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Try to plug refrigerator in it trips the breaker

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Short, check your plug first.

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My fridge keeps tripping the power


Your solution is one of two things.

First is the circuit you have plugged the refrigerator is either over its limit and the breaker is tripping because it is overloaded. In this case you will have to determine what load also share this circuit and eliminate the extra loads or move the cord to another circuit which is not overloaded. Most home circuit are wired with 14 gauge and is rated at 15 amps. When the circuit gets to 15 amp and more, the associated breaker trips to prevent overload.

Second, Your refrigerator may have a short and needs troubleshooting to find the cause. To see if it is a bad circuit try plugging into a circuit via extension cord to circuit in another room receptical. The reason I say another room, when electrical installers wire circuits, you can put several recepticles on the same circuit. If you plug your refrigerator in the same circuit you had it on before then you will get the same problem, your refrigerator tripping again. If your frig trips on a different circuit then troubleshooting the cause will normally require a tech.

Good luck and hope this helps.

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Most refrigerators draw up to 12 amps on a lock-rotor.. meaning it reached temperature, and turned "off" there needs to be 5 or 10 mins, before the compressor can restart due to hi-pressure inside the condenser . usually you will hear the fan(s) come on, it makes a "click" sound trying to start- that's called a Lock rotor. when People seem to have problems asking about how many Amps. it's because they trip their house breaker. I will assume and respond under that pretext - 1) 15 amps minimum on a dedicated line, means only that item. 2) house breakers weaken over time and will trip - here's how you can tell the difference If your breaker trips the instant you plug in your refrigerator.. 90% probable problem with refrigerator, a short somewhere is causing the breaker to open the circuit . if you plug in, and Refrigs runs for any length of time, and then the breaker trips. The refrigerator is combing it's consumption of Amps, contributing them with something else so together they exceed the rated voltage or you need a new breaker.

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Hoover Refrigerator Model B38tf. Causes earth leakage circuit breaker to trip. Has just started to occur in last week. What is likely cause and what rectification can be applied?


If you're referring to a GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) breaker tripping, a refrigerator should not be plugged into a GFCI circuit because of the sudden load it requires to start the compressor, etc when it kicks on. The GFCI breakers are meant to be very sensitive, and over time the sudden energy demands caused by a refrigerator can weaken the breaker's threshold, causing them to trip often. Try connecting the refrigerator to another circuit that isn't on a GFCI breaker. If there are no other circuits nearby, you may wish to replace the GFCI breaker with a standard breaker, and replace the receptacles with GFCI receptacles, except of course, the one the refrigerator is plugged into. Be sure and consult and use a qualified electrician for this. Hope this helps..

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I have a frs26znh. the refrig wash washed down do to being dirty inside and out. when i brought it inside and tried to plug it in it tripped the breaker. i can get the fan to work but the compressor relay...


Yews you have a short that is causing the tripped breaker. Is this fridge older than 10-12 years old. Is so, you may want tol look at replacing it. It is possible you got water inside the wiring when washing it .

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The jenn-air fridge that i have jcd2289ae has stopped working it is tripping the gfi, i have tried plugging it in another plug in but it trips the breaker


http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Jenn-air-Parts/Refrigerator-Parts/Model-JCD2289AEQ/1266/0165000/M0406284/00012?blt=06&prst=&shdMod= here is a simplified wiring diagram for your unit. It might help you track back the problem.

Before it started tripping the circuit breaker what was your refrigerator doing that was not normal? Usually, before something fails massively it will give you hints it is coming. Did your ice maker or lights stop working? Has the compressor been running an excessively long time?

What trips a breaker is the unit drawing more current that what the breaker is listed at. So something in the unit has shorted to cause this to happen. Although the first thing we check in a situation like this is the compressor circuit it isn't always the cause.

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The fridge shut off and tripped the breaker, tried to reset breaker and it tripped again. I unplugged fridge, breaker was able to reset, voltage good at outlet, ohmed out fridge plug, appears to have a...


Could be anything, bad cord or plug, possible bad appliance bulb causing short (had that happen on another appliance) or the main problem, bad compressor.

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Hi, my fridge freezer keeps making the electric trip out. help!!!


Hello,

Try this:
Turn your thermostat as warm as it will go, you are trying to isolate the compressor and keep it from turning on. If your fridge has an "off" position, then turn it off. Reset breaker, plug refrigerator back into the outlet. If the fridge trips while "off", then you are likely looking at a damaged cord / wiring.

If the breaker doesn't trip, unplug the fridge, and move the thermostat to the warmest position possible. Plug fridge back in, If the breaker holds, then you are on right track. Slowly move the thermostat to a cooler setting. You want to just reach the point where the compressor tries to start. If breaker holds here, then you are in good shape so far. It indicates a problem with the defrost heater (if equipped), or the ice maker (if equipped). If the breaker trips as soon as the compressor tries to start, your compressor may be damaged (bad and expensive).

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My superba refrigerator recently keeps tripping off the power. I tried swithing to a different outlet but it didn't work (same problem). What is causing this?


well usually several plugs are on the same breaker and just because u use a different plug dont mean u r using another breaker try replacing the breaker and see if this cures the problem breakers sometimes get weak and trip when they need replacing but make sure u put in the same size if it still does it then u have something overamping because of being dirty or clogged up around the fridge or behind it or under it make sure its clean all around and try unplugging a couple of things on the outlets and see if it stops tripping

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Fridge keeps tripping the circuit breaker


Unless there is a dedicated circuit of 20 amps to the refrigerator this will continue to happen When your refrigerator goes into defrost and other things like lights fans air conditioners are on the same circuit it will have no choice to not trip the breaker. Try this turn the breaker off and how may thing in your house stop working? You need a 20 AMP circuit or this will possibly damage the compressor or weaken the breaker because it has tripped so many time. Thanks, Please rate my solution, I have done this work for 30 years. Thanks, Sea Breeze
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Everytime I plug in the power cord, it trips the breaker.


Refrigerators are not designed to run on a GFCI. Try a heavy duty extension cord to the fridge from a outlet that is not GFCI protected. If it still trips you probably have a short circuit in the compressor.

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