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The display is reading F20 Out of Order. I know that behind the frot panel, there is a way to reset the machine, I just can't remember what does it.

The machine is a commercial-grade front loader. I've gotten this error code before and because of how the water is connected to the machine, a repairman said this will happen from time to time. He showed me how to remove the front control panel and also how to reset the machine, but I can't remember the second part.

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Hi, To remove the f20 error code from the Whirlpool display panel, press Pause/Cancel 2 times.
If Pause/Cancel did not work:
-Disconnect the washer from power for 2 minutes
-Reconnect the power to the washer
-Select a wash cycle and press the start button

Note:- When the washing machine is started for the first time after removing it from power, it may begin to drain. The pause or cancel will not be able to be used for 8 to 10 minutes while your washer drains.

If the error code f20 or fh comes back on the display, further troubleshooting is needed.

Hope this is of use.
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Posted on Dec 07, 2017

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Sadly many times when we learn something once we should write it down and put with owners manual . try unplugging it for a few minutes .

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SOURCE: unlock the control panel to a kenmore elite front loader

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SOURCE: Ariston Front Loading Washing Machine error code F07

Error code F07 is indicating that the heater relay is stuck for one reason or another.
This could be a board problem, as this where the relay is located.
However, it would be worth checking that the heater is o/k before you do anything else., as this possibly could cause the relay to malfunction.
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SOURCE: Kenmore HE2T F20 plus Water leakage when tub starts to fill

Have you read by advice on how to diagnose this problem? Click on the following link:

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

If you HAVE water entering the wash tub, first verify that you do not have a siphoning condition. This is where the drain line does not have the proper air gap to drain properly and creates a vacuum on the drain line. This will cause drain problems and may prevent the washer from filling all the way. Or, you may have trouble maintaining the water level. When you stated you had water leaking, is this a visible leak? Or, do you have water slowly draining from the tub? Double check your drain line to be sure.

Next, check the drain pump to ensure it is not clogged or obstructed which minimizes drain flow. Also, make sure the pump is running. Remove the access cover and clean out the pump reservoir. In addition, check the drain line from the bottom of the wash tub to the inlet side of the drain pump. I have personally found small articles of clothing stuck in this line, preventing drain flow.

Read through the link thoroughly. If you require additional assistance, please let me know before rating the solution. I hope this helps you.

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