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Error Code E1

Does anyone know what error code E1 means on a kenmore elite HE3 or HE4 dryer?

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  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2007

    kenmore elite dryer model number 11061082000

    E1 error shortly into the drying cycle

    cleaned lint tray and lightened the load

  • pitoii Feb 22, 2008

    yes i have the same problem, I have a kenmore elite gas dryer with a constant E!1 error code that shuts the dryer off constantly. Clean the lint extensively but still have the code.

  • Anonymous Jul 17, 2008

    Same problem  E1 after a short amount of time drying.  Dryer shuts off.  Had vent cleaning done and still a problem.  

  • wildfire19p Aug 05, 2008

    Havving a constant E1 error code on my Kenmore HE4 dryer after only 3 minutes of drying. I have replaced the thermostat and still have the problem. I have cleaned the vent extensively.

  • pd926 Aug 09, 2008

    I have the same problem.

    Model #11094836201

  • coachearley1 Sep 08, 2008

    I have He3 and it shuts off after a short while and the E1 code comes up

  • nbicunurse Sep 10, 2008

    I have the same problem with my front loading kenmore h3 dryer, I get the E1 error message after a few minutes and the dryer shuts off. The only way I can dry my clothes is on the air mode. I have extensively cleaned dryer from lint and all the ducting from dryer to outside of home. Help?

  • Anonymous Oct 03, 2008

    I have the same E1 error code. I think I'm going to go buy a basic dryer. I thought this one would be nice. It's just been a pain in the ***; the washer is just as bad.

  • dona2190 Nov 28, 2008

    I have a kenmore elite electric dryer, I get an E1 error, and can only dry my close using the timed dry cycle, set on low. What should I do to fix this problem, Any help would be appreciated.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    error d90 on kenmore elite dryer

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    code OP what does it mean? dryer shuts off and this code shows up.



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With an error code.

This can reset the system.
First unplug the washer and wait a 5 minutes then restart it.
It's like rebooting your computer when its acting strange!
Usually it corrects some error problems.
if they are not serious, or they are a temp glitch!

How old is the appliance?

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The E1 displayed indicates the thermistor is open and needs to be replaced.

The connections can be loose but the most likely cause of an E1 error is a bad thermistor.

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

If you're comfortable and confident in your do-it-yourself skills and have access to a volt/ohm meter you can check and replace this part yourself.

The thermistor is available from the following:

Enter your model # in the appropriate box to get a full parts break-down and diagrams.

To access the thermistor see the image below.

Remember to unplug the dryer from power first.

The thermistor will have a black and red/white wire on it.

You can check continuity across it with the meter and if the circuit is open then the thermistor needs to be replaced.

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

When the thermistor circuit is shorted (

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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