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Pump continues to be '****' and will not move to next cycle.....

I have exactly the same problem...

It's happened a few times before, in the past i've unplugged and left over night.... in the morning all is fixed. However, yesterday it has happened again and the magical overnight fix is not working this time....

If someone can help it would be most appreciated...

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HI only a suggestion please check your outlet hose for possible blockage by blowing down the pipe you will need a bit of force if you cannot then there is a blockage in the pipe, the programmer wont move until the water has been expelled first I hope that helps eric

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SOURCE: Sometimed error being displayed but also not completing cycles and not performing a fast spin

Hi there, I've also had this problem a few times. I've found cleaning out the filter can help solve the problem of the E20 message. Also when it doesn't spin fast it usually means the load is uneven. I found it happens with towels or bedcovers, heavier loads, if the load is uneven it will spin slowly for a good few minutes and then just stop with the clothes still dripping. I found rearranging the load more evenly usually sorts it out. I've had my machine for 18months now and usually love it. It washes and dries well, however, my dryer has stopped working again! I'd only had the machine 7 months when the dryer first stopped working another 11 months down the line and it's not working again! Hope this helps. Lelly2003

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