Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and the oven and cooktop are cool. Always follow label instructions on cleaning products. Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested first unless otherwise noted. Do not use abrasive cleaning products.
Exterior Porcelain Enameled Surfaces:
- Cleaning Methods: Glass cleaner, mild liquid cleaner or nonabrasive scrubbing pad. Dry with clean cloth to avoid spotting.
- Food spills containing acids, such as vinegar and tomato, should be cleaned as soon as the entire appliance is cool. These spills may affect the finish.
- When cleaning around the model and serial number plate, clean gently because scrubbing may remove numbers.
Stainless Steel Surfaces:
- Cleaning Methods: Liquid detergent or all-purpose cleaner: Rinse well with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth. Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polish can also be used.
- Use vinegar for hard water spots.
- Do not use soap-filled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, Cooktop Polishing Cream, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths or some paper towels. Damage may occur, even with one-time or limited use.
- Rub in direction of grain to avoid damaging or scratching the stainless.
Outside of Oven Door
- Cleaning Method: Glass cleaner and paper towels or nonabrasive plastic scrubbing pad. Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly on panel.
Gas Burners Caps and Grates (Gas and Dual Fuel Ranges)
- Cleaning Method: Nonabrasive plastic scrubbing pad and mildly abrasive cleanser
- Clean as soon as cooktop, grates and caps are cool.
- Food spills containing acids, such as vinegar and tomato, should be cleaned as soon as the cooktop grates and caps are cool. These spills may affect the finish.
- To avoid chipping, do not bang grates and caps against each other or hard surfaces such as cast iron cookware.
- Do not reassemble caps on burners while wet.
Radiant Glass Cooktop (Electric Ranges)
- Cleaning Method: Rinse with water and dry with a clean, soft cloth. Apply a glass cooktop cleaner. Use
a damp cloth and dry with a paper towel.
- The ceramic glass should be cleaned regularly, preferably after each use, a soon as the Hot Surface warnings have turned off. Remove any burned residues immediately after cooking.
- Do not use abrasive or corrosive detergents, cleansers, oven sprays, spot removers, or steel-wool scouring pads.
- Smudges from pans with aluminum bottoms: Use a cloth dampened in vinegar.
- Cleaning Method: Soap and water.
- Pull knobs straight away from control panel to remove.
- When replacing knobs, make sure knobs are completely dry and in the Off position.
- Do not use steel wool, abrasive cleansers or oven cleaner.
- Do not soak knobs.
- Cleaning Method: Glass cleaner and soft cloth or sponge:
- Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly on panel.
- Do not use abrasive cleaners, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths or some paper towels. Damage may occur.