How to Clean
Remove racks. See "Removing & Replacing Oven Racks" under Before Setting Oven Controls. Use a
mild, abrasive cleaner, following the cleaner's recommendations. Rinse with clean water & let dry. After
cleaning the racks, 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 oven rack positions).
Use soap & water to thoroughly clean the top, sides & front of the oven door. Rinse well. You may use a
glass cleaner on the outside glass of the oven door. DO NOT immerse the door in water. DO NOT spray
or allow water or the glass cleaner to enter the door vents. DO NOT use oven cleaners, cleaning
powders or any harsh abrasive cleaning materials on the outside of the oven door. DO NOT clean the oven
door gasket. The oven door gasket is made 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 this gasket.
Clean stainless steel with hot soapy water & a dishcloth. Rinse with clean water and a cloth. DO NOT use
cleaners with high conecentrations of chlorides or chlorines. DO NOT use harsh scrubbing cleaners. Only
use kitchen cleaners that are especially made for cleaning stainless steel. Always be sure to rinse the
cleaners form the surface as bluish stains may occur during heating that cannot be removed.
Cleaning Recommendations for Coil Element Cooktop
Surface elements can be unplugged and removed to make cleaning the drip pans easier. The surface elements clean themselves
when they are turned on. Food spilled on a hot element will burn off. Food spilled on a cool element may be cleaned with a damp
cloth—any remaining soil will burn off the next time the element is used.
Never immerse a surface element in water.
Be sure the range is cool
before removing elements or drip bowls.
Be careful not to bend terminal ends when
replacing elements after cleaning.
When lowering the lift-up
range top, grasp the sides with finger-tips
only. Be careful not to pinch fingers. DO
NOT drop or bend the range top when
raising or lowering. This could damage
General Care & Cleaning
(Cleaning Chart cont'd)
Removing the Surface Elements & Drip Bowls
1. Lift the edge of the drip bowl across from the terminal end. Lift the surface
element & drip bowl together just enough to clear the cooktop.
2. While holding the drip bowl and surface element, gently pull the terminal end
out from the terminal plug. If equipped, DO NOT remove the hold down clip from
the drip bowl.
Cleaning the Drip Bowls
Wash in hot soapy water or in the dishwasher. Rinse & dry while still warm.
Hard to remove or burned on soil can be removed by soaking the drip bowls for
about 20 minutes in a lightly diluted liquid cleanser or a solution of ammonia &
water (1/2 cup ammonia to 1 gallon of water). A nylon scrubber may be used
after soaking. DO NOT use abrasive cleaners or steel wool, as they will scratch
the surface. Always rinse with clean water & polish dry with a soft cloth.
Replacing Drip Bowls & Surface Elements
1. Slide the terminal end on the element through the opening in the drip bowl.
2. Align the element support to rest on the rim inside the drip bowl. If your drip
bowl is equipped with a hold down clip, align the element support opposite
the terminal end with the slot in the hold down clip & snap into place.
3. After the element is positioned in the drip bowl, line up the terminal end
with the terminal plug as shown.
4. Hold the surface element & drip bowl together as level as possible & firmly
push the terminal end into the terminal plug. Make sure element terminal is
seated properly into terminal plug. Make sure the surface element is level
to reduce the hazard of pans sliding off the element.
Raising the Top for Cleaning
1. Grasp the sides &lift from the front. Lift-up rods will support the top in a
raised position. Only lift the top far enough to allow the support rods to
snap into place.
2. Clean underneath using a clean cloth & hot soapy water.
3. To lower the top, gently push back on each rod to release the notched
support. Hold the range top and slide the lift rods down into the range