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I've been dealing with SUDS and another error code related to pressure or ballance for about a month. I was able to cancel the cycle, run the drain/spin cycle, and then proceed to my normal wash cycle. This process had to be repeated about every 3-4 loads. Recently, that stopped working. I tried EVERYTHING. Currently, the only thing it will do is count down the last cycle attempted, which was the one to clean the washer. Even after unplugging the washer, when plugged back in, even if i have turned the dial to a different setting, the light is on in the same spot as before unplugging, and the timer is still counting down....??? Is there a way to access and assess the electronics fairely easily? I hate having to call someone out here. Any and every suggestion welcomed and appreciated. Thank you, Meredith carsonmekhilawrence@yahoo.com

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  • carsonmekhil Aug 20, 2010

    I was able to clean out everything and reset the electronics basically by following the info located inside, but it is back to giving me SUDS when i try to run the drain spin and then F35 when i try to do anything else. Refering to the sheet, i checked all the tubes and hoses and i don't see any problems...it doesn't say what to do after that. Suggestions?

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Well what I would do is drop the bottom panel and grab the tech sheetI've been dealing with SUDS - 27c50f2.jpg or go HERE for the tech sheet. Open the sump and do a cleanout. 0a740fd.jpgThen use the diagnostics in the tech sheet to fix that puppy. LOL
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    Dan Webster Aug 20, 2010

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    Dan Webster Aug 20, 2010

    The SUDS problem is from overuse of detergent or the wrong stuff. Keep doing the machine wash till all the soap is goneThis guy has quite a story I got a kick out of listening to his washing machine enema method:

  • carsonmekhil Aug 22, 2010

    So, I have managed to run the drain/spin cycle repeatedly, and occasionally, i get a SUDS, but when i try to run a wash, i get F35. How do I know if i need to replace the pump or pressure switch...how do i even check the switch??

  • Dan Webster
    Dan Webster Aug 24, 2010

    Remove the top Remove the hose going to the pressure switch and blow it out so any sediment that might be in there will go away. Been looking at your Tech Sheet Cant seem to find a dang F-35 fault code.

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My washer is showing a f32 ,f71 codes what does that mean


Sd Error Suds Detected (Stored Error Code F71) Did you use regular detergent?
Regular or hand-washing detergents are not recommended for this washer. Use only High Efficiency ("HE") detergent.
Did you add too much detergent?
Always measure detergent. Follow detergent manufacturer's directions. If excessive suds are detected, the washer will display this code while running a suds reduction correction routine at the end of the wash cycle. The suds reduction routine removes extra suds and assures proper rinsing of your garments. If the code remains and the wash cycle dial is ?ashing after the recovery routine has stopped, re-select your desired cycle using cold water. Press START. Do not add detergent.


Ld Error Washer is taking too long to drain water from the washtub
(Stored Error Code F32) Check the following:
Is the drain hose or pump clogged?
Is the drain hose higher than 96" to reach the drainpipe?
Is the Drain Pump Running?
Is the pressure transducer hose kinked, disconnected, or punctured?
Press PAUSE/CANCEL to clear display.

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Sud--- what does that mean?


SUD-- means that the machine has detected too much soap 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 lock is detected. This may signify a bad pump, an extra heavy load, excessive detergent, or excessive suds.


Potential Causes

•If too much detergent was used, run the unit through a Rinse/ Spin cycle then a Normal cycle without adding any detergent. This should clear the unit of the excess detergent.

•Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked

•Check Wire Harness connections to the Drain Pump, Pressure Switch, and

Central Control Unit (CCU)

•Check/ Clean Drain Pump Filter of foreign objects

•Check Drain Pump

•Check the Pressure Switch

•Check CCU

Mar 28, 2011 | Kenmore Front Load Washer

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Hello...my Whilpool Duet washer keeps giving a SUD and F02 error. Now...this just happened a couple months ago and we replaced the Drain Pump Assembly...is it possible that we are once again going to have...


Hello, W/D here.
What you are seeing is the suds (SUD) error code, 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.
It is advisable 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.
You might check the filter on the drain pump for debris or foreign objects, which might cause the drain cycle to be extended.
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--
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Suds and then f35 error code shortly afterbstarting any wash cycle.


SUDS error = SUDS LOCK (OVERDOSE OF DETERGENT
DETECTED DURING THE WASH CYCLE)
If suds are detected continuously by the pressure switch during the drain or spin phases, the washer will fill 4 liters of water and during 5 minutes the unit will rest without tumbling, the water will be drained
and it will try to spin or drain again.

If too much detergent was used:
- Run the unit through a RINSE/SPIN cycle.
- Run a NORMAL cycle without adding any detergent.
This should clear the unit of the excess detergent.
1. Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked.
2. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
3. Check wire harness connections to the drain pump, pressure switch, and Central Control Unit (CCU).
4. Check/clean drain pump filter of foreign objects.
5. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
6. Check drain pump.
7. Check the pressure switch.
8. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

F35 error = ANALOG PRESSURE SENSOR FAILURE
If this failure is displayed, there is any malfunction of the steamer component detected by the Steamer Electronic Board.

1. Check if pressure hose is fi xed correctly.
2. Check if the airtrap is not blocked.
3. Check if the hose is not blocked.

Dec 28, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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My maytag clothes washer Bravo quiet series 300, keeps flashing a Sd error code. Or it may be 5d


What does the Sd code mean?

This code indicates that excessive detergent suds occurred during the cycle. The washer will not be able to spin out water with the excess suds. When "Sd" is displayed, the washer automatically extends the rinse time to remove the excess suds. During this time, the washer pauses the wash action and adds water for additional rinsing. This pause allows the bubbles in the suds to break. This process is necessary and may occur several times to eliminate the suds.

Concentrated detergents labeled 2x and higher will require a small amount of detergent based on load size. Always follow the manufacturer's recommendations.

Use only HE High Efficiency detergent for BravosTM washers.

Is "Sd" displayed and the wash cycle dial is flashing?

This indicates the washer was not able to clear all the excess suds from the washer. Re-select your desired cycle using cold water. Press Start/Pause. Do not add detergent.

Is "Sd" displayed and the wash cycle dial is not flashing?

If "Sd" is displayed and the wash cycle dial is not flashing, allow the machine to continue running, even if it appears that nothing is happening. When "Sd" is displayed, the washer automatically extends the rinse time to remove the excess suds. During this time, the wash action will pause to allow the bubbles in the suds to break, and the washer will add water for better rinsing. This rinsing process is necessary and may occur several times to eliminate the suds.

Is the drain hose kinked or clogged?

Make sure that the drain hose is not kinked or clogged. Straighten the hose for adequate water flow. Remove any blockage from the drain hose, drainpipe or utility sink. Use the U-shaped drain hose form on the drain hose, and secure the drain hose.

To remove the error display, press Power/Cancel or Pause/Cancel once.

If Power/Cancel or Pause/Cancel does not work:

  1. Unplug the washer or disconnect the power for one minute.
  2. Plug in the washer or reconnect the power.
  3. Re-select the cycle and press Start/Pause.

NOTE: If the error remains on the display, and all of the other questions above have been checked, call for service.


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My washer (whirlpool duet) seems to cancel in the middle of load cycle. Most often the word "suds" is displayed. It is not the amount of detergent or the type because I use very little High Efficiency...


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 lock is detected. This may

signify a bad pump, an extra heavy load, excessive detergent, or excessive suds.

ERROR CODES

DISPLAY EXPLANATION AND RECOMMENDED PROCEDURE


Suds

6 - 7

Potential Causes

• If too much detergent was used, run the unit through a Rinse/ Spin cycle then a

Normal cycle without adding any detergent. This should clear the unit of the

excess detergent.

• Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked

• Check Wire Harness connections to the Drain Pump, Pressure Switch, and

Central Control Unit (CCU)

• Check/ Clean Drain Pump Filter of foreign objects

• Check Drain Pump

• Check the Pressure Switch

• Check CCU

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Error code HF


Washer displaying code message and tone sounds S "HF" 0Nater Inlet Problem--no water or insufficient water supply) Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle. Unplug washer or disconnect power. Check the following: Are water faucets completely turned on? Are screens at inlet hose connection to washer clogged? Are water inlet hoses kinked? Are water inlet hoses frozen? Plug in washer or reconnect power. Re-select cycle and press START. If the problem remains, call for service. "F02" (Drain Problem) Select PAUSE/CANCEL twice to cancel the cycle, Unplug washer or disconnect power. Cl_eck the following: Is the drain hose kinked? ts the drain hose frozen? Is the drain hose clogged? Is the drain hose more than 96 in. (2.4 m) above the floor? = "SUD" (Suds Routine) When excessive suds are detected, a suds routine

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How do I drain the suds from my washer mid cycle


Try canceling the cycle and let drain. If the machine is locked out and will not allow you to start a drain try unplugging the machine for 30 seconds then plug it back in. Turn the power on and push cancel/drain. This should let you take the clothes out and start the rinse/spin clean out.

This machine is designed to use HE detergent which is low sudsing if used in the right amount. If the wrong detergent or too much is used sudsing and possibly an error code of SUDS may occur.

Once you have removed all the suds I would recommend running a cleaner such as Affresh or Smelly Washer to remove any suds residue.

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Tried to wash a load of clothes and keep getting an error code "sub". The machine will not complete a cycle, won't rinse, etc. What does the error code mean and how can I fix it?


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
Lock is detected. This may signify a bad pump, an extra heavy load,
excessive detergent, or excessive suds.

Possible Causes / Procedure
■ If too much detergent was used:
—Run the unit through a Rinse/Spin cycle.
—Run a Normal cycle without adding any detergent.
This should clear the unit of the excess detergent.
1. Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged
or kinked.
2. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
3. Check wire harness connections to the drain pump,
pressure switch, and Central Control Unit (CCU).
4. Check/clean drain pump filter of foreign objects.
5. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
6. Check drain pump.
7. Check the pressure switch.
8. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic test or any
cycle.

Mar 06, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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Sears kenmore washer 110.42822200 error code sud


SUD- Suds lock (Overdose of detergent detected during the wash cycle, or the actual brand is a non HE type)

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 bad pump, an extra heavy load, excessive detergent, or excessive suds.

Possible Causes / Procedure


• If too much detergent was used:

A. Run the unit through a Rinse/Spin cycle.
B. Run a Normal cycle without adding any detergent.

This should clear the unit of the excess detergent. If the problem persist, follow this check list below.

1. Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked.
2. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
3. Check wire harness connections to the drain pump, pressure switch, and Central Control Unit (CCU).
4. Check/clean drain pump filter of foreign objects.
5. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
6. Check drain pump.
7. Check the pressure switch.
8. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic test or any cycle.

Press PAUSE/CANCEL twice to clear the display.

Dec 07, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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