About cleaning – Maytag 8111P375-60 User Manual

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Enamel, painted

• Backguard
• Oven door

• Side panels
• Storage drawer

or lower panel

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• Soap and water
• Mild liquid cleaner
• Glass cleaner

NOTE: Use dry towel or cloth to wipe up spills, especially acid (milk,
lemon juice, fruit, mustard, tomato sauce) or sugary spills. Surface may
discolor or dull if soil is not immediately removed. This is especially
important for white surfaces.

1. When cool, wash with warm soapy water, rinse and dry. Never wipe a

warm or hot surface with a damp cloth as this may damage the

surface and may cause a steam burn.

2. For stubborn soil, use mildly abrasive cleaning agents such as baking

soda paste or Bon Ami. * u




3. Do not use abrasive, caustic or harsh cleaning agents such as steel

wool pads or oven cleaners. These products will scratch or

permanently damage the surface.

oven and coil

1. Elements are self-cleaning. Soil will burn off as elements are used.
2. Do not spray oven cleaner on elements, electrical hook up or

connection. .

3 Do not immerse coil-type surface elements in water.


• Oven window

• Soap and water
• Glass cleaner

• Paste of baking

soda and water

To prevent staining of the oven window, avoid using excessive

amounts of water which may seep under or behind glass.

1. Wash with soap and water. Remove stubborn soil with paste of baking

soda and water. Rinse with clear water and dry.

2. Do not use abrasive materials such as scouring pads, steel wool or

powdered cleaning agents. They will damage glass.

Metal finishes
such as brushed
aluminum, or


• Backguard
• Cooktop

• Oven door
• Storage door
• Trim parts

• Soap and water

• Glass cleaner
• Plastic or non­

abrasive pad or

1. Wash with soap and water or a glass cleaner and a soft clotj'-
2 To prevent scratching or dulling of the finish, do not use mildly

abrasive, abrasive, or harsh cleaners, or caustic cleaners such as

oven cleaners. ^ ^

3 To clean brushed aluminum: Use only soap and water or a soft cloth

and glass cleaner to prevent scratching or dulling of the finish.

4. To clean brushed chrome cooktop or door:

• Use a paste of baking soda and water and a soft cloth,
. Rub with the grain to prevent scratching, dulling or streaking of the

finish. , „

• Use a soft cloth and mineral oil to restore luster or to remove

fingerprints or smudges.

• Clean with an automotive chrome cleaner or polisher.

Oven interior

Porcelain enamel is acid resistant, not acid proof, Therefore, when cool,

wipe up sugary or acid spills (milk, fruit, tomato, etc.) as they occur. See

paaes 18-19 for self-clean oven.

Oven racks

• Soap and water
• Plastic scouring


• Cleansing powders

• Soap-filled

scouring pad

1, Clean with soapy water. .

2, Remove stubborn soil with cleansing powder or soap-filled scouring

pad. Rinse and dry.

Racks will permanently discolor and may not slide smoothly if left in the
oven during a self-clean operation, If this occurs, wipe the rack and
embossed rack supports with a small amount of vegetable oil to restore

ease of movement, then wipe off excess oil.___________________ ____

Plastic finishes

• Door handles
• Backguard trim

• Knobs
• End caps

• Soap and water
• Non-abrasive

plastic pad or

• Glass cleaner

NOTE: To prevent staining or discoloration, wipe up tat, grease or acid

(tomato, lemon, vinegar, milk, fruit juice, marinade) immediately with a

dry paper towel or cloth.

1, When cool, clean with soap and water, rinse, and dry.
2. Use a glass cleaner and a soft cloth.
NOTE: Never use oven cleaners, abrasive or caustic liquid or powdered
cleansers on plastic finishes. These cleaning agents will scratch or mar

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