Self-cleaning here, except I never leave my racks in. The instructions said not to leave the racks in during the self-cleaning cycle because it would dull them and they'd be hard to clean. I just pop the racks into a big black trash bag, spray with oven cleaner, seal the bag and let them stay there overnight.
The next day, I simply rinse them off and wash with hot soapy water. They look brand new after 10 years.
"As a girl I had zero interest in the stove." - Julia Child
This is real inspiration. Look what Julia became!