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Our washer will not drain and thed error code is e20. The machine is a Frigidaire gltf2940feo. I looked up the codes and and it seems a controll wire or panel is malfunctioning. Is this something I can fix myself?

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  • Anonymous Jan 14, 2009

    we are having the same problem, bad smell of mold and will not drain.

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SOURCE: Frigidaire front load washer (LTF600ES1) Error E20

holla, Im not showing a E20 code on the tech sheet. There is a E21. Water not draining fast enough. Try holding the start/pause and cancel key together for 3 seconds. The door lock, wash, rinse and final spin leds should light. Any error codes should be displayed when holding those keys. If you see a different error code, post it. If not, I would suspect a clogged pump...Catriver.

Posted on Aug 04, 2007

the dr
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SOURCE: error code

what is the code???

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

Master_Tech
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SOURCE: washing machine error code on Frigidaire ATF6000E

No E20 on that model# Heremis a list of the codes
Failure code Fault condition Check
E11 Fill time to long. Refer to test (1).
E13 Water leak in tub or air leak in air bell. Refer to test (2).
E21 Water not pumping out fast enough. Refer to test (3).
E23 Drain pump relay on control board failed. Replace control board orwire.
E24 Drain pump relay on control board failed. Replace control board orwire.
E31 Pressure sensor not communicating with control board. Refer to test (4).
E35 Pressure sensor indicates water overfill. Refer to test (5).
E36 Control board problem. Replace the control board.
E41 Control board thinks the door switch is open. Refer to test (7).
E43 Board communications problem. Replace the control board.
E44 Board communications problem. Replace the control board.
E45 Board communications problem. Replace the control board.
E46 Board communications problem. Replace the control board.
E47 Board thinks the door PTC circuit is open in spin. Refer to test (7)
E48 Board thinks the door PTC circuit is closed. Refer to test (7)
E52 Bad signal from tacho generator. Refer to test (8)
E56 Highmotor current. Refer to test (9)
E57 High current on inverter. Refer to test (9)
E58 High current on motor phase. Refer to test (9)
E59 No tacho signal for 3 seconds. Refer to test (10)
E5A High temperature on heat sink. Test first if bad replace
speed control board.
E5B High temperature on heat sink. Replace the speed control
board.
E5C High temperature on heat sink. Replace the speed control
board.
E5D Communication problem. Refer to test (11).
E5E Communication problem. Refer to test (11).
E5F Communication problem. Refer to test (11).
E66 Heating element relay failure. Refer to test (14).
E67 Input voltage on microprocessor incorrect. Refer to test (15).
E68 Current leakage to ground on heater or fuse opened. Refer to test (14).
E74 Wash temperature does not increase. PlaceNTC in correct position.
E75 Water temperature sensor circuit. Refer to test (12)
E76 NTC temperature for the cold water valve over the limits. Hot and cold water hoses
switched.
E82 Console control problem Replace the control board.
E83 Console control problem Replace the control board.
E91 Selector LEDs do not light up Refer to test (16)
E93 Console control problem Replace the control board.
E94 Console control problem Replace the control board.
E95 Communication error. Replace the control board.

Posted on Apr 01, 2008

SOURCE: Frigidaire front load washer (LTF600ES1) Error E20

took off the screw clamp and it had a sock in it. works great now thanks

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Frigidaire front load washer won't drain or spin

This often is a drain hose that is too low or a drain hose that has been pushed too far down inside the stand pipe....the water is actually siphoning out of the washer. Do not "seal" the drain hose to the house plumbing pipe, this will also allow the water to be siphoned out.

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Front loading washer error codes E41 and E20

This error is caused by a clogged drain filter located under the drum assembly.

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

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How do you fix e20 code


Hello John, thanks for your inquiry!

From my understanding your Frigidaire front load washer is displaying an error code of "E20" and you would like to know how to fix it. An "E20" code stands for water is not pumping out fast enough this could be a problem with your drain hose, pump, or control panel. I would suggest checking the drain line to make sure it is not restricted. If the line looks clear it could be a problem with your drain pump or control panel. I would recommend seeking assistance from a professional technician for proper repairs. I hope this information is helpful. -Matt

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Hello Diane Snow, thank you for your inquiry!

I understand that your Frigidaire washer is displaying "E20" error code. The "E20" error code means water is not pumping out fast enough. First, you want to check the hoses for restrictions.

If the hoses are not restricted it could be an issue with the drain pump or control board. I would suggest seeking assistance from a professional technician for proper repair. I hope this is helpful. -Matt

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E20 is not an exact error code. It's indicating a possible pump out problem. Here is a few possible causes of an E20 error code:

1. Restriction in the drain pump

2. Failed pump

3. Water not pumping out fast enough (crimped drain hose)

4. Too many suds ( too much detergent or wrong kind)

5. Pressure switch (not communicating with control board)

6. Loose wire at pressure switch

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What does the error message E20 on the frigidaire front load washer GLTF2940FS mean?


Hello - The error code "E20" typically means the water is not draining properly or not pumping out fast enough. Does the washer making a humming noise? If so, either the drain hose may be kinked or the drain in the house is clogged. Once you have confirmed and cleaned the hose and issue continues contact a professional to move forward accurately. The unit may possibly have a faulty pump or control board.

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My washing maching is reading E20 and it is not washing. it seems to stop after a few minutes of washing and then it will read E20 and just continuosly beep


Hello.

Frigidaire front-loading washing machines have an electronic control panel where the wash cycle and any other wash options are selected, and the wash cycle is initiated and stopped, if necessary. The control panel also has indicator lights that show the washer status and will display an error code if there are issues with the washer. The "E20" error code indicates a possible pump problem.

Blocked Pump

One of the primary reasons why there may be an "E20" error code on a Frigidaire front-loading washing machine is if there is something blocking the pump. Disconnect the washing machine from the power and release the clips on each side to remove the front access panel. Set a container under the pump drain, which is located on the lower right side of the washing machine. Open the pump drain plug and allow it to drain. Clean out any debris that might be causing the obstruction, then close the drain plug. Close the access panel and restore power to the washer.

Drain Hose

If the drain hose is blocked or crimped, the water may not pump out fast enough, causing the pump error to appear on the display. Straighten out the drain hose in the rear of the washing machine and move it away from the washer if it's trapped between the wall and the washing machine.

Oversudsing

If too much detergent--or the wrong kind of detergent--is used in the washing machine, too many suds may result. This can overwhelm the drain and pump system, resulting in the error. Use only high efficiency (HE) laundry detergent with Frigidaire washing machines and follow specific instructions on the laundry container for the recommended amount of detergent. Run a drain cycle if there are excess suds in the washer to clear out the system.

Pressure Switch or Control Boar

The pressure switch may not be communicating properly with the control board, which can cause the E20 error to occur. The other possibility for the E20 error code is if the control board has failed entirely. Try to reset the washing machine by pressing "Stop/Cancel" and disconnecting the washing machine power cord. Wait 30 seconds, then restore power. Make a new cycle selection and press "Start" to see if the error code returns. If it does, turn off the washing machine and contact Frigidaire for repair.

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Plug off the mains. First drain out all your water by lowering the exit hose into a bucket or drain. You have to look for screws below the front kick-panel, the panel comes down & out. The pump is on the right side. Be prepared for dirty water. Inside the big flexible tube (coming from the tub bottom) is the filter, be prepared to find all sorts of junk here, clean out. Examine your pump also, clean out the impeller. Carefully refit all. Your machine would be fine. Don’t wait for the machine to jam to look into your filter.

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