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Determining the Age of Your Whirlpool Appliance

This advice applies to all appliances manufactured by Whirlpool. Determining the manufactured date of most appliances is accomplished by looking at the SERIAL NUMBER. On Whirlpool appliances this is determined by the following method:

The 1st two numbers identify the WEEK produced, the 2nd digit identifies the YEAR.

Example: EK1201983 (March 2000)

0 – 1980/2010/2040
1 – 1981/2011/2041
2 – 1982/2012/2042
3 – 1983/2013/2043
4 – 1984/2014/2044
5 – 1985/2015/2045
6 – 1986/2016/2046
7 – 1987/2017/2047
8 – 1988/2018/2048
9 – 1989/2019/2049
X – 1990/2020/2050
A – 1991/2021/2051
B – 1992/2022/2052
C – 1993/2023/2053
D – 1994/2024/2054
E – 1995/2025/2055
F – 1996/2026/2056
G – 1997/2027/2057
H – 1998/2028/2058
J – 1999/2029/2059
K – 2000/2030/2060
L – 2001/2031/2061
M – 2002/2032/2062
P – 2003/2033/2063
R – 2004/2034/2064
S – 2005/2035/2065
T – 2006/2036/2066
U – 2007/2037/2067
W – 2008/2038/2068
Y – 2009/2039/2069

NOTE: WHIRLPOOL (Includes Kenmore, Estate, Roper, Frigidaire, and later model Maytags). If in doubt, look at the MODEL number. Whirpool model numbers are prefixed with the following numbers:

106, 110, 198, 562, 664, 665, 850

Dishes constantly come out dirty..

Supply water temperature should be above 120 degrees F for effective cleaning. Run hot water from your kitchen sink (your dishwasher should be tapped off the hot water line near your sink faucet) right before you start a dishwashing cycle to make sure it's as hot as it can be when the dishwasher begins filling. Also, during the wash cycle the heating elements at the bottom of the tub may turn on and warm the water further even if you select a "No Heat Dry" option causing a noticeable shot of steam to escape if you open the door during a cycle.
Note: I recently had a problem with our dishwasher (Frigidaire FDB834RFS0) causing dishes to come out dirty and the detergent dispenser to be left with undissolved detergent. Our problem happened to be caused by a partially clogged strainer in the water supply valve. (I would imagine Whirlpool most likely has some kind of filter/strainer in its water valve as well.) When the supply valve was commanded to open for some time, I noticed the water level in the tub would barely be visible below the lower spray arm. After cleaning out the strainer (required removing and disassembling the water supply valve) the water level was noticeably higher -- almost at the bottom of the float or about an inch below the heating elements. Our dishes and the detergent dispenser are now clean.
If your water supply is ok, I would next check to make sure your spray arms do not have any plugged holes and that they rotate freely. Also, use a good quality detergent and a rinse aid. We prefer liquid Cascade and Jet Dry. We have had problems with old, stale, or really thick liquid detergents and by getting a fresh jug have solved the dirty dish dilemma.
Make sure to clean out the filter basket at the bottom of the basin below the lower spray arm occasionally as it can clog and cause the pump to starve due to lack of water. If the pump can't get a supply of water to pump to the spray arms and nozzles, your dishes will not get sprayed evenly and you will end up with them being poorly cleaned.
Hope this helps you out...good luck!
12/1/2021 2:50:31 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered Yesterday

My whirlpool clothes washer starts agitation as soon as i start the wash cycle

Front loaders always do, top loaders sometimes do. With a top loader, you can start your cycle and then add your clothes. With a front loader, the idea is that the detergent is being washed out of the detergent drawer, and to stop it all landing on one garment and sitting there, the drum rotates to spread the happiness :>D
12/1/2021 2:42:51 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered Yesterday

Whirlpool dishwasher not spraying water during wash cycles Model #: WDT730PAHZ0

Check water pump and make sure there is no bloks in the pipes try using a good dishwasher cleaner and if its got the turn bit on base inside open it and make sure filters are clean blessings
12/1/2021 1:00:32 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered Yesterday

A Manuel for my whirlpool Cabrio Dryer WED 6600VW0. so I can get to the fault codes and check what is happening, Please?

google Manual for whirlpool Cabrio Dryer WED6600VW0 for manuals
11/30/2021 7:45:01 PM • Whirlpool Dryers • Answered Yesterday

Whirlpool Heat Pump Dryer Error codes? What does F01 mean? What does rE5 mean? What does rES mean?

google whirlpool heat pump dryer error codes for more answers it is easy
11/29/2021 4:27:02 PM • Whirlpool Dryers • Answered 2 days ago

Suggestions for how to fix turntable on my microwave (whirlpool WMH3219HZ-5)? I replaced the turntable motor and that didn't fix it.

You have a loose or disconnected wire somewhere. With a test meter, follow the wiring back from the motor. Also test the motor with a power supply to make sure the new one isn't DOA..
11/28/2021 12:26:13 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Nov 28, 2021

I own a RCA Whirlpool

I have the same problem. Could be 2 things. 1) The top lid may not be all the way down sealing. I had to out some weights on top to make it seal better. 2) The lid seal could be cracked, partial missing or just not sealing. Good luck trying to find a new seal. I'm still looking.
11/27/2021 8:05:14 PM • Whirlpool 21.6... • Answered on Nov 27, 2021

Whirlpool cabrio will not spin

If your Whirlpool Washer is not spinning the problem is almost always the lid switch. If the lid switch is bad you will not hear the motor running when in spin. To check the lid, first unplug the washer.
11/25/2021 12:49:50 PM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Nov 25, 2021

Have a whirlpool flat top stove that the lights light up but no heat to the stove or oven.

Look on whirlpool web site
11/18/2021 10:11:04 PM • Whirlpool 30"... • Answered on Nov 18, 2021

Estate by Whirlpool won't drain Video to YouTube now will post the link in a moment.

please check this brandboostr
11/18/2021 5:59:38 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Nov 18, 2021

Is my whirlpool refrigerator able to be fixed?

Unlikely. It is probably a control board issue. Try claiming on the electricity utility company. They, not regulating the electricity supply, has ruined your fridge/freezer.
11/17/2021 3:23:34 AM • Whirlpool... • Answered on Nov 17, 2021

Whirlpool fridge walls cracking inside

IF THE WALLS ARE CRACKING FROM POOR MANUFACTURING THAN YOU SHOULD RAISE HELL!!!How many times are consumers paying the repairs for poor quality ???Unless you have caused the cracks ,I do believe Whirlpool would see this was taken care of the honest way.WHAT WAS ONE OF MAYTAG'S UNIQUE QUALITYS THAT STOOD MILES ABOVE THE REST??????
11/16/2021 7:31:47 PM • Whirlpool 25.6... • Answered on Nov 16, 2021
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