Tip & How-To about Washing Machines

Determining the Age of Your Fisher and Paykel Appliance

This advice applies to Fisher and Paykel appliances. Determining the manufactured date of most appliances is accomplished by looking at the SERIAL NUMBER. On Fisher and Paykel appliances this is determined by the by the 1st two letters of the serial number.

The 1st letter represents the YEAR of manufacture.
The 2nd letter represents the MONTH of manufacture.

Example: DHL121796


LETTER YEAR

C - 1
U - 2
M - 3
B - 4
E - 5
R - 6
L - 7
A - 8
N - 9
D - 0

LETTER MONTH

F - 1
I - 2
S - 3
H - 4
E - 5
R - 6
P - 7
A - 8
Y - 9
K - 10
U - 11
L - 12

In this example the appliance was manufactured in April of 2000.

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