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It took over 3 hours to do one load of laundry in my Neptune MAH3000 front load washer. The display would say "Suds" and wouldn't do anything for a long time. Once in awhile it would shoot out some water then sit there while saying "Suds" the whole time. Any suggestions?

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Try using high efficiency soap and dont use alot.

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Code nd


Don't know if this is your problem but sometimes ours will appear to drain, but there is still a lot of suds that remains and trips the nd (no drain) indicator/lockout. We had to pour water in from a bucket to beat down the suds, then repeat several times to get all the suds out. First time I took off the back of the washer, disconnected the pump, then let the suds out. To much work.

Nov 11, 2013 | Maytag MAH6700AWW Neptune Front-Load...

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SUD AND F-35 PROBLEM


SUD= The "Sd" code indicates that you have added too much detergent to the washing machine and your laundry has too many suds. The machine will stop displaying this code if it has successfully run the suds recovery cycle, which removes the excess suds from the wash load. If the code remains, reduce the amount of detergent in the load. Use less detergent for similar loads of laundry in the future
As far as F35. Check your owners manual to see if its in there. Also if you remove the top lid ( a couple screws in back hold it in place) and check inside you will get the technician diag sheet which will have codes.

Jul 28, 2011 | Maytag MAH6700AWW Neptune Front-Load...

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May tag Neptune showing codes


Error codes appear when there are problems with the door, the inflow and drainage of water and the motor.

Do
Your Maytag Neptune washer displays the "do" help code when the washing machine is trying to start a cycle, but the door is open or not locked properly. If this message is displayed, close the door securely and restart the washing cycle.

FL
The "FL" code indicates that the washing machine was unable to lock the door after you closed it. Open and close the door tightly, then restart the washing cycle.

Sd
The "Sd" code indicates that you have added too much detergent to the washing machine and your laundry has too many suds. The machine will stop displaying this code if it has successfully run the suds recovery cycle, which removes the excess suds from the wash load. If the code remains, reduce the amount of detergent in the load. Use less detergent for similar loads of laundry in the future.

PF
The "PF" code indicates that a power failure has occurred. Restart the wash cycle. If the code still appears, check that the washing machine is still plugged in to the electrical outlet.

Nd
The "nd" code indicates that your Maytag Neptune is not draining as it should. Check that the drain hose isn't kinked and that the stand pipe isn't clogged. If you find either of these problems, fix them before restarting the washing cycle.

LO
The "LO" code appears when the washing machine has finished the selected wash cycle, but cannot unlock the door. Verify that the door is closed properly, push the "Off" button, and wait two minutes. The door should unlock and the error code will disappear. If the error code remains, unplug the washing machine, wait two minutes and plug it back into the electrical outlet.

Lr
The "Lr" code indicates that the washing machine's motor is not running as it should. Have your Maytag Neptune washing machine serviced by a certified Maytag repair professional. Maytag Neptune Priority One Service: (888) 462-9824

NF
The "nF" code appears when the washing machine has tried to fill with water and has failed. Verify that the inlet hoses aren't kinked and that the faucets are fully open.

Od
The "od" code appears when you must open the washer door. The Maytag Neptune washer requires that you open the door between cycles.

Other Codes
* If your Maytag Neptune washing machine displays any codes that are not listed above, contact Maytag Neptune Priority One Service for assistance. Maytag Neptune Priority One Service: (888) 462-9824


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Apr 03, 2011 | Maytag Dryers

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If you get the FL how do you get the door to open??


  1. Your Maytag Neptune washing machine displays error codes, also called "help codes," to identify specific problems with your washer. Once you close your Maytag Neptune's door, the machine locks the door, goes through the selected wash cycles and unlocks the door when the laundry is finished. Error codes appear when there are problems with the door, the inflow and drainage of water and the motor.
  2. Do
  3. Your Maytag Neptune washer displays the "do" help code when the washing machine is trying to start a cycle, but the door is open or not locked properly. If this message is displayed, close the door securely and restart the washing cycle.
  4. FL
  5. The "FL" code indicates that the washing machine was unable to lock the door after you closed it. Open and close the door tightly, then restart the washing cycle.
  6. Sd
  7. The "Sd" code indicates that you have added too much detergent to the washing machine and your laundry has too many suds. The machine will stop displaying this code if it has successfully run the suds recovery cycle, which removes the excess suds from the wash load. If the code remains, reduce the amount of detergent in the load. Use less detergent for similar loads of laundry in the future.
  8. PF
  9. The "PF" code indicates that a power failure has occurred. Restart the wash cycle. If the code still appears, check that the washing machine is still plugged in to the electrical outlet.
  10. Nd
  11. The "nd" code indicates that your Maytag Neptune is not draining as it should. Check that the drain hose isn't kinked and that the stand pipe isn't clogged. If you find either of these problems, fix them before restarting the washing cycle.
  12. LO
  13. The "LO" code appears when the washing machine has finished the selected wash cycle, but cannot unlock the door. Verify that the door is closed properly, push the "Off" button, and wait two minutes. The door should unlock and the error code will disappear. If the error code remains, unplug the washing machine, wait two minutes and plug it back into the electrical outlet.
  14. Lr
  15. The "Lr" code indicates that the washing machine's motor is not running as it should. Have your Maytag Neptune washing machine serviced by a certified Maytag repair professional.

Dec 06, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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Does the Neptune have to have HE laundry detergent?


Yes you need to use HE detergent is this machine.1st reason is regular soap will suds to much and make the unit go into suds lock. 2nd HE soap will not damage the bearings and seals like regular soap could. 3rd He will clean better and you will be using less product...

Sep 17, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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During the wash cycle the word "suds" began to flash on screen


you need to cut down on the amount of soap you are adding per wash,run an empty wash to purge any residual soap from the tub,then use less soap there after

Jul 28, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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Sometimes there is water that fills in my washer after I use it. It does not happen right away but by the next day. I don't know the model but I do know this is an old washer....gold....I have had it for...


Q - My washer seems to keep filling  with water, the water keeps coming in the washer and going out the drain without the washermotor running.
A - This often is a drain hose that is too low or a drain hose that has been pushed too far down inside the stand pipe....the water is actually siphoning out of the washer. Do not "seal" the drain hose to the house plumbing pipe, this will also allow the water to be siphoned out.
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  3. Free on-line repair manual for the Neptune washer MAH3000, MAH4000, MAH5500, MAH7500  ( Acrobat reader required )
  4. How to access the console on the mechanical timer models
  5. How to access the workings of the washer
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  12. Problem chart for MAH3000 & 4000 Neptune washers
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  15. Tips from our friendly engineer on changing the boot and re-installing that clamp and spring
  16. Tips on changing the washer belt  ( acrobat reader required ) Belt parts link
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  18. Washing one item in a front load washer
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Apr 01, 2009 | Maytag Washing Machines

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Keeps washing


If you are using a front load washer, never use more than one tablespoon of HE laundry soap per load. Now, to get rid of the suds you have: Get a package of Phyzeme (spelling?) tables for stomach gas. Cut about four of the capsules open and add the liquid contents to the washer, then resume wash. That will knock the suds right down without having to run about 10 rinse cycles through the washer.

Jan 14, 2009 | LG TROMM WM2688H 4.0 cu.ft. Front Loading...

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SUDS error on Neptune washer


It means that there is too much soap in the machine most of the time. Give it time for the suds to go down then try to run it through again. Try using a little less soap later on. Front loaders need less soap than top loaders.

Nov 18, 2008 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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Neptune mah5500bww


I've had the same problem with a Neptune MAH3000. I replaced the mother board to no avail. I replaced the timer control to no avail. I then replaced the door lock assembly (wax motor, door switch, etc.) and problem solved. Luckily, I had another machine that I could rob parts from.

Nov 02, 2007 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

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