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Self-cleaning ovens is it safe to run with humans and cats in the home?

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Yes it is safe. all the oven does is fire up to a high temperature to burn off the debris.

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Good Afternoon Friend,

I understand that you are having trouble with your Electrolux Icon oven, model# E30SO75ESS, and running the self-clean cycle. I see that the lock button keeps flashing and that you have the racks and rack holders out. I suggest following the steps below to run your self-clean cycle:

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