How do I fix the Samsung Washing Machine Sud Code?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The Samsung washer sud code is an error code that indicates that there are too many suds in the washer. This can happen for a variety of reasons, such as using too much detergent, using the wrong type of detergent, or not properly draining the washer after the cycle. When this error code occurs, it is important to remove all of the suds from the washer and start the cycle again.

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1. Check the washer's water supply hoses to ensure they are not kinked or clogged

  1. Look for any areas where the water hoses might be kinked or clogged.
  2. If you find any areas where the hoses are kinked or clogged, use a hose clamp to fix the hose.
  3. Check the water supply to the washer to ensure it is not blocked.

2. Inspect the washer's drain hose to make sure it is not clogged or blocked

  1. Look for any debris or water blocking the drain hose.
  2. If debris or water is blocking the drain hose, clear it by using a plunger or your hand.
  3. Reconnect the drain hose to the washer.
  4. Close the washer door.
  5. Run the washer with the water turned off for a few minutes to clear any debris.
  6. Turn on the water and check for leaks.

3. Clean the washer's detergent dispenser

  1. Remove the dispenser cover by unscrewing the four screws that hold it in place.
  2. Remove the dispenser screen by gently prying it off with a flathead screwdriver.
  3. Remove the detergent cartridge by unscrewing the four screws that hold it in place.
  4. Clean the dispenser screen and detergent cartridge with a damp cloth.
  5. Replace the dispenser screen and cartridge.
  6. Replace the screws that hold the dispenser cover in place.

4. Run the washer through a cycle with a cleaning agent such as vinegar or CLR

  1. Open the front of the washer.
  2. Remove any detergent, fabric softener, or bleach packets.
  3. Pour 1 cup of vinegar or CLR into the washer tub.
  4. Close the front of the washer.
  5. Press the start button.
  6. Watch the washer cycle through its cleaning cycle.
  7. When the washer has finished its cycle, open the front of the washer.
  8. Remove any cleaning agent residue.

5. Contact a Samsung service center if the sud code persists

  1. Check if the appliance is turned off and if so, turn it on by pressing the power button.
  2. If the appliance does not turn on, plug it into an electrical outlet and wait for at least five minutes.
  3. If the appliance still does not turn on, consult your owner’s manual for troubleshooting information.
  4. If you are unable to fix the appliance, consult a Samsung service center.