Machine aborts to error code E20 after a couple of mins on timer i am a sparky and checked all sensors/heater/solenoids/fan motor and pump in circuit washing machine side of it works fine any clues on this one as its stumped me ....thanks dave
E20 normally means there is a blockage in the drain tube/filter. I have the same problem, but the drain tube is clear. I have searched the web and found the solution being down to the "plastic bottle-like condensor having debris/fluff in it".
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E20 is a general error code to get to the real problem try this..
Reading Error Codes
1. Wake the washer by pressing any button.
2. Wait 5 seconds.
3. Press and hold the START/PAUSE and CANCEL
buttons simultaneously. As long as the buttons are
held, the failure code will appear in the display as
an “E” followed by two numbers, a number and a
letter or two letters. The control will beep and the
Door Lock, Wash, Rinse, and Final Spin indicator
lights will flash. let me know what code come up... hope it helps
The error message E20, simply means the filter plastic cage which is located behind the trap door bottom right side of the machine is full and needs to be cleaned out.
All the fibres and lint gets trapped in here and prevents the waste water from escaping, hence Error code E20.
E20 = Problems with water drain in wash phase
Is the drain filter clean;
Problems during draining phase
(Machine tries to drain for 10 min without emptying the tub)
Checks to do:
Is the drain
Is the value of the pump about 200Ω?
the connector by
between J2-2 and
J2-7) ; If No
pump and run
Clean the filter;
Is the draining system OK (drain hose
and plumbing where machine is
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