How do you use the self clean on a Kenmore oven?

How do you use the self clean on a Kenmore oven?

How Self-cleaning Ovens WorkRemove all pans and foil from inside the oven before you clean. Clean up as much baked-on food or grease as you can easily remove. Lock the oven door. Time the cleaning using the controls provided. Let the oven cool after the cleaning cycle. Wipe away ash residue with damp cloth.

What do I do after I self clean the oven?

After Cleaning Cycle Use a gentle, damp cloth or sponge and wipe out the ash from the inside of the oven. Wiping down the residue is important. Take note of the areas around the seals and the front exterior door will not be cleaned by the self cleaning process.

How do I get rid of the white spots on my self cleaning oven?

Fill a water bucket with warm to comfortably hot water. Soak and wring out a cotton rag. Wipe the white ash and residue from the oven cavity walls and racks. You might even see a shine or luster return to the walls, as a sign that you are successfully removing the dulling white residue.

Why is there white powder in my oven?

The white powder is magnesia, magnesium oxide. It’s in there because it’s resistant to heat and electrically nonconductive. Most electric stoves use ‘calrod’ style elements, which enclose the actual nichrome wire heating element in a thin steel tube packed with magnesia.