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Old 08-20-2019, 04:59 PM   #11
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Default Re: Big Chief Smoker Cleaning

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Originally Posted by asully503 View Post
Funny you bring this up, my GFI is blowing every time I plug in the smoker but I don’t think it got wet, it’s been in a water tight Tuff Shed for years. I thought I may have overloaded the circuit with the Treager and Chest freezer plugged in the the same garage controlled circuit.


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GFIs are tripped via the current leakage from hot to ground. As little as .1 amp will cause a trip. Circuit load has nothing to do with a gfi trip. If this just started happening it is likely that your smoker has some poor insulation causing the trip, which would not be unusual with a cheap appliance but it could be as simple as a bad power cord.
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