When you buy a GE appliance, the initial purchase is just the beginning of your long, corporate gang rape
In this example, Master Reg shows us the difference in price for two identical motor control boards for this washing machine. The only difference between them is that one comes in a GE box and the other comes in an Electrolux box... and you get to pay over $200 more for the board that comes in the GE box. And this from a company that has taken billions of dollars in taxpayer-funded bailout money. Ouch!
Source: GE Front Loading Washer WSXH208A1WW