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If I DO NOT want to use the self cleaning feature is there any other safe way, including using soap and water, to clean the oven without ruining it? (I don't want to use the self cleaning feature)

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  • philscbx May 11, 2010

    I don't blame you from not using self clean feature.
    A good alternative is a soaking wet towel with soap covering entire bottom of oven.

    Raise the heat enough to create a steam, and shut off This will penetrate the build up where it will come off in layers, and may need a couple treatments of the same.

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Hi,

  1. Oven door : Wash the door and window with soap and water and rinse with clear water. Use glass cleaner only if sprayed on a cloth first. Do not use abrasive pads, powdered cleaners, or steel wool on glass and enamel, or the surfaces will be scratched.
  2. surface burner : To absorb a spill when it is hot, pour salt on it and wipe it up when the oven has cooled. A mildly abrasive baking soda and water paste can be used in the oven, too.
  3. Racks:Remove oven racks and clean them in warm, soapy water. Stubborn messes can be cleaned by using mild abrasive cleansers or a soap filled scouring pad. Rinse and dry the racks before returning them to the oven.
  4. Metal trim:Metal trim can be cleaned with glass cleaners or mild cleansers, soap and water. Abrasives or cleaners made for oven interiors should not be used.
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Hi,

Yes you could clean it.

Check few details :-

t the bottom of this post you will find the web address for your ranges manual and the self clean system is in side this manual.

How to self clean

If your model has a door latch, never force the latch handle. Forcing the handle will damage the door lock mechanism.
The oven door must be closed and all controls set correctly for the cycle to work properly.
Before a Clean Cycle
For the first self-clean cycle, we recommend
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or using a ventilation fan or hood.
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If your oven is equipped with nickel oven
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If your oven is equipped with gray
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be left in the oven during the self-clean
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Soil on the front frame of the range and
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hot water, soap-filled scouring pads or
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with clean water and dry.
Do not clean the gasket. The fiberglass
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withstand abrasion. It is essential for the
gasket to remain intact. If you notice it
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Wipe up any heavy spillovers on the oven
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Make sure the oven light bulb cover is in
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IMPORTANT: The health of some birds
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off during the self-cleaning cycle of any
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room.

NOTE: Use caution when opening the upper
oven after the self-clean cycle has ended.
The oven may still be hot.


How to Set the Upper Oven for Cleaning
On models with Gas/Control Lockout,
touch and hold the Gas/Control Lockout
pad for 3 seconds to turn it off.
NOTE: The surface burners must be turned
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Touch the Start pad.
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the clean time remaining. It will not be
possible to open the oven door until the
temperature drops below the lock
temperature and the LOCKED DOOR
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clean cycle is complete.
When the LOCKED DOOR light is off,
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as it will go and open the door. If your
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will unlock automatically.
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How to Delay the Start of Cleaning
Make sure the clock shows the correct time
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pad for 3 seconds to turn it off.
NOTE: The surface burners must be turned
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Touch the Self Clean pad.
Using the number pads, enter the
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Touch the Delay Start pad. The earliest
start time you can set will appear in the
display.
Using the number pads, enter the time
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Touch the Start pad.
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