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General Cleaning - Whirlpool WGE32301 Use & Care Manual

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General Cleaning

IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and
the oven and cooktop are cool. Always follow label instructions
on cleaning products.
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 appliance is cool. These spills
may affect the finish.
Glass cleaner, mild liquid cleaner or nonabrasive scrubbing
pad:
Gently clean around the model and serial number plate
because scrubbing may remove numbers.
COOKTOP CONTROLS
Do not use steel wool, abrasive cleansers or oven cleaner.
Do not soak knobs.
When replacing knobs, make sure knobs are in the OFF position.
On some models, do not remove seals under knobs.
Soap and water or dishwasher:
Pull knobs straight away from control panel to remove.
CONTROL PANEL
Do not use abrasive cleaners, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths
or some paper towels. Damage may occur.
Glass cleaner and soft cloth or sponge:
Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly on
panel.
COIL ELEMENTS (on some models)
Do not clean or immerse in water. Soil will burn off when hot.
For more information, see "Coil Elements and Burner Bowls."
Damp cloth:
Make sure control knobs are off and elements are cool.
BURNER BOWLS (on some models)
Solution of ¹ ₂ cup (125 mL) ammonia to 1 gal. (3.75 L) water:
Soak for 20 minutes, then scrub with stainless steel wool
pad.
Oven cleaner:
Follow product label instructions.
Mildly abrasive cleanser:
Scrub with wet scouring pad.
Porcelain enamel only, not chrome
Dishwasher
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SURFACE UNDER COOKTOP (on some models)
Do not remove the cooktop to avoid product damage.
For more information, see "Lift-up Cooktop" section.
Steel-wool pad
OVEN DOOR EXTERIOR
Glass cleaner and paper towels or nonabrasive plastic
scrubbing pad:
Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly on
panel.
OVEN CAVITY
Do not use oven cleaners.
Food spills should be cleaned when oven cools. At high
temperatures, foods react with porcelain and staining, etching,
pitting or faint white spots can result.
OVEN RACKS AND ROASTING RACKS
Steel-wool pad
BROILER PAN AND GRID (on some models)
Mildly abrasive cleanser:
Scrub with wet scouring pad.
Solution of ¹ ₂ cup (125 mL) ammonia to 1 gal. (3.75 L) water:
Soak for 20 minutes, then scrub with scouring or steel-wool
pad.
Oven cleaner:
Follow product label instructions.
Porcelain enamel only, not chrome
Dishwasher
STORAGE DRAWER ( on some models)
Make sure drawer is cool and empty before cleaning.
For more information, see "Storage Drawer" section.
Mild detergent

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