Question about Frigidaire Ovens
I purchased a new Frigidaire oven about two years ago - regular and not convection. I unfortunately put foil on the bottom and some of it stuck. I dont' know how to get it off. I have tried soda and vinegar and other things but it hasn't worked. Any suggestions?
Olive oil because thats what i have
Posted on Feb 12, 2019
Testimonial: "Oh wow. I’ll try it. Thanks bunches!"
Try the liquid that mechanics claim to do all. WD-40.
Posted on Feb 12, 2019
Testimonial: "Hmmm....interesting. If the olive oil doesn’t work, I’ll give it a shot. Thanks!"
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: tin foil stuck to bottom of oven
if not a lot of foil get that easy off thats made for self cleaning ovens soak it let it sit then wipe make sure you get the one that says safe for silf cleaning dont scrape soak then after wipping off run self clean
Posted on Dec 29, 2007
Sparkle Toilet Cleaner, Saturate aluminum with it! contains hydrochloric acid, just eats it away until its gone , smokes a bit but does not harm enamel!
Posted on Jan 28, 2010
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Use "The Works Toilet Bowl Cleaner" to dissolve the foil. *Caution* when the cleaner is applied to the foil a chemical reaction occurs releasing some harmful fumes so please use outside or in a well ventilated area. I just did this to a Frigidaire oven I bought from Lowes at a discounted price. The previous owners bought it, did not read the owners manual or just disregarded the warnings on using foil in the oven and thought they would line the bottom pan with foil to help make it easier to clean (Good idea, but don't try it on the hidden element ovens). With the heating element being hidden under the drip pan the heat is hot enough to melt the foil and fuse it to the pan. Now most of the pans on these ovens are removable by just a couple of screws and I strongly recommend removing the pan when doing this. Squirt some Works toilet bowl cleaner on it in a well ventilated area and watch it go to work. It took about 15 minutes for it to dissolve all the foil on my oven, then I rinsed it clean and reinstalled it in the oven. The pan does have a slight discoloration on it, not from the cleaner but from the foil being melted onto the pan, if you choose you can buff this out. Most of the modern ovens have the ceramic coated drip pans in them so the Works toilet bowl cleaner will not harm them, unless you have scratched the finish off. Works Toilet bowl cleaner contains a fair amount of hydrochloric acid which is what makes this work so well.
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