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How can I tell the age of a Samsung heat pump or air conditioner from the serial number?
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Samsung uses a letter code in the serial number for the year of manufacture on the data plate for the unit. If the serial number is 10 or 11 digits, the letter is at the fourth digit. For 15-digit serial numbers, it’s located at the 8th digit.
R = 2001, T = 2002, W = 2003, X = 2004
Y = 2005, A or L = 2006, P = 2007, Q = 2008
S = 2009, Z = 2010, B = 2011, C = 2012
D = 2013, F = 2014, G = 2015, H = 2016
J = 2017, K = 2018
So P1CP2473381was manufactured in 2007 for an 11-digit serial number. The date of manufacture may also be stated directly on the data plate, such as "Manufactured/Fabrique June 2014."
To determine the size of a Samsung system, see What size in tons is my Samsung heat pump? For the age of another brand or manufacturer, go to our blog post How do I determine the age of my air conditioner?
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