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How do you bypass GFCI plugs?

Turn off the ignition and remove the GFCI. You should see wires in black and white connected to LINE terminals, and another pair connected to LOAD terminals. Devices with motors can move GFCI outputs due to inductive loads at startup or arrest.

Bypassing GFCI Plugs

Before you begin fidgeting with the GFCI plugs and outlets in your home, you should know that this is no small undertaking. The process calls for a great deal of caution, given that you’ll be working with electrical wires. You'll need spare household wire, wire nuts, and a pair of steady hands.

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