How much amperage does a dishwasher draw?

Rafael Purdy asked a question: How much amperage does a dishwasher draw?
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Date created: Sun, Aug 22, 2021 9:34 PM
Date updated: Wed, Sep 14, 2022 1:15 PM


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  • The dishwasher will draw between 10 and 11 amps when the unit is washing and heating on hi. When the heater isn't on, it only draws about 3-4 amps. The dishwasher should be on a 15 amp circuit breaker.
  • Dishwasher Amperage. Built-in and portable dishwashers have an operating load of 13.5 amps. This means that the amperage of the circuit breaker must be higher than the amps required by the unit.

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Each electrical equipment draws a different amperage. Most residential dishwashers draw about six amps. There has to be a specification sticker on the inside of the door of the dishwasher ,which must such information stated on it. Commercial dishwashers could draw sixty amps and be using three phase power!!

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