Standard Maytag ovens require pushing a series of commands on the stove or oven's instruction pad in order to start the self-cleaning operation. Maytag ovens with AquaLift self-cleaning technology require adding water an... More »

To use a self-cleaning oven, remove the stainless-steel racks, run the cycle, and wipe out the resulting ash several hours later. The use of commercial oven cleaners or aluminum foil is not recommended for use with self-... More » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges

To view instructions for a GE self-cleaning oven, visit the GE Appliances website. The website provides a general guide to the brand's self-cleaning models, as well as a list of helpful tips. For step-by-step instruction... More » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges

Many models of ovens have self-cleaning features that are deemed safe and effective. However, homeowners should be careful when using this feature as oven temperatures can escalate quickly, causing steam or smoke to disp... More » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges

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 » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges

GE Appliances recommends removing the stainless steel racks before beginning the self-cleaning cycle on one of its ovens. However, it is safe to leave self-cleaning racks in the oven. The owner's manual identifies the ty... More » Home & Garden Appliances Ovens & Ranges

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 »