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I have a kenmore elite HE3t and it has an F20 error code. What does this mean?


Hello,

The F20 error code means; no water was detected entering washer or pressure switch trip was not detected after 6 minutes

Many times that is caused by a blockage a pinched fill hose,or the filter screen on back of washer where hoses attach to are clogged

Good luck,i hope this helps

Gene

Aug 01, 2011 | Kenmore Elite HE5t Washer

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My Kenmore Elite HE5T front loading washer is giving me an F20 (Water inlet problem - no water or insufficient water supply) code. The Drum fills half way up with water in about 5 minutes and then the...


The F20 error deals with the water coming into the tub. The F20 code indicates the control didn't see any water enter the tub.

  1. There is a flow meter that tells the control water is coming into the washer. If the flow meter is faulty the error usually happens quickly.
  2. Near the pressure switch is a clear plastic hose may be kinked or even have a small hole in it. Check the drain line first and then remove the top of the washer to access the pressure switch and pressure hose. With the washer empty remove the hose from the pressure switch located on the right side of the washer and blow through it to clear any debris blocking the pressure hose or air trap.
  3. If this doesn't help then most likely you will need to replace the pressure switch.

Feb 25, 2011 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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I have a kenmore elite HE5t steam front load washer that keeps putting up f20 error the water lines are not plugged water is flowing into it i moved it out to check the water lines and it ran 3 loads then...


http://www.fixya.com/support/r3608632-f20_error_code

This code is tricky to troubleshoot, so jsrock516 advices to eliminate the easy common sense items first.

May 14, 2010 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Have kenmore elite HE5t giving code F20 help pls


The following link explains the "F20" error code:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r1491905-f20_error_code_whirlpool_duet_kenmore

I recommend checking your washer installation for a possible siphoning condition and kinked fill hoses, first, as these are the easiest items to rule out.

If you have questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

Jan 05, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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I have a knemore elite HE5T and keep getting the code F20?


The following link explains the "F20" error code:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r1491905-f20_error_code_whirlpool_duet_kenmore

If you have questions, or require additional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

Jan 05, 2009 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Error code F20


take the kick panel off inside you will find the tech sheet it will give you a list of error codes. i believe you have a bad pressure switch or it could be something stuck in your pump. untwist and check the pump filter. let me know how it goes

Dec 24, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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F20 code.


in my fixing f 20 needs a new cpu main board in the top washer middle back side

Nov 16, 2007 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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2006 kenmore smartwash quietpak4 he3t F20 code washer


F20 ERROR CODE ON A KENMORE HE2T FRONT LOAD WASHER.THE FIX FOR ME WAS TO REPLACE THE TUBE THAT RUNS FROM THE PRESSURE SWITCH TO THE BOTTOM OF THE WASHER.YOU MUST REMOVE THE TOP AND BACK COVERS OF THE MACHINE(EASY).REPLACED TUBE WITH3/16 INCH CLEAR TUBE.THE ORINGINAL TUBE HAD A PIN HOLE FROM RUBBING AGINST THE SIDE OF THE MACHINE AFTER 5 YEARS OF USE.THIS COST UNDER $10 DOLLARS TO FIX. NO SERVICE GUY=MORE BEER MONEY GOOD LUCK.

Nov 07, 2007 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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