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Who made your Sears Kenmore Range, Stove, or Oven?

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The first three digits of the model number refer to the manufacturer.

- Roper made appliances starting with these numbers
103
647
835
911
155

-Whirlpool made appliances starting with these numbers
106
110
562
665
198
-Caloric made these
174
960

-Kelvinator made these
417
662
628

-Gibson starts with 253

-D&M starts with 587

-GE made these
363
362

-Speed Queen starts with 651

-Maytag starts with 925

-Litton starts with 747

-Toshiba starts with 562

-Fedders starts with 484

-Amana starts with 596

-WCI starts with 790

-Tappan starts with 791

-Jenn Air starts with 629

This will give you an idea as to who made an appliance. By simply checking the model number and comparing it to this list you can see who made it.


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