To help save you extra $$, we’re offering you a less expensive option. The two parts are designed to be interchangeable; however, they may have a slight difference in appearance and/or have different packaging.
What does OEM and Non-OEM mean?
OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer)
A company that manufactures equipment, such as your furnace, lawn mower or refrigerator.
A company that manufactures parts. They may sell these parts to an OEM, or sell them directly to a parts distributor who refers to them as Non-OEM or aftermarket.