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Error Code F2

Dryer runs for a few minutes and repeatedly turns off with error code F2. Any ideas?

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  • vorticity Oct 03, 2007

    Thanks for the help. Any idea what I need to replace? Hope not the computer.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    what problem(s) are associated with code F2?

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That means the sensor that tells the computer what temp the drum (and the clothes) are so it can cycle the heater on or off according has failed. Please rate my help as solved if i answered your question! THANX

Posted on Oct 03, 2007

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    joey shearer Oct 03, 2007

    You will need an ohmmeter to test the sensor. I have replaced some of those exact units already for being open (no resistance). You will have to remove the front of the dryer to axcess the sensor. To have a tech repair it would run you here in Florida 1hr $75 lbr and the part around 40. If there was no other servicing needed. especially if you cn have him make sure he has a thermistor (sensor) with him...

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