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Care & Cleaning - Maytag PER4310BCW User Manual

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Care and Cleaning
Cleaning CAUTIONS:
Be sure appliance is off and all parts are cool before
handling or cleaning. This is to avoid damage and
possible burns.
Cleaning Chart
Cleaning Procedure
Porcelain enamel is glass fused on metal and may crack or chip with misuse. It is acid resistant, not acid proof.
Backguard &
All spillovers, especially acidic or sugary spillovers, should be wiped up immediately with a dry cloth.
porcelain enamel
When cool, wash with soapy water, rinse and dry.
Never wipe off a warm or hot surface with a damp cloth. This may cause cracking or chipping.
Never use oven cleaners, abrasive or caustic cleaning agents on exterior finish of range.
Broiler Pan
Never cover insert with aluminum foil as this prevents the fat from draining to the pan below.
and Insert
Place soapy cloth over insert and pan; let soak to loosen soil.
Wash in warm soapy water. Use soap filled scouring pad to remove stubborn soil.
Broiler pan and insert can be cleaned in dishwasher.
Clock & Control Pad
Wipe with a damp cloth and dry.
Glass cleaners may be used if sprayed on a cloth first. DO NOT spray directly on control pad and display area.
Control Knobs
Remove knobs in the OFF position by pulling forward.
Wash, rinse and dry. Do not use abrasive cleaning agents as they may scratch the finish.
Turn on each element to be sure the knobs have been correctly replaced.
Drip Bowls,
When cool, wash after each use, rinse and dry to prevent staining or discoloration.
To clean heavy soil, soak in hot sudsy water, then use a mild abrasive cleaner such as Soft Scrub* and a plastic
scouring pad. Do not use abrasive cleaning agents.
Enamel, painted
When cool, wash with warm soapy water, rinse and dry. Never wipe a warm or hot surface with a damp
Side panels
cloth as this may damage the surface and may cause a steam burn.
Storage drawer
For stubborn soil, use mildly abrasive cleaning agents such as baking soda paste or Bon Ami*. Do not use
Oven door
abrasive, caustic or harsh cleaning agents such as steel wool pads or oven cleaners. These products will
Door Handle
scratch or permanently damage the surface.
NOTE: Use dry towel or cloth to wipe up spills, especially acidic or sugary spills. Surface may discolor or dull if
soil is not immediately removed. This is especially important for white surfaces.
Avoid using excessive amounts of water which may seep under or behind glass causing staining.
Oven window
Wash with soap and water. Rinse with clear water and dry. Glass cleaner may be used if sprayed on a cloth first.
Do not use abrasive materials such as scouring pads, steel wool or powdered cleaning agents. They will
damage glass.
Metal Finishes
Wash with soap and water, a glass cleaner, or mild liquid sprays.
Trim parts
To prevent scratching or dulling of the finish, do not use mildly abrasive, abrasive, harsh or caustic cleaners such
as oven cleaners.
Oven Interior
Clean frequently using mild abrasive cleaners and a plastic pad.
Do not use metallic scouring pads because they will scratch the surface.
When using commercial oven cleaners follow the manufacturer's instructions.
Wipe up acidic spills (tomato or milk based foods) as soon as possible with soap and water. If the spill is not wiped
up, it may discolor the porcelain.
To make cleaning easier, remove the oven door, if desired (see Maintenance section, page 9).
* Brand names are registered trademarks of the respective manufacturers.
To prevent staining or discoloration, clean appliance
after each use.
If a part is removed, be sure it is correctly replaced.



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