Chris Sublett from Vogel Appliance offers oven cleaning tips and tricks that don’t use the oven self-cleaning cycle and that will extend the life your oven.
Skip the self cleaning…we call it the self destruct cycle…heat and electronics do not mix…it can shorten the life of your appliance.”
A better way — Make a paste with water and baking soda. Using an old paint brush, just paint it on the inside of the oven. Let it sit for at least 12 hours or over night. Do NOT turn the heat on. Then take a small spray bottle with white vinegar and spray done the inside. The chemical reaction of the baking soda and vinegar help lift off the baked on food.