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Congrats on fixing the issue. And here I was getting ready to suggest a hammer...... lol
That's definitely comforting! Back in the decision cube it goes....TonyP wrote:Not so fast! I contacted the shop that I bought it from and they suggested taking the tray off and pushing it permanently into the down position. I put about half my body weight onto it and it didn't seem to budge, let alone "pop". I flushed hot water over it afterwards, and no pop! I've tried at least a dozen times since, and it hasn't popped once. It was doing it every time before.