How to Reset a Kenmore 3.5 Capacity Washer

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The Sears Kenmore 3.5 capacity clothes washer is a front loading appliance with 12 presets that's large enough to wash a king-size bedspread. It was released in 2007 and is Energy Star compliant, using 60 percent less energy and 69 percent less water than other washer-dryer combinations. Occasionally it needs to be reset.

Step 1

Turn off and unplug the machine. Plug the washer back in and wait for the control panel to light up. This resets the washer back to the original factory settings.


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Step 2

Unlock the control panel by simultaneously pushing and holding down the Options and Select button for 10 seconds if you see a lock icon on the control display.

Step 3

Push whichever new options you need, and wait for the control panel to flash and reset the washer's options.



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