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How can I tell how old my Kenmore dryer is?
The date code is in the letters on your serial number. The first two letters on the serial tag give you Month, Year. Date codes – First letter is the month and the second letter is the year.
How do I find out how old my dryer is?
To find the age of your appliance, use your serial number, not the model number. There are two letters followed by six numbers in our serial numbers. The first two letters of the serial number tell you when it was made.
What do Kenmore model numbers mean?
Kenmore is a popular appliance brand sold by Sears. The first three digits in a Kenmore model can will tell you who manufactured the appliance for Sears. For example model number 110.45862400, the first three digits are 110 so that would tell you that Whirlpool manufactured the appliance.
How old is my Kenmore 90 series dryer?
The 90 series range from late 80’s to 2000. Our system is showing a general manufacturer’s date of 1996. The date of manufacture is encoded in the serial number of the dryer.
How do you know if your dryer is bad?
Keep an eye out for these:
- Drum won’t turn. If the dryer drum isn’t turning, but the dryer itself engages when turned on, you probably have a belt issue.
- Heat feels weak or insufficient.
- Dryer refuses to start.
- Banging or popping noises.
- Squealing or grinding.
- Dryer stops mid-cycle.
Where do I find the model number?
The model number will most likely appear on either a paper sticker or a metal plate in an easy-to find place.
Are Kenmore and Whirlpool the same?
Whirlpool makes washing machines, dishwashers, and refrigerators that bear the Kenmore badge. In addition to Whirlpool-branded appliances, the company also manufactures Amana, Jenn-Air, KitchenAid, and Maytag kitchen and laundry appliances.
How do I read my Kenmore serial number?
It begins with two letters, followed by several numbers. The first number represents the year of manufacture. In more current models, the number “2” represents the year 2002, “3” represents 2003, “4” represents 2004, and so on. The next two numbers identify the week of the year that the washer was built.