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How do you reset a GE washer?

To reset a GE washer, you can follow these general steps:
1. Turn off the washer: Make sure the washer is turned off by pressing the "Power" or "Start/Stop" button. The display should be blank or show no active cycles.
2. Unplug the washer: For safety purposes, unplug the washer from the power outlet. This will ensure that there is no electrical power flowing to the appliance during the reset process.
3. Wait for a few minutes: Allow the washer to sit unplugged for a few minutes. This will give enough time for the internal components to fully discharge and reset.
4. Plug in the washer: After waiting for a few minutes, plug the washer back into the power outlet.
5. Select a reset option: Depending on the specific model of your GE washer, there may be a dedicated reset button or a combination of buttons that you need to press to initiate the reset process. Refer to the washer's user manual for specific instructions on the reset procedure for your particular model. Alternatively, you can try pressing and holding the "Start" or "Cancel" button for a few seconds to see if that triggers a reset.
6. Power on the washer: Press the "Power" or "Start/Stop" button to turn on the washer. The control panel should light up, indicating that the washer is powered on and ready for use.
7. Select a cycle: Choose a desired cycle and any additional settings for your laundry load. Make sure to follow the instructions in the user manual regarding load capacity, detergent usage, and any specific guidelines for your washer model.
If you are uncertain about the reset procedure or encounter any difficulties, it is always recommended to refer to the user manual provided by GE for your specific washer model. The manual will provide detailed instructions on how to reset the washer properly and may also include troubleshooting tips for common issues. If needed, you can also contact GE's customer support for assistance.
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