Thread Number: 72639  /  Tag: Vintage Dryers
Is this Maytag 640C dryer vented or condenser?
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Post# 959760   9/29/2017 at 00:45 by Maytag85 (25 miles from Idywild, 25 miles from Temecula. )        

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This Maytag 640C dryer has a terminal block for a 240V plug, and it looks like there a a vent hook up on the back.

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Post# 959763 , Reply# 1   9/29/2017 at 01:01 by Maytag85 (25 miles from Idywild, 25 miles from Temecula. )        

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It could be vented, but I am not certain.

Post# 959790 , Reply# 2   9/29/2017 at 08:18 by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

Yes, it uses a 3 inch vent because it is one of the early low-air-flow dryers. It is a very good dryer (check rataed by Consumer Reports, something the HOH never achieved) and has a large drum although it looks like the child-killer door latch needs repair. If the original aluminum blower starts squealing, a plastic version is available to fix that. Maytag had huge aluminum foundries and tried to use it in many applications, not always successfully.


Post# 959792 , Reply# 3   9/29/2017 at 08:50 by swestoyz (Waterloo, Iowa)        

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Yep, it's a vented model. I believe this question was answered in the OP.....




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