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Front load washers keeps stoping during cycles error message on display E20

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Hi,

E20 means the washer cannot drain. You have a clogged drain pump. You need to remove the back panel of the washer and access the pump through there or tip the washer on its back and access the pump through the hole on the bottom. You need to remove the large black rubber piece that connects the tub to the pump. Inside that rubber piece is a filter made of hard plastic, it pulls out through the large opening in the black rubber piece, remember how the filter came out it goes in one way, pretty obvious.

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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.

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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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