How To Clean A Magic Chef Oven [Detailed Guide]

A dirty oven is not only an eye sore, but it can also give off a bad smell when in use. So, in this article, we will show you how to clean a Magic Chef oven.

How To Clean A Magic Chef Oven

Below, we have listed three different methods of cleaning your Magic Chef oven.

1st Method

If your oven is not really dirty but you want to freshen it up a bit, this method is perfect. Below, we show you how to clean a Magic Chef oven…

Step 1: Turn the oven off.

Step 2: If your oven is still hot from previous use, leave it to cool down.

Step 3: Open your Magic Chef oven door.

Step 4: Remove the racks in the oven and set them aside.

Step 5: Get a bowl and some dishwashing soap.

Step 6: Pour some water into the bowl.

Step 7: Add some of the dishwashing soap to the water.

Step 8: Get a sponge.

Step 9: Dip the sponge into the soapy water.

Step 10: Wash the oven interior using the sponge. Make sure you dip the sponge back into the water from time to time.

Step 11: Once you are done washing, pour some water in a spray bottle.

Step 12: Spray the water on the walls of the oven to rinse off the soap.

Step 13: Wipe the oven interior with a cloth.

Step 14: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 15: Shut the oven door.

2nd Method

If your Magic Chef oven is extremely dirty but you don’t want to put so much effort into cleaning it, this method may be perfect for you. Below, we show you how to clean a Magic Chef oven…

Step 1: First, get a store bought oven cleaner. You can get one like “Easy Off”. However, note that if you are very sensitive to the smell of chemicals, this method may not be the best way to go.

Step 2: Turn the oven off.

Step 3: If the oven is still hot from previous use, leave it to cool down completely to room temperature.

Step 4: Once your oven is cool, open the door.

Step 5: Remove the racks in the oven.

Step 6: Put on some gloves and a face mask.

Step 7: Get the oven cleaner and shake it well.

Step 8: Spray the cleaner all over the walls of the oven making sure to keep your face at a distance as you do so. Make sure you do not get the cleaner on the bake or broil elements of the oven. If you can, it would be a lot better to uninstall these components.

Step 9: Leave the cleaner to sit for a few hours with the door closed.

Step 10: After a few hours, open the door of the oven.

Step 11: With your gloves still on, get a sponge and some paper towels.

Step 12: Scrub the oven interior with the sponge. All the dirt should come off easily.

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Step 13: Wipe out the oven cleaner using the paper towels.

Step 14: Now, mix a cup of water with a third cup of vinegar.

Step 15: Pour the mixture into a spray bottle.

Step 16: Spray the mixture in the oven. This will get rid of the oven cleaner residue to prevent your oven from smoking while in use.

Step 17: Wipe the oven interior with a cloth.

Step 18: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 19: Shut the door.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to clean a Magic Chef oven with a store bought oven cleaner.

3rd Method

If you would rather go a more natural way than use an oven cleaner, follow the steps listed below to clean your Magic Chef oven…

Step 1: Get some baking soda and vinegar.

Step 2: Turn your oven off.

Step 3: If your oven is still hot from previous use, leave it to cool down completely.

Step 4: Once the oven has cooled down, open the door.

Step 5: Remove the racks in the oven.

Step 6: Get a small bowl.

Step 7: Pour the baking soda into the small bowl.

Step 8: Slowly add water to the baking soda till you get a slightly thick paste.

Step 9: Using a brush or soft sponge, apply the paste to the walls of the oven. Do not get the paste on any of the oven’s heating elements.

Step 10: Shut the oven door and leave the baking soda paste to sit for a few hours. If possible, leave the paste to sit overnight.

Step 11: Afterward, get the vinegar.

Step 12: Pour the vinegar into a spray bottle.

Step 13: Spray the vinegar on the walls of the oven..

Step 14: Put on some gloves and get a soft sponge.

Step 15: Scrub the oven walls using the sponge.

Step 16: Wipe out the baking soda from the oven using some paper towels.

Step 17: Rinse the oven by spraying a mixture of water and vinegar on the walls.

Step 18: If there are black spots in your oven that didn’t come off, get a pumice stone.

Step 19: Dip the stone in some water and scrub off the spots.

Step 20: Wipe the oven interior with a cloth.

Step 21: Return the racks to the oven.

Step 22: Shut the door of the oven.

Watch the video below if you would like a visual of how to clean a Magic Chef oven with baking soda and vinegar.

How To Clean Magic Chef Oven Racks

Below, we show you how to clean a Magic Chef oven’s racks step by step…

Step 1: Open the door of your Magic Chef oven.

Step 2: Pull the racks out of the oven.

Step 3: Get a large tub or pan. The tub should be big enough for the racks to stay in.

Step 4: Place the racks in the tub.

Step 5: Dissolve a cup of detergent in some water.

Step 6: Pour the dissolved detergent over the racks.

Step 7: Submerge the racks in the hottest water you can get.

Step 8: Leave the racks to sit in the water overnight. The longer you leave them in the water, the easier it will be to wash it.

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Step 9: Afterwards, get a sponge.

Step 10: Wash the oven racks using the sponge.

Step 11: Rinse the racks under some cool water.

Step 12: Place the racks on a towel to dry.

Step 13: Once the racks are completely dry, return them to the oven.

Step 14: Shut the oven door.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to clean a Magic Chef oven’s racks.

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How To Clean A Magic Chef Oven Door

To clean your Magic Chef oven door, you will need some baking soda. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to clean the door of your Magic Chef oven…

Step 1: Turn off the oven.

Step 2: If the oven isn’t completely cool, leave it to cool down.

Step 3: Once the oven has cooled down, open the door.

Step 4: Get some baking soda.

Step 5: Pour the baking soda into a small bowl.

Step 6: Add a little water to the baking soda to form a thick paste.

Step 7: Apply the paste on the door of your oven. You can do this with a soft sponge.

Step 8: Leave the paste to sit for an hour.

Step 9: After an hour, get a soft sponge.

Step 10: Run the sponge under some water to get it wet.

Step 11: Now, use the wet sponge to scrub the door of the oven.

Step 12: Wipe off the oven door using a paper towel.

Step 13: Spray a mixture of vinegar and water on the door. This will prevent any streaks on the glass.

Step 14: Wipe the door with a damp micro fiber cloth.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to clean a Magic Chef oven door.

You could also use an oven cleaner to clean the door of your Magic Chef oven. Below, we show you how to clean a Magic Chef oven door using a store bought oven cleaner…

Step 1: Close the oven door and leave it to cool down completely if it’s hot from previous use.

Step 2: Open the door of the oven.

Step 3: Get the oven cleaner and shake it well.

Step 4: Put on some gloves for safety.

Step 5: Spray the cleaner on the oven door making sure to keep your face at a distance as you this.

Step 6: Leave the cleaner to sit for 30 minutes,

Step 7: Afterwards, get a soft non abrasive sponge.

Step 8: Scrub the door with the sponge.

Step 9: Wipe the door with a paper towel.

Step 10: To rinse the door spray a mixture of vinegar and baking soda on it.

Step 11: Wipe the door with a micro fiber cloth.

Step 12: Shut the door.

How To Use A Magic Chef Oven Self Cleaning Feature

Below, we show you how to clean a Magic Chef oven using the self clean feature…

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Step 1: Open the oven door.

Step 2: Remove the racks in the oven. Leaving the racks in the oven during the self clean cycle will cause them to get warped and discolored.

Step 3: Scrape off any large food bits from the oven floor using a plastic scraper.

Step 4: Wipe out the the food bits in the oven.

Step 5: Also remove any other accessories in the oven or on the stove top.

Step 6: Open all the windows in your home.

Step 7: Turn the oven on.

Step 8: Move the lock lever to the right to lock the door. The lock lever is between the door and oven. If your oven doesn’t have a door lock lever, skip this step.

Step 9: Press the “Self Clean” button.

Step 10: You can choose how long you want the feature to run using the arrows or “+” and “-” buttons.

Step 11: Press the “Start” button.

Step 12: During the self clean cycle, do not go close to the oven as it will get extremely hot. Once the self clean cycle is over, do not open the door. Leave the oven to cool down completely.

Step 13: Once the oven has cooled down completely, move the lock lever to the left.

Step 14: Open the oven door.

Step 15: Wipe out the ash in the oven interior using a damp cloth.

Step 16: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 17: Return any other accessories you removed.

Step 18: Shut the oven door.

If your Magic Chef oven doesn’t turn on after using the self clean feature, the thermal fuse has burnt out. Read this article: How To Reset A Magic Chef Oven [Quick Guide] if you would like to learn how to replace the thermal fuse in your Magic Chef oven.

Magic Chef Oven Locked After Self Cleaning — How To Fix

If your Magic Chef oven is locked after using the self clean feature, the lock motor has failed. Below, we have listed the steps you need to follow in order to replace the lock motor in a Magic Chef oven…

Step 1: First, disconnect the oven’s power for safety. You can do this by unplugging the power cord or switching the circuit breaker off.

Step 2: Get a Philips head screwdriver and go to the oven’s rear.

Step 3: Using the Philips head screwdriver, take out the screws which hold the upper and lower access panels in place.

Step 4: Lift the access panels off and set them aside.

Step 5: Disconnect the wires from the door lock assembly making sure to note where each one goes first.

Step 6: Take out the two Philips head screws which hold the door lock to the oven’s rear.

Step 7: Lift the door lock assembly off the rod.

Step 8: Get a new door lock assembly.

Step 9: Insert the rod into the lock assembly and position it on the oven’s rear.

Step 10: Secure the door lock assembly to the oven’s rear using the two screws.

Step 11: Reposition the oven’s upper and lower access panel.

Step 12: Hold the access panels in place with the Philips head screws.

Step 13: Reconnect the power to the oven by switching the circuit breaker on or plugging the power cord back into the outlet.

After replacing the lock motor, reset the oven.

The video below will give you a visual of how to replace a Magic Chef oven door lock assembly.

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