 
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Old 07-23-15, 08:41 PM
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Thanks! I'll pick up some GooGone tomorrow and give it a shot
 
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Old 07-24-15, 06:05 AM
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WD40 is a pretty good adhesive remover as well.

Keep in mind that most products are going to require patience and elbow grease.
 
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Old 07-24-15, 08:29 AM
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You might try a heat gun or better still a hair dryer. Use it very sparingly. You don't want to melt any plastic. I'm a great believer in the WD-40 and am not a fan of GOO-GONE.
 
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Thanks for the replies. Turns out its not exactly sticky when I touch it but it's hard to peel off. Like it's some kind of tape that's stuck on there good. Would the hair dryer idea work for that?

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Try it and see. .........................................
 
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Old 07-25-15, 08:33 PM
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it sounds like the protective plastic they put on to prevent scratching and marring. But if it's left on too long it can be tough to get off.
 
 

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