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Clean Oven Door Glass

How does one access the oven door to clean the glass. There are 4-5 screws in the door but I am not sure if that provides access to the glass. My daughter has a Maytag range in the home they just moved into and the oven glass looks terrible (inside the glass) from cooked on greese, etc. I cannot see that there are screws on inside of oven door to access glass in order to remove it and clean it.

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  • reetzmaynard Aug 02, 2008

    While cleaning my daughters spectra oven, soft scrub got between the glass in the oven door. Can anyone tell me how are even if the door can be taken apart to clean between the glass. Thanks

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    I have the same problem with our 4 month old Maytag oven glass door. The oven is clean as a whistle but has one drip in between the glass panels.
    What is the sense of a glass door to view baking if you can't keep it clean in between. Inside and outside no problem.
    My model is MER5552BAS.
    Hope there are some answers out there.

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    Diana Oct 30, 2013

    My door is now clean, how do we get the door back on?

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Using a long stick/tool, attach a cloth to the end. Remove the drawer and look up at the oven door. There are 2- 3 openings that are big enough for you to reach the mess. Make sure that whatever you are using to clean the glass will not stay stuck inside, so make sure its attached securely. I used the end of back scratcher with a thin cloth attached to it. After a few attempts, I was able to completely remove the stain that was caught between the two panels. AND... I didn't need to remove any screws or dismantle the door. This could void your warranty.

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It is much more complicated than that. There are usually more screws once you take out the first 5. There are a total of 3 panes of glass inside the door. If you are very careful to note how the door comes apart once you've removed the screws, then you will be able to do this yourself. Just be aware that this is going to be more complicated than it looks. Lay the door on your counter or floor with the outside of the door up. Take out all the screws around the outer egde of the door. Lift by the handle and turn the top half of the door over so the handle side is on your counter. You will see 2 panes of glass held by the same bracket on each side. You only need to take one of the brackets off and remove both pieces of glass. Now you can clean the inner most piece of glass. Then clean the 2 you removed and put them back. Now reasssemble the door in the reverse steps. Make sure that all insulation and seals are back in place.

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  • saxon751 Nov 06, 2010

    HI, solution is quite easy. Must have two people available for the job. First, remove pan drawer from the bottom of the stove. Secondly, remove the three white screws from the top of the door. Third, have your partner hold the front glass while you lay on your back and remove the five screws from the bottom pair brackets that support the door glass. The glass door will now slide down allowing you easy access to clean the inside of that pane and the other inside piece of glass. To finish simply reverse the procedure.

  • jsalamonric Nov 21, 2010

    I put off cleaning the inside glass because I thought it would be a major job. But with some hints from the solutions on this page and set out to clean the glass and found the task to be quite easy.

    First remove door from hinges by opening slightly and pulling up. Place door on countertop with oven side down and handle on top. Remove the 5 screws from the bottom of the door. Then remove the one screw on the right side of the door and remove the metal brace. Slide the top glass from underneath the handle. This will exposure the glass beneath. There are two panes of glass that can be removed. Unscrew the brace on one side and slide the glass out and clean. Remove the 3 screws holding the second pane of glass and slide that glass out and clean. You will exposure the inside of the oven glass for cleaning. After all glass is cleaned, reassemble. It only took me 15 minutes and my oven looks new. I wish I would have known how easy this was and did is sooner.

  • carolyn1211 Jan 02, 2011

    This was really not too complicated. See jsalamorics comments. I did have to remove both side brackets before sliding out the top glass. I have a genie double oven and the top door had an extra step to remove the middle glass. I am so pleased I can finally see clearly through both doors!
    I will also be able to clean the door in my rental unit which has two obvious streaks down the inside. Thanks!

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