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Porcelain Enamel Cooktop Cleaning Instructions (some Models); Care & Cleaning Of Stainless Steel (some Models) - Kenmore GAS COOKTOP Use & Care Manual

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General Care & Cleaning

Porcelain enamel cooktop cleaning instructions (some models)

Correct and consistent cleaning is essential to maintaining your porcelain enamel
cooktop. If food spills and grease spatters are not removed, they may burn onto the
surface of the cooktop and cause permanent discoloration.
Daily Cleaning
For normal soil:
1. Allow cooktop surface to cool.
2. Wipe off spills and spatters using a clean paper towel or a clean cloth with warm, soapy
3. If needed, use mild household cleaners or a soap-filled steel wool pad.
4. Be sure to rinse off all cleaning solutions or the porcelain may become damaged
during future heating.
For heavy, burned-on soil:
1. Allow cooktop surface to cool.
2. Use a soap filled scouring pad with warm water or cover heavily soiled spots with a
solution of clear water and ammonia. Scour gently. Rinse and wipe dry with a clean
Porcelain enamel
Mild cleaners or soap-
(cooktop, surface
filled steel wool pads.
under cooktop)
Broil Insert
Hot, soapy water or
Control Panel
cleaner cream.
Care and Cleaning of Stainless Steel
Some models are equipped with stainless steel exterior parts. Special care and
cleaning are required for maintaining the appearance of stainless parts. Please refer
to the table provided at the beginning of the General Care & Cleaning section.z
Use a damp sponge or damp-
ened soap pad, rinse and dry.
Use a clean soapy, dampened
cloth or paper towel, remove soil
and dry. Do not use abrasive
(some models)
Do not use a
cooktop cleaner on a hot
cooktop. The fumes can be
hazardous to your health, and
can chemically damage the
cooking surface.
Before cleaning
the surface cooktop, be sure the
controls are turned to OFF and
the cooktop is cool.
DO NOT use
commercial oven cleaners on
the exterior surfaces including
rangetop and door frame.


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