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How to Fix a Tripping GFI Outlet For a Refrigerator or Freezer

How Can I Fix a Tripping GFCI Outlet for a Refrigerator? Solve the Problem of a Tripping GFCI Refer or Freezer Outlet.

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Problem with GFI Outlet for Refrigerator or Freezer
Electrical Question #1: How Can I Fix a Tripping GFCI Outlet for a Refrigerator?

This electrical wiring question came from: Joe, from Oxford, Florida.

Electrical Question #2: My refrigerator trips the garage GFI, should I replace the GFI?

This electrical wiring question came from Forrest, a Homeowner in Dacono, Colorado.

Dave’s Reply:
Thank You for your Electrical Questions.

How to Fix a Tripping GFI for a Refrigerator or Freezer

Application: Rewiring a GFCI Outlet Circuit.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced, This is best wired by a licensed electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and a Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and the GFI outlet circuit that will be rewired.
Precaution: Identify the GFI outlet circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional GFCI Outlet wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

Solve the Problem of  a Tripping GFCI Refer or Freezer Outlet

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