Self-cleaning, Self-cleaning , 26, Using the self-cleaning oven – Sharp JB940 User Manual
Care and Cleaning
Using the self-cleaning oven.
The oven door must be closed and all controls set correctly for the cycle to work properly.
Before a Clean Cycle
We recommend venting your kitchen
with an open window or using a
ventilation fan or hood during the first
Remove the shelves, broiler pan, broiler
grid, probe, all cookware and any
aluminum foil from the oven.
The oven shelves and convection roasting
rack can be self-cleaned, but they will
darken, lose their luster and become
hard to slide.
Soil on the front frame of the range and
outside the gasket on the door will need
to be cleaned by hand. Clean these areas
with hot water, soap-filled steel-wool pads
or cleansers such as Soft Scrub®. Rinse
well with clean water and dry.
Do not clean the gasket. The fiberglass
material of the oven door gasket cannot
withstand abrasion. It is essential for the
gasket to remain intact. If you notice it
becoming worn or frayed, replace it.
Wipe up any heavy spillovers on the oven
Make sure the oven light bulb cover is in
place and the oven light is off.
The health of some birds is
extremely sensitive to the fumes given off
during the self-cleaning cycle of any
range. Move birds to another well
Wipe up heavy soil on the oven
How to Set the Oven for Cleaning
Touch the SELF CLEAN pad.
Using the number pads, enter the
desired clean time, if a time other
than 4 hours, 30 minutes is needed.
Clean cycle time is normally 4 hours, 30
minutes. You can change the clean time
to any time between 3 hours and 5 hours,
depending on how dirty your oven is.
Touch the START pad.
The door locks automatically. The display
will show 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
light goes off.
When the LOCKED DOOR light is off, open
The oven shuts off automatically when
the clean cycle is complete.
The words LOCK DOOR will flash and
the oven control will signal if you set
the clean cycle and forget to close the
To stop a clean cycle, touch the
pad. When the LOCKED
light goes off indicating the
oven has cooled below the locking
temperature, open the door.