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Microwave Oven Care; General Cleaning - KitchenAid YKHMS1850S Use & Care Manual

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MICROWAVE OVEN CARE
IMPORTANT:
Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and the microwave oven is cool. Always follow label instructions
on
cleaning products.
Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested unless otherwise noted.
GREASE FILTERS
Do not use ammonia or corrosive cleaning agents such as lye-
based oven cleaners.
Hot water and mild detergent:
Soak filters, then scrub and swish to remove embedded dirt
and grease. Rinse well and shake to dry.
Dishwasher:
Wash separately, not with dirty dishes, because food can be
trapped in the filters.
MICROWAVE
OVEN CAVITY
To avoid damage to the microwave oven cavity, do not use soap-
filled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, steel-wool
pads, gritty
washcloths
or some recycled paper towels.
The area where the microwave oven door and frame touch when
closed should be kept clean.
Average soil
Mild, nonabrasive soaps and detergents:
Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth.
Heavy soil
Mild, nonabrasive soaps and detergents:
Heat 1 cup (250 mL) of water for 2 to 5 minutes in microwave
oven. Steam will soften soil. Rinse with clean water and dry
with soft, lint-free cloth.
Odors
Lemon juice or vinegar:
Heat 1 cup (250 mL) of water with 1 tbs (15 mL) of either
lemon juice or vinegar for 2 to 5 minutes in microwave oven.
Microwave Inlet Cover
To avoid arcing and microwave oven damage, the microwave
inlet cover (see "Parts and Features") should be kept clean.
Wipe with wet cloth.
MICROWAVE
OVEN DOOR AND EXTERIOR
The area where the microwave oven door and frame touch when
closed should be kept clean.
Mild, nonabrasive soaps and detergents:
Stainless
Steel (on some models)
To avoid damage to the microwave oven, do not use soap-filled
scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, steel-wool pads, gritty
washcloths
or some paper towels. Rub in direction of grain.
KitchenAid _ Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polish (not included)
KitchenAid _ Stainless Steel Wipes (not included):
See "Assistance
or Service" section to order.
Liquid detergent or all-purpose
cleaner:
Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth.
Vinegar for hard water spots
CONTROL
PAN EL
Sponge or soft cloth and water:
Dampen sponge with water and wipe panel. Dry with soft
cloth.
Do not use chemical or abrasive cleansers.
TURNTABLE
Replace turntable immediately after cleaning. Do not operate the
microwave oven without the turntable in place.
Mild cleanser and scouring pad
Dishwasher
COOKING
RACK
Dishwasher cleaning is not recommended.
Do not use abrasive
cleansers or scrubbers.
Mild cleanser, water and washcloth
RACK SUPPORTS
To avoid soil buildup which may lead to arcing and cause
damage to the microwave oven, clean rack supports often.
Do not use soap-filled
scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, steel-
wool pads, gritty washcloths
or some recycled paper towels.
Mild, nonabrasive
soap or detergent and washcloth,
toothbrush or cotton swab:
Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth.
Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth.
Glass cleaner and paper towels or nonabrasive plastic
scrubbing pad:
Apply glass cleaner to towel, not directly to surface.
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