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Power consumption is more for BOSCH refrigerator "KDN46AI50I"

I purchased BOSCH Referegeraor "KDN46AI50I" this April 2013.

The power consumption per day it is taking 4 units where as per specification 458 units per year. I raised complaint to technician,they are unable to solve. Could you let me know why power is consuming more.

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Chandra

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Chandramohan, explain your "4units a day" a bit. I am not quite sure which units those are. Your model fridge uses ~4kW a day

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Yes ,4kw a day

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So when you say 458 units per year, what units are those and where did you get that information from? The specs for this model do not show that.

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458 kw per year mentioned on Fridge door(Sticker) with 4 star rating.

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Chandramohan , your fridge is designed to use approximately ~4kW a day. If it uses more, it is possible that it does that because it needs to "work" harder. Always make sure that you have your fridge/freezer full. Air is a poor conductor and will force your refrigerator to work harder. Also, make sure that you keep the coils free of dust and obstruction.

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The hotter (and direct sun) where its located and holding the doors open (or not fully closing) to long will also effect your costs as well.

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