Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Fault Codes







Kenmore dryer error codes are shown on the dryers display to help you to troubleshoot the problem with your dryer. The error codes below will help you to identify what is wrong with your Kenmore Elite dryer. Once you have identified the error code, this code will tell you which part is causing the error code. You can then check the part and repair or replace that part when needed. Kenmore dryer help videos are here. Kenmore Elite dryer manuals are here.

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error CodesKenmore Elite Dryer Error Codes

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = PF
Error Condition = Power Failure
Check or Repair Needed = Power failure while the dryer was in cycle. Press the Stop button to clear the display. If you experience common power failures on your dryer be sure to check the electrical outlet cord.
Replacement Parts = Outlet Cord









Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F01
Error Condition = Main Electronic Control Board Fail
Check or Repair Needed = Remove the dryer from power for 10 minutes. Apply power back to the dryer and if the code returns you need to replace the main electronic control board.
Replacement Parts = Main Electronic Control Board

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F02
Error Condition = Keypad or User Interface Fail
Check or Repair Needed = A button on the keypad may be stuck on one of the user interface controls. If the button cannot be unstuck then replace the user interface control assembly.
Replacement Parts = User Interface Control Assembly

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F20
Error Condition = Heater Relay Fail
Check or Repair Needed = The heater relay on the main electronic control board has failed. Remove power to the dryer and replace the main electronic control board.
Replacement Parts = Main Electronic Control Board

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F22
Error Condition = Outlet Thermistor (Temp Sensor) Fail
Check or Repair Needed = The controller indicates an electrically open outlet temperature sensor (thermistor). Remove power from the dryer. Use a multi-meter and check the resistance of that particular thermistor/temp sensor (10,000 ohms). If the outlet temperature sensor is bad then replace it.
Replacement Parts = Outlet Thermistor (Temp Sensor)

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F23
Error Condition = Outlet Thermistor (Temp Sensor) Fail
Check or Repair Needed = The controller indicates an electrically open outlet temperature sensor (thermistor). Remove power from the dryer. Use a multi-meter and check the resistance of that particular thermistor/temp sensor (10,000 ohms). If the outlet temperature sensor is bad then replace it.
Replacement Parts = Outlet Thermistor (Temp Sensor)

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F24
Error Condition = Inlet Thermistor (Temp Sensor) Fail
Check or Repair Needed = The controller indicates an electrically open inlet temperature sensor (thermistor). Remove power from the dryer. Use a multi-meter and check the resistance of that particular thermistor/temp sensor (50,000 ohms). If the inlet temperature sensor is bad then replace it.
NOTE: The inlet thermistor is part of the high limit thermostat on this dryer.
Replacement Parts = High Limit Thermostat – Inlet Thermistor (Temp Sensor)

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F25
Error Condition = Inlet Thermistor (Temp Sensor) Fail
Check or Repair Needed = The controller indicates an electrical shorted inlet temperature sensor (thermistor). Remove power from the dryer. Use a multi-meter and check the resistance of that particular thermistor/temp sensor (50,000 ohms). If the inlet temperature sensor is bad then replace it.
NOTE: The inlet thermistor is part of the high limit thermostat on this dryer.
Replacement Parts = High Limit Thermostat – Inlet Thermistor (Temp Sensor)









Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F28
Error Condition = Moisture Sensor Fail
Check or Repair Needed = Remove power from the dryer. Check the wiring harness on the moisture sensor visually and with a multi-meter. If the wiring connections are okay then replace the moisture sensor.
Replacement Parts = Moisture Sensor

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F29
Error Condition = Moisture Sensor Fail
Check or Repair Needed = Remove power from the dryer. Check the wiring harness on the moisture sensor visually and with a multi-meter. If the wiring connections are okay then replace the moisture sensor.
Replacement Parts = Moisture Sensor

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F30
Error Condition = Restricted Outlet Airflow
Check or Repair Needed = Check the lint screen filter and clean of any lint. Remove fabric softener buildup on the lint screen if necessary. Clear lint blockage restriction from the air vent exhaust system.

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F31
Error Condition = Low L2 Voltage
Check or Repair Needed = The L2 leg of the 240 volt power is below 30 volts. Check circuit breakers for the dryer and reset the L2 breaker if needed. Remove power to the dryer then check the power cord wire connections on the terminal. If any loose wires are found resecure them. Replace the power cord if it has become damaged. Check the 240 volt power supply to the dryer.
Replacement Parts = Electrical Power Cord

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F70 F71
Error Condition = No communication between the ECB (electronic control board) and the UICB (user interface control board assembly)
Check or Repair Needed = Remove power from the dryer. Check the wire harnesses visually and with a multi-meter from the electronic control board and the user interface control board. If the connections are okay then the main electronic control board and the user interface control assemblies may need to be replaced.
Replacement Parts = Main Electronic Control Board – User Interface Control

Kenmore Elite Dryer Error Code = F72 – F78
Error Condition = User Interface Control Assembly Fail
Check or Repair Needed = Remove power from the dryer. Check the wire harness connections between the user interface assemblies visually and with a multi-meter. Check the wire harness connections between the main electronic control board and the user interface assemblies visually and with a multi-meter. If the wiring connections are okay then one or both of the user interface control assemblies may need to be replaced.
Replacement Parts = User Interface Control Assembly









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1 Bob Roberts March 7, 2017 at 12:18 am

I have a problem with my Kenmore Elite He5 gas dryer. It was operating in the Wrinkle Guard mode but quit displaying a PF70 code. It would not turn on, off, or do anything ecxept display the PF70. I unplugged it and allowed it to sit for awhile before plugging it back in. Now it will not turn on at all only beeping when you attempt to do so.

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2 Alvin February 17, 2017 at 5:43 am

I have a Kenmore elite oasis 110.67062600 that runs for a few seconds then shuts off showing a “F” reading . There’s no numbers after the F, I tried turning the power off for 30 seconds and hitting the cancle/stop button twice but nothings happening. I don’t want to change out a punch of unnecessary parts. What might be my problem. Thanks..

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3 Deb Kingsbury February 8, 2017 at 2:50 am

We’ve had our Kenmore 700 series gas dryer for just a little more than a year. It now has no heat. We have checkes the thermostat, the ignitor, the breaker, the gas valve, the thermal fuse and also replaced the the coil. There is no lint or a clog in the dryer or the venting. But still no heat. What more could it be? We should not be having this problem with such a new dryer.

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4 Potto November 25, 2016 at 10:18 pm

I’m having the following codes in my kenmore elite gas dryer:
IA95
d08
U13

I haven’t found yet what they mean but the dryer keeps shutting off after running for 2minutes.

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5 Adrianne November 17, 2016 at 9:41 pm

I had a load in the dryer and stopped it partway through the cycle to clear the removable lint trap. When I went to restart it is when the yellow light started flashing. It didn’t actually give an error code, but I found out online how to do it (hold any button down for two seconds, release for 2 seconds & repeat 3 or 4 times). That’s when the F30 came up on the display. So I proceeded to clean all areas where lint could be, including inserting a dryer brush in wall to remove the built-up lint in wall. I also unscrewed the 3 screws that hold the cover on where the removable lint screen is in the front of dryer, cleaned well and carefully replaced it. I cleaned & vacuumed there & back of dryer. Everything seems clean & clear. I’m wondering if there could be lint somewhere inside the dryer I cannot see? I thought once I cleaned the lint it would be ok. But even after flipping the breaker & completely restarting dryer it is doing the exact same thing. Everything looks normal (says 0:40 in display) but then when I push start it stays looking normal except it doesn’t start, makes a small beep & that little yellow sensing dot starts flashing. It still reads out 0:40 in the minutes area. All of this without venting even being hooked up to the wall. I was wondering if there is a series of buttons I may have to push to clear the error?? (Also, I tried checking the error code again, but the method I used before doesn’t make it come up anymore. It just beeps when I push a button & display remains 0:40.)

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6 Adrianne November 17, 2016 at 6:33 pm

My Kenmore Elite HE3 smartheat SteamCare Quiet Pak4 dryer kept flashing the sensing/revising estimated time yellow light when I pushed start yesterday.
I was able to figure out it was F30 code and that it is an airflow restriction.
I cleaned the inside of lint trap area, exhaust tube and cleaned the area from inside to outside of exhaust system.
My question is, how do I reset my dryer??
I already had it unplugged for an extended time, and turned the breaker off and on to the dryer.
Those things didn’t work.
Do you know the solution to this problem? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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DIY Project Help Tips 7 DIY Project Help Tips November 17, 2016 at 8:14 pm

Adrianne,
After you received the F30 error code (flashing sensing estimated time yellow light) on your Kenmore Elite HE3 smartheat SteamCare Quiet Pak4 dryer…
You cleaned all areas where airflow restriction could occur including where the exhaust tube attached to the wall?
Be sure the wall opening where the dryer exhaust vents out the heat is cleaned out thoroughly also.
You may have heavy lint built up in the wall in the duct leading outside.

When you unplugged the dryer, did the SAME EXACT issue occur or was there a variation?

If you keep receiving the F30 error code, let us know and we can go from there.
-RR

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8 Karen Ranoni July 30, 2016 at 7:22 pm

I’m getting an error code RE and the dryer keeps shutting off after a few minutes of running. Kenmore Elite dryer

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