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Range Maintenance And Care; General Cleaning - Whirlpool WEG750H0H Owner's Manual

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RANGE MAINTENANCE AND
CARE

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 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 Quick Start Guide for ordering 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 Quick Start Guide for ordering 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.
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.
Although the burner grates are durable, they may lose their
shine and/or discolor when washed in a dishwasher.
� Gas Grate and Drip Pan Cleaner Part Number 31617 (not
included):
See the Quick Start Guide for ordering information.
®
Affresh is a registered trademark of Whirlpool, U.S.A.
SURFACE BURNERS
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.
Do not clean in dishwasher.
Cleaning Method:
� Nonabrasive plastic scrubbing pad and mildly abrasive
cleanser:
Clean as soon as cooktop, grates, burners, and caps are cool.
� Gas Grate and Drip Pan Cleaner (not included).
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
®
Kitchen and Appliance Cleaner Part Number
W10355010 (not included):
See the Quick Start Guide for ordering information.
OVEN RACKS
Cleaning Method:
� Steel-wool pad
� For racks that have discolored and are harder to slide, a light
coating of vegetable oil applied to the rack guides will help
them slide.
� Dishwasher (steam rack water reservoir only, not racks):
Although the water reservoir is durable, it may lose its shine
and/or discolor when washed in a dishwasher.
STORAGE/WARMING DRAWER (on some models)
Check that storage/warming drawer is cool and empty before
cleaning.
Cleaning Method:
� Mild detergent
OVEN CAVITY
®
Use AquaLift
Technology regularly to clean oven spills.
Do not use oven cleaners.
Food spills should be cleaned when oven cools. At high
temperatures, foods react with porcelain. Staining, etching, pitting,
or faint white spots can result.
Cleaning Method:
� Self-Cleaning cycle: See the "Self-Cleaning Cycle" or "Clean
Cycle" section first.
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