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Aluminum Foil was placed in the bottom of my range, and when I removed it the foil was melted to the bottom. I was able to remove some of the foil, but about half of my range still has some foil stuck. I have tried to self clean the oven, thinking if would make the foil soft so I could remove it but it didn't. Please help this is a new oven and I don't know how to remove this.

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  • missy7 Nov 09, 2007

    I put aluminum foil on the oven floor to catch drips and now it is stuck to the oven floor. I tried self-cleaning setting but it is melted on to the surface. Any suggestions on removing this foil? Thanks for your help.

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2007

    I had made a cheesecake a few weeks ago and the mixture spilled onto the bottom of my new oven and made such a mess that the next time I made it I stupidly lined the oven bottom with Reynolds Aluminum foil - what a disaster! Some of it came off but the rest is impossible to get off. Anyone have an answer as to how to get the stuff off once it has melted? I too have tried scraping, going through a self-cleaning cycle, etc. but nothing has touched it. Thanks,

  • Anonymous May 08, 2008

    i am renting and they have just put in a new oven

    and i have melted alfoil on the bottom

    how do i get in off

  • Anonymous May 17, 2008

    Not a Bosch range but another Sears model with the heating element under the floor of the stove. You know, I read the book, did not use the oven for a few weeks, my old habit of putting aluminum foil of the floor of the stove to catch drips came into play. Do ya think that since this practice is SO ingrained in us that the manufacturer could put a painted "Caution" note inside of the stove as a reminder? My solution has been to go to the internet to look for a solution.

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There is no easy answer to this except elbow grease. however, i often put aluminium foil on base of oven with no problem. did you leave it there during self-clean when temp is very high?

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