How to Reset an Amana Refrigerator [In Minutes]

In this article, we will show you how to reset an Amana refrigerator in easy-to-follow steps. We will also show you how to reset an Amana ice maker.

Amana AMAR31TS1E 3.1 cu. Ft. Two Door Compact Refrigerator, Stainless Steel


How to Reset an Amana Refrigerator

To reset an Amana refrigerator, follow these steps:

Step 1: Turn off the circuit breaker or unplug the refrigerator

Step 2: Then leave it for 5 to 10 minutes

Step 3: After that, turn on the circuit breaker or plug the refrigerator.

Step 4: Make sure the cooling function is on.

Check out the video below to learn more…


How to Reset an Amana Refrigerator Ice Maker

Follow the steps below to reset an Amana refrigerator ice maker:

Step 1: Raise the ice maker door

Step 2: Move the switch to the “On” position.

Step 3: This action will cause your ice maker to make and dispense new ice.

Note that your ice maker will automatically shut-off ice production when the storage bin is full or the bin is removed.


How Do I Reset the Defrost Timer on My Amana Refrigerator

To reset the defrost timer on an Amana refrigerator, do the following:

i. Take away the panel cover located at the bottom of the refrigerator doors.

ii. Use a socket wrench or a flat screwdriver to remove the bottom panel.

iii. Turn the circular notch of the defrost timer until the refrigerator’s fan stops.

iv. This will reset the defrost timer.

v. The fan will start automatically after some time.

Check out these guides on resetting other refrigerator brands…

How Do I Reset the Filter Light on My Amana Refrigerator

You can reset the filter light on your Amana refrigerator using any of the following methods:

Method 1

i. On the refrigerator’s display, touch “MAX ICE” and “MAX COOL” at the same time. Hold both down for a maximum of 3 seconds.

ii. There will be a countdown of 3 seconds.

iii. The display will then flash and an icon and a tone will be played.

iv. That indicates that the filter light has been reset.

Method 2

i. Locate the “filter reset” button

ii. Press and hold it for 3 seconds.

iii. The filter light will go off.

iv. This signifies that it has been reset.

Method 3

i. Locate the “Water filter” button.

ii. Press and hold it for 3 seconds.

iii. The system will then reset.

iv. As a result, on the display, the water filter icon will become blue, and “Replace Filter” won’t appear anymore.

Note that the methods above depend on the model of your Amana refrigerator. Therefore, we advise you to check which of the methods is suitable for your refrigerator model.


How to Reset Your Amana Refrigerator – FAQS 

Where is the Reset Button on an Amana Refrigerator

The reset button on an Amana refrigerator is found on the control panel in the compartment of the refrigerator. 

Where is the Amana Refrigerator Ice Maker Reset Button

The Amana refrigerator ice maker does not have a rest button. Instead, it has an On and Off switch that can be used to reset the ice maker.


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