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It is normal for parts of the range to become hot during
a clean cycle.
Avoid touching cooktop, door, window, or oven vent
area during a clean cycle.
To prevent damage to oven door, do not attempt to
unlock the door when the LOCK indicator is displayed.
It is normal for excessive flare-ups and smoking to
occur during cleaning if the oven is heavily soiled.
BEFORE SELF-CLEAN CYCLE
• Remove pans, broiler pan, and
oven racks. Racks may discolor
and not slide easily after cleaning.
• Clean oven window (see glass on
page 21), oven frame and door
frame. These areas are not
exposed to cleaning temperatures;
soil may bake on during clean
• To prevent damage, do not clean
gasket located on oven door.
Gasket seals in heat during the
• To prevent excessive smoke,
flare-ups or flaming, wipe up
excess grease or spillovers from
• Porcelain is acid resistant, not
acid proof and may discolor during
the clean cycle. To prevent or
reduce discoloration, wipe up
sugar or acid spills (lemon, milk,
barbecue sauce, cheese).
DURING SELF-CLEAN CYCLE
• As oven heats, the LOCK indicator
will light in the display. At this
point, the door can not be
unlocked and opened.
• To prevent damage to door or lock
lever, do not force door open
when the LOCK indicator is
• Some smoke and odor may be
detected the first few times the
oven is cleaned. This is normal
and will lessen in time,
• Smoke may occur if oven is
heavily soiled or if broiler pan was
left in oven.
• As oven heats, you may hear
sounds of metal parts expanding
and contracting. This is normal
and will not damage oven.
AFTER SELF-CLEAN CYCLE
• The LOCK indicator will turn off
about one hour after clean cycle
ends. The door can be unlocked
and opened. Use care as oven
may still be hot.
• A gray powdery ash may remain
on the oven bottom or walls. This
is normal. Use a damp cloth to
• If soil remains, the clean cycle
may not have been long enough.
• Wipe oven racks with a small
amount of vegetable oil if racks do
not slide easily after clean
• Clean around oven vent opening if
there is a deposit from the fumes
vented during cleaning.
• A white discoloration may appear
after cleaning if acid soils (milk,
tomato, lemon, etc.) or sugary
soils were not wiped up before the
clean cycle. This discoloration is
normal and will not affect the
performance of the clean cycle.
• Turn off ove
may burn oi
• Clean oven
• Do not use
part of the r
n light before cleaning as the light
jt during a clean cycle.
regularly rather than allowing soil to
oven cleaners in, on, or around any
ange as they will damage the finish or
CANADIAN MODELS ONI
The right front surface element will not operate
during a self-clean operation.