First time owner of a self-cleaning oven. Do you have to use any type of cleaner, (easy off) or do you just turn it on and let it burn. We do have some spillage on the bottom of the oven and it fills the house with smoke.
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Not only do you not have to use Easy Off, if you do, it will ruin the oven liner. Wipe excess grease as much as possible from the oven cavity, maybe even use a plastic spatula to scrape up excess then turn it on and let it go through the self cean cycle for 3-4 hours. S/C ovens work by getting up around 900 degrees and burning food soils from the oven liner and inside door surface. Open windows and go shopping for 4 or 5 hours.. Seriously, that's about all you can do. Well, maybe a movie if your not in the mood to shop. Tell your neighbors not to call the fire department when they see smoke coming from the windows. Not meaning to sound sarcastic but having been a technician for 30 years I have seen this more times than I can count
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Yes you can use any of the available oven cleaning products if you wish to do it the hard way. I use Easy Off brand cleaner due to the fumes from the self cleaning when my baby grand daughter is here, which just about all the time..
No chemical cleaners should be used on self cleaning ovens. Scrape the heavy soil with a plastic spatula and use the self clean feature. Once chemicals are used it will not clean satisfactorily again. Sorry..... Eric
If it has a self clean feature, you can set that feature to self clean. If it does not, you can use Easy Off oven cleaner. You should turn the breaker off to the oven first. Lay newspaper on the floor around the oven to catch drips and spray the entire oven. Let it sit for a few hours and use your vent hood to elimnate fumes, then wipe out with an old cloth. Hope this helps and answers your question. Ella
Never use spray cleaners in a self clean oven it will void your warranty and possibly ruin the oven. it sounds like what may have happened is the fumes from the spray ignited inside the oven and may have blown out the pilot light if your using gas.
or maybe replace the thermocouple. sorry, hope that helps.
NO..wont hurt it as loong as you got it all out.. but plz remind her that this is a self cleaning oven....Which does not mean you have to clean it yourself !!! it should be fine.. tell her next time to run it thru a self clean cycle for at least 3.5 hours on the timer setting..