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General Cleaning; Troubleshooting - KitchenAid KEWD175 Use & Care Manual

Kitchenaid warming drawer use&careguide
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IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and
the warming drawer and the drawer accessories are cool. Always
follow label instructions on cleaning products.
Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested first unless
otherwise noted.
Do not use soap-filled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, Cooktop
Polishing Creme, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths or some
paper towels. Damage may occur.
Rub in direction of grain to avoid damaging.
Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish (not included):
See "Assistance or Service" section to order.
Liquid detergent or all-purpose cleaner:
Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth.
Vinegar for hard water spots
Do not use steel wool, abrasive cleansers or oven cleaner.
Do not soak knob.
When replacing knobs, make sure knobs are in the OFF position.
Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call.
Warming drawer will not operate
Is the power supply cord unplugged?
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit.
Is the power switch in the "ON" position, but the indicator
light not illuminated?
Reset unit by turning the power switch to "OFF" and then
"ON." The unit may have been in the timer mode, and the
timer may have ended its cycle.
Drawer does not slide properly
Has the drawer been mounted properly on the slides?
See "Warming Drawer Care" section.

General Cleaning


Soap and water:
Pull knobs straight away from control panel to remove. Wash,
rinse and dry with a soft cloth.
Paper towel and spray glass cleaner:
Make sure drawer is cool. Follow manufacturer's instructions.
Warm, soapy water and a nonabrasive, plastic scrubbing
Wash, wipe with clean water and dry thoroughly.
Steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water:
Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly.
Mild soap and water:
Wash, rinse and dry with soft cloth. Do not clean in
dishwasher. Discoloration will occur.
Has the drawer been overloaded?
The weight inside the drawer should not exceed
100 lbs (45 kg).
Is the drawer load uneven?
Redistribute the food to evenly balance the weight.
Excessive moisture on the drawer
Did you preheat the drawer?
Preheat the drawer before each use. See "Warming Drawer
Use" section.
Is the MOIST-DRY setting correct?
Set the MOIST-DRY slide to "DRY" to vent the moisture.
Was the food covered with aluminum foil?
See "Aluminum Foil" section.
Drawer does not shut off automatically
Have you bypassed the timer?
Check the Timer Override switch. The Timer Override switch
must be in the "OFF" position for the timer to function


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