If you are one of the millions of victims who own GE appliances, then at some point you may need to know when they were manufactured. Fun fact to know and tell: the year of manufacture is not the same as the model year of the model number. GE does it this way to help confuse and befuddle you when you’re trying to find information about your appliance… such as how old it is.
Fret not, my leetle grasshopper; as always, the Samurai is here to illumine your steps and make straight your path.
The serial number consists of two letters followed by six digits. The two prefix letters indicate the month and year the appliance was manufactured. Look up the two-letter serial number prefix in the magic serial number decoder, shown here– click it so you can actually read it, Homer.
Notice that the code sequence repeats every 12 years as an occult message to the Illuminati, Skull and Bones, and other secret societies about the emergence of the Anti-Christ. Either that or they just ran out of code combinations. But the occult message scenario is much more interesting.