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Front loader f02 code

Kenmore front load elite 3t i had a teck out to repair broken shocks but now i keep getting f2 code or sud when it is inlast 3 min of rinse and gets code and that is it. I have check drain for clogs and nothing in punmp any other suggestions?

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Check the entire length of the drain hose as well. This is from the bottom of the wash tub, to where it connects to the drain pump, to where it exits the washer to the standpipe. The two error codes can be directly related to each other. "F02" usually indicates a clog or failure of the drainage system. "Sud" can be caused from using too much, or improper detergent. It can also be caused when the drain pump is not functioning properly and is pumping air. If you have tried the "Rinse & Spin" option to clear the error, and you have verified all of your drainage system and still have a problem. It is recommended that you replace the drain pump. It may be running, but the impeller may be damaged and it is not pumping water properly. The following links may be of assistance to you:

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

http://www.fixya.com/support/r615268-f02_error_code_whirlpool_duet_kenmore

You may have already viewed this information, but posted it just in case you may have overlooked anything.

If you determine you have a failed pump and which to replace it yourself, the following link explains how:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r401845-replacing_drain_pump_whirlpool_duet

If you require addtional assistance, please let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

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I enclosed this information just in case you may have missed somethins. Included is a follow-on link that explains how to check the drain pump to clean. You may also have to remove the inlet hose that runs from the bottom of the wash tub to the inlet side of the drain pump. Debris can commonly clog in this area as well causing the drain cycle to fail. Also, check the connector plug on the pump to ensure it is making contact. It can come loose from vibration.

If you have any questions about this repair, or need additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

NOTE: 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. In addition, the "SUD" error can occur in conjunction with a drain pump failure as this error occurs when too much air is sensed in the drainage system.

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