r_sing the Self-Cleaning Cycle
3. Press STOP TIME.
4. Set Stop
Example for 7:00:
5. Complete entry.
• The door will lock and oven light will go
out (if on) right after you press START.
6. After the Self-Cleaning
To stop the Self-Cleaning
For best cleaning
• After the oven cools to room tempera-
ture, wipe up any residue or ash with a
damp cloth or sponge. If any spots remain,
clean with a mild abrasive cleanser or
• Clean the oven before it gets heavily
soiled. Cleaning a very soiled oven takes
longer and results in more smoke than
• If the Self-Cleaning
cycle does not get
the oven as clean as you expected, the
cycle may not have been set long enough
or you may not have prepared the oven
property. Set the Self-Cleaning cycle longer
the next time and hand-clean areas noted
in "Before you start" earlier in this section.
How the cycle works
The Self-Cleaning cycle uses very high heat
to burn away soil and grease. During the
cycle, the oven gets much hotter than it does
for normal baking or broiling. This high heat
breaks up the soil or grease and burns it
Your oven is preset for a 3_-hour Self-
Cleaning cycle. However, you can adjust the
cycle time to the amount of soil in your oven.
You can set the cycle anywhere between 2_
and 4_ hours. (See "Setting the controls"
earlier in this section.)
The graph at the right is representative of
a normal, 3_-hour Self-Cleaning cycle., Note
that the heating stops after 3 hours, but it
takes longer for the oven to cool enough to
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_ DOOR LOCKS
Time In Hours