How to Reset a Kenmore HE4t

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The Kenmore HE4t is a front-loading automatic washing machine with a precision balancing system, large capacity, automatic spin speeds and water level, optimized water temperature, stainless steel drum, variable speed motor, four-compartment detergent dispenser and an electronic display panel. While the washing machine can generally be expected to work well under most circumstances, problems may occasionally occur. If this happens, a reset may be necessary in order to return the washing machine to normal function.


Step 1

Press and hold "Drain & Spin" for three seconds to release the child lock, if the keypad is locked.

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Step 2

Press "Pause/Cancel" twice to cancel the current operation.


Step 3

Turn off and unplug the washing machine.

Step 4

Wait several minutes before restoring power to properly reset the machine.

Step 5

Select a new wash setting and push "Start" to begin.

Step 6

Contact Kenmore as necessary if the problem with the washing machine persists. Contact information can be found in the owner manual for your appliance.