How to Reset a Maytag Washer

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In addition to a number of heat and tumbling settings, many Maytag washers also have digital displays that indicate the minutes left on a washing cycle, which settings you have chosen and error messages. If an error message causes your Maytag washer to not run properly, reset the washer to clear the error message. You also can reset the washer if you want to cancel a setting you chose.


Step 1

Press the "Power/Cancel" button.

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Step 2

Push the appropriate button to choose a new cycle.

Step 3

Press "Start/Pause." You have now reset your Maytag washer.



Chad Buleen

Chad Buleen is a Society of Professional Journalists-award-winning newspaper journalist and magazine editor with more than 10 years experience. He is a senior magazine editor at an international children's publication. Buleen holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications with an emphasis in print journalism from Brigham Young University-Idaho.