How Do You Troubleshoot Error Codes For The Kenmore Elite HE3 Washer?

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How Do You Troubleshoot Error Codes For The Kenmore Elite HE3 Washer?

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Kenmore’s Elite HE3 washer has a comprehensive error reporting system. The error messages appear on the display along with a tone sound. While the error messages aren’t written in plain English, they provide codes that can be looked up–or if the issue happens often enough, you’ll get to know the code’s translation from memory. The codes start with the letter “F” and are followed by a two-digit number. There is one plain English code and that’s “SUD,” which refers to the Suds Routine. Check the display for an error message and identify the error message. “SUD” means that the Suds Routine has run and excessive suds remain and have been detected. “F20” indicates a water inlet problem with no or insufficient water supply. “F21” is a drain problem. “F22” is a door lock issue. Use HE (high-efficiency) detergents if the SUD error shows. Press the “Stop” button twice to cancel the cycle and unplug the washer if “F20” or “F21” shows. In the case of “F20,” look for water faucets that aren’t tur

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