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Kenmore Elite HE 5t front load washer - F20 signal will not drain

I have a Kenmore Elite HE 5t front load washer I washed a small load of clothes and I accidently put a whole cap of detergent alot of suds now I get a F20 come up on panel and washer stops and beeps will not drain completely and water puddled in soap dispenser?

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My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.

Code F20 also stands for pressure switch.

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You'll need to check for the following--

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2- Make sure water taps are working fine.
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Please do rate this solution as FixYa and revert for further assistance.

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