Already answered, but...
The prime directive is that the neutral ALWAYS carries a load and the
ground NEVER carries a load, the ground just travels around to bond
everything providing a return path that becomes available as a safety
ground. If you allow the ground wire to carry a load, the circuit
will "work" but be unsafely and ungrounded. This is the reason you
never re-bond the ground in a subpanel, (it would make the ground
carry load between the panels), you just ground the subpanel and only
bond the neutral to the bus in the subpanel without re-bonding the
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