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What does 5d mean on my Kenmore washer model W10071750?

My washer stopped. Repair cannot be done by Sears before next Tuesday which is 5 days from now. Clothes will be ruined in that time. Can I restart the machine or drain the water without harming the machine?

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Lyle W
The 5d or Sd indicates a suds lock or drain problem in the washer. If the washer had excessive suds it will not be able to drain the water initially. If you let the suds dissipate after a few hours, you can sometimes clear the fault code and drain the washer. There is a way to manually unlock the washer. Unplug the washer and remove the bottom service panel as shown in the image below. Carefully reach up and pull the tab on the bottom of the door latch assembly to release the door lock.

The following link of a previous answer provides additional information regarding your suds or drain problem in this type of washer:

Why am I getting error codes SD and F21 on my Kenmore HE2+ washer?

If you need more help, resubmit your question with additional information and the full model number of your washer (the number you submitted was the part number of your owner's manual). The number of the owner's manual that you submitted is used for HE2+ washers with models 110.47512601, 110.47532601 and 110.47542601. I assumed that you had one of those 3 models. If you are able to get the door unlocked, you can check for this type of model number.
by Lyle W Earned 136,254 community points in Kenmore
October 3rd, 2008
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