How To Clean An Electrolux Oven [Detailed Guide]

Most people hate the job of cleaning an oven, but, it has to be done. In this article, we will show you how to clean an Electrolux oven using multiple different methods.

How To Clean An Electrolux Oven

Below, we show you a few effective ways to clean your Electrolux oven…

1. Dishwasher Tablet

If your Electrolux oven is dirty but not too dirty, this method may be just right. To clean your Electrolux oven with a dishwasher tablet, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Open the door of the oven and slide out the racks.

Step 2: Use a plastic scraper to remove any major food bits from the oven interior.

Step 3: Wipe out the food bits from the oven.

Step 4: Get a dishwasher tablet.

Step 5: Drop the red ball in the tablet into a small bowl of warm water.

Step 6: Put on some gloves.

Step 7: Hold the dishwasher, white part down, in the water for a few seconds.

Step 8: Remove the tablet from the water and use it to scrub the oven wall.

Step 9: Dip the tablet into the warm water every now and then.

Step 10: Wipe out the bits of dishwasher tablet from the oven interior with some paper towels.

Step 11: Spray some water on the oven walls to rinse off the dishwasher tablet.

Step 12: Wipe the oven interior with a towel.

Step 13: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 14: Shut the door of the oven.

The video below will walk you through the process of how to clean an Electrolux oven with a dishwasher tablet.

2. Baking Soda

If you don’t have any dishwasher tablets, you could always use baking soda. This method is known to be very effective. Below, we walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to clean your Electrolux oven with baking soda…

Step 1: First open the oven door and remove the racks.

Step 2: Get your baking soda and pour it into a small bowl.

Step 3: Slowly add water to the baking soda till it forms a paste. The paste should be similar to the consistency of pancake batter.

Step 4: Put on some gloves.

Step 5: Scrape off all the food bits you can with a plastic scraper.

Step 6: Wipe out the food bits from the oven with paper towels.

Step 7: Apply the paste on the oven walls making sure to avoid the bake and broil elements if your oven has them. You can apply the paste with a brush or soft sponge.

Step 8: Close the door and leave the paste to sit for 6 hours or overnight. Leaving it overnight will make the grime come off more easily.

Step 9: Afterwards, open the oven door.

Step 10: Pour some vinegar into a spray bottle and spray it all over the oven interior. You will see the baking soda foam up a bit at this point.

Step 11: With your gloves on, use a sponge to scrub the oven interior.

Step 12: Wipe the oven with paper towel.

Step 13: Spray some water on the oven to rinse.

Step 14: Wipe the oven interior with a towel.

Step 15: Return the racks to the oven.

Step 16: Shut the oven door.

The video below will walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to clean your Electrolux oven with baking soda.

3. Oven Cleaner

If you don’t have much time on hand to clean your Electrolux oven, an oven cleaner may be the right way to go. What usually puts people off is the strong smell of chemicals in oven cleaners. However, this method is very effective and requires very little effort. Below, we walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to clean your Electrolux oven with an oven cleaner…

Step 1: Open the door of the oven.

Step 2: Remove the oven racks and set them aside.

Step 3: If there any food bits in the oven, scrape them off.

Step 4: Wipe out the food bits from the oven using paper towels.

Step 5: Get an oven cleaner.

Step 6: Spray the cleaner all over the oven walls making sure to avoid the bake and broil elements as you do so. Make sure to put on some gloves while you do this. Also put your face at a distance as you spray the oven cleaner.

Step 7: Leave the cleaner to sit for the time recommended of the oven cleaner can.

Step 8: Afterwards, get a sponge and scrub the oven. The dirt should come off easily.

Step 9: Wipe out the oven cleaner with paper towels.

Step 10: Mix vinegar and water together and pour them in a spray bottle. It should be one part vinegar and two parts water.

Step 11: Spray the mixture all over the oven walls. This should get rid of any oven cleaner residue.

Step 12: Wipe the oven interior with a towel.

Step 13: Slide the racks back into the oven.

Step 14: Shut the oven door.

The video below will give you a visual of how to clean an oven with a store bought oven cleaner.

How To Steam Clean An Electrolux Oven

To clean your Electrolux oven using the steam clean feature, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Open the door and remove the racks.

Step 2: If there are any other accessories in the oven, take them out as well and set aside.

Step 3: Press the “Steam Clean” button. If your oven doesn’t have a steam clean button, go to the clean menu from the oven’s main menu and select this function.

Step 4: Pull out the water drawer beside the oven’s control panel.

Step 5: Pour water in the drawer till it reaches the maximum line.

Step 6: Push the drawer back in.

Step 7: Press “Start”.

Step 8: After about 30 minutes, the oven will signal the end of the steam clean cycle. Open the door and wipe the oven interior with a cloth.

Step 9: Return the racks and any other accessories to the oven.

Step 10: Close the oven door.

The video below will give you a visual of how to clean an Electrolux oven using the steam clean feature.

How To Self Clean An Electrolux Oven

To self clean your Electrolux oven, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Open the oven door and remove the racks along with any other oven accessories.

Step 2: Scrape off as much food bits as you can and wipe them out with a paper towel.

Step 3: Press the “Self Clean” button. If your oven doesn’t have the self clean button, select the function from the clean menu in the main menu.

Step 4: Choose one of the three cleaning levels depending on how soiled your oven is.

Step 5: Press “Start”.

Step 6: Make sure all the windows in your home are open so that any smoke from the oven isn’t trapped. During the self clean cycle, it’s normal for there to be smoke and a kind of popping sound. Make sure no one goes close to the oven during the self clean cycle as it will get very hot. Also ensure that you don’t have anything on the oven stove top.

Step 7: When the self clean cycle is over, leave it for an hour or more to cool. The door won’t open until the oven has cooled down.

Step 8: Once the oven has cooled down, open the door and wipe out the ash using a damp cloth.

Step 9: Return the racks and any other accessories to the oven.

Step 10: Shut the oven door.

The video below will give you a visual of how to clean an Electrolux oven using the self clean feature.

Electrolux Oven Will Not Self Clean — How To Fix

If your Electrolux oven will not self clean, the door lock motor assembly is probably faulty. If the door lock assembly fails, the door won’t lock. This will prevent the oven from activating the self clean cycle. To get the self clean cycle working, the door lock motor will need to be replaced. Read this article: Electrolux Oven Door Problems, Solutions & Guide if you would like to replace the door lock motor assembly in an Electrolux oven.

How To Clean An Electrolux Oven Door

Below, we show you how to clean an Electrolux oven door using two different effective methods…

1. Baking Soda

Follow the steps listed below to clean your Electrolux oven door with baking soda…

Step 1: Pour some baking soda into a small bowl.

Step 2: Slowly add water to the baking soda to form a paste. The paste should be thick.

Step 3: Open the oven door.

Step 4: Apply the baking soda paste on your Electrolux oven door using a sponge.

Step 5: Leave the baking soda on the door for 30 minutes to an hour.

Step 6: Afterwards, get a wet sponge and use it to scrub the door.

Step 7: Wipe the door with paper towels to remove the baking soda.

Step 8: Spray a mixture of water and baking soda on the oven door.

Step 9: Wipe the door with a micro fiber cloth.

Step 10: Shut the oven door.

Watch the video below for a visual of how to clean an Electrolux oven door with baking soda.

2. Oven Cleaner

Below, we show you how to clean an Electrolux oven door using a store bought oven cleaner…

Step 1: Open the oven door.

Step 2: Spray the oven cleaner on the door. Make sure to keep your face at a distance while you do this so that you don’t inhale all the fumes.

Step 3: Leave the cleaner on the door for 30 minutes.

Step 4: After 30 minutes, scrub the door with a soft damp sponge. All the dirt should come off easily. Make sure you have a gloves on as you do this

Step 5: Wipe off the oven cleaner with paper towels

Step 6: Spray a mixture of vinegar and water on the oven door.

Step 7: Wipe the door with a micro fiber cloth.

Step 8: Shut the door.

How To Clean Between Glass On Electrolux Oven Door

To clean between an Electrolux oven door glass, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Unplug the oven’s power cord and open the door.

Step 2: Flip the locks on the door hinges towards yourself using a flat head screwdriver.

Step 3: If there are two screws on the door which hold the door hinges in place, take them out with a Philips head screwdriver.

Step 4: Close the door till it’s partially open then lift it off.

Step 5: Set the door on a cloth lined surface.

Step 6: Get a dishcloth and place it in some warm soapy water.

Step 7: Wring out the cloth and wrap it on a yard stick.

Step 8: Secure the dishcloth with rubber bands.

Step 9: Insert the stick into the bottom of the oven door and move it around to clean the glass.

Step 10: Remove the cloth from the stick and rinse it.

Step 11: Wrap it back around the stick and insert it into the bottom of the oven door to rinse the glass.

Step 12: Unwrap the dishcloth from the yard stick and wrap some paper towels on it.

Step 13: Insert the stick into the door to dry it.

Step 14: Lift the oven door and insert the hinges back into the slots on the sides of the oven.

Step 15: Fully open the door and flip the hinge locks back.

Step 16: If you took out two screws, return them.

Step 17: Shut the oven door.

Step 18: Plug the oven’s power cord back in.

The video below will show you how to clean in between an Electrolux oven door glass.

How To Clean Electrolux Oven Racks

To clean the racks of your Electrolux oven, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Slide out the racks in the oven.

Step 2: Spread some clingfilm on a flat surface.

Step 3: Spray an oven cleaner on the clingfilm.

Step 4: Place the racks on the clingfilm.

Step 5: Spray some more oven cleaner on the oven racks.

Step 6: Wrap the racks with more clingfilm.

Step 7: Leave the racks overnight.

Step 8: Afterwards, scrub the racks with a soft sponge.

Step 9: Place the racks in a bowl of warm soapy water.

Step 10: Take the racks out and rinse with some cool water.

Step 11: Place the racks on a cloth to dry.

Step 12: Once the racks are dry, return them to the oven.

The video below will show you how to clean Electrolux oven racks with a store bought oven cleaner.

How To Clean An Electrolux Microwave Oven

To clean an Electrolux microwave oven, follow the steps listed below…

Step 1: Pour a cup of water into a bowl. Make sure the bowl is microwave safe.

Step 2: Cut a lemon in half and squeeze the juice into the water. If you don’t have lemons, you could also use vinegar. But the lemon will make the microwave smell better.

Step 3: Drop the remains of the lemon into the water.

Step 4: Open the microwave door and place the bowl inside.

Step 5: Plug the microwave in and set it to heat at the highest setting possible for 8 minutes.

Step 6: After 8 minutes, turn the microwave off and leave it for 2 minutes.

Step 7: After 2 minutes, open the door and take out the bowl.

Step 8: Wipe the microwave interior with a damp cloth.

Step 9: Once the microwave has cooled down a bit, remove the glass tray and wash separately.

The video below will give you a visual of how to clean your microwave oven.

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