The refrigerator is on a dedicated circuit / socket --- not a GFCI. However, in the last week, when using the water dispenser on the fridge, the GFCI has tripped simultaneously. There are no appliances on the GFCI that I am aware of.

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    Very confusing. When "the GFCI" trips, does the refrigerator turn off? If so, then it is on a GFCI. If not, then this doesn't make sense at all. Unless it is actually an AFCI. Can you upload a picture of "the GFCI" and list all the items that don't work when it has tripped? Feb 28 '19 at 17:40
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    Possible duplicate of Why is GFCI tripping on refrigerator circuit?
    – Machavity
    Feb 28 '19 at 18:58
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    Some outlets are sourced by the "LOAD" side of a GFCI.. Such downstream wiring is allowed, if confusing. Its why new GFCI outlets have stickers for such downstream outlets.
    – HerrBag
    Feb 28 '19 at 19:09
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    Sorry - I should have been clearer. The refrigerator does NOT turn off when the GFCI trips, nor does the water dispenser stop working. The refrigerator is not even on a GFCI, but a dedicated circuit breaker/socket. The only things that don't work are the four sockets connected to the GFCI. And there is only a toaster plugged into one (not turned on at the time of the trip). The GFCI does not always trip, maybe only once or twice a week when using the dispenser.
    – Kevin A
    Mar 1 '19 at 19:33

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