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General Cleaning - Frigidaire 316000635 Owner's Manual

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General Cleaning

Surfaces
Aluminum (Trim Pieces) &
Vinyl
Glass, Paint and Plastic
Control Knobs, Body Parts
and Decorative Trim
Control Panel
Porcelain Enamel
Cooktop, Under Cooktop,
Broiler Pan and Insert, Door
Liner
Stainless Steel, Chrome
Decorative Trim
Oven Racks
Oven Door
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
CLEANINGS WILL REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MAJOR CLEANINGS LATER.
How to Clean
Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth.
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. 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. 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.
Clean with hot, soapy water and a dishcloth. Rinse with clean water and a dishcloth. Cover
stubborn spots with an ammonia-soaked paper towel for 30 to 40 minutes. Rinse. Cleaners
made especially for stainless steel are recommended. Be sure to rinse the cleaners as bluish
stains may occur during heating and cannot be removed.
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 is made of a woven material
which is essential for a good seal. Care should be taken not to rub, damage or remove the
gasket.
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