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Dryer starts runs for 4min flashes e1 turns off

After i put clothes in start any cycle the dryer will run for about 4 minutes it turns off and flashes a e1 code on the display heat is in the dryer when i open the door and the senseing light never changes to anything but senseing how can i fix this

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  • jmd4758 Oct 22, 2008

    i seem to have same problem how do you change this and where is it also is thier anywhare to buy service manual that explains problems and tells how to fix .also did this correct your problem

    thanks

  • Alain Bautista May 11, 2010

    Please provide brand and model number. Thanks

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The E-1 error code is a thermistor error, some problem with the variable resistance.....this can be caused by over use of fabric softener sheets, which can cause lint to become tacky and coat the thermistor, or it just simply failed. Try replacing the thermistor.

Posted on Jan 17, 2008

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