How to Reset a Kenmore Elite HE Washer

Kenmore Elite Washers are the top-end model of washing machines the company makes available to consumers. Within the Kenmore Elites are several high-efficiency (HE) washers designed to be more energy efficient (specifically, by using less water and electricity) than other models. If you have started a load in your Kenmore Elite HE washer and need to reset it, simply press several buttons on the control panel.

Step 1

Press the "Stop" button twice, and then press the "Power" button.

Step 2

Choose a wash cycle (e.g. "Normal"), and then choose your wash options (e.g. "Hot/Cold" or "Cold/Cold").

Step 3

Press the "Start" button to complete the reset process and restart the washing machine.


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