Care & cleaning, Self-clean oven, Caution – Maytag MGR6751BDW User Manual

Page 16: Before self-cleaning

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Care & Cleaning

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Self-Clean Oven


• It is normal for parts of the range to become hot during a

self-clean cycle.

• To prevent damage to oven doors, do not attempt to open

the doors when “Lock” is displayed.

• Avoid touching cooktop, doors, windows or oven vent

area during a clean cycle.

• Do not use commercial oven cleaners on the oven finish

or around any part of the ovens. They will damage the
finish or parts.

Do not leave baking/pizza stone in the oven during


The self-clean cycle uses above-normal cooking temperatures
to automatically clean the oven interior.

The oven should be cleaned regularly by wiping up spillovers
to prevent excessive smoke and flare-ups. Do not allow a
heavy build-up of soil to accumulate in the oven.

During the cleaning process, the kitchen should be well
ventilated to get rid of normal odors associated with cleaning.

Before Self-Cleaning

1. Turn off the oven light before cleaning. The light may burn

out during the clean cycle.

2. Remove broiler pan, all pans, and oven racks from the

oven. The oven racks will discolor and may not slide easily
after a self-clean cycle if they are not removed.

3. Clean oven frame, door frame, area

outside of gasket, and around the
opening in the door gasket with a
nonabrasive cleaner such as Bon
Ami* or detergent and water. The
self-cleaning process does not
clean these areas. They should be
cleaned to prevent soil from baking on during the clean
cycle. (The gasket is the seal around the oven door and

4. To prevent damage, do not clean or rub the gasket around

the oven door. The gasket is designed to seal in heat
during the clean cycle.

5. Wipe up excess grease or spillovers from the oven bottom.

This prevents excessive smoking, flare-ups or flaming
during the clean cycle.

6. Wipe up sugary and acidic spillovers such as sweet

potatoes, tomato, or milk-based sauces. Porcelain enamel

is acid-resistant, not acid-proof. The porcelain finish may
discolor if acidic spills are not wiped up before a self-
clean cycle.

To set Self-Clean:

1. Close the oven door.

2. Press the Clean pad.

• “Clean” and “SEt” flash in the display.

If the door is not closed within 25 seconds, the self-
cleaning operation will be canceled and the display will
return to the time of day.

3. Press the More+ or Less- pad.

• “MEd” for medium amount of soil (3 hours)

appears in the display.

If the door is not closed, “door” will appear in
the display. After 45 seconds, three beeps will
sound, the self-cleaning operation will be canceled
and the display will return to the time of day.

4. Press the More+ twice for heavy soil (4 hours).

• “HVy” will be displayed.

Press Less- pad twice for light soil (2 hours).

• “LITE” will be displayed.

Choosing the soil level of the oven automatically programs
the self-cleaning time. “Lock” flashes in the display.

5. After four seconds, the oven will start cleaning.

• The cleaning time will start counting down in the display.

• “Lock” will appear in the display and will flash until the

doors are locked. “Lock” will then remain lit.

• “Clean” will remain lit in the display.

To Delay a Self-Clean Cycle:

1. Press the Delay pad once for upper

oven and twice for lower oven.

• “dLY” flashes.

• “0:00” flashes in the display.

2. Press the More+ or Less- pad to set the

amount of time you want to delay the
cycle. Delay time can be set from ten minutes
(10:00) to 11 hours, 59 minutes (11:59).



• Oven temperature must be below 400° F to program a

clean cycle.

Only one oven can be cleaned at a time.

• Both oven doors lock when either oven is being