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Can i bypass the magnetic safety switch on my Ge washer? Model 175D2750G309 top load.

Error code says the magnetic switch is not opening. Thought about just cutting the wires to the sensor and hard wiring.

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Connect the wires going to the sensor to each other to affect bypass.

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