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General Cleaning - Frigidaire MEF361BHDB Owner's Manual

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General Cleaning
Cleaning
Various
Parts of Your
Range
Before cleaning any part of the range, be sure all controls are turned OFF and
the range is cool. Remove spillovers and heavy soiling as soon as possible.
Regular deanings will reduce the effort required for major cleanings later.
Surfaces
How
to Clean
Aluminum
(Trim Pieces) & Vinyl
Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a dean cloth.
Glass, Painted
and Plastic Control
Knobs, Body Sides, and Decorative
Trim
Stainless Steel, Chrome Control Panel,
Decorative Trim
Porcelain
Enamel
Broiler
Pan and
Insert, Door Liner, Body Sides,Warmer
Drawer (if equipped)
Oven Racks
Oven Door
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For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils
and built-up
grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on
soil for 30 to 60 minutes.
Rinse with a damp cloth and dry. DO NOT use
abrasive cleaners on any 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.
Before cleaning the control panel, turn all controls to OFF and remove the
control knobs. To remove, pull each knob straight off the shaft. Clean using
hot, soapy water and a dishcloth.
Rinse with a clean water and a dishcloth.
Cover stubborn
spots with an ammonia-soaked
paper towel for 30 to 40
minutes. Rinse. Be sure to squeeze excess water from the cloth before wiping
the panel; especially when wiping
around the controls.
Excess water in or
around the controls
may cause damage to the appliance.
Cleaners made
especially for stainless steel such as Stainless Steel Magic, trademark
of Magic
American Corp., or similar products
are recommended.
Always follow the
manufacturer's
instructions. Be sure to rinse the cleaners as bluish stains may
occur during heating and cannot be removed. To replace knobs after cleaning,
line up the flat sides of both the knob and the shaft; then push the knob into
place.
Gentle scouring with a soapy scouring pad will remove most spots. Rinse with
a 1:1 solution of clear water and ammonia. If necessary, cover difficult 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 scouring pad. Rinse
and wipe dry with a clean cloth. Remove all cleaners or the porcelain may
become damaged during future heating. DO NOT use spray oven cleaners on
the cooktop.
Oven racks may be removed or left in the oven during the self-clean cycle for
cleaning.
If removed,
clean by using a mild, abrasive cleaner following
manufacturer's
instructions.
Rinse with clean water and dry.
If the racks are cleaned in the self-clean cycle, their color will turn slightly blue
and the finish will be dull. After the self-clean cycle is complete, and the oven
has cooled, rub the sides of the racks with wax paper or a cloth containing
a
small amount of baby oil or salad oil (this will make the racks glide easier into
the rack positions).
To clean oven door, wash with hot, soapy water and a clean cloth. DO NOT
immerse the door in water.
DO NOT clean the oven door gasket. The oven door gasket ismade of a woven
material,
on self cleaning models, which is essential for a good seal. Care
should be taken not to rub, damage or remove the gasket.
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