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My Maytag DE7600 electric dryer, is it 220 or 110v? It has a large three prong 220 looking plug, but it says 110/220???

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  • Lamb_H Apr 20, 2009

    My DE7600 has a three screw block behind the small palte on the back. Can it be transferred to 110 volt?

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It is 220v, 110v on each leg, does the terminal block on the back of the dryer behind the small cover have three screws?mike

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

  • MIKE major Apr 20, 2009

    no,if it has a three screw terminal it's made for 220v-mike

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