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HOW TO USE THE SELF CLEAN FUNCTION ON A KENMORE FREE STANDING GAS STOVE

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Before you go working too hard to get you oven to go into the self clean mode....check out this tip...


http://www.fixya.com/support/r3969401-self_cleaning_oven_problem

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" Wish I had read this first. I never would have used the self cleaning option. Thanks for the info!! "

Posted on Apr 26, 2010

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Before you go working too hard to get you oven to go into the self clean mode....check out this tip...


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