How To Reset a whirlpool washing machine

How To Reset a whirlpool washing machine? Your Whirlpool washing machine is one of the most widely used appliances in your home. From your child’s dirty t-shirts to your partner’s stinky socks; you can count on him to get the job done.

But now something is wrong. It’s making a strange noise and it’s not spinning, or worse, it’s leaking all over the floor and you’re panicking. Do not panic. Count on the Repair Clinic to get your Whirlpool washer working again and your life back to normal.

Start with the symptoms. What’s going on with your Whirlpool washing machine? When you find your problem, click on it and we will take you to a list of common causes to identify the problem.

Then we’ll have the correct replacement part and instructions ready so you can repair it yourself. We’ll help you fix your washing machine, save money, and get your family back to dressing in clean clothes.

How To Reset a Whirlpool washing MachineHow To Reset A Whirlpool Washing Machine

  1. Turn off the washing machine.
  2. Set the mode selector dial to NORMAL.
  3. Turn the dial counterclockwise ONE click (LEFT), clockwise THREE clicks (RIGHT), counterclockwise ONE click (LEFT), then clockwise ONE click (RIGHT).
  4. Now press the start button.
  5. All cycle indicator lights should be on.
  6. Press the Start-Stop button once.
  7. Turn the dial until the Rinse, Wash, and Stoplight illuminate.
  8. Turn off the washing machine and unplug it for 10 seconds.
  9. Finally, turn on the washer and it should now restart.
  10. Run an empty test load to make sure the reboot worked. If not, perform the reset procedure one more time.

If that didn’t work, try the following reset procedure

  1. Touch any button on the display panel to clear the error code or press “Pause Cancel”.
  2. Choose another cycle and press “Start”.
  3. Disconnect the Cabrio from power if the error or problem returns.
  4. Wait 5 minutes before restoring power.
  5. Choose a new cycle and press “Start”.
  6. Run an empty test load to make sure the reboot worked. If not, perform the reset procedure one more time.

If the second restart doesn’t get your washer out of the endless wash cycle, please leave a comment below and explain in detail what the exact problem is and we’ll help you fix the problem

When Reset Doesn’t WorkWhirlpool Washer Troubleshooting

In some cases, after using the reset button or manually restarting the washing machine, nothing happens. Your machine may have a problem or a defective part that is preventing it from working.

If you want to know how to reset a whirlpool washing machine then you must have an idea about the most common problems with faulty door switches, latches, or a timer that may require replacement. Authorized technicians can replace parts or repair the washer as needed.

The websites of the major manufacturers have spare parts available to order and some provide schematics or answer your questions.

Wrap up

Dry your hands before touching buttons, power cord, or circuit breaker on the washing machine. Some washer problems may require an authorized service technician.

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2 thoughts on “How To Reset a whirlpool washing machine”

  1. Kenmore series 500 washer model 110.25132411
    Issue stated with washer not spinning, we could set the washer to the “drain & Spin” or “Rinse & Spin” setting to finish the load.
    Now it is hung up with the “Spin” and “Lid Lock” lights on and it will make a quiet humming noise as if the motor might be trying to start.

    During the troubleshooting process I have:
    * Reset the motor, raise & lower lid 6 times.
    * Followed the process to reboot the machine. Problem still exists.
    * Found out how to display error codes, but I cannot find an online cipher for this model.

  2. mY 500 SERIES washer didn’t spin my load very well so I tried to put it on the drain/spin cycle
    again. At first the lid locked and the green sensor light came on with a clicking soun
    like normal, the the red start/pause light started blinking and it wouldn’t stop. When it
    did stop I took half of the wet load out and made sure the other half was evenly distributed
    weight wise and I tried again. The same thing happened with the blinking red light. I tried putting
    the selector on normal but that didn’t work either. Please help me


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