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How can I tell the age of an Amana air conditioner or heat pump from the serial number?
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Amana is a nameplate of the Goodman Company. The first two numbers of the Amana serial number are the year of manufacture, and older data plates look like the one shown below, which indicates 2002. Newer Amana data plates are identical to a Goodman data plate and may even have the “Goodman Company” name at the top, but use the same system of first two numbers for year of manufacture.
To determine the size in tons of your Amana unit, see our blog post How can I tell the size in tons of an Amana air conditioner or heat pump from the model number? For the age of another brand or manufacturer, go to our blog post How do I determine the age of my air conditioner? Also see Who makes Amana air conditioners, heat pump, and furnaces?
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To learn more about heating and air conditioning systems, see these other blog posts:
• How can I find out the SEER of my air conditioner?
• My air conditioner won't turn on. What's wrong?
• How can I find out the size of my air conditioner?
• How can I find out the age of my air conditioner or furnace?
• How can I tell whether the condenser (outdoor unit) is an air conditioner or heat pump?
• Where is the air filter for my central air conditioner and furnace? I can’t find it?
• Does an old air conditioner use more electricity as it ages?
• How did homes stay cool in Florida before air conditioning?
• What is wrong with an air conditioner when the air flow out of the vents is low?
• Why has the thermostat screen gone blank?
• Why does it take so long to cool a house when an air conditioner has been off for a while?
• Why is my air conditioner not cooling enough?
• What are the most common problems with wall/window air conditioners?
• Will closing doors reduce my heating and cooling costs?
Visit our HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING page for other related blog posts on this subject, or go to the INDEX for a complete listing of all our articles.
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