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HELP..Oversudsing? Water won't drain on Frigidaire ATF600ES

I have the Frigidaire ATF600, and today I wasn't thinking and used a small amount of oxyclean to the wash. Well, the machine showed an error and now, there is water that won't drain. I;m thinking it is caused by oversudsing, caused by my stupidity. How can I fix this(before my husband gets home) We just replaced the control board because of cycle interuptions. HELP

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  • hopeo72 Jan 30, 2008

    I was able to "suck" out some of the water from the outlet hose, and then did a test spin and it drained the water. Went to test again and it is not draining now. Im getting the E21 when I run a diagnostic and if I try to do the spin ony, after a few minutes I get an E20 error. From reading, I can guess we need to get to the pump to unclog, what is the easiest way to get to the pump.

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Check your exit hose spigot, it may be clogged. This is if your filter is all clean. There should be air for passage in the standpipe behind. Your hose should not fit airtight into the standpipe and neither too deep into it. Snaking out your standpipe would be good too.
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