How to Reset Maytag Dishwasher Easily [In 1 Minute]

You know that feeling when you’re in the middle of a dishwashing session and your Maytag dishwasher stops running? It’s frustrating. You might have to wait for the dishes to be done – or worse, wash them by hand! 

The best way to prevent this is to do a Reset Maytag Dishwasher every time you face the issue. Resetting your Maytag will also help with water pressure issues, leaking, not draining, and many more issues which can occur over time. Check out our step-by-step guide below.

How to Reset Maytag Dishwasher

How to Reset Maytag Dishwasher

It’s not too difficult to find instructions online on how to reset your dishwasher – they’re all over the place!

If you have an older Maytag model, sometimes it might require opening up the door and turning off a switch or two in order for it to work properly again.

Other times, there are just buttons on the top near where you load dishes that need pressing. No matter what type of dishwasher you have, always consult your manual first because each one is different.

NOTE:  If your dishwasher does not appear to be running, or has no lights, then please verify that the Control Lock has not been activated. If the Control Lock is set, the buttons will not operate at all, and a red “Padlock” may be illuminated. So ensure that you disable the Control lock before going for a reset.

To reset the Maytag dishwasher, you will need to disconnect electrical power for one minute. If your dishwasher is plugged in, unplug it and plug it back in after a full minute has passed.

To reset the Maytag dishwasher, you will need to disconnect electrical power for one minute. If your dishwasher is plugged in, unplug it and plug it back in after a full minute has passed.

Step 1: Disconnect the power cord from your Maytag dishwasher for one full minute.

Step 2: Reconnect the dishwasher to its power source after one minute.

If you are having issue with your dishwasher for a few days, you may need to reset it. This is an easy process that can be done in just a few minutes (or less). And if you ever find yourself needing help with this or any other household appliance, let me know in the comments below, and I’ll do my best to answer questions quickly.

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