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How many amps does Whirlpool model # WRS325FDAT04 (24.5

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How many amps does Whirlpool model # WRS325FDAT04 (24.5 cubic foot side-by-side) draw when the compressor kicks on? Need to know this before buying a generator.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: Manufacture Date: Nov. 2016. Took delivery in January 2016. Model # WRS325FDAT04
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I'm not doing any work. I need to know how many watts the fridge will draw when the compressor kicks on.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 4 months ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 4 months ago.

During start up for the compressor, the compressor draws 13 amps. That means you need at least 1500 watts dedicated to just the refrigerator if you're getting a generator.

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