Kenmore Dryer Error Code 2

Kenmore 796 model dryer error codes

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These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Kenmore dryer with a model number beginning with 796. 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. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your dryer.

Error Code

Condition

DIY advice

tE1

Thermistor failure

Check/Repair

The electronic control detects that the thermistor (temperature sensor) has failed. Unplug the dryer and measure the resistance through the thermistor. It should measure about 10,000 ohms at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it.

Possible parts

Thermistor

tE2

Thermistor failure

Check/Repair

The electronic control detects that the thermistor (temperature sensor) has failed. Unplug the dryer and measure the resistance through the thermistor. It should measure about 10,000 ohms at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it.

Possible parts

Thermistor

dE

Door switch error

Check/Repair

Check the operation of the door switch using the diagnostic test mode, which is explained in the tech sheet that’s typically stored in the console of the dryer. If the door switch is defective, replace it.

Possible parts

Door switch

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