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My washer is flashing sud...what do i do?

My washer is flashing "sud"...what do i do? I have a Kenmore Elite 4T washer....

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The following link explains the "SUD" error and how to correct:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r629564-suds_error_whirlpool_kenmore_front

The error can be caused from obstructions in your drain pump (or lines) to using the wrong type (or too much) of detergent. Read through the link thoroughly and let me know what you find. This problem usually has a simple remedy that does not require a repairman. However, if you require additional assistance, or have questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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