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Hi, my name is Peter. I am eager to help you solve your appliance problems. This refrigerator is not supposed to be plugged into a GFI outlet. It should be on a circuit by itself 20 amp preferred. It tripped the breaker because the defrost heater is not grounded and during initial power up it tests the circuit and will trip a GFI. It started cooling after the initial power up tests completed.
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