Maytag washers do not have a reset button, but it is possible to reset them by pressing certain buttons in a particular combination. This is the simplest method to try: Press power/cancel first. Next, pick a fresh cycle to run.
How do I reset my top load washer?
- Unplug the washer for 1 minute from the electrical outlet.
- Plug the washer back in and lift and lower the lid 6 times within a 12 second period. You have 30 seconds to start lifting and lowering the lid.
- The motor has now been reset and is ready for you to start a cycle.
How do you force a washing machine to reset?
If you see no change, you can try a Master Reset. This will reset all of the onboard componentry and is often successfully used by appliance technicians. Open and close the door of the washing machine 6 times within 12 seconds. Then, run the rinse/spin cycle without clothing to see if your problems are resolved.
Why won’t my Maytag top load washer start?
Check the outlet: Make sure the washer’s power cord is properly plugged in. Test the outlet by unplugging the washer and connecting a small electronic device to make sure it works. Avoid extension cords: These cords can’t reliably transmit the voltage the washer requires, leading to interruptions that cut off power.