cleaning and maintaining your
Keeping your microwave oven clean improves its performance, wards off
unnecessary repairs, and lengthens its life.
CLEANING ThE ExTERIOR
It's best to clean spills on the outside of your microwave oven as they occur. Use a soft cloth and warm,
soapy water. Rinse and dry.
Do not get water into the vents. Never use abrasive products or chemical solvents such as ammonia
or alcohol as they can damage the appearance of your microwave.
Cleaning under your microwave oven
Regularly clean grease and dust from the bottom of your microwave using a solution of warm
water and detergent.
Cleaning the control panel
Wipe with a damp cloth and dry thoroughly. Do not use cleaning sprays, large amounts of soap
and water, abrasives or sharp objects on the panel as it is easily damaged.
Cleaning the door and door seals
Always ensure that the door seals are clean and that the door closes properly. Take particular
care when cleaning the door seals to ensure that no particles accumulate and prevent the door
from closing correctly. Wash the glass door with very mild soap and water. Be sure to use a soft
cloth to avoid scratching.
If steam accumulates inside or outside the oven door, wipe with a soft cloth. Steam can
accumulate when operating the oven at high humidity and in no way indicates microwave
CLEANING ThE INTERIOR
Ensure that the microwave oven has cooled down before cleaning it to avoid injury.
Remove the glass tray from the oven when cleaning the oven or tray.
To prevent the tray from breaking, handle it with care and do not put it in water immediately after
cooking. Wash the tray carefully in warm sudsy water or in the dishwasher.
Clean the interior surfaces (oven cavity) of your microwave oven periodically to remove any splashes or
stains. To remove hardened food articles and remove smells, place 2 cups of water (add lemon juice for
extra freshness) in a four-cup measuring glass (why a 4-cup measuring glass) at High power for 5 minutes
or until boiling. Let it stand in the oven for one or two minutes.
CLEANING ThE TURNTAbLE AND ROLLER RINGS
Clean the roller rings periodically and wash the turntable as required. The turntable can safely be washed in
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