11:11AM | 03/22/06
Member Since: 03/21/06
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My dryer lately has stopped too soon after starting with the E1 alert. the model number for my Kenmore Elite HE3 is as follows: 11082826101 if there is anything we could do or get our hands on a manual... it would be lovely to know!




06:51PM | 03/22/06
Member Since: 07/23/04
491 lifetime posts

**My dryer lately has stopped too soon after starting with the E1 alert**

I found:

E1 THERMISTOR OPEN “E1” flashes if the thermistor is open.

Thermistor Test

The machine control electronics monitors

the exhaust temperature using the

thermistor, and cycles the heater relay on

and off to maintain the desired temperature.

Begin with an empty dryer and a clean lint


1. Plug in the dryer and set the following


➔ Door - must be firmly closed




➔ Press START

2. If after 60 seconds, E1 or E2 flashes in

the display and the dryer shuts off, the thermistor or wire harness is either

shorted or open.

➔ Disconnect dryer from power. Check

wire connections at the machine

control electronics and thermistor.

➔ If wire connections are good, remove

the two wires from the thermistor and

replace the thermistor.

Plug dryer back into supply outlet.

Thermistor control for dryer.


Appliance Repair Aid



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