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Dryer shuts off prematurely

In Automatic Mode When I put in a load of wet cloths, the dryer shuts off before the clothes are dry...in about 10-minutes. Seem like a problem with the wet sensor??

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  • alisonhart Jul 24, 2008

    Dryer switches off before clothes dry and displays E1 message. Don't know what this means.

  • Subiesan Aug 18, 2008

    Dryer shuts off before clothes are dry and shows Err 1. Help

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The E1 code is a replace control panel code and a good way to check a sensor is to open the door with a empty machine and at the top of the opening there is a switch. Press it and start the dryer, watch the indicator for the sensor then get a wet finger and hold it across the two silver bars in the dryer, if it senses then maybe it is a mixed load or how is the machine leveled? I will lower the machine toward the sensor for better contact because after 3-5 passes the machine will assume the clothes are dry. If the sensor doesnt read then there is a question with the two mov varistors attached to a pig tail before the sensor. Here is a link to see what they look like.
http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SSPartDetail.aspx?PartID=529092&PPStack=1

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