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Old 10-27-2009, 12:37 PM   #1
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Can I plug a fridge into the same outlet as a garbage disposal

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No. why do you want to?

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Can you ? Yes
Should you....No
I have a dedicated 15a circuit to my fridge
The Garbage disposal is required by code to have its own dedicated circuit
You really don't want to risk the fridge being tripped off
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Can you ? Yes
Actually no. The fridge has to be on the SABC or its own circuit. 210.52(B)

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There is nothing that requires a refrigerator to be on an individual branch circuit, either for residential or commercial applications.(We always put refridgerator on its own circuit when we wire a new home)----------------------
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There is nothing that requires a refrigerator to be on an individual branch circuit, either for residential or commercial applications.(We always put refridgerator on its own circuit when we wire a new home)----------------------
True, but it can not be on the same circuit as the disposal. SABC OR individual circuit of no less than 15 amps. The disposal can not be on the SABC, so they can not be on the same circuit.
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Actually I meant that there isn't anyone actually stopping him from plugging it in
Can you..Yes.....Can you by Code....No
Is it a good idea to plug it into disposal outlet? No
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Actually I meant that there isn't anyone actually stopping him from plugging it in
Can you..Yes.....Can you by Code....No
Is it a good idea to plug it into disposal outlet? No
I know you knew better, just having a little fun.

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