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factory block heater

any happen to know how many amps it draws?
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Pretty sure mine was 600 or 1200 watts.....can't remember right now, but I have the box at home.
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cool, let me know!

Im trying to figure out how much it would cost me to run it per hour
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600 watts. It was my 7.3 diesel that has the 1200 watt. Let me know what you calculate, I'll double it as I had to leave my diesel on for the past 3 days....-10F the past two nights, just need to know how to break it to my wife that the electric bill doubles every winter!
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10-4. Ill make a good educated guess, then check with my boss on wednesday and see if he agrees lol
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W = V x A
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A = W / V

600/12=5amps or 1200/12=10amps

Im going to search what that would cost and it will be different depending on how much your power costs as its different in different areas.
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