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Can I get a list of the error codes and what they mean and the problems they indicate?

I have a Kenmore Elite HE3 model 110.42822203 and it shows a 5 or S ud error. I can't discern the difference between the letter "S" and the number "5" on the lighted display. I cleaned out the pump and replaced the drain hose. I still get this error and an F02 error sometimes. The serial number is CSR 1611290.

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Fred M
The image below contains all of the error codes and the problems they might indicate.

The error codes you are experiencing, the F02 and the SUD (It's meant to be an S) error are related to a drain problem.

The F02 error indicates the machine was in a pump out for more than 8 minutes. The SUD error occurs when the motor senses suds in the water.

You must use HE (High Efficiency) detergent in the washer. Regular soap or an excessive amount of HE detergent (especially the 2X or 3X style) can and will cause these errors. Run a rinse cycle and if you see suds in the water then this is the likely problem. Run an empty cycle using hot water with 1 cup of liquid chlorine bleach added to help remove excess detergent residue from the washer tub. You may need to run several empty cycles to help rinse soap residue out of the washer and prevent this problem from continuing. You may also need to drastically cut back on your use of HE detergent to as little as a tablespoon per wash cycle.

Of course the drain pump must drain the water out. You said you cleaned out the pump and it if it drains all the water out then the pump is okay. The pump will not drain properly when excessive suds are present in the washer.

If you do not detect a suds problem, you could have a failed drain pump if the washer is not draining properly. You could also still have a clog in the drain system.

If the washer is draining properly and you are seeing these error codes, then you could have a problem with the water level pressure switch. A stuck switch could cause the control to still detect water in the tub when it is actually empty.

A failed control board could also cause this problem.

If you need more help, resubmit your question with additional details.
by Fred M Earned 109,681 community points in Kenmore
February 20th, 2009
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Manage My Life
my kenmore elite HE4T quietpak 9 is giving me the error code F 02 and not finishing a cycle or spinning clothes out. please let me know what this means. more likely control board or clogged pump? thanks
by Manage My Life
December 15th, 2011
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Dawn. The answers to most of your question have been given by Fred in the post above. Should all other functions be working I would think the most likely cause is a partially clogged pump or filter followed by debris round the Eco Valve. The manual available at: -$FILE/Duet%20Job%20Aid.pdf ,,, on page 3-10 shows the position of the Eco Valve. Two words of warning, 1. Unplug the machine prior to working on the internals. 2. Even when the machine is working correctly there is still quite a bit of water 'left in the system' and removing the filter, pump or Eco Valve can put this on the floor, so be prepared. Should the drain system not be totally blocked, and from what you have said it is not, one way of alleviating this problem is to suck the water out with a Wetvac, just insert the end of the Wetvac suction into the open end of the discharge hose and turn the WetVac on, close off the gap round the discharge hose and the Wetvac suction with your hand. Good Luck and please let us know how you get on.
by Manage My Life
December 16th, 2011
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Albena Roshkova
Thanks for all answers

I have already cleaned the drain pump, and it's working properly, but this message is shown when the machine is finished with pumping, before starting the water filling. I thought it was the water supply hose was blocked, but it was clean. So I don't know what else could cause this problem
by Albena Roshkova Earned 23 community points in Kenmore
February 9th, 2014
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