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Wow some bad info here. Surge protection as identified for line surges from the power company or on separate circuits are best protected as close to the main as possible. If you have a dedicated circuit for the fridge you need no other protection. The whole home protection will take care of small motor loads better than a point of use in the case of a ...


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Many modern refrigerators have built-in protection . The last one I had burn out due to power surges was a 1980 model GE ( burned out start capacitor - replaced). My present 2010 Samsung has been through many power outages including instantaneous on and off as the power company works on the line. I try to turn it off but often it is too late. So , I do not ...


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Most common surge suppressors work better closer to the protected equipment. The whole house protector on your panel is good but it's better still to have point of use surge protection as well. The major components of appliances are generally pretty robust so traditionally people use more basic point of use surge protection for them. The receptacles with ...


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Turns out it was the air gap. I didn't realize that the drain water always went through the air gap and was the only path to the sink drain - I thought it was a failsafe in case the main path was clogged. Thanks to some helpful YouTube videos I figured out that the air gap was in the middle of the drain path and when I popped the cap off, lo and behold - ...


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We have an LG dishwasher as well and it does the same after a few years of operation. Currently its still grinding away but washes well, like you mentioned. I did some research before and it seems that for us its either the: Circulation Pump Circulation and Drain Pump Motor It seems like our source of problem is when water is being circulated and not any ...


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I agree with the comments saying you should have an electrician do it. As pointed out by @Ecnerwal they will be able to advise before you decide which appliance to buy and help you make an informed decision. The key factor will be the size of the cable to your existing hob. It depends on the power of the new hob, the distance to the fuse box and whether the ...


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