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Flashing e20 my aeg washer dryer came up with e20 flashing and the water did not empty. we have changed the drain pump and now the pump works but still e20 comes up through the washing cycle. how do we re-set the programme? thanks

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Re: flashing e20

Press and hold the Start/Pause button for 10 seconds.

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Another AEG e20 Plea, tried everything please help!

E20 on your machine means some sort of drain problem. If it actually goes through the spin cycle fine; some water will still not drain out at the time of the tumble dry. Check the wall drain to make sure it isn't clogged..

Check the drain of your wall, not the washer, this shd be cleaned out thoroughly; and the exit pipe of your washer should not fit too tight into it, there shd be some space for air.

This is a further tip, if helped click helped.

Apr 10, 2013 | Washing Machines

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Washer will not empty water all the way & E20 flashes on the screen. What is the problem?

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

7. Loose wire at pump or control board

8. Failed control board

Jan 09, 2011 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

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Shows code E20, what does that mean?

From the manual, available here:

E20: problem with water draining

Try emptying the drain filter, normally at the bottom of the washer

Oct 12, 2010 | AEG L16820 Front Load Washer

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Error code e20

E20 means you have a drain problem. Check the drain filter on your machine to make sure it isn't blocked by fluff/coins/etc. Should work again unless you have a bust pump (which I had).

If machine is full of water, do an emergency drain through the little pipe on the bottom front. Good luck.

Jan 18, 2010 | AEG Lavamat 72640 Front Load Washer

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E20 what does that mean?

E20 is a drain problem. Clean out the drain filter, normally found bottom of machine. Do emergency drain first or you will flood the room if there is water sitting in drum. Hopefully you just have a blocked filter or pipe, otherwise you may have to replace pump if it has failed.

Jan 18, 2010 | AEG Lavamat 72640 Front Load Washer

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Dear ladies and gentlemen, our problem is, that we have a full mashine stopp with e20 accuring on the led before the detenser enters the toumble. our mashine is an aeg 16809 e20 thanks for your fast reply

You've answered your own question. E20 is a draining failure. Blockage in the sump hose, pump, drain hose or faulty pump. Clear the blockage or replace the pump if faulty and you'll clear the fault.

May 16, 2009 | AEG Lavamat 16810 Front Load Washer/Dryer

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Error 20 AEG washer dryer

On 40c wash hit E20 error so moved programme onto long spin and all ok!

Jan 09, 2008 | AEG Lavamat 16810 Front Load Washer/Dryer

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My aeg washer dryer comes up with e20 flashing i have checked the pipes, changed the pump cleaned the bottom filter, pump is now working but e20 fault still comes up half way through the wash cycle... how...

I had the same problem (E20) for a long time and tried everything in the manual before I called AEG to have someone stop by and fix it.

He took the whole top off as well as the back and pulled out all this fuzz that was stopped somewhere. He said it normally comes from using too much detergant and also from not letting the machine run empty every now and then....but it doesn't say to do this in the manual. And anyway, I can't imagine that using too much wash powder made 1/2 kg of fluff.

I still have a guarantee on the machine, but they say that because it is my fault that I got E20 I have to pay for the repairment myself.

I actually think that they build the machine purposly in this way to keep up the money flow. I have an attorney on the case now.

Dec 21, 2007 | AEG Lavamat 16810 Front Load Washer/Dryer

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E20 = Problems with water drain in wash phase ALARM CODES E20 Is the drain filter clean; Problems during draining phase (Machine tries to drain for 10 min without emptying the tub) Checks to do: E20 Is the drain pump working? Is the value of the pump about 200Ω? (Measure directly the connector by the board, between J2-2 and J2-7) ; If No Change the pump and run again Clean the filter; Is the draining system OK (drain hose and plumbing where machine is connected) Free and check the draining system; Is the pump blocked? Is there any burn mark on the control board; if yes Change the board E90 = Communication error between user interface and main board. Verify the connector between the main board and user interface board by plugging and unplugging the connector few times on both sides, OR replace the blue ribbon cable. The fault could have been caused by oxidized contacts in user interface plugged in the main board. Kind Regards David Marsh

Jun 19, 2007 | Zanussi FJS1225W Front Load Washer

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E20 During Drying Cycle

if the wash cycle runs ok then unlikely to be the drain pump or hoses. put drain hose into a bucket and check waster comes out during dry - it wont be large amounts of water. can you hear the drain pump running during the dry cycle?

Mar 08, 2007 | AEG Lavamat 16810 Front Load Washer/Dryer

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