General Care & Cleaning (cont'd)
Care and Cleaning of Stainless Steel
Some models are equipped with stainless steel exterior parts. Special care and cleaning are required for maintaining
the appearance of stainless parts. Please refer to the table provided at the beginning of the General Care & Cleaning
section in this Use & Care Guide.
Hinge lever hook
Lock engaged for door removal
HINGE SLOT - Door
removed from the oven
Lock in normal position
Do not use the following on the ceramic glass cooktop:
• Do not use abrasive cleaners and scouring pads, such as metal and
some nylon pads. They may scratch the cooktop, making it more
difficult to clean.
• Do not use harsh cleaners, such as chlorine bleach, ammonia or oven
cleaners, as they may etch or discolor the cooktop.
• Do not use dirty sponges, cloths or paper towels, as they can leave
soil or lint on the cooktop which can burn and cause discoloration.
Special Caution for Aluminum Foil and Aluminum Cooking Utensils
• Aluminum foil
Use of aluminum foil will damage the cooktop. Do not use under any
• Aluminum utensils
Since the melting point of aluminum is much lower than that of other metals,
care must be taken when aluminum pots or pans are used. Pans that boil
dry may permanently damage cooktop by breaking, fusing to, or marking it.
(Stainless Steel models only)
Removing and Replacing the Oven Door
The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat
with the inside of the door facing down.
To Remove Oven Door:
1. Open the door to the fully opened position.
2. Pull up the lock located on each hinge support and engage it onto the hinge
lever hook (Figure 1). You may have to apply a little downward pressure on the
door to pull the lock fully over the hinge lever hook.
3. Grab the door by the sides and pull the bottom of the door up and toward
you to disengage the hinge supports. Keep pulling the bottom of the door
toward you while rotating the top of the door toward the range to completely
disengage the hinge levers (Figure 2).
4. To clean oven door, follow the instructions provided in the General Care &
To Replace Oven Door:
1. Grab the door by the sides; place the hinge supports and levers into the hinge
slots. Open the door to the fully opened position.
2. Disengage the lock from the hinge lever hooks on both sides (Figure 3).
Note: Make sure the hinge supports are fully engaged before unlocking the
3. Close the oven door.
Special Door Care Instructions -
contain glass that can break.
Read the following recommendations:
1. Do not close the oven door until all the oven racks are fully in place.
2. Do not hit the glass with pots, pans, or any other object.
3. Scratching, hitting, jarring or stressing the glass may weaken its structure
causing an increased risk of breakage at a later time.
Most oven doors