General Care & Cleaning
Various Parts of Your Cooktop
Before cleaning any part of the cooktop, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the cooktop is cool. Remove spiltovers and
heavy soiling as soon as possible. Regular cleaning wilt reduce the effort required for major cleaning later.
How to Clean
Painted and Plastic Control
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.
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 as instructed in General Care &
Cleaning section under Cooktop Cleaning
Surface Burners, Burner
Cap, and Burner Head
Clean burner grates in the dishwasher and dry upon removal. If soils are not removed,
follow the cooktop cleaning instructions below.
Gentle scouring with a soapy scouring pad will remove most spots. Rinse with a 1:1
solution of clean water and ammonia. If necessary, cove r difficult spots with an ammonia-
soaked paper towel for 30 to 40 minutes. Rinse with clean water and a damp cloth, 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.
The holes in the burners of you r cooktop must be kept clean at all times for proper ignition
and a complete, even flame. Clean the burner holes routinely with a small gauge wire or
needle and especially after bad spillovers which could clog these holes.
To remove, clean and replace sealed burner units; foltowthe instructions in General Care
& Cleaning section under Cleaning the Burner Grates, Burner Caps, Burner Heads. For
stubborn stains, scrub with soap and water or a mild abrasive cleanser and damp cloth.
Dry the burners thoroughly in a warm oven for 30 minutes. Then replace them, making sure
they are seated and level. DO NOT put burner units in the dishwasher.