How do I self-clean my Electrolux oven?

How do I self-clean my Electrolux oven?


  1. The PYR symbol or indicates that the pyrolytic self-cleaning function of the oven should be performed:
  2. Remove trays and shelf supports.
  3. Remove as much dirt as possible.
  4. Wipe down inner glass.
  5. Select pyrolytic cleaning cycle and choose the duration of the cleaning procedure.
  6. Door will lock for complete safety.

How long is the self-clean for Electrolux oven?

Steam cleaning process step by step: After 2 minutes steam starts to appear on the inside of the oven door. After 5 minutes it becomes difficult to see the inside of the oven compartment. Water droplets run down the inside of the oven door. After 7 minutes the steam slowly begins to disappear.

Does a self cleaning oven really clean itself?

Do self cleaning ovens really work? They do. They generally successfully burn up or steam off most oven gunk. The cleaning may come at a cost, however, in that problems with the inner workings of the oven can crop up after a cleaning, and fumes produced by the cleaning process may prove irritating.

How long does pyrolytic cleaning take Electrolux?

1.5hr to 2.5hrs
Time and convenience (how long does it take to clean) The pyrolytic function cycle will vary in time depending on the specific cleaning cycle chosen, it can range from 1.5hr to 2.5hrs. The Light Clean cycle is an energy saving cycle that can be used on a regular basis if the oven is lightly soiled, this takes 1.5hrs.

Can you leave the racks in a self-cleaning oven?

We do not recommend leaving the oven racks in the oven during the self-clean cycle. The racks may warp and discolor due to the extreme heat created during this cycle. The racks can also damage the rack guides of the porcelain oven cavity due to expansion and contraction.

Is it OK to Self-Clean oven overnight?

As long as your oven is in good working order, using the self-cleaning oven feature is safe. They wouldn’t have created this feature if it wasn’t! That said, it can create some inconveniences and is best done when your home can be well ventilated.

What happens if you leave your oven racks in self-cleaning?

The self-cleaning function typically utilizes temperatures that are double or triple of that used for cooking. Leaving the racks in place during self-cleaning can discolor the metal, take the shine off its finish, and damage the coating that helps racks slide in and out with ease.

Is pyrolytic cleaning worth it?

Pyrolytic cleaning does a thorough job on your oven, particularly in hard-to-reach places, so not only will it save you time and effort (not to mention negating the use of caustic oven cleaners), it’ll probably do a better job than you could do yourself.

How often should I clean my pyrolytic oven?

Once a month should be sufficient if you use your oven with a normal degree of regularity and for normal purposes. However, if you use the oven very frequently or often cook large quantities of food then you should increase the number of cleaning cycles as necessary.