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This is one of those ‘features’ you’ll never discover on the showroom floor, only after 6 months when it decides to rear its ugly head and the return policy is long expired. It’s among the most disgusting money grabs I’ve ever seen in a product.

I ran into this when I bought a set of GE appliances and was furious. I was happy to find the bypass method after some googling but I’m still holding out hope that someone hacks the board and just disables the check all together.

When my friend bought his house he was lucky enough to have a refrigerator with the same ‘feature’. Luckily I was able to warn him right away so he could gather supplies for the bypass.

Never again will I ever consider GE Appliances and I’m always sure to warn people.

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