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Code reads t0, meaning thermistor may be bad. Can I bypass it safely?

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Replace the thermistor

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Ricoh 1813. Error code c551

The Ricoh copier error code SC551 / 551 is a fusing thermistor 1 error code.

It can mean:
1. The thermistor is not connected
2. The thermistor connector is bad

To reset this error try the code:
"Clear Mode"+107+"Clear/Stop" hold for 5s.
Turn ON and OFF the Main Switch.

If the problem persists you may need to contact a local service technician to take a look at your copier.

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I am getting a T0 code on my dryer. I have cleaned all the vents

Thermistor open
Check for restricted vent Replace Thermistor

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I get hE code....after the dryer has been on for a few minutes? is it the thermistor or the coil? if it is the thermistor where is it in the machine?

HE is abbreviated as Heater Error. It could also mean you have a Restricted vent or your thermistor is fried that you need to replace thermistor. you can bypass the thermistor for test purposes by taping the wires together. it is located on the blower wheel assembly, this is a fire safety feature and should never be operated in the bypassed mode. Safety First, unplug before opening.

here are some generic pictures of opening a dryer. once it is verified that the thermistor is the problem, Untape the wires and replace them

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I GET THE t0 code which tells me its the thermistor. What is a thermistor and how do I replace it

I have that t0 sign appears too, it just stops anytimw, without drying the clothes.

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Anyone know what code t0 means? Dryer will start but never finish drying clothes regardless what cycle you're on.

To = Thermistor Open error.

The Thermistor resistance is very high.

Check for:
- Clogged lint screen.
- Restricted vent system.
- Check Thermistor resistance.

Replace themistor if out of range.

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Problem is sc541

This is a fusing unit error code. Most likely one or both of the thermistors have failed. The fusing unit is the part that gets hot just before the paper exits the machine. The thermistors are the electronic parts in the fusing unit that monitor the temperature of the unit. This code means that the thermistors are either not "seeing" or reading any heat from the unit or for some reason the heater lamps are not coming on. In most all cases it is the thermistor/s that have gone bad and are not reading heat properly. You will need a service technician to replace these. Should be less than $200 repair.
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Service code EC?

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07 Freezer Cabinet Thermistor read open or shorted for 10+ seconds, or repeatedly read erratic temp’s
08 Freezer Evaporator Thermistor read open or shorted for 10+ seconds, or repeatedly read erratic temp’s
20 Defrost Under-heat with No Voltage Feedback Through Gray/White Wire at Defrost Start
21 Defrost Overheat
22 No Voltage Feedback Through Gray/White Wire at Defrost Start
23 Defrost Overheat with No Voltage Feedback through Gray/White Wire at Defrost Start
24 Defrost Under-heat
30 Excessive Icemaker Water Valve Solenoid Activation (Exceeded 15 Seconds)
40 Excessive Freezer Compressor Run
50 Excessive Refrigerator Compressor Run

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