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Nick of Pittsburgh
GFCI for a Gas Range
Nick of Pittsburgh

I looking to put in new cabinets and I saw that you may need GFCI.  I get that for the countertops.  But what about the appliances.  The refrigerator is over 6 feet from the sink.  So that appears ok and the manufacturer of the refrigerator doesn't recommend GFCI.  

The gas range however MAY be within 6 feet.  And that needs a regular 110 or 120 v outlet for the stove for power for the igniters.  The stove's manual says GFCI is ok BUT it may be tripped periodically by the stove's normal operation.  So getting at that outlet if tripped is going to be tricky for a gas stove.  

Does the electrical code REQUIRE this is GFCI?

Any ideas?

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