These were used mostly in multi-family and commercial buildings.
General Electric is always on recall.
Check their stuff when inspecting.
And they got so big by being reputable…
Much of their money came from fat government contracts.
I seem to recall lots of military $$$ going to them.
Twenty years ago I used to love installing GE because the appliances weighed half as much as other brands due to all the cheap plastic parts.
I was thinking more like 50-75 years ago!!
I used to install GE air conditioning units back in the early 70’s and they were starting to become junk then.