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Steam Cleaning - Microwave

Possible Solution

This automatic cleaning cycle will help you to clean the microwave oven cavity and to remove unpleasant odors.

Before Starting the Cycle:

  1. Put 250 mL water into a container (see the recommendations in the below section “Tips and suggestions”).
  2. Place the container directly in the middle of the cavity.

To Start the Cycle:

  1. Press the Steam Clean button; the cleaning cycle duration will be visible on the display.
  2. Press the Start button to start the function.


When the Cycle Is Finished:

  1. Press the Stop/Unlock button.
  2. Remove the container.
  3. Use a soft cloth or a paper towel with mild detergent to clean the interior surfaces.


Tips and Suggestions:

  1. For a better cleaning result, it is recommended that you use a container with a diameter of 17-20 cm and a height of less than 6.5 cm.
  2. It is recommended to use a container of light plastic material suitable for the microwave.
  3. As the container will be hot after the cleaning cycle is completed, it is recommended that you use a heat-resistant glove when removing it from the microwave.
  4. For a better cleaning effect and removal of unpleasant odors, add some lemon juice or vinegar to the water.

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