How to Reset Frigidaire Dishwasher Easily [In 5 Minute]

Frigidaire dishwashers are some of the most popular and reliable brands on the market. They have a wide range of models, with different features to fit every type of kitchen. Resetting your Frigidaire dishwasher is an easy way to keep it running at peak performance!

This blog post will walk you through how to reset Frigidaire dishwasher so that it operates as efficiently as possible.

When you are trying to reset your Frigidaire dishwasher, the first step is to unplug it for a few minutes. After that, press and hold the power button on the dishwasher’s front panel for at least 10 seconds. If this doesn’t work, then read below.

How to Reset Frigidaire Dishwasher

How to Reset Frigidaire Dishwasher

To reset the Frigidaire dishwasher, you must hold down the cancel button for at least 3 seconds.

This will not only shut off the dishwasher but also reset it as well.

After waiting for at least five minutes, restart the dishwasher and load it with dishes. Then input your new settings.

Step 1: Hold Down Frigidaire Dishwasher Cancel Button for at least 3-5 Seconds

To reset the dishwasher, find the cancel button on the right side of the control panel and hold it down for 3 seconds until the light is OFF or it changes the color. This will shut off the dishwasher fast.

Step 2: Wait for At least 5 minutes before restarting the Dishwasher

For some reason, your dishwasher has a problem. It’s probably something you didn’t do, but that doesn’t matter because it’ll be fine after following these steps: Turn the power off for 5-10 minutes before turning it back on and then press the “start” button for 1 second so we can get this thing going as soon as possible. It will reset the Frigidaire Dishwasher.

Step 3: If the Above Step does not work, then Switch OFF the Circuit Breaker

If the dishwasher can’t be turned off, turn off the circuit breaker. To reset your Frigidaire dishwasherfind the circuit breaker and turn it off for 5 minutes. Disconnecting the power prevents the dishwasher from running while you troubleshoot a problem and can allow it to reset and recalibrate.

Step 4: Start the Dishwasher after 5 Minutes

Switch off power to the dishwasher by flipping a breaker switch or unplugging it. After a few minutes, turn it back on and then try running a wash/rinse cycle with dishes inside and no or little soap. If that goes without any issues, you can use your Frigidaire as normal.

I hope you found these instructions helpful and that your dishwasher is now working like new. If not, please let me know in the comments below.

14 thoughts on “How to Reset Frigidaire Dishwasher Easily [In 5 Minute]”

  1. I turned off the breaker for 5 minutes but when I turned it back on it’s still flashing? I have used less than a year and all of a sudden it’s flashing with S on it? Help!

  2. My Frigidaire dishwasher model FFCD413UW4A will not start, when I open the door, the lights do not come on any more, and when you push the start button, the light goes steady for 10 seconds and then starts flashing and turns off

  3. My dishwasher started to rinse first but never went into wash cycle. I also have water standing at bottom of dishwasher. I checked food filter and it’s clean.
    I tried to shut off breaker to reset and tried to wash dishes. But did same thing sounds like it’s going to work by starting to rinse them stops.

  4. Start button flashing display with several different codes. I have turned power off. I have turned breaker off.
    Model FGIP2468UD1A Frigidaire Gallery dishwasher

    1. Frigidare Professional Dishwasher, my lock button will not reset. We try unplugging, that doesnt work, we try holding cancel button down, it clears then comes back on when you select a cycle

  5. have model FFCD2413UW4A
    Even threw the Circuit breaker over night. When turned on all the leds lit., then the lights I wanted on stayed on, start was blinking, then went out. I did this before closing the door. Closed the door and pressed the button. Chosen lights blinked, pushed Start and the lights stayed on for about 3-5 seconds and went out.

  6. Model # ffcd2413us3a lights on cycle starts but will not fill with water. Not even 2 yrs old. Can hear it running but no water


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