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General Cleaning - Whirlpool W10017570 Use And Care Manual

Estate by whirlpool gas range use & care guide: model w10017570
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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.
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.
Cleaning Method:
Glass cleaner, mild liquid cleaner or nonabrasive scrubbing
pad:
Gently clean around the model and serial number plate
because scrubbing may remove numbers.
All-Purpose Appliance Cleaner Part Number 31662 (not
included):
See "Assistance or Service" section to order.
STAINLESS STEEL (on some models)
To avoid damage to stainless steel surfaces, do not use soap-
filled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, Cooktop Polishing
Creme, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths or some paper towels.
Rub in direction of grain to avoid damaging.
Cleaning Method:
Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish Part Number 31464 (not
included):
See "Assistance or Service" section to order.
Liquid detergent or all-purpose cleaner:
Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth.
Vinegar for hard water spots.
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.
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.
Cleaning Method:
Soap and water or dishwasher:
Pull knobs straight away from control panel to remove.
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General Cleaning

CONTROL PANEL
Do not use abrasive cleaners, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths
or some paper towels. Damage may occur.
Cleaning Method:
Glass cleaner and soft cloth or sponge:
Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly on
panel.
All-Purpose Appliance Cleaner Part Number 31662 (not
included):
See "Assistance or Service" section to order.
PORCELAIN-COATED GRATES AND CAPS
Food spills containing acids, such as vinegar and tomato, should
be cleaned as soon as the cooktop, grates and caps are cool.
These spills may affect the finish.
To avoid chipping, do not bang grates and caps against each
other or hard surfaces such as cast iron cookware.
Do not reassemble caps on burners while wet.
Do not clean in the Self-Cleaning cycle.
Cleaning Method:
Nonabrasive plastic scrubbing pad and mildly abrasive
cleanser:
Clean as soon as cooktop, grates and caps are cool.
Dishwasher (grates only, not caps):
Use the most aggressive cycle. Cooked-on soils should be
soaked or scrubbed before going into a dishwasher.
Gas Grate and Drip Pan Cleaner Part Number 31617:
See "Assistance or Service" section to order.
SURFACE BURNERS
See "Sealed Surface Burners" section.
OVEN DOOR EXTERIOR
Cleaning Method:
Glass cleaner and a soft cloth or sponge:
Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly on
panel.
All-Purpose Appliance Cleaner Part Number 31662 (not
included):
See "Assistance or Service" section to order.

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