According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average refrigerator uses approximately 725 watts of electricity and 15 to 20 amps, which can equal 10 percent or more of your home's total energy usage.
Divide that number by 120 volts, which is the voltage of your power supply, to get the current that the refrigerator draws in amperes. A 725-watt refrigerator draws 725/120 6 amps.
Although some Monogram refrigerators require a 20 amp fuse or breaker, most new models Requires a 120 volt individual, properly grounded branch circuit with
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I have a Kenmore side x side refrigerator model 253.54739300. A refrigerator repairman told me that it should be about 2.9 amps, and if it was 2 amps or less .
A guide which includes common domestic appliances and their amps and watts power ratings as well as further information for your reference.
my refrigerator a 10 year old side by side- nameplate says it uses 6.5. Any idea what the startup amps load is ?- what amp load would it put on .