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How To Reset Low Washer Fluid Light

Low washer fluid light can be an annoyance on any car, but it’s especially troublesome on older models that use a mechanical transmission. If you experience persistent Low washer fluid light symptoms, read on to learn how to reset your low washer fluid light. ###

What is low washer fluid light?

If your washer isn’t filling with water or producing lint, it might be due to a low washer fluid light. To reset the light, follow these steps:

1. Open the door to the washer and remove any clothes or items that are blocking the drainage tube.
2. Look down into the drain assembly and see if there is water coming out of the bottom opening. If so, you’re good to go. If not, continue with Step 3.
3. Check to see if the Washer Fluid Level indicator is lit on the control panel. If it is, press and hold the “Reset” button for two seconds until the light changes from red to green.

How to reset low washer fluid light

If your washer is emitting a light that says it needs to be reset, follow these steps: shut off the water and electricity to the machine at the main breaker, then open the front panel and remove the two screws on either side of the drum. Lift up on the top of the drum and release any pressure that may have been built up in the machine. Tip: if there are any clothes or items in the machine, you’ll need to remove them before proceeding. Next, turn off the water supply to the machine by turning off both valves near where your water meter is located (one for cold water and one for hot). Finally, disconnect both electrical wires from beneath the machine. After completing these steps, turn on both water supplies and wait until the green light next to “washer” goes out before replacing all of your components.

What to do if low washer fluid light persists

If you have a low washer fluid light and the machine is still not dispensing detergent, there are a few things you can do to troubleshoot the issue. First, check to ensure that the water pressure is correct and that the pump is working properly. Next, try dispatching the wash manually by pressing buttons on the control panel. If all of these measures fail to resolve the issue, you may need to replace the washer’s pump or filter.