AS of 2014, most self-cleaning ovens work either by heating the oven to around 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit or by using a combination of lower temperatures and steam. Both methods are effective at loosening up any spills or ... More »

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Self-cleaning ovens work by raising the oven temperature to an extreme heat in order to turn residue on the inside oven to ash. Some newer models of ovens produce steam to loosen residue without needing extreme heat. More »

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A self-cleaning electric oven uses intense heat to burn away food residue, often heating to more than 900 degrees Fahrenheit. The process requires several hours to complete and cool down, and it can produce unpleasant fu... More »

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Some of Whirlpool's ovens have a feature called "SteamClean," which provides users with a steam cleaning cycle that can help in cleaning light spills and only requires adding water. After this cycle, users remove excess ... More »

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To unlock most ovens with a self-cleaning feature, including Jenn-Air models, wait until the internal temperature goes below 550 degrees Fahrenheit; this causes the automatic locking feature to deactivate. Usually, this ... More »

Like other self-cleaning ovens, the GE Profile series ovens use high heat to reduce baked-on food to ash. When the self-cleaning cycle is done and the oven is cool, owners can brush the ash to the bottom of the oven and ... More »

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Catalytic oven liners are effective for light cleaning, but they are uncommon in modern ovens. Pyrolytic and steam-cleaning oven liners are more popular cleaning technologies in newer ovens, as of 2015. More »

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