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Cooktop Care; General Cleaning - Kenmore 665.44042 Use & Care Manual

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COOKTOP CARE
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.
STAINLESS
STEEL (on some models)
Do not use soap-filled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, Cooktop
Polishing Creme, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths
or some
paper towels. Damage may occur.
Rub in direction of grain to avoid damaging.
Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish (not included): See back
cover for ordering information.
Liquid detergent or all-purpose
cleaner: Rinse with clean
water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth.
Vinegar for hard water spots.
RADIANT
GLASS
Do not use steel wool, abrasive powder cleansers, chlorine
bleach, rust remover or ammonia because damage may occur.
Always wipe with a clean, wet cloth and dry thoroughly to prevent
streaking and staining.
Cooktop Cleaning Creme supplied with your cooktop should be
used regularly to help prevent scratches, pitting and abrasions,
and to condition the cooktop.
It can be purchased as a kit
along with the Cooktop Scraper. Ask for stock number
22-364-WX10Xl
17 when reordering.
A blue 3M SCOTCH-BRITE ®no scratch scrub sponge supplied
with your cooktop is also recommended
for stubborn soils. This
pad is designed specifically to keep your radiant glass clean. Do
not use this pad to clean any other surfaces.
A Cooktop Scraper is also recommended
for stubborn soils, and
can be ordered as an accessory. Ask for stock number
22-364-WX10X302
when ordering. The Cooktop Scraper uses
razor blades. Store razor blades out of the reach of children.
Light to moderate
soil
Paper towels or blue 3M SCOTCH-BRITE ® no scratch scrub
sponge: Clean while the cooktop is still warm. You may want
to wear oven mitts while doing so.
Sugary spills (jellies, candy, syrup)
Blue 3M SCOTCH-BRITE ® no scratch scrub sponge: Clean
while the cooktop is still warm. You will want to wear oven
mitts while doing so.
Cooktop Scraper, Cooktop Cleaning Creme and clean damp
paper towel: Clean as soon as cooktop has cooled down.
Rub creme into surface with a damp paper towel or soft
cloth. Continue rubbing until white film disappears.
Heavy soil, dark streaks, specks and discoloration
Cooktop Scraper, Cooktop Cleaning Creme or nonabrasive
cleanser: Rub product into soil with a damp paper towel or
soft cloth. Continue rubbing until white film disappears.
Burned-on soil
Cooktop Cleaning Creme and blue 3M SCOTCH-BRITE ® no
scratch scrub sponge: Rub creme into soil with damp paper
towel. Repeat for stubborn spots. Polish entire cooktop with
creme and paper towel.
Metal marks from aluminum
and copper
Cooktop Cleaning Creme: Clean as soon as cooktop has
cooled down. Rub creme into surface with a damp paper
towel or soft cloth. Continue rubbing until white film
disappears. The marks will not totally disappear but after
many cleanings become less noticeable.
Tiny scratches
and abrasions
Cooktop Cleaning Creme: Rub creme into surface with a
damp paper towel or soft cloth. Continue rubbing until white
film disappears. Scratches and abrasions do not affect
cooking performance
and after many cleanings become less
noticeable.
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