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If you have a front-load washer then you probably have put too much soap in or not used "he" soap. Front loader use very little water and need low-sudsing soap. Most all brands now sell this "h.e" soap. What has happened is that suds have travelled up the tube to your pressure switch and have told the washer's computer that there are too many suds in the machine. The machine thinks that there is water in the tub even it there is not. You can either let it sit for a day or two or try unplugging it and then run a few hot rinses, without any soap, until you don't see anymore suds in the tub.

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Why does sud appear


sud apears in a washer when the water does not drain fast enough cuz of the suds make sure to only use HE detergants so it wont make suds

Sep 05, 2011 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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He4t error sud and f2


Hi, "F02" is a Long Drain error code. This is an indication that you may have an obstruction somewhere in the drainage system somewhere. In most cases this means there is a clog in the drain pump or inlet line running from the wash tub to the pump. There is a white screw off cap on the drain pump that you can remove to inspect the pump impeller and clean.

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.

If these preliminary measures do not correct your problem, you may have to replace the drain pump. It does not take much to damage the pump impeller or motor. Since the error code is generated if the drain cycle exceeds 8 minutes, if the pump is damaged and can't pump at the required volume, the error code will continue to appear until the pump is replaced.

Jun 16, 2011 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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What does it mean when sud appears on the display screen and the washers seems like its not doing anything?


Hi, W/D here.
What you are seeing is the suds (SUD) error code, and is sometimes followed by a long drain fault code (F02).
This does not necessarily indicate that you need to change anything at this time. When the machine senses too much suds, the error code is displayed, when too much suds are actually present, a longer drain time results.
Duets are HE (high efficiency) machines, and require a detergent that produces little suds. If you are using HE detergent, cut back on it until you can run a cycle without getting the SUD/F02 alarms. If you are not using HE detergent (we don't either), you really have to be careful with the amount of detergent used.
Press PAUSE/CANCEL twice to clear the display. Run a cycle without any detergent to flush the machine.
You need to check that the drain hose isn't plugged or have a kink in it.
Make sure that the pump is running. You may need to check the electrical connections at the pump.
Check the filter on the drain pump for debris or foreign objects, which might cause the drain cycle to be extended, if you are also getting the F02 code.
If limiting the detergent, and nothing was found in checking the other items listed, then the pump may need to be replaced.

Best regards, --W/D--

Mar 07, 2011 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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At times it hs an error code of sud and most of the time error code F35 appears


Clean your pump filter screen... See directions at link below.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4507357-clean_pump_filter_screen_kenmore_he2_not

Nov 03, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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My kenmore washer showes sud code


If it is similar to the Whirlpool duet,

Try using less soap (hi eff machine)
try using more fabric softner
to clear the occasional Sud warning, I run the machine on "quick wash" with no detergent/additive. gives it two more quick spin cycles in 30-35 minutes, usually clears it.

Jul 14, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Whirlpool duet washer flashing sud then f21 ????????


The "SUD" error is in direct relationship the other error code. "F21" is a Long Drain error. The following link explains:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r1484065-f21_error_code_whirlpool_duet_kenmore

If something is preventing water from pumping through the drain pump, you will often get a "SUD" error as air is developed in the pump. Make sure you double check all the drain lines as well.

If you have questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know before you rate the solution. I hope this helps you.

Jan 28, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Spinning and draining does not work, F error or sometimes Sud


Sud means you using to much soap and the f code means soap is locking the drain pump up and wont allow unit to drain and spin.

Nov 22, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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