How to find which manufacturer made your Kenmore or Sears appliance.

Kenmore (Sears), being a department store brand do not make their own appliances. Instead they contract the work out, so their appliances are made by many different manufacturers, and you will need to check your model number to see which manufacturer made your model. Choose from the lists below, to match the first three digits of your model number.

Amana Caloric D&M Fedders GE Gibson, Frigidaire
596 174
960
587 484 363
362
253
Jenn-air Kelvinator, Frigidaire Litton Maycor Roper Speed Queen
629 417
662
628
747 925 103
647
835
911
155
278*
651
Tappan, Frigidaire Toshiba WCI, Frigidaire Whirlpool
791 562 790 106
110
562
665
198

*278 is a Roper built range, but parts are available from GE

The list below is a fuller list in numeric order, with part numbers starting with C being the Canadian models.

Prefix Manufacturer Prefix Manufacturer
103. Roper 586. Panasonic
106. Whirlpool 587. DM (Frigidaire)
C106. Inglis 596. Amana
110. Whirlpool 622. Kelvinator (Frigidaire)
C110. Inglis 628. Kelvinator (Frigidaire)
119. Frigidaire 629. Jenn Air
143. SFS Corp. (Sanyo/Fisher) C646. Admiral (Inglis)
144. Trane 647. Roper
155. Preway 651. Speed Queen
174. Caloric 664. Whirlpool
175. In-Sink-Erator 665. Whirlpool
198. Whirlpool 666. KitchenAid
233. Broan C675. Woods
253. Gibson (Frigidaire) 683. Philco Italy?
274. RCA 719. Tappan (Frigidaire)
278. Roper 721. Goldstar (LG Electronics)
292. Lennox 747. Litton
335. Amana 757. Marvel, Imperial
336. Electrolux 789. Defiance
342. York 790. WCI (Frigidaire)
362. GE 791. Tappan (Frigidaire)
C362. Camco 835. Roper
363. GE 840. Friedrich
C363. Camco 850. Whirlpool (Chambers?)
401. Samsung 867. Keeprite
416. Carrier 879. Rheem/Ruud
417. Kelvinator (Frigidaire) C880. Admiral (Inglis)
464. GE 911. Roper
473. Hoover 917. Roper (Whirlpool)
484. Fedders, Whirlpool 925. Maycor (Maytag)
562. Toshiba C933. Kelvinator (Before 1970)
564. Sanyo 934. Hitachi
565. Sanyo C938. Keeprite
566. Sanyo 960. Caloric
568. Panasonic 970. Frigidaire
575. Sharp C970. Kelvinator (1970+)
580. Goldstar (LG Electronics) C978. Camco

Finding the age of your appliance

Find the age of your appliance by brand:

  • Amana
  • GE, American GE, Canadian GE, Moffat, McClary, Hotpoint (Camco)
  • Frigidaire, White/Westinghouse, Tappan, Kelvinator.
  • Kenmore/Sears
  • KitchenAid
  • Maytag, Jenn-Air, MagicChef.
  • Whirlpool
  • How to find the age of your Amana appliance

    You will need to find your serial/model tag and record the numbers and letters on this, then looking at the first four numbers you should be able to work out the manufacture date. The format is yyww For example:

    If the first four numbers were 9912, this translates as the 12th week of 99 (March 1999)

    If it is a newer model and starts with two letters instead of numbers it may follow the Maytag serial format.

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    How to find the age of your GE appliance

  • GE USA (Hotpoint, GE, American RCA)
  • GE Canadian – Camco (Camco, Hotpoint, GE Moffat and McClary).
  • You will need to find your serial/model tag and record the numbers and letters on this to find your appliance age from the lists below.
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    GE USA

    The date code is in the letters on your serial number. The first two letters on the serial tag give you Month, Year.

    Example serial number: LT221102

    LT221102 – L = month – June

    LT221102 – T = year 1986 or 1998

    LT was built June 1998 or June 1986

    Date codes – First letter is the month and the second letter is the year.

    Letter Month Letter Year
    A January G 1980 & 1992
    D February H* 1981 & 1993
    F March L 1982 & 1994
    G April M 1983 & 1995
    H May R 1984 & 1996
    L June S 1985 & 1997
    M July T 1986 & 1998
    R August V 1987 & 1999
    S September Z 1988 & 2000
    T October A 1989 & 2001
    V November D 1990 & 2002
    Z December F 2003
    G 2004
    H* 2005

    * The same twelve easily distinguishable letters of the alphabet will be used and repeated in a twelve year cycle

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    GE Canadian

    The date code is in the letters on your serial number. The first two letters on the serial tag give you Month, Year.

    Example serial number: MS731902A

    The first 2 letters show the manufacturing date.

    MS731902A shows the month made – July

    MS731902A shows the year made – 1997

    The above appliance with serial # MS731902A was made in July 1997.

    Month Letter Year
    May H 1993
    June L 1994
    July M 1995
    August R 1996
    September S 1997
    October T 1998
    November V 1999
    December Z 2000
    January A 2001
    February D 2002
    March F 2003
    April G 2004
    May H 2005

    * The same twelve easily distinguishable letters of the alphabet will be used and repeated in a twelve year cycle

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    How to find the age of your Frigidaire appliance

    Frigidaire makes White/Westinghouse, Tappan, Frigidaire, Kelvinator.

    You will need to find your serial/model tag and record the numbers and letters on this, then look at your serial number and work out the age like so.

    Example serial number:

    NF11910958 = NF( where the product was made)

    NF11910958 – 1 = made in 2001

    NF11910958 – 19 = 19th week in that year

    This washer looks to be made in April of 2001

    Example #2 serial number:

    LA84501552

    LA84501552 = year, this could be 1988 or 1998. If the appliance looks 10 years old it is probably 1988. If the appliance only looks to be a couple of years old, probably 1998 is more likely.

    LA84501552 – 45 = 45th week of either 1998 or 1988

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    How to find which manufacturer made your Kenmore or Sears appliance.

    Kenmore (Sears), being a department store brand do not make their own appliances. Instead they contract the work out, so their appliances are made by many different manufacturers, and you will need to check your model number to see which manufacturer made your model. Choose from the lists below, to match the first three digits of your model number.

    Amana Caloric D&M Fedders GE Gibson, Frigidaire
    596 174
    960
    587 484 363
    362
    253
    Jenn-air Kelvinator, Frigidaire Litton Maycor Roper Speed Queen
    629 417
    662
    628
    747 925 103
    647
    835
    911
    155
    278*
    651
    Tappan, Frigidaire Toshiba WCI, Frigidaire Whirlpool
    791 562 790 106
    110
    562
    665
    198

    *278 is a Roper built range, but parts are available from GE

    The list below is a fuller list in numeric order, with part numbers starting with C being the Canadian models.

    Prefix Manufacturer Prefix Manufacturer
    103. Roper 586. Panasonic
    106. Whirlpool 587. DM (Frigidaire)
    C106. Inglis 596. Amana
    110. Whirlpool 622. Kelvinator (Frigidaire)
    C110. Inglis 628. Kelvinator (Frigidaire)
    119. Frigidaire 629. Jenn Air
    143. SFS Corp. (Sanyo/Fisher) C646. Admiral (Inglis)
    144. Trane 647. Roper
    155. Preway 651. Speed Queen
    174. Caloric 664. Whirlpool
    175. In-Sink-Erator 665. Whirlpool
    198. Whirlpool 666. KitchenAid
    233. Broan C675. Woods
    253. Gibson (Frigidaire) 683. Philco Italy?
    274. RCA 719. Tappan (Frigidaire)
    278. Roper 721. Goldstar (LG Electronics)
    292. Lennox 747. Litton
    335. Amana 757. Marvel, Imperial
    336. Electrolux 789. Defiance
    342. York 790. WCI (Frigidaire)
    362. GE 791. Tappan (Frigidaire)
    C362. Camco 835. Roper
    363. GE 840. Friedrich
    C363. Camco 850. Whirlpool (Chambers?)
    401. Samsung 867. Keeprite
    416. Carrier 879. Rheem/Ruud
    417. Kelvinator (Frigidaire) C880. Admiral (Inglis)
    464. GE 911. Roper
    473. Hoover 917. Roper (Whirlpool)
    484. Fedders, Whirlpool 925. Maycor (Maytag)
    562. Toshiba C933. Kelvinator (Before 1970)
    564. Sanyo 934. Hitachi
    565. Sanyo C938. Keeprite
    566. Sanyo 960. Caloric
    568. Panasonic 970. Frigidaire
    575. Sharp C970. Kelvinator (1970+)
    580. Goldstar (LG Electronics) C978. Camco

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    How to find the age of your KitchenAid appliance

    You will need to find your serial/model tag and record the numbers and letters on this, then looking at the first four digits you should be able to work out the manufacture date.

    Serial example – XL1601009
    Break this up to take the first 4 digits i.e. XL16

    2001, the 16th week

    X is factory where the product was made.
    L is the year ( J = 1999, K = 2000, L = 2001, M = 2002, N =2003, etc)
    16 = week produced.

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    How to find the age of your Maytag appliance

    Maytag owns Maytag, Jenn-Air, MagicChef.

    You will need to find your serial/model tag and record the numbers and letters on this.

    Example serial number: 15114672UY

    15114672UY – UY is the date code.
    The first letter is the year – U = 1998.
    The second letter is the month – Y = November.
    This appliance was made November of 1998.

    First letter is the year, second letter is the month.

    Year Letter Month
    1980 E March
    1981 G April
    1982 J May
    1983 L June
    1984 N July
    1985 P August
    1986 R September
    1987 T October
    1988 V November
    1989 X December
    1990 B January
    1991 D February
    1992 F March
    1993 H April
    1994 K May
    1995 M June
    1996 Q July
    1997 S August
    1998 U September
    1999 W October
    2000 Y November
    2001 Z December
    2002 A January
    2003 C February
    2004 E March
    2005 G April
    2006 J May
    2007 L June

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    How to find the age of your Whirlpool appliance

    You will need to find your serial/model tag and record the numbers and letters on this.

    The date code is the 3rd to last on your model number.

    Example model numbers: LRS6233BW1= 1994 , SF367PEYW1= 1992 , LE6685XPW1= 1985 or 2004 , ET22PKXXW0= 1991 , EV150CXKW0 = 1982 or 2001

    Letter Year
    K 1982 or 2001
    L 1983 or 2002
    M 1984 or 2003
    P 1985 or 2004
    R 1986 or 2005
    S 1987 or 2006
    T 1988 or 2007
    V 1989 or 2008
    W 1990 or 2009
    X 1991 or 2010
    Y 1992 or 2011
    A 1993 or 2012
    B 1994 or 2013
    D 1995 or 2014
    E 1996 or 2015
    F 1997 or 2016
    G 1998 or 2017
    H 1999 or 2018
    J 2000 or 2019

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