Parts of Your Range
Before cleaning any part of the oven, be sure all controls are turned off and the oven is cool. Remove spills and any
heavy soiling as soon as possible. Regular cleaning will reduce the difficulty and time of major cleaning later.
Aluminum and Vinyl
Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth.
Painted and plastic control knobs
Painted body parts
Painted decorative trims
Using a soft cloth and clean with mild dish detergent and water or a 50/50 solution of
vinegar and water. Follow by rinsing the area with clean water; dry and polish with a
soft cloth. Glass cleaners may be used if sprayed on a soft cloth first. Do not spray
liquids directly on the oven control and display area. Do not use large amounts of
water on the control panel - excess water on the control area may cause damage to
the appliance. Do not use other liquid cleaners, abrasive cleaners, scouring pads, or
paper towels - they will damage the finish. To remove control knobs, turn to the OFF
position; grasp firmly and pull straight off the shaft. To replace knobs after cleaning,
line up the flat sides of both the knob and the shaft; then push the knob into place.
Your oven finish may be made with stainless steel (some models). Clean the
stainless with warm soapy water using a clean sponge or cloth. Rinse with clean
water and dry with a soft clean cloth. Do not use any store bought cleaners like
stainless steel cleaners or any other types of cleaners containing any abrasive, chlo-
rides, chlorine or ammonia. It is recommended to use mild dish soap and water or a
50/50 solution of water and vinegar.
Porcelain enamel broiler pan and
insert (available by mail order)
Door liner and body parts
Gentle scouring with a soapy scouring pad will remove most spots. Rinse with a 1:1
solution of clear water and ammonia. If necessary, cover difficult spots with an
paper towel for 30 to 40 minutes. Rinse with clean water and a
damp cloth, and 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
Oven racks must be removed from oven cavity. Clean by using a mild, abrasive
cleaner following manufacturer's
instructions. Rinse with clean water and dry.
Use soap and water to thoroughly clean the top, sides, and front of the oven door.
Rinse well. You may use a glass cleaner on the outside glass of the door. Do not
immerse the door in water. Do not spray or allow water or the glass cleaner to enter
the door vents. Do not use oven cleaners, cleaning powders, or any harsh abrasive
cleaning materials on the outside of the oven door.
Do not clean the oven door gasket. On self-clean models, the oven door gasket is
made of a woven material which is essential for a good seal. Care should be taken
not to rub, damage, or remove this gasket.
For oven interior remove excessive spillovers from oven cavity bottom before starting
Self Clean. Clean any soils from oven frame and door liner outside the oven door
gasket. For important cleaning precautions, refer to "Self-Cleaning Operation"