Using the Self-Cleaning
cycle saves you from the toil and mess that often come with hand-cleaning
the oven interior. Like the other functions of your oven, you operate the Self-Cleaning
with the easy-to-use electronic control. Please review the instructions
in this section to keep
your oven spotless.
Before you start the Self-Cleaning cycle,
make sure you:
Hand-clean the areas shown.
not get hot enough during the cleaning
cycle for soil to burn away. Use hot water
and detergent or a soapy steel-wool pad
clean, move, or bend the seal.
Poor cleaning, baking, and roasting may
let water, cleaner, etc., enter
slots on door and frame.
Remove the broiler pan and grid and
any pots and pans
being stored in the
You can clean the broiler pan
(without grid) in the oven if you have first
removed most of the soil by hand-cleaning
or in a dishwasher.
If most of the soil is not
removed, too much smoking will occur.
The chrome broiler pan grid will discolor if
cleaned in the Self-Cleaning
Wipe out any loose soil or grease.
will help reduce smoke during the Self-
Remove the oven racks from the oven if
you want them to remain shiny. You
clean the oven racks in the Self-Cleaning
cycle, but they will become harder to slide.
(See page 41.) If you clean racks in the
cycle, place them on the 2nd
and 4th rack guides. (Guides are counted
from bottom to top.)
Heat and odors
are normal during the
cycle. Keep the kitchen well
ventilated by opening a window or by
turning on a vent hood or other kitchen
vent during the cycle.
Do not touch the oven during the Self-
Do not use commercial oven cleaners
in your oven.
Failure to follow the above could result in
burns or hazardous fumes.
Do not block
the vent during the Self-
Cleaning cycle. Air must move freely for
best cleaning results.
Do not leave
any foil in the oven during
cycle. Foil could burn or
melt and damage the oven surface.
The oven light
will not work during the