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Cleaning The Drawer; Troubleshooting - KitchenAid KEWD105 Use & Care Manual

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Replacing the drawer
1. Align the drawer guides with the receiving slides.
2. Push drawer in completely. Gently open and close drawer to
ensure it is seated properly on the slides.

Cleaning the Drawer

Before cleaning, always make sure that all controls are turned off
and the drawer is cool. Refer to the instructions on the containers
of all cleaning products before using.
Control knob
Soap and water
Do not use steel wool or abrasive cleaners.
Pull knob straight away from control panel.
Wash, rinse and dry with soft cloth.
Stainless steel surfaces (control panel, drawer cavity
and drawer front)
Routine cleaning and fingerprints
Liquid detergent/soap and water, or all-purpose cleaner
Wipe with damp cloth or sponge, then wipe with clean water
and dry.
Stubborn stains and baked-on residue
Mildly abrasive cleanser or stainless-steel cleaners
To avoid marring the surface, rub in the direction of grain lines
with a damp cloth or sponge and cleanser. Wipe thoroughly
with clean water. Repeat if necessary.
Hard water spots
Swab or wipe with cloth. Wipe with clean water and dry.
DO NOT use steel wool or soap-filled scouring pads.
Rub in the direction of the grain line to avoid marring the surface.
Always wipe dry to avoid water marks.
If commercial cleaners are used, follow label directions. If
product contains chlorine (bleach), rinse thoroughly with clean
water and dry with a soft lint-free cloth. Chlorine is a corrosive
DO NOT let commercial cleaners come in contact with the
Warming drawer glass and handle
(for black, white and biscuit models)
Paper towel and spray glass cleaner
Make sure oven is cool.
Follow directions provided with the cleaner.
Warm, soapy water and a nonabrasive, plastic scrubbing pad
Wash, wipe with clean water, and dry thoroughly.
Mild soap and water
Wash, rinse and dry with soft cloth.
DO NOT put in dishwasher; discoloration will occur.
Drawer rack
Steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water
Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly.


Drawer does not work
Is the drawer connected to a power source?
Refer to installation instructions to ensure proper installation.
Has the household fuse or circuit breaker been tripped?
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit.
Power switch is in the "ON" position and the indicator light is
not illuminated.
Reset unit by turning the Power switch to "OFF" and then
"ON". The unit was in the timer mode and ran out of time.
Drawer does not slide properly
Has the drawer been mounted properly on the slides?
Remove and remount the drawer on the slides. See the
"Warming Drawer Care" section for instructions.
Has the drawer been over-loaded?
Weight inside drawer should not exceed 100 lbs (45 kg).
Is the drawer load uneven?
Redistribute the contents to balance the weight evenly.
There is excessive moisture on the drawer
Did you allow preheating time?
Preheat the drawer before each use. See "Using Your
Warming Drawer" section for instructions.
Is the Moist-Dry setting correct?
Set the Moist-Dry slide to "DRY" to vent the moisture.
Did you cover food with aluminum foil?
See the "Using Aluminum Foil" section for instructions.


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