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Using High Temperature Clean - Electric Range

How the Cycle Works: 

The Self-Cleaning cycle uses very high temperatures, burning soil to a powdery ash.

IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Exposure to the fumes may result in the death of certain birds. Always move birds to another closed and well-ventilated room.

Tips for High-Temperature Self-Cleaning Ovens: 

  • Self-clean the oven before it becomes heavily soiled—heavy soil results in longer cleaning and more smoke.
  • Keep the kitchen well-ventilated during the Self-Cleaning cycle to help eliminate heat, odors, and smoke.
  • Do not block the oven vent(s) during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Air must be able to move freely.
  • Do not clean, rub, damage, or move the oven door gasket. The door gasket is essential for a good seal.

Prepare the Oven: 

  1. Remove the oven racks, broiler pan, grid, cookware, and bakeware from the oven.
  2. Remove any foil from the oven.
  3. Hand-clean inside the door edge and the 1½ in (3.8 cm) area around the inside oven cavity frame, being careful not to move or bend the gasket. This area does not get hot enough to remove soil during self-cleaning. Do not let water, cleaner, or any other liquid enter slots on the door frame. Use a damp cloth to clean this area.
  4. Wipe out any loose soil to reduce smoke and avoid damage. 

Prepare the Cooktop and Storage Drawer:

  1. Remove any plastic items from the cooktop, to prevent melting.
  2. Remove all items from the storage drawer.

Before self-cleaning, make sure the door is closed completely; otherwise, it will not lock, and the cycle will not begin.

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Refer to your Owner's Manual for specific instructions on setting the Self-Clean feature. 

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