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What dose suds mean and how do i fix it.

Ran trough the code system only got up to 5 and then stayed there. cant get it to work.

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over dose of detergent detectd during the wsh 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 badpump an extra heavy load excessive detergent or excessive suds.................

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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
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"F02" is a Long Drain error code. This indicates that you have an obstruction somewhere in the drainage system. In most cases this means you have a clog in the drain pump. The following link explains:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r615268-f02_error_code_whirlpool_duet_kenmore

Included is a follow-on link that explains how to check the drain pump to clean. You may also have to remove the inlet hose that runs from the bottom of the wash tub to the inlet side of the drain pump. Debris and small articles of clothing can commonly clog in this area as well causing the drain cycle to fail. NOTE: The "SUD" error code can often occur in conjunction with the "F02" error code. This is due to air being detected in the drainage system, which can occur if the pump is not running, or if you have an obstruction BEFORE the pump. You need to remove the inlet hose from the pump to ensure it is also not blocked. Correct your drainage system fault, and the SUD error should go away.

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I work for an appliance company in the service department, and what this really means is that you could have a suds build up in your machine, or that you used too much soap on this particular cycle. If starting over does not work, you can buy a product called washer magic at almost any store and it will clean your machine out. Also, running vinegar through the machine will make any suds dissapate.

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