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    my whirlpool Gold drywr keeps showing E1

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E1 is an open thermistor. The thermistor lives on top of the blower housing. Get to it by removing the bottom quarter panel.Does the E1 error represent failure of the thermistor,
The quarter panel is right there in front, down at the bottom, below the door. Look closely and you'll see two screws. Remove them and the panel comes right off. Some pics at this link:

http://fixitnow.com/2005/03/appliance-repair-revelation-peek.htm


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E1 or E2 Thermistor Failure

The dryer will not operate if the exhaust temperature drops below 18 degrees F. or exceeds 250 degrees F.

When the thermistor circuit is open (>50K ohms), the error code E1 flashes in the display.

When the thermistor circuit is shorted (<500 ohms), the error code E2 flashes in the display.

Normal thermistor resistance values:
60 degrees F. - 15.3K ohms.
70 degrees F. - 11.9K ohms.
80 degrees F. - 9.2K ohms.

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