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Voltage difference I have a Whirlpool model LEB6300PW1 dryer and a LEB6300PW4 washer. I am currently residing in Kuwait, is it possible to use these machines here? The voltage is 220v 50hz. Is there a different electrical cord so that I may use the dryer? I have a 5,000watt step down transformer, is it possible to use the washer that is 120v? It is 10amps, type 111 Thanks

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The voltage difference can be overcome. The problem will be the difference in frequency 50hz vs 60hz. The motors would have to be replaced with motors designed to operate at 50hz. The electronics would most likely need to be replace as well.

Best bet would be to contact whirlpool international to see if the offer a conversion kit/package.

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