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How to clean the oven with pyrolytic function

 

Issue:
  • How to clean the oven with pyrolytic function
  • Oven display shows PYR or clipboard_e77ecc1cdb04e9ef5b3562fd057a4e144.png symbol
Applies to:
  • build-in ovens with pyrolytic function
Resolution:

The PYR symbol or clipboard_e77ecc1cdb04e9ef5b3562fd057a4e144.png indicates that the pyrolytic self-cleaning function of the oven should be performed:

1. Remove trays and shelf supports

2. Remove as much dirt as possible

3. Wipe down inner glass

4. Select pyrolytic cleaning cycle and choose the duration of the cleaning procedure

  • You can chose between three different programs, each program varies in length depending on the type of soiling and oven
  • Refer to the user manual supplied with your appliance. (You can download user manual here).

5. Door will lock for complete safety

The pyrolysis self-cleaning function turns baked on food residue inside your oven into ash, without unpleasant odours

6. Wipe away ash with damp cloth

7. Return shelf supports and trays

The PYR symbol or clipboard_e64189395dcfdd831123259036c611c29.png will appear based on the following factors:

  • The oven's operating time
  • The most recently used oven functions and the selected setting temperature
  • The actual degree of soiling is not a factor

Important:

  • Do not start the pyrolysis until the door is fully closed.
  • Ensure good ventilation during and after the pyrolysis. Especially animals (especially birds) should be in a well-ventilated area during this time. Some birds and reptiles can react very sensitively to the fumes. Small animals also react during the pyrolysis to the local temperature fluctuations.
  •  In our ovens the fumes emanating from the pyrolysis are safe for people, including children and people with health problems. 

Instructional video