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Need to switch from 240v to 120v. it has a dual motor but do not have the schematics. can you advise as to the rewiring? been told only 3-4 wires need to be changed, but do not know from where to where.

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  • cynthia miller Oct 08, 2010

    Kenmore Stacked Washer and ElectricDryer Model #: 110.88752793. it has a dual motor

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Hello. Get back with the brand name and model number. That way we can provide the exact schematic u will need. Joe

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All you need to is to match the wire according to 4-wire or 3-wire receptacle you have or connecting it direct wire.

We have below a manual for your model at which in page 9 you will find the three possibilities with diagrams, schematics and colours and number.

http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/2871/KENMORE-Laundry-Centers-L0305420?brand_name_search=Kenmore++110.88752793

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You posted under T104R indoor-outdoor 240volt timer:
http://waterheatertimer.org/images/T-104-control-240V-Load4-35.jpg

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http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-wire-T104-Intermatic-timer.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/images/Back-of-WH40-2b.jpg

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http://waterheatertimer.org/images/T-104-control-120V-Load-500.jpg
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I'm looking at the T-103 sitting here in my office.
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120V: Let's say your Load (light, fan, pump) is 120V
The white Neutral from breaker box connects to Terminal A
The 120V black Hot wire from breaker box connects to Terminal 1
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