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General Cleaning - Whirlpool WERP3101SQ Use & Care Manual

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To Stop Self-Clean anytime:
If the clean function is terminated while the oven cavity
temperature is greater than 500ºF (260ºC), the oven door will
remain latched until the oven cavity temperature is below this
threshold.
Style 1 - Electronic Oven Control
Press OFF/CANCEL. If the oven temperature is too high, the door
will remain locked. It will not unlock until the oven cools. If the
oven temperature is too high after self-cleaning, then LOCKED
will appear on the display until the oven completely cools.
IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and
the oven and cooktop are cool. Always follow label instructions
on cleaning products.
Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested first unless
otherwise noted.
EXTERIOR PORCELAIN ENAMEL SURFACES
(on some models)
Food spills containing acids, such as vinegar and tomato, should
be cleaned as soon as the entire appliance is cool. These spills
may affect the finish.
Cleaning Method:
Glass cleaner, mild liquid cleaner or nonabrasive scrubbing
pad: Gently clean around the model and serial number plate
because scrubbing may remove numbers.
All-Purpose Appliance Cleaner Part Number 31662B (not
included):
See "Assistance or Service" section to order.
STAINLESS STEEL (on some models)
To avoid damage to stainless steel, do not use soap-filled
scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, Cooktop Polishing Creme,
steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths or some paper towels.
Rub in direction of grain to avoid damaging.
Cleaning Method:
Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish Part Number 31464B (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
METALLIC PAINT (on some models)
Cleaning Method:
Do not use abrasive cleaners, cleaners with bleach, rust
removers, ammonia or sodium hydroxide (lye) because paint
surface may stain.
CERAMIC GLASS (on some models)
Cleaning Method:
Always wipe with a clean, wet cloth or sponge and dry thoroughly
to avoid streaking and staining.
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Style 2 - Electronic Oven Control
Press OFF/CANCEL. If the oven temperature is too high, "cln,"
TIMED, ON, "cool," and LOCKED will appear on the display (on
some models), and the door will remain locked. It will not unlock
until the oven cools.
Styles 3 & 4 - Electronic Oven Control
Press OFF/CANCEL. If the oven temperature is too high, the door
will remain locked. It will not unlock until the oven cools.

General Cleaning

Cooktop Cleaner Part Number 31464B is recommended regularly
to help avoid scratches, pitting and abrasions and to condition
the cooktop, and can be ordered as an accessory. See
"Assistance or Service" section to order.
Cooktop Scraper Part Number RS300 is also recommended for
stubborn soils, and can be ordered as an accessory. See
"Assistance or Service" section to order. The Cooktop Scraper
uses razor blades. Store razor blades out of the reach of
children.
Light to moderate soil
Paper towels or clean damp sponge:
Clean while the cooktop is still warm. You may want to wear
oven mitts while cleaning the cooktop.
Sugary spills (jellies, candy, syrup)
Cooktop Scraper:
Clean while the cooktop is still warm. You may want to wear
oven mitts while cleaning the cooktop.
Cooktop Polishing Creme and clean damp paper towel:
Clean as soon as cooktop has cooled down. Rub creme into
surface with a damp paper towel or soft cloth. Continue
rubbing until white film disappears.
Heavy soil, dark streaks, specks and discoloration
Cooktop Polishing Creme or nonabrasive cleanser:
Rub product into soil with a damp paper towel or soft cloth.
Continue rubbing until white film disappears.
Burned-on soil
Cooktop Cleaner and Cooktop Scraper:
Rub creme into soil with damp paper towel. Hold scraper as
flat as possible on surface and scrape. Repeat for stubborn
spots. Polish entire cooktop with creme and paper towel.
Metal marks from aluminum and copper
Cooktop Cleaner:
Clean as soon as cooktop has cooled down. Rub creme into
surface with a damp paper towel or soft cloth. Continue
rubbing until white film disappears. The marks will not totally
disappear, but after many cleanings they will become less
noticeable.
Tiny scratches and abrasions
Cooktop Cleaner:
Rub creme into surface with a damp paper towel or soft
cloth. Continue rubbing until white film disappears. Scratches
and abrasions do not affect cooking performance, and after
many cleanings they will become less noticeable.
Do not use steel wool, abrasive powder cleansers, chlorine
bleach, rust remover or ammonia because damage may occur.

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