Whirlpool Washer SUD error code indicates that overdose of detergent is detected during the wash cycle .
- Symptom: 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.
- Possible causes:
- Too much detergent is being used.
- Drain hose is plugged or kinked.
- Drain Pump filter is plugged.
- Drain pump, pressure switch or control board (CCU) malfunction.
- 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 and clean drain pump filter of foreign objects and debris.
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