I had a pot boil over and some of the water spilled over the front of the cooktop (which has almost no lip to it). The water dribbed into the oven vents that are located on the top front of the oven door. Then the water streaked all the way between the inside and outside glass panels. As far as I can tell, there is no way to get inside the door to clean this and it left three obvious water streaks there. Any ideas?
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Re: Spill into oven vents
The best way to clean the inner glass is to remove the door from the oven. With the door in the broil open position (first stop) pull up for about 2 inches until the hinge brackets are released from their stops. Close the door all you can and lift the door off the hinges. Lay the door on a padded surface and remove the 4 screws on the bottom. The outside glass will now slide out of its rail and you can clean the inside. To install just reverse the process. If you take your time and observe, it's not that bad of a job...Catriver..post back.
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Hello, Did you clean the cooktop recently? Sometimes water or cleaner can get into the spark switch causing it to spark untill it dries out. The same if a boiling pot spills. If none of those happened one of the burner switches is bad.
This is usually caused by water getting to an igniter switch during cleaning, or from a boil over / spill. Disconnect power and let it dry out. It may take a few hours or a day, but should be fine after it has had a chance to dry out.
water is a great conductor of electricity. It is likely nothing to be concerned about in this case though, if you light the burners and allow the water to burn off/evaporate from the ignitors it should be fine. It happens all the time with gas ranges and cooktops. Once the ignitors are dry they will stop conducting/sparking unwanted.
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I had a similar problem with a spill running into the vent and between the glass. I had to take the door apart clean it and then put it back together. It sounds hard, but it was just a few screws and a little time.
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