The E1 error code indicates an open thermister.
attempt to jump across the thermister. The thermister is not a switch it is more like a resistor that reads & responds to temperature & changes value to regulate the heating element.
I have a link for you follow on this same exact symptom. The link will cover access, testing & replacing the thermister in your Kenmore dryer.
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Kemore Dryer is stoping