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Plug in for washer on a Kenmore stackable washer/dryer

I just purchased a used Kenmore stackable washer/dryer and can't get the washer to work. There is a three-pronged plug in for the dryer, which I have plugged in and the dryer works. I can't find a plug in for the washer. Can you help?

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    I have the washer I need to stack a dryer on it. find a kenmore washer W10117769A

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The washer works off the 220v cord on the back you have other issues with the washer sorry

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