Kenmore  Dryer  Hybrid Heat Pump Model Error Codes

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Kenmore hybrid dryer.  For repair how-to help, visit the DIY 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

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Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
tE1 or tE2 Outlet thermistor failure Unplug the dryer and check the outlet thermistor wiring. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Check the resistance of the outlet thermistor. It should measure about 10,000 ohms at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it. Replace the main control board if the outlet thermistor and wiring are okay.
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Outlet thermistor, wire harness, main control board
tE3 Heater thermistor failure Unplug the dryer and check the heater thermistor wiring. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Check the resistance of the heater thermistor. It should measure about 250,000 ohms at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it. Replace the main control board if the heater thermistor and wiring are okay.
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Heater thermistor, wire harness, main control board
tE4 Steam generator thermistor failure Unplug the dryer and check the steam generator thermistor wiring. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Check the resistance of the steam generator thermistor. It should measure about 50,000 ohms at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it. Replace the main control board if the steam generator thermistor and wiring are okay.
Steam generator thermistor, wire harness, main control board
tE5 Compressor inlet thermistor failure Unplug the dryer and check the compressor inlet thermistor wiring. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Check the resistance of the compressor inlet thermistor. It should measure about 10,000 ohms at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it. Replace the main control board if the compressor inlet thermistor and wiring are okay.
Compressor inlet thermistor, wire harness, main control board
EE Main control board failure There's a software failure in the main control board. Unplug the dryer and replace the main control board.
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Main control board
PS Power supply failure Check the power cord connection at the wall outlet. The L2 leg of 240-volt power could be missing. Check the house circuit breaker that supplies the L2 leg of 240-volt power to the dryer. Reset the breaker if necessary. Unplug the dryer and check the power cord wiring on the dryer terminal block. Reconnect any loose power cord connections and wire the power cord according to the directions in the installation manual. Replace the power cord if damaged. With the dryer still unplugged, check the wiring connections on the main control board and reconnect any loose wires. Replace the control board if you find damage.
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Power cord, main control board
tE6 Compressor outlet thermistor failure Unplug the dryer and check the compressor outlet thermistor wiring. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Check the resistance of the compressor outlet thermistor. It should measure about 10,000 ohms at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it. Replace the main control board if the compressor outlet thermistor and wiring are okay.
Compressor outlet thermistor, wire harness, main control board
tE7 Evaporator inlet thermistor failure Unplug the dryer and check the evaporator inlet thermistor wiring. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Check the resistance of the evaporator inlet thermistor. It should measure about 10,000 ohms at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it. Replace the main control board if the evaporator inlet thermistor and wiring are okay.
Evaporator inlet thermistor, wire harness, main control board
E13 Drain pump failure Unplug the dryer and check the drain pump for a clog. Check the drain hose for kinks or clogs. Replace the drain pump if damaged.
Drain pump
F0 Lint filter The dryer won't run with the lint filter removed. Install the lint filter if missing.

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