How To Reset Ice Makers (All Brand)

After a few months of uses, you should reset your ice maker to refresh the entire machine. But, you must know how to reset an ice maker.

In this guide, I’m going to tell you the step by step process to reset ice maker at home in just a few seconds. I don’t know what brand refrigerator you’re using but, I’m covering all popular brands here.

Match your ice maker refrigerator brand and learn how to reset it. Use the comment box to ask your queries.

Let’s start here…

How To Reset Ice Maker?

Reset ice maker

If your ice maker is not working or it’s making slow ice then you can reset it. All the popular brands provides a shortcut keys combination to reset the device.

In this guide, we shall have a look at that…

How Do I Reset My Samsung Ice Maker?

Samsung Ice Maker reset button

Samsung is a global manufacture of premium refrigerators. Also, the brand provides good-quality after sale service across the world. But, sometimes you there could a need to reset the Samsung ice makers.

Although! I have written a guide on how to defrost Samsung ice maker, but here is how to reset Samsung ice maker at home-

  1. Take out the ice bucket from the ice maker for better visuals.
  2. Locate the reset button on the front-right side of the ice maker.
  3. Press and hold the reset button for 6 seconds.
  4. You’ll get a chime sound indicates that ice maker is being reset.
  5. Leave it for at least 5 hours.

Now plug the ice bucket and start the machine. You’ll start getting fresh ice cubes from the Samsung ice maker. Enjoy your drink!

How Do I Reset LG Ice Maker?

I think LG doesn’t need any introduction because it’s a world class brand for home appliances. If you have a LG refrigerator and you want to reset it’s ice maker then follow these steps-

  1. Locate the ON/OFF button of LG refrigerator.
  2. Press the ice icon for 3 seconds.
  3. Now remove the ice bin from the refrigerator.
  4. Leave the machine idle for 7-8 hours.
  5. Attach the ice bin and start the machine.

If it still doesn’t start making ice, you should call the customer care. A technician will visit at your doorstep to fix the LG ice maker.

How Do I Reset KitchenAid Ice Maker?

KitchenAid provides premium home appliances in various countries. If your KitchenAid ice maker is not working then follow these steps to reset it-

  1. Plug the power cord into a power source.
  2. Turn ON the refrigerator and set it to manual position.
  3. Tap the plastic tab on the door jamb.
  4. Shut the freezer door and allow it to reset for 10 seconds.
  5. Press the door switch three times and shut the door.
  6. Unplug the refrigerator and leave it for 6 hours.

Now plug-in to a power source and check if it starts making ice or not. If not, register a complaint to the customer care service and they’ll book a professional for you.

How To I Reset Whirlpool Ice Maker?

Although I have written a detailed guide on how to reset whirlpool ice maker but in this guide I’ll explain in short. Follow these steps to reset whirlpool ice maker-

  1. Adjust the feeler alarm of ice bin.
  2. Locate the reset button. Mostly it’s at the bottom of ice maker.
  3. Press and hold the reset button for 10 seconds.
  4. Press the ON/OFF switch.
  5. Unplug the refrigerator and leave it for 6 hours.

After this time period, plug-in the cord and check if it’s start making ice cubes or not. If it doesn’t work, check if water filter is clogged or not. It’s advised to change the water filter every six months.

How Do I Reset Kenmore Ice Maker?

If you have a Kenmore refrigerator in your kitchen and it’s not making ice then it’s time to reset. Follow these steps to reset Kenmore ice maker-

  1. Plugin the power cord in to an electric socket.
  2. Open right side door of the refrigerator.
  3. Press and hold Home and Ultra Ice buttons together for 10 seconds.
  4. Unplug the power cord from the socket.
  5. Leave it for 3 hours then plug it again.

That’s it..! Your Kenmore ice maker has been reset now. It’ll start working again. If any error code is showing on Kenmore refrigerator panel then disconnect the power source and connect again. It the error code still persist, remove the water filter and insert again.

How Do I Reset Frigidaire Ice Maker?

Frigidaire refrigerator provides a hard reset button for ice maker. Just like Samsung, you need to follow the similar steps to reset Frigidaire ice maker-

  1. Connect the refrigerator to a power supply.
  2. Turn ON the refrigerator.
  3. Remove the ice bin.
  4. Locate the hard reset button.
  5. Press and hold it for 10 seconds.
  6. Place the ice bin and disconnect the power supply.
  7. Leave it for 6 hours.

If your Frigidaire ice maker is still not making ice then there must be some other issues. The common reasons are clogged water line or choked water filter. You can call the customer care to assign a technician visit at your doorstep.

Final Verdict

There are many brands provide a physical button to reset the ice maker. All you have to do is- inspect visually or read the manual to get an idea. I have explained- how to reset ice maker for various brands but it differs from model-to-model.

Refer the user manual to understand how to reset your model. You can suggest your model and reset process in the comment box.