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You may have found your answer by now but wanted to make a note that I had this same problem with my brand new frig, would trip the GFCI, which by the way is not suppose to be hooked up to the plug for the refrigerator I found out. It was causing it to go off every 7 or 8 hours, contacted the appliance company and they told me it will trip the GFCI plug ...


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The newer refrigerators do not have the old style feet that you would unscrew to make contact with the floor. You should first remove the front plastic toe kick cover. Pry it gently with a scree driver wedged between the appliance and cover. There are 3 contact points. Once removed you will notice a hex head bolt in front of each caster.Turning this bolt ...


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It is normal for fridges to make all sorts of sounds. Some of it will be materials contracting, the compressor running, etc. If you have a water dispenser or ice maker, you will occasionally hear water flowing. You are supposed to let a fridge sit a bit after delivery, but most people will just plug them in. I doubt you have damaged your fridge. Plug it ...


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An extension cord is usually lighter gauge than house wiring introduces an additional connection, another opportunity for reduced voltage the connection may be exposed to dust and/or liquids the connection can easily be loosened exposing open, live conductors the connection may be in a place more accessible to children, pets, falling metallic debris, ...


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The issue comes down to using extension cords that are not rated to take the power of the appliance. A fridge connected to a 20A circuit may fry an extension cord rated for 10-20A. Many many people have to run extension cords for fridges. Is it a best practice? No. I would first check your fridge's manual and see if there are instructions or wiring a ...



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