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My frig will be working fine then it trips the GFI outlet. you reset the out and it will trip it again a few minutes later.


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Why do you have your fridge plugged into a GFI outlet? It is not necessary if the outlet is hidden by the fridge. A GFI is only used where an outlet is within 6 feet of water and is out in the open. I would replace it with a new regular outlet.

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