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Whirlpool duet front loader washer

I believe it was flashing f2 code but when I tried to stop it it began flashing sud. It seemed to be near end of rinse cycle--no suds whatsoever. Would not respond to stop/pause. Does not respond to anything---continues to flash sud. Removed load ( two dog blankets were running on heavy duty selection --- have done this many times before w/o problem). There is water in bottom of tub. Any ideas?? Thank you, debfox

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Hi have a nice day!
Would you check draining pipe and filter. If they are not clogged have the watre pump checked for normal operation.

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Borrowed from a similiar solutioin:

If the heading above is correct, and this is a Kenmore Elite front loader, "F02" is a "Long Drain" error. If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes, the water valves are turned off and "F02" will be displayed. Here's what you need to do to determine if you have a definite problem:

1. Press "PAUSE/CANCEL" twice to clear the display.
2. Check the drain hose to make sure it is not kinked or clogged.
3. Check the electrical connection at the pump and make sure the drain pump is running.
4. Check the drain pump filter for obstructions.

Here's how to access the pump:

  1. Unplug the washer while servicing inside the unit.
  2. Remove the lower kick panel under the door by removing the three 7mm screws under the bottom edge of the panel. HINT: Use a couple of blocks of wood to prop up the front feet of the washer to gain better access to the screws. Once the screws are removed the panel should drop down, and then pull off. If the panel becomes stuck, a slight tap on either side will dislodge it.
  3. Locate the drain pump. It will be located directly under the wash tub (it is the only pump this washer has).
  4. There is an access removal cover on the pump that can be removed to clean out the trap. BEFORE doing this, it is strongly recommended that you remove all residual water from the wash tub & drain line or you will have about a gallon or so inside your washer and on the floor to clean up.
  5. Here’s a helpful way of quickly removing the residual water. If you own a wet/dry shop vac, remove the drain hose from the standpipe at the wall and pull a vacuum with the shop vac. This will empty the wash tub, pump and drain lines. If you don’t own a shop vac, grab a bunch of old towels and open the access on the pump slowly so that it comes out at a trickle. Allow the towels to soak up the majority of the water. Close the access and stop the water if you need to get additional towels.
  6. Open the pump access and remove once you have all the water drained. Check the drain pump for foreign objects and debris. Check the pump impeller and make sure there’s nothing caught in it. Items as small as toothpicks or cotton swabs have been known to stop this pump from working.
  7. Clean out the pump thoroughly and reinstall the access cover. Make sure the cover is snug, but do not over tighten.
  8. Place the drain hose back in the standpipe (IMPORTANT – DO NOT FORGET!).
  9. With the bottom panel still off, plug the washer back in and select the following on the operator console – DRAIN SPIN, NO SPIN, and then press any button under OPTIONS 4 times (it must be the same button). “C00” will show on the console display as the washer begins diagnostics mode.
  10. Check the drain pump for leaks as the washer fills. The pump is gravity filled and will hold water even it is not pumping. Allow washer to run through diagnostics until it begins the wash tub tumble cycle.
  11. At this point, you can stop the diagnostics procedure by pressing PAUSE/CANCEL 2 times. The drain pump energizes and the washer will begin to drain.
  12. If the drain pump works normal and there’s no leaks detected, reinstall panel and tighten screws.

NOTE: It is normal to have residual water left inside the wash tub under the wash basket. This is why it is important to leave the door ajar when not in use so this water does not become sour.

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