aqua lift self clean-not self clean

suzy770May 6, 2013

The saga continues...
It is obvious to many people who have posted on the internet and through testing by Consumers Reports that the aqua lift technology is not a SELF cleaning process. In actuality, it requires "elbow grease" and manual scraping with the sponges provided. Depending on the spill, it may require much more work than if one was able to use a regular oven cleaner.
Maytag offered me the following solution: they sent me a "special" cleaner and more sponges to help in the manual cleaning of my self cleaning oven.
On, it specifically states: "Get your oven clean in less than an hour with odour-free, low temperature AquaLift⢠self-clean technology. The innovative coating on the oven interior, activates with water and heat to release tough, baked on soils from underneath so food and debris easily wipe away."
This is false. I scraped, cleaned and ran the "clean cycle" 3 times and it is still very dirty and greasy.
Therefore, I have filed a complaint with the Canadian government consumer affairs and the more complaints they get, the better.
Please send in your complaints by filling the form at
If anyone knows the complaint form for the US government, kindly post it.
Thank you.

Here is a link that might be useful: Consumer Affairs

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Oh, Suzy, you have my sympathy. That sounds like blatant lying. Go get 'em.

In the US, one would complain to the Federal Trade Commission, I believe. Here's the link.

Here is a link that might be useful: Federal Trade Commission Consumer Affairs

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 8:08PM
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Thanks Ginny.

    Bookmark   May 11, 2013 at 9:43PM
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I found numerous complaints on the website of "a well-known consumer reporting magazine" regarding range manufacturers' claims about AquaLift technology.

If you, too, believe that AquaLift claims are misleading/deceptive, please register your complaint with the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection. This link will take you to the FTC Complaint Assistant. They say it should take just 5 minutes and will likely make you feel better about being deceived.

Here is a link that might be useful: FTC Complaint Assistant

    Bookmark   July 5, 2013 at 3:38PM
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