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General Cleaning - Whirlpool W10842003B User Instructions

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IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are
OFF and the oven and cooktop are cool. Always follow label
instructions on cleaning products. For additional information,
you can visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section of
our website at www.whirlpool.com.
Soap, water, and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested first
unless otherwise noted.
EXTERIOR PORCELAIN ENAMEL SURFACES
(on some models)
Food spills containing acids, such as vinegar and tomato, should
be cleaned as soon as the entire range is cool. These spills may
affect the finish.
Cleaning Method:
Glass cleaner, mild liquid cleaner, or nonabrasive
scrubbing pad:
Gently clean around the model/serial/rating plate
because scrubbing may remove numbers.
affresh
Kitchen and Appliance Cleaner Part Number
®
W10355010 (not included):
See the "Accessories" section for more information.
STAINLESS STEEL (on some models)
NOTE: To avoid damage to stainless steel surfaces, do not use
soap-filled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, Cooktop Cleaner,
steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths, or abrasive paper towels.
Damage may occur to stainless steel surfaces, even with one-
time or limited use.
Cleaning Method:
Rub in direction of grain to avoid damaging.
affresh
®
Stainless Steel Cleaner Part Number W10355016
(not included):
See the "Accessories" section for more information.
METALLIC PAINT (on some models)
Do not use abrasive cleaners, cleaners with bleach, rust
removers, ammonia, or sodium hydroxide (lye) because
paint surface may stain.
CERAMIC GLASS (on some models)
Cleaning Method:
To avoid damaging the cooktop, do not use steel wool, abrasive
powder cleansers, chlorine bleach, rust remover, or ammonia.
1. Remove food/residue with the Cooktop Scraper.
For best results, use the Cooktop Scraper while the
cooktop is still warm but not hot to the touch. It is
recommended to wear an oven mitt while scraping
the warm cooktop.
Hold the Cooktop Scraper at approximately a 45° angle
against the glass surface and scrape the residue. It will
be necessary to apply pressure in order to remove the
residue.
Allow the cooktop to cool down completely before
proceeding to Step 2.
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2. Apply a few dime-sized drops of affresh
to the affected areas.
Rub affresh
with the blue Cooktop Cleaning Pad. Some pressure is
needed to remove stubborn stains.
Allow the cleaner to dry to a white haze before
proceeding to Step 3.
3. Polish with a clean, dry cloth or a clean, dry paper towel.
Repeat steps 1 through 3 as necessary for stubborn
or burned-on stains.
The Complete Cooktop Cleaner Kit is available for order and
includes the following:
Cooktop Scraper
affresh
Blue Cooktop Cleaning Pads
See the "Accessories" section for part numbers and information
on ordering.
COOKTOP CONTROLS
To avoid damage to the cooktop controls, do not use steel wool,
abrasive cleansers, or oven cleaner.
To avoid damage, do not soak knobs.
When replacing knobs, make sure knobs are in the OFF position.
On some models, do not remove seals under knobs.
Cleaning Method:
Soap and water:
Pull knobs straight away from control panel to remove.
CONTROL PANEL AND OVEN DOOR EXTERIOR
To avoid damage to the control panel, do not use abrasive
cleaners, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths, or abrasive
paper towels.
Cleaning Method:
Glass cleaner and soft cloth or sponge:
Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly
on panel.
affresh
W10355010 (not included):
See the "Accessories" section for more information.
Cooktop Cleaner onto the cooktop surface
®
Cooktop Cleaner
®
Kitchen and Appliance Cleaner Part Number
®
Cooktop Cleaner
®

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