Last Updated on June 1, 2021 by Conan Pravasi

If your Kenmore refrigerator is giving you issues, you might be wondering where the reset button is located. There are various locations where you can find the Kenmore refrigerator reset button. Depending on the issue that you are facing, you will need to locate the specific reset button and push it to fix the issue. Here we will discuss the various types of resets that you can do with a Kenmore refrigerator and the location of the reset buttons.

Resetting the Thermostat:

To reset the thermostat on your Kenmore refrigerator, you will need to unplug the refrigerator and locate the reset button. The Kenmore refrigerator reset button for the thermostat is essentially the Off switch. Pressing that will turn off the thermostat. After a minute, plug the refrigerator back to the power supply, and your thermostat will be reset. On some models, the reset button will be labelled as the refrigerator control reset button.

Resetting the water filter

You may need to reset the water filter on your refrigerator if the water filter indicator light is on. This is done after removing the old water filter and replacing it with a new one. The Kenmore refrigerator reset button for the water filter is labeled as “water filter.” Pressing this reset button for three seconds will reset the water filter.

Resetting the Air filter

Kenmore refrigerators need periodical replacement of air filters for clean air to flow through the refrigerator. Locate the Kenmore refrigerator reset button for the air filter. This button is labeled as “air filter.” Pressing and holding this reset button for three seconds will reset your Kenmore refrigerator air filter.


Types of reset buttons and their locations vary from one Kenmore refrigerator to another. Hence, to locate the correct Kenmore refrigerator reset button, you will need to know your refrigerator model number. Searching for the specific model’s manual will help you in getting a better understanding of the location of the Kenmore refrigerator reset button for your particular model.


Hi There! Welcome to, my name is Conan Pravasi and I am a self-proclaimed chef who is in charge of the Kitchen in my house. I enjoy creating useful kitchen guides and reviewing the best kitchen products. In my spare time I enjoy playing with my 2 year old. My hobbies are cooking, grilling, hanging out with friends and traveling.

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