Aluminum (Trim Pieces) & Vinyl
Painted and Plastic Control Knobs, Body
Parts, and Decorative Trim
Stainless Steel, Chrome Control Panel,
Porcelain Enamel Broiler Pan and Insert,
Door Liner, Body Parts, Warmer Drawer
Care & Cleaning
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. Rinse with a clean water using 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.
Clean stainless steel with hot, soapy water and a dishcloth. Rinse with clean
water and a cloth. Do not use cleaners with high concentrations 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 from the surface as bluish stains may occur during heating that cannot
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
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, on self cleaning models, which is essential for a good seal. Care should
be taken not to rub, damage or remove the gasket.
See Cooktop Cleaning and Maintenance in the Care & Cleaning section.