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Can a refrigerator be plugged into a GFCI outlet?

Kitchen receptacles that serve the countertop surfaces are the only ones required for GFCI protection in a dwelling unit. There is no requirement to protect the receptacle that serves the refrigerator. Unless the fridge is plugged into a receptacle.

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