Cleaning Agents; Vacation And Moving Tips - Electrolux 242232501 Use And Care Manual

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16 Care and Cleaning
Care and cleaning tips
Interior & Door
Door Gaskets
Drawers & Bins
Glass Shelves
Exterior &
Exterior &
(Stainless Steel
Models Only)

Vacation and moving tips

Short Vacations
Long Vacations

Cleaning Agents

Soap and water
Baking soda and
Soap and water
Soap and water
Soap and water
Glass cleaner
Mild liquid sprays
Soap and water
Non abrasive glass
Soap and water
Stainless steel
Leave refrigerator operating during vacations of three weeks or less.
Use all perishable items from refrigerator compartment.
Turn automatic ice maker off and empty ice bucket, even if you
will only be gone a few days.
Remove all food and ice if you will be gone one month or more.
Turn the cooling system to Vacation/Holiday mode (see Controls
Clean interior thoroughly.
Leave doors open to prevent odors and mold build-up. Block
doors open if necessary.
Remove all food and ice.
If using a handcart, load from the side.
Adjust rollers all the way up to protect them during sliding or moving.
Pad cabinet to avoid scratching surface.
Tips and Precautions
Use two tablespoons of baking soda in
one quart of warm water.
Be sure to wring excess water out of
sponge or cloth before cleaning around
controls, light bulb or any electrical part.
Wipe gaskets with a clean soft cloth.
Use a soft cloth to clean drawer
runners and tracks.
Do not wash any removable items
(bins, drawers, etc.) in dishwasher.
Allow glass to warm to room
temperature before immersing in warm
Do not use commercial household
cleaners containing ammonia, bleach
or alcohol to clean handles.
Use a soft cloth to clean smooth handles.
Do not use a dry cloth to clean smooth
Never use CHLORIDE or cleaners with
bleach to clean stainless steel.
Clean stainless steel front and handles with
non-abrasive soapy water and a dishcloth.
Rinse with clean water and a soft cloth.
Use a non-abrasive stainless steel cleaner.
These cleaners can be purchased at most
home improvement or major department
stores. Always follow manufacturer's
instruction. Do not use household
cleaners containing ammonia or bleach.
NOTE: Always clean, wipe and dry with
grain to prevent scratching.
Wash the rest of the cabinet with warm
water and mild liquid detergent. Rinse
well and wipe dry with a clean soft cloth.

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