A GE Dryer displays a E3 error code when a Thermistor Error has been detected by the internal electronic diagnostics.
GE Dryer E3 Error Code Meaning
The inlet thermistor is shorted.
GE Dryer E3 Error Code Possible Causes
- The thermistor is defective.
- The control board is defective..
- Loose wire connection at the control board or thermistor.
The list of possible causes above may assist in determining the cause of the error code. Sometimes the error code cannot be resolved easily with the information on this page. For more information that may help diagnosis the error code visit the Appliance Repair Technical Support page of this website. Contacting a trained Appliance Repair Technician is another option if the if the issue is to difficult to resolve with the information provided.
A GE Dryer displaying an error code can lock out the Dryer or disable it from functioning normally. In order to regain normal functionality of the Dryer the problem causing the error code will need to be resolved. Often the issue can be resolved with a simple repair or minor part replacement. This is much more cost effective and has a far less impact on the environment than a complete appliance replacement.
The information on this page may also apply to any of the following Dryer manufactures under the General Electric GE brand.
- Haier Dryer E3 error code.
- Hotpoint Dryer E3 error code.
- Moffat Dryer E3 error code.