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Dont want to save suds.( Kenmore model 5450290 Suds saver washer)

Hi, I recently acquired a Kenmore-Whirlpool Suds-Saver washing machine(model # 5450290) and I'd like to install it in a location that does not have a laundry tub to save the suds to and I'm not really interested in saving suds anyway. The problem is that it has the two drain connections on the back and I'm wondering if there is an easy remedy for this situation. Is it possible to just plug the suds saver opening and run the machine without that function or is it more complex than that? Thanks for any help, I appreciate it very much!!

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Disconnect the wireing to the suds saver valve and tape the ends off.
valve will no longer open for the suds cycle

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  • skinned_knuc Sep 20, 2010

    I have the same machine. If you pull the unit out away from the wall and look at the back of the washer from behind you should see 2 skinny hoses and 2 fat hoses. The skinny ones are for the hot and cold fill and should connect to your source of hot and cold water. The fat hose on the right is the water discharge hose. This is where the water comes out when the washer pumps it out to drain the washer tub. Newer homes without laundry tubs have this hose go into a 3 or 4 inch diameter pipe about 2 feet long that drains into the sewer pipe through a water trap. I think any home improvement supply store could explain to you how to install one. The fat hose closer to the center of the back is only used for sucking water back into the washer from the previous rinse cycle. You can remove this hose if you don't have a laundry tub (fyi you could also use a huge bucket or anything that is big enough to hold the water). The only remaining issue is that you never engage the sudsaver feature. If you look on the cycle timer on the left side (at 9:00) you will see that it says "OFF" just above that it says "SUDS" and above that it says "14". When you start your cycle be sure that you put it on "14" and not on "SUDS". That's all.

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