For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils and
Painted body parts
apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on soil for 30 to
- Painted decorativetrim
60 minutes. Rinse with a damp cloth and dry. Do not use abrasive cleaners on any
- Aluminum, plasticorvinyltrim
of these materials; they can scratch. 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 into place.
- Control panel
Before cleaning the controlpanel,
turn all controls OFF and if needed remove any
trim (some models)
knobs from the panel. Clean using hot, soapy water and a dishcloth.
Be sure to
squeeze excess water from the dishcloth before wiping the control panel;
especially when wiping around the controls area. Excess water in or around the
controls may cause damage to the appliance. When rinsing, use clean water and a
dishcloth and be sure to squeeze excess water from dishcloth before wiping the
- Oven interior & door liner
Gentle scouring with a soapy non-abrasive scouring pad will remove most spots.
Rinse with a 1:1 solution of clear water and ammonia. If necessary, cover difficult
broiler pan insert (some models)
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 non-abrasive scouring pad.
Rinse and wipe dry with a clean cloth. Do not allow food spills with a high sugar or
acid content (milk, tomatoes, sauerkraut, fruit juices or pie filling) to remain on the
surface; they may cause a dull spot even after cleaning.
The oven interior is porcelain coated and is safe to clean using oven cleaners
instructions. After cleaning, remove any oven cleaner or the
porcelain may become damaged during future heating. Do not spray oven cleaner on
any electrical controls or switches. Do not spray or allow oven cleaner to build up on
the oven temperature sensing bulb. Do not spray cleaner on oven door trim, door
gasket, plastic drawer glides, handles or any exterior surfaces of the range.
Clean any soils from the oven frame, the door liner outside the oven door gasket and
the small area at the front center of the oven bottom. Clean with hot, soapy water.
Rinse using clean water and a cloth.
Remove oven racks from oven before cleaning. 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 oven 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.
- Surface elements
Do not use spray oven cleaners on the cooktop. See "Surface elements and drip
bowls" in the Care & Cleaning section.