Whirlpool  Dryer  2015 Cabrio Model Error Codes

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Whirlpool 2015 Cabrio model dryer with electronic controls.  For DIY 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

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Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
F1 E1 Motor relay stuck on the electronic control board Replace the electronic control board.
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Electronic control board
F1 E3 Wrong electronic control board installed The code appears when you install the wrong electronic control board. Order and install the correct electronic control board for your model of dryer.
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Electronic control board
F2 E1 Stuck button A stuck button on the user interface control causes this code. If you can't free the stuck key, replace the user interface control.
User interface control
F2 E4 or F2 E5 User interface software error The user interface has an internal failure. Replace the user interface control.
User interface control
F3 E1 Exhaust thermistor failure Unplug the dryer and check the exhaust thermistor wiring. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Check the resistance of the exhaust thermistor. It should measure about 10,000 ohms at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it. Replace the electronic control board if the exhaust thermistor and wiring are okay.
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Exhaust thermistor, wire harness, electronic control board
F3 E2 Moisture sensor failure Check for a metal object shorted across the 2 metal moisture sensor bars inside the dryer. Unplug the dryer and check the moisture sensor wire harness. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the moisture sensor wire harness if damaged.
Moisture sensor wire harness
F3 E3 Inlet thermistor failure Unplug the dryer and check the inlet thermistor wiring. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Check the resistance of the inlet thermistor. It should measure about 50,000 ohms at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it. Replace the electronic control board if the inlet thermistor and wiring are okay.
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Inlet thermistor, wire harness, electronic control board
F4 E1 or F4 E2 Heater relay failure Unplug the dryer and check the wire harness connections on the electronic control board heater relays and the heating element. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Replace the electronic control board if the wiring is okay.
Electronic control board, wire harness
F4 E3 Airflow restriction Clean the lint screen. Check the flexible vent hose behind the dryer for kinks or clogs. Clean the duct system that vents dryer air to the outside of your home. Make sure that the damper vent on the outside of your home opens properly.
F4 E4 Voltage supply error The L2 leg of 240-volt power is 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 electronic control board and reconnect any loose wires. Replace the control board if you find damage.
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Power cord, electronic control board
F6 E2 or F6 E3 Communication failure Communication between the electronic control board and user interface control has been lost. Unplug the dryer and check the wire harness between the electronic control board and the user interface control. Reconnect any loose wires. Replace the wire harness if damaged. Replace the user interface control. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.
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Wire harness, user interface control, electronic control board