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Sud-saver feature I just got my mother's old Kenmore washer. She used it in conjuction with a dry sink and the sud-saver feature to save water. How do I turn the "sud-saver" feature off to use it normally?

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Leave the button on the control panel set to DRAIN

Just to play it safe, you can cut one of the wires to the diverter selenoid valve (I think they were yellow, if I rember correctly) to make sure you don't accidentally pump water onto your floor or something.

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