Error Codes For Kenmore Appliances

Most Common Error Codes For Sears & Kenmore Appliances

Kenmore Dishwasher Error codes

1-1 or F1E1 – Stuck relay on the electronic control board

1-2 or F1E2 – Damaged memory on control board. Incompatible software components inside microprocessor.

2-1 or F2E1 – Stuck button on the user interface control

2-2 or F2E2 – User interface control can’t communicate with electronic control board

3-1 or F3E1 – Thermistor sensor failure

3-2 or F3E2 – Shorted thermistor

4-1 or F4E1- 4-2 or F4E2 – Communication error between the electronic control board and the circulation pump motor

5-1 or F5E1 – Door switch failure

5-2 or F5E2 – Control detects door not opening

6-1 or F6E1 – Won’t fill

6-2 or F6E2 – Water inlet valve failure

6-3 or F6E3 – Air is in the water pump

6-4 or F6E4 – The float switch is open

6-6 or F6E6 – Incoming water is too cold

6-7 or F6E7 – Disconnected or damaged flow meter

6-8 or F6E8 – Problem with water softener regeneration valve 

7-1 or F7E1 – Heating element doesn’t work

7-2 or F7E2 – Heating element won’t shut off

8-1 or F8E1 – Slow drain

8-2 or F8E2 – Drain pump electrical problem

9-1 or F9E1 – Electronic control board can’t detect the position of the diverter disc

9-2 or F9E2 – Diverter motor is stuck on

10-1 or FAE1 – Detergent dispenser failure

10-2 or FAE2 – Vent wax motor electrical problem

10-3 or FAE3 – Drying fan failure

Kenmore Dryer Error Codes


PF – Power failure

F:01 – Main electronic control board failure

F:02 – Keypad/user interface failure

F:20 – Heater relay failure

F:22 – Outlet thermistor failure

F:23 – Outlet thermistor failure

F:24 – Inlet thermistor failure

F:25 – Inlet thermistor failure

F:28 -Moisture sensor failure

F:29Moisture sensor failure

F:30Restricted airflow

F:31 – Low L2 voltage

F:70 or F:71No communication between the electronic control board and the user interface control board assemblies

F:72 through F:78 – User interface control assembly failure

Kenmore Washer
Error Codes

F01Main control board EEPROM error

F11Motor control board failure

F20Not filling

F21Will not drain

F22Door lock failure

F23Heating element failure

F24Water temperature sensor error

F25Drive motor tachometer error

F26Door switch error

F27 Overflow

F28Communication error between the main electronic control board and the motor control board

F29Door unlock error

F30Dispenser system failure

F31Motor control board failure

F33Drain pump relay failure on the main electronic control board

rL, OU or F34Load inside the washer during the Clean Washer cycle

SdExcessive suds

Kenmore Oven Fault codes

F1 or F2Defective upper oven temperature sensor

F3Stuck key

F4 or F5Defective lower oven temperature sensor

F6Upper oven too hot

F9Upper oven not heating

F10Upper oven door lock failure

F16Lower oven too hot

F19Lower oven not heating

F20 Lower oven door lock failure

Kenmore Refrigerator Fault codes

Er 1F or Er lfMain control board lost a feedback signal from the icing fan motor for over 114 seconds

Er FF – Error Condition – Evaporator fan failed

Er FSFreezer sensor error

F dS – Freezer defrost sensor

r dS – Refrigerator defrost sensor

Er HS –  Humidity sensor

Er IS – Ice maker sensor

Er IS – Ice maker sensor

Er rt – Room temperature sensor

Er It – System error inside ice maker

Er gF – Flow meter error code

F dH – Sensor did not get over 40F in defrost

r dH – Sensor did not get over 40F

Er 1F –  The fan for the ice compartment failed

Er IF – The fan for the ice compartment failed

Er CF – Condenser fan motor is defective

Er CO – Communication error

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