Ask us anything

Kenmore Elite washing machine reset.

Resetting a Kenmore Elite washing machine can help resolve various issues such as error codes, cycle interruptions, or unresponsive controls. The process to reset the machine may vary slightly based on the specific model, but here's a general approach you can take: 1. Pause and Cancel: If the washing machine is currently running a cycle and you want to reset it, press the "Pause" or "Cancel" button on the control panel to stop the cycle. 2. Unplug the Washer: Gently unplug the washing machine from the electrical outlet. This ensures a complete power disconnect. 3. Wait for a Few Minutes: Allow the washing machine to sit unplugged for approximately 5 to 10 minutes. This waiting period helps residual power to dissipate from the electronic components. 4. Plug the Washer Back In: After the waiting period, plug the washing machine's power cord back into the electrical outlet. 5. Power On the Washer: Press the washer's power button to turn it on. 6. Select a Cycle: Choose a washing cycle by turning the cycle selector knob or pressing the corresponding button on the control panel. 7. Start the Cycle: Close the washer door and press the "Start" button to initiate the selected cycle. 8. Monitor Operation: Allow the washing machine to start the cycle and observe its operation. Check the control panel for any error codes or messages. 9. Factory Reset (if needed): Some Kenmore Elite models might require a factory reset to restore default settings. Check your washing machine's user manual for instructions on how to perform a factory reset if necessary. 10. Check User Manual: Always refer to your washing machine's user manual for model-specific instructions and troubleshooting steps. Remember that the exact steps for resetting a Kenmore Elite washing machine can vary based on the model and control panel design. If the problem persists after the reset or if you're unsure about performing the reset yourself, consider contacting Kenmore's customer support or a professional appliance technician for further assistance. The user manual for your specific model should provide detailed instructions on resetting and troubleshooting the washing machine.
Connect to virtual expert

Our virtual experts can diagnose your issue and resolve simple problems.