care & cleaning
cleaning various Parts oF Your range
Before cleaning any part of the range, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the range is COOL. REMOVE SPILLOVERS AND
HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANING WILL REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MAJOR CLEANING LATER.
aluminum & vinyl
Painted and plastic control
Painted body parts
Painted decorative trims
Porcelain enamel broiler
pan and insert (available by
door liner & body parts
TO REMOVE THE "HIDDEN BAKE" COVER
1. In order to remove the "hidden bake" cover, pull the back edge with one hand
about ½ inch and lift up the "hidden bake" cover with both hands. (See picture)
2. When re-installing the "hidden bake" cover, be sure to put it all the way to the
back of the oven and lay it down on the 2 shoulder screws. Then push the front
edge of the cover in its place below the front bracket.
To have easier access to the "hidden bake" cover, you can remove the oven door by
following the instructions on previous page.
Always replace the "hidden bake" cover before the next use.
Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth.
Using a soft cloth, clean with mild dish detergent and water or a 50/50 solution of
vinegar and water. Follow by rinsing the area with clean water; dry and polish with
a soft cloth. Glass cleaners may be used if sprayed on a soft cloth first. do not
spray liquids directly on the control pad and display area. Do not use large amounts
of water on the control panel - excess water on the control area may cause damage
to the appliance. Do not use other liquid cleaners, abrasive cleaners, scouring pads,
or paper towels - they will damage the finish. To remove control knobs, turn to the
oFF position; grasp firmly and pull straight off the shaft. To replace knobs after
cleaning, line up the flat sides of both the knob and the shaft; then push the knob
Your range finish is may be made with easy care™ stainless steel (some models).
Clean the stainless with warm soapy water using a clean sponge or cloth. Rinse
with clean water and dry with a soft clean cloth. do not use anY store bought
cleaners like Stainless Steel cleaners or any other types of cleaners containing any
abrasive, chlorides, chlorines or ammonia. It is recommended to use mild dish soap
and water or a 50/50 solution of water and vinegar.
Gentle scouring with a soapy scouring pad will remove most spots. Rinse with a
1:1 solution of clear water and ammonia. If necessary, cover difficult spots with an
ammonia-soaked paper towel for 30 to 40 minutes. Rinse with clean water and a
damp cloth, and then scrub with a soap-filled scouring pad. Rinse and wipe dry with
a clean cloth. Remove all cleaners or the porcelain may become damaged during
future heating. do not use spray oven cleaners on the cooktop.
Oven racks must be removed from oven cavity. Clean by using a mild, abrasive
cleaner following manufacturer's instructions. Rinse with clean water and dry.
Use soap & water to thoroughly clean the top, sides and front of the oven door. Rinse
well. You may use a glass cleaner on the outside glass of the door. do not immerse
the door in water. do not spray or allow water or the glass cleaner to enter
the door vents. Do not use oven cleaners, cleaning powders or any harsh abrasive
cleaning materials on the outside of the oven door.
do not clean the oven door gasket. On self-clean models, the oven door gasket is
made of a woven material which is essential for a good seal. Care should be taken
not to rub, damage or remove this gasket.