How do you reset a Bosch refrigerator? Well, let’s get into it right away…
How Do You Reset A Bosch Refrigerator – Hard Reset
To reset your Bosch refrigerator, unplug it for 30 to 45 minutes and then plug it back. This is called a hard reset and will usually reset most refrigerators.
However, note that this should be used as a last resort. There are specific situations and specific reset guidelines for them. Check the rest of this article to see them.
How to Perform a Soft Reset on a Bosch Refrigerator
To perform a soft reset on your Bosch refrigerator, disconnect it from the electric power for three to five minutes. Do this by unplugging it from the power outlet or powering down the circuit breaker.
Reconnect it to the electric power after five minutes and ensure the refrigerator is cooling.
How To Reset Your Bosch Refrigerator From Showroom Mode
To reset your Bosch refrigerator from showroom mode, do the following…
Step 1: Turn your refrigerator off and leave it for about five minutes.
Step 2: Turn it back on and press the alarm off button (within 5 seconds of turning it back on), holding it down for about 15 seconds. You must hold it down until it goes through 3 beeps.
Once you do that, the refrigerator will reboot and exit the showroom mode. You’ve successfully reset your Bosch refrigerator and it will start cooling.
This applies to the Bosch B36CL80SNS French door refrigerator.
Bosch Refrigerator Control Panel Reset
To reset the control panel on a Bosch refrigerator, you will need to reset the entire refrigerator. Power it down for five minutes by unplugging it or turning off the circuit breaker. Turn on the refrigerator again and ensure it is cooling. Then, check the control panel and test its functionality.
Bosch Refrigerator Reset After a Power Outage
If you find that your Bosch refrigerator does not work or malfunctions after a power outage, you may need to perform a hard reset. Disconnect the refrigerator from the electric power for thirty to forty-five minutes. Keep the doors shut during this reset to ensure the process runs uninterrupted.
This time allows the refrigerator to fix and correct the errors causing the malfunction. Afterward, reconnect it to the electric power and ensure the appliance is cooling.
How To Reset Door Alarm On A Bosch Refrigerator
To reset door alarm on Bosch refrigerator, do one of the following:
Option 1: Check the door to see if it’s open. If it is, simply close the door and the alarm will reset. You can also press the alarm button to turn off/reset the alarm.
This option is for Bosch-B11CB81SSS.
Option 2: In some other models, all you have to do to reset/turnoff the alarm is acknowledge the message that’s triggered by the alarm on your refrigerator’s control panel.
However, bear in mind that if you leave the door open for several minutes after acknowledging the message, the alarm will set off the same message again.
This option is for Bosch-B30BB930SS
Option 3: Check to ensure that the door or drawer isn’t open. If either is open, close it and the alarm will reset or turn off. You can also switch off the door alarm by pressing the alarm off button until the settings display shows “off”.
This option is for the Bosch-B36CT81SNS refrigerator model.
How To Reset Temperature Alarm On A Bosch Refrigerator
To reset the temperature alarm on Bosch refrigerator, do one of the following:
Option 1: Check to find out what triggered the temperature alarm. Eliminate it and then simply press the alarm button and the temperature alarm will turn off/reset.
This applies to the Bosch-B11CB81SSS refrigerator model.
Option 2: After ensuring you’ve dealt with whatever triggered the alarm, press the OK button to acknowledge the alarm message displayed on the control panel. The message will disappear and the temperature alarm will reset/turn off.
This option is for the Bosch-B30BB930SS refrigerator model.
Option 3: Close the refrigerator door or drawer if it’s been open for long. Also check your ventillation openings to ensure that nothing is covering them. Once you’ve confirmed that you’ve dealt with whatever set the temperature alarm off, press the alarm off button and your temperature alarm will reset/turn off.
This option is for the Bosch-B36CT81SNS refrigerator model.
Note: The following can set off the temperature alarm of your Bosch refrigerator…
i. The freezer compartment of your refrigerator is too warm.
ii. You’ve left the freezer door open for too long.
iii. You’ve added large quantities of fresh food.
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How To Reset Bosch Refrigerator Water Filter Alarm
How To Reset Bosch Refrigerator Water Filter Alarm — When The Alarm Goes Off
To reset the change water filter timer/alarm on your Bosch refrigerator, do the following…
Step 1: Replace the water filter with a new one or with a bypass filter/cartridge.
Step 2: Press the change filter button and hold it down for about 3 seconds. When the light from the change filter button goes off, it means the alarm is switched off and your timer has been reset automatically.
These steps apply to the Bosch-B36CT81SNS refrigerator model and ONLY when you change the water filter AFTER the change filter button lights up (This should happen every 6 months or after about 200 gallons — Whichever comes first).
How To Reset Bosch Refrigerator Water Filter Alarm — Option 2
If you changed your water filter before the change filter button lights up, then you’d have to reset it manually. Here are the steps…
Step 1: Press the menu.
Step 2: Press the change filter button.
Step 3: Keep pressing the setting button until the display changes to 0. 0 means reset water filter, while 1 means water filter timer is still running.
Where Is the Bosch Ice Maker Reset Button?
The ice maker in a Bosch refrigerator does not have a dedicated reset button. The best way to reset it is to use the power switch or On/Off button.
How Do I Reset My Bosch Refrigerator Ice Maker?
To reset the ice maker in your Bosch refrigerator, locate the On/Off switch. It may be a little difficult to find this button, so you may have to feel around the ice maker or read the user guide for directions. When you find the switch, turn the ice maker off and wait a few minutes before turning it on again. This resets the ice maker.
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