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Hi my washing machine is coming up with error E20,as i do not have the instruction book ,i dont no what ,or how to do it,thanx

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E20 means Drain error in wash phase.

This could be a normal clogged Drain Filter or worse maybe a faulty drain motor.
Please do the following:
- Clean the filter, by removing the drain filter compartment Lid (Found Left lower area of the front of the Washing Machine), then draining any excess water, afterwards turn the cap anti-clockwise to remove it. You can then put your fingers in to feel if there is any obstructions or foreign objects that may be obstructing the drain pump impeller from moving freely. Re-fit the lid and test the machine.

If it did not help, you will need to replace the pump. I

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Frigidaire front-loading washing machines have an electronic control panel where the wash cycle and any other wash options are selected, and the wash cycle is initiated and stopped, if necessary. The control panel also has indicator lights that show the washer status and will display an error code if there are issues with the washer. The "E20" error code indicates a possible pump problem.

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