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I have a Kenmore Elite Dryer, Mod# XXXXX Ser# XXXXX

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I have a Kenmore Elite Dryer, Mod# XXXXX Ser# XXXXX Type-DADT-ELE-2406028-EL54

We are getting an E1 reading on the dryer and the clothes continue to be damp, need to run cycle 3 times. I opened up the bottom and vacuumed all the lint out.

It appears from reading the blogs I may need a new thermistor? Can you tell me if you think this is correct and what part# XXXXX need.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


The E1 error that you are seeing is caused by an open thermister, very easy to replace, it is located under the cover on the bottom, it is item 42 in the diagram below.. takes about 10 minutes to replace, you can order the correct part by clicking on the blue link below..

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