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o It is normal for parts of the range to become hot dunng a
* To prevent persou ai injury and damage to the oven door
do not attempt to open door when "'LOCK" is displayed
, Avoid touching cooktop, door_ window or oven veto area
during a clean cycle.
, Do not use commercial oven cleaners on the oven finish
or around any part of the oven. The} wiii damage the
finish o_ parts.
The self-clean cycle uses above-normal cooking temperatures
to automatically clean the oven interior. Do not force the oven
door or lock lever open. This may result in exposure to high
temperatures and be a burn hazard.
It is normal for flare-ups, smoking, or flaming to occur during
cleaning if the oven is heavily soiled. It is better to clean the
oven regularly rather than to wait until there is a heavy build-
up of soil in the oven.
During the cleaning process, the kitchen should be well
ventilated to get rid of normal odors associated with cleaning.
Se f-Cmeaning
1. Turn off the oven light before cleaning. The light may burn
out during the clean cycle.
2. Remove broiler pan, all pans, and oven racks from the
oven. The oven racks will discolor and may not slide easily
after a self-clean cycle if they are not removed.
3. Clean oven frame, door frame, area outside of gasket, and
around the opening in the door gasket with a nonabrasive
cleaner such as Bon Ami* or detergent and water. The
self-cleaning process does not clean these areas. They
should be cleaned to prevent soil from baking on during
the clean cycle. (The gasket is the
seal around the oven door and
4. To prevent damage, do not clean or
rub the gasket around the oven
door. The gasket is designed to
seal in heat during the clean cycle.
5. Wipe up excess grease or spillovers from the oven bottom.
This prevents excessive smoking, flare-ups or flaming
during the clean cycle.
6. Wipe up sugary' and acidic spillovers such as sweet
potatoes, tomato, or milk-based sauces. Porcelain enamel
is acid-resistant, not acid-proof. The porcelain finish may
discolor if acidic spills are not wiped up before a self-clean
To set Self-Clean:
Note: Oven temperature must be below 400° F to program
a dean cycle,
Close the oven door.
Move door lock lever right to the locked position.
3. Press the Clean pad.
° "CLEAN" flashes in the display.
If the door is not closed, beeps will sound and "DOOR" will
display. If the door is not closed within 45 seconds, the
self-cleaning operation will be canceled and the display
will return to the time of day.
4. Press the More+ or Less- pad.
° "CL-M" (Medium Soil, 3 hours} is displayed.
5. Press the More+ or Less- pad to scroll through
the self-cleaning settings.
CL-H" (Heavy Soil, 4 hours}
CL-M" (Medium soil, 3 hours}
CL-L__ (Light Soil, 2 hours}
Choosing the soil level of the oven automatically programs
the self-cleaning time.
6. After four seconds, the oven will start cleaning.
, The cleaning time will start counting down in the display.
, "LOCK" will appear in the display.
, "CLEAN" will appear in the display.
To Delay a Self-Cmean Cycle:
1. Press the Delay pad.
° "DELAY" flashes.
° 00:00 will appear in the display.
2. Press the More+ or Less- pad to set the
amount of time you want to delay the
cycle. Delay time can be set from ten
minutes (00:10} to 11 hours, 59 minutes
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