Kenmore  Dryer  Error Codes for 417 Models

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Kenmore dryer with a model number beginning with 417.  For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for dryers, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. You can also search for owner’s manuals and find dryer replacement parts

On models without a digital display, the four indicator lights—Drying, Cool Down, Wrinkle Rid and Clean Lint Filter—flash a number of times to indicate the first digit of the error code. The Start light flashes a number of times to indicate the second digit. The Start light flashing 10 times for the letter A, 11 for B, 12 for C and so on.

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Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
E 10 Electronic control board communication error Unplug the dryer for 5 minutes to reset the control board. Plug the dryer in and start a cycle. If the code appears, replace the electronic control board.
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Electronic control board
E 11 Electronic control board communication error Unplug the dryer for 5 minutes to reset the control board. Plug the dryer in and start a cycle. If the code appears, replace the electronic control board.
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Electronic control board
E 12 Electronic control board communication error Unplug the dryer for 5 minutes to reset the control board. Plug the dryer in and start a cycle. If the code appears, replace the electronic control board.
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Electronic control board
E 24 Thermistor error Unplug the dryer. Check the resistance of the thermistor (temperature sensor). It should measure around 50,000 ohms. If it's defective, replace it.
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Thermistor
E 25 Thermistor error Unplug the dryer. Check the resistance of the thermistor (temperature sensor). It should measure around 50,000 ohms. If it's defective, replace it.
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Thermistor
E 4A Long dry time The normal dry time for the cycle has been exceeded. This code usually indicated a problem with the heating system. Unplug the dryer and check the heating element or gas burner components. Replace any defective parts.
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Heating system components
E 5B No heat Unplug the dryer and check the heating system components. For an electric dryer, check the house circuit breakers to see if one has tripped. For a gas dryer, make sure that the gas supply cut-off valve is fully open.
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Heating system components
E 68 Stuck key on the electronic control board If you can't free the stuck key, replace the electronic control board.
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Electronic control board
E 8C Frequent high-limit thermostat trips The high limit thermostat trips if the dryer overheats. Clear any blockage found in the exhaust vent path. If the dryer heats constantly because a relay on the electronic control board is stuck, replace the electronic control board.
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Electronic control board
E AF Electronic control board failure Unplug the dryer for 5 minutes to reset the control board. Plug the dryer in and start a cycle. If the code appears, replace the electronic control board.
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Electronic control board