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Range - Streaks On Oven Window

When oven is in bake, broil or self-clean the vapor/moisture formed goes through the door slots and between the window panes. The vapor carries with it grease from the foods and/or oven. When the vapor cools, the grease dries onto the glass and streaks appear.

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If streaks have already appeared between the glass, the only way to remove them is by cleaning between the 2 pieces of glass. This involves taking the door apart. Service is recommended for this procedure. This repair may or may not be covered if the product is in-warranty based on the technician's diagnosis. To obtain in or out of warranty repair, you may call 1-800-GE-CARES (800-432-2737) or schedule service online.

To prevent streaks from occurring, wipe out the excess grease from the oven before any type of long baking/roasting period or putting the range through a self-clean cycle.

Note:Streaking may appear more often on convection models because of the continuous air flow.

Cleaning of the "interior" window of the door on ranges

It is best to run through a self-clean cycle for proper interior cleaning. If, however, the window does not come clean after using the self-clean cycle, or if the oven is a standard or continuous clean model, please try the following:

Use a non-abrasive cleaner such as Bon-Ami or Softscrub and a plastic scouring ball to clean heavy soil and grease stains from the window. Do not allow cleaner or water to get on the oven door gasket.

Cleaning of the "exterior" of the door of ranges

Use soap and water to thoroughly clean the top, sides and front of the oven door. Rinse well. You may also use a glass cleaner to clean the glass on the outside of the door.

Note: Spillage of marinades, fruit juices, tomato sauces, or any other liquids containing acids may cause discoloration and should be wiped up immediately when the surface is cool. Do not use oven cleaners, cleansing powders or harsh abrasives on the outside of the door.