Identifying the Date of Manufacture

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For help with returns, please review the Limited Warranty.

Oil Burners

1General model information
2Serial number, including date code
The first six numbers indicate the date (YYMMDD).
3Rating information
4Approval agency symbols
5Fuel types, UL file number, Burner spec and revision numbers
6R.W. Beckett construction and settings data
7R.W. Beckett specification number and revision
8Can be customized by individual specification
9State and local approvals

Gas Burners

1General model information
2Serial number, including date code
The first six numbers indicate the date (YYMMDD).
3Rating information
4Approval agency symbols
5Gas types, UL file number, Burner spec and revision numbers
6R.W. Beckett construction and settings data
7R.W. Beckett specification number and revision
8Can be customized by individual specification
9State and local approvals

Controls

AquaSmart
The first four numbers indicate the date (YYMM).

Example: July 2011


GeniSys Control
120v, 12v & 240v
The first six numbers below the bar code indicate the date (YYMMDD).

Example: February 19, 2009 and May 8, 2012


Honeywell Primary
7184 Series
All returns from this series should be sent directly to Honeywell.
YYWW

Example: 19th week of 2004


Honeywell Primary
8184 Series
Label placement is not standard and could be anywhere on housing.
YYWW

Example: 45th week of 2000


Intellidyne Heat Manager
Label placement is not standard and could be anywhere on housing. The first four numbers indicate the date (YYMM).

Example: December 2004

Electronic Igniters & Ignition Transformers

Beckett Igniter
The first six numbers indicate the date (YYMMDD).

Example: December 7, 2004


Beckett Igniter
MM/DD/YY

Example: March 9, 2009


Beckett Custom Coil Igniter
The first four numbers indicate the year and week (YYWW).

Example: 34th week of 2005


Allanson Ignition Transformer
The four numbers under “DATE” indicate the month and year (MMYY).

Example: November 2015


France Gas Igniter
1st row is the model (XXXX). Combine all numbers into one string. Example: 0110
2nd row is the month (MM). Example: December
3rd row is the year (YY). Add all marked numbers. Example: 02 + 10 = 12, referring to 2012.

Example: December 2012

Motors

Emerson Motor
The first letter indicates location of manufacture (M = Monterrey, Mexico).
The second letter indicates month; A = January, B = February, etc.
The next two digits indicate year (YY).

Examples: August 2005 and May 2008


AO Smith
The first five numbers indicate the day and year (DDDYY).

Example: 336th day of 2006


Broad Ocean
First letter indicates location of manufacture, the next four digits indicate the year and month (YYMM).

Example: November 2011


GE Motor
All GE motors are now out of warranty regardless of manufacture date.


Rotomatika
MM/YY

Example: September 2004


Ametek
MM/DD/YY

Example: February 27, 2009


Fasco
MM/DD/YY

Example: February 2, 2005


AO Smith
The first five numbers indicate the day and year (DDDYY).

Example: 26th day of 2009 (January 26, 2009)

 


AO Smith
The first two letters indicate the year (see charts below), the next two digits indicate the month.
YYMM

Example: July 2006

Century®, Indiana General, Louis Allis Products Year Codes

 1992 BK 1996 BP 2000 BU 2004 BZ 2008 CD
 1993 BL 1997 BR 2001 BW 2005 CA 2009 CE
 1994 BM 1998 BS 2002 Bx 2006 CB 2010 CF
 1995 BN 1999 BT 2003 BY 2007 CC

Universal® Product Year Codes

 1992 D 1996 H 2000 M 2004 S 2008 W
 1993 E 1997 J 2001 N 2005 T 2009 X
 1994 F 1998 K 2002 P 2006 U
 1995 G 1999 L 2003 R 2007 V

Pumps

Suntec CleanCut
Located next to the valve on the pump body. The coding is not standard.
MMYY or MM/DD/YY

Examples: January 2004 and May 19, 2004