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Now remove the drain hose clamps and remove the drain pump/valve, clean the drain pump/valve, use back flushing to clear off all dirt. Now test using power to see if this works and can be simulated. When refitting, the hose must be tightened properly. If the pump/valve does not work even with power then it must be replaced. If there is intermittent power to the drain valve/pump then the program controller unit is a suspect.

Cleaning a pump: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKjKi50YBpI&NR=1&feature=fvwp

Finally the washer must be placed with a tilt- use a spirit level- so that all water will drain to the outlet port and thereby there is no residual water remaining.

Replacing the pump on a Bosch machine, please check this link for tips:

http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7/1373/how-to-replace-the-pump-on-a-washing-machine-.html

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ERROR CODE F09


A typical HE3 Kenmore Elite washer the F09 code indicates and overflow has been sensed. This can be because of suds or a failure of the pump or pressure switch.

Suds is a common problem with the newer 2X-3X super concentrated detergents.

A pump that is partially blocked might cause this error

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The "SUDS" code appears at the end of every wash


If the suds error starts happening suddenly even though you used the same HE detergent and amount that you always have in the past, you probably don't have a excessive sudsing problem, caused by the soap. The most common problem relates to the pump. Some foreign item blocking the inlet of the pump. Foreign objects can make their way down to the pump and either clog the entrance or enter and damage the pump impeller.

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Gives code f02 and sud


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The F2 error codes means LONG DRAIN TIME and the suds code the washer detected water in tub after normal alloted drain time...so basically the F2&SUDS means the same thing. A lot of times when it does not drain fast enough,its caused by a blocked filter on the pump being biult up with debris. This tip i wrote will show ya how to clean the pump filter.
http://www1.fixya.com/support/r10121384-check_when_duet_washer_door_locked_after


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On a Kenmore Elite Model #11047781700 we keep receiving the error code SUD and F35. We are trying locate the drain pump filter. Could you please tell me where this item is located.


2 possible solutions:
1. Make sure small black hose connected to pressure switch is clear of obstructions by blowing through it
2. Replace pressure switch located at back top right of machine under top hood.
3. Make sure drain catch located at thebottom front behind the panel held in place by 3 screws is not blocked. It is the large white knob which can be removed by turning it counter clockwise and removing the tray to check for any items blocking it. Make sure you have towels in place to absorb any water when you remove drain catch
There are 2 videos on you tube taking you through these 3 steps

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Washer machine will not drain


Check for clogging in your drain hose, block inthe ddrain valve/ drain pump and foremost the voltage to the drain pump must be present when the machine program is reached.
If not the controller can be defective.

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Suds or blocked pump for bosch washer


If suds put epsom salts in dispenser on rinse cycle,
this kills the suds instantly.most likely to be pump though.

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Washer is flashing the word sud


Hi, here is the meaning of the SUD error code and the corrective actions. If you have any other questions please feel free to comment. Mike

"Sud" SUDS LOCK (Overdose of Detergent detected during the Wash Cycle)
The motor control unit senses a suds lock condition by analyzing the current draw on the drive motor. If "Sud" is displayed a potential suds lock is detected. This may signify a bad pump, an extra heavy load, excessive detergent, or excessive suds.
  • If too much detergent was used, run the unit through a Rinse/Spin cycle, then a Normal cycle, without adding any detergent. This should clear the unit of the excess detergent.
  • Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked.
  • Check Wire Harness connectors to the Drain Pump, Pressure Switch, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
  • Check/Clean Drain Pump Filter of foreign objects
  • Check Drain Pump
  • Check Pressure Switch
  • Check CCU

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My washer will not drain or spin. It showa a "sud" error.


hello check the drain hoses make sure its not block check the pump
electrical wires make sure the pumps running check the drain pump filter if these do not work change the pump good luck

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Too many suds


Most probably a blocked or partially blocked pump.

Sep 18, 2008 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

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Aquasmart too many suds


means that the pump might be blocked and not drains too well
Please check this link for all drawings and or perts you might need. Please clean pump out first

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