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Electrolux Dishwasher Error 20

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What is error code 20 affecting your Electrolux dishwasher?

Oh no! The error code 20 on your Electrolux dishwasher has left you with dirty dishes and you don't know what to do. Well, we're here to tell you that you don't have much to worry about because today we bring you the solution to this problem.

The error code 20 and/or error code i20 on Electrolux dishwashers indicates a problem with the drainage system. The dishwasher can't drain the dirty water properly, leaving dishes wet and dirty. Don't worry! In this article, we will guide you through the causes and solutions so that you can enjoy your precious appliance again and wash your dishes with peace of mind.

To find a solution to this problem, the first thing you need to do is understand the causes that may have caused it:

  • Very dirty, clogged, or damaged waste filter: The filter traps food residues that can accumulate and block the water flow, so it is advisable to periodically maintain this filter to avoid these types of situations.
  • Clogged or improperly installed drainage hose: The hose may be obstructed by objects or food that prevent water flow to the drain. It could also be that the hose is improperly installed or that it is bent or trapped against the wall, another appliance, or the dishwasher itself.
  • Blocked food grinder: If your dishwasher model has a grinder, it could be clogged with food residues. So you have to check this grinder and perform preventive maintenance on it.
  • Clogged or damaged drainage pump: The pump is responsible for draining the dirty water from the dishwasher. If this pump is clogged or damaged, then for obvious reasons it will not be able to remove the water correctly.
  • Water level sensor failure: This sensor detects the amount of water in the dishwasher and sends a signal to the pump to activate. If the sensor is not working properly or is very dirty, the pump will not activate and the water will not drain.

These are all the causes that can make error codes 20 or i20 appear on your Electrolux dishwasher. But don't worry, let's now see what solutions we can try to fix this problem.

How will you be able to fix error code 20 on your Electrolux dishwasher?

We have prepared for you a list of possible solutions to find a solution to error code 20 on Electrolux dishwashers. Take note of each of these steps and please follow them carefully:

  1. Restarting the dishwasher might solve the problem: Turn off the dishwasher and unplug it from the power outlet for a few minutes. Sometimes, a system-wide reset can fix the issue by resetting the sensors. Reconnect and turn on the dishwasher to check if error code 20 has disappeared.
  2. Clean the filter of your Electrolux dishwasher: Remove the filter from the appliance and clean it thoroughly. Make sure to remove any food residue and leave it like new, use a soft-bristled brush to assist with this task. If the filter is broken, then you will have to check the other parts of the drainage system because food and waste have probably lodged in your dishwasher. If the filter is broken, also make sure to replace it with a new one that is compatible with your dishwasher model, fortunately for you, this spare part is not expensive at all.
  3. Check the drainage tube or hose of your Electrolux dishwasher: Ensure that this tube is not bent, crushed by another piece of furniture or another appliance, broken, or blocked. If necessary, straighten the hose or change its position to help it drain all the accumulated water. If possible, dismantle that pipe and clean it thoroughly with water, soap, and a little vinegar.
  4. Check the drainage pump of your Electrolux dishwasher: Remove the bottom cover of the dishwasher and in this way you will have complete and total access to the drainage pump. Check it thoroughly, make sure it is not blocked by food residues, or any strange plastic objects or even meat, chicken, or fish bones. Perform preventive maintenance on it, but if the pump is defective then you will have to replace it with a new one that is compatible with your Electrolux dishwasher.
  5. Check everything again and carefully: If after performing all these checks you still have the same problem, then it wouldn't hurt to check everything again. Go over everything mentioned above and make sure you have followed everything carefully, don't overlook anything and leave nothing to chance, you have to solve this problem if you want to continue using your Electrolux dishwasher without any problem.
  6. Seek Electrolux technical support: Sometimes it's best to leave the problems in the hands of an expert for a more thorough inspection. And who better than Electrolux's own technical support? Call them and schedule an appointment with them, they will surely help you solve this problem quickly and effectively. We are confident that they will inspect the dishwasher and give you an appropriate solution.

To conclude, error code 20 or i20 on Electrolux dishwashers can have various causes, but all are related to the drainage system of your appliance. You can try to fix it yourself by following the steps mentioned in this article. If you are not successful, contact an authorized technical service from Electrolux to get the help you need and get your dishwasher up and running.

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Don't settle for dirty dishes! We'll leave you here with a list of tips and advice to prevent this issue from happening again in the future:

  • Clean the filter of your dishwasher regularly.
  • Periodically check the drainage hose for obstructions.
  • Do not overload the dishwasher. Refer to the user manual for guidance.
  • Use the appropriate program for the type of dishes you are washing.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on your Electrolux dishwasher.

Thank you very much for reading us today! We hope that this article we have prepared for you has been very useful in solving error code 20 on your Electrolux dishwasher. Remember that good preventive maintenance, performed regularly, can help you avoid these uncomfortable situations. Good luck and happy washing!

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