Additionally, at least following the acquisition by A. The year of manufacture is noted by the first letter of the serial number, the month is the second letter. Position 5 is a letter followed by 6 numbers. Large rooms or large basements do not supply replacement air for a heater to operate correctly. Pilot outages may be caused by many different conditions. Also note the age of remodeling or building changes. Craftsmaster Water Heater Age Decoder U.
A small number of manufacturers create water heaters which are then sold under dozens of different brands. Smith acquisition they switched to a Calendar year and month date coding system. We also provide a to this topic, or you can try the page top or bottom as a quick way to find information you need. Cancellations: Cancellations made after product has shipped may be subject to a 20% restocking charge. Craftsmaster Water Heaters Ace,American Hardware, America's Best, Apex, Aqua Temp, Aqua Therm, Aquamatic,Best, Best Deluxe, Craftmaster, De-Limer, Deluxe, Eagle, The Earl's EnergyConservation Water Heater, The Earl's Energy Saver Plus, Envirotemp, FourMost, Hotmaster, Hotstream, King-Kleen, King-Line, Master Plumber, Nationaline, Neptune, Penquin, Prestige, Pro-Line, Pro-Line Plus, Quaker,Quick-Flo, Raywall, Revere, Riviera, Sands, Sentinal, Servistar, Shamrock,Special Deluxe, Standard, Supereagle, Super-Flo, Supreme, Sure-Fire, Thoro-Clean, True-Test, Tru Value, U. Field inspection worksheets are included at the back of the volume. In addition perhaps you have come across a brand, model or serial number format that we have not addressed.
For an encyclopedic reference including manufacturers, history, contact information, and serial number decoding we recommend this book. In 1985 Atwood was sold to Anderson Industries. Smith EnergySaver water heater in our laboratory. Prior to that, manufactured water heaters for dozens of different brands. My heater will go through a heat cycle and knock the pilot out when it shuts off.
Also see Envirotron - Envi-ro-Temp Water Heater Age Decoding Guide Envirotron Water Heater Age Query: Nov 7, 2011 Jackie said: I need warranty information also. Their date de-coding is a little different. The text is intended as a reference guide to help building owners operate and maintain their home effectively. While we hope you find this series of articles about home inspection helpful, they should not be considered an alternative to an actual home inspection by a local inspector. Also, I got some additional tips from their website regarding my issue.
I can't tell from these numbers. This one is in a wash room that is 6' x 12' I am stumped. The manufactures warranty the new heater for the remainder of the original heaters warranty. The example rating plates is on a tank made in June 2002. However all of us have found 20 year old models still going strong, while on occasion a newer model fails early. Tel: 416 964-9415 1-800-268-7070 Email:.
The pilot light still wouldn't stay lit. This is for use by authorized Reliance Water Heaters retailers only. The manual may include a purchase of sale receipt, handwritten notes on installation date, or even lacking these, it will have a publication date that gives the earliest-likely manufacturing age of this specific heater. Chrysler Air Temp was sold by Chrysler and AirTemp was purchased by Fedders Corporation in the 1970's. From Associates comprehensive Chrysler Air Temp Products: see AirTemp and Fedders. Related article: Also see at our Home Inspection news blog.
This heater has ran there for 3 years and the one before that ran there for 10 years and 8 years in a smaller area. The thermocouple tested good but I noticed I really had to dig the meter probe hard into the end of thermocouple to get a reading. Certain conditions and restrictions apply. Just took time to finally figure out what was going on. For instance, the picture below shows that this Rheem water heater was manufactured in December of 1991 1291. It did not hurt to have a master plumber for a father-in-law.
In September of 2010, I started having problems with the pilot light not staying lit. The year of manufacture is noted by the first letter of the serial number, the month is the second letter. The reason is if the heater is only a year old but replaced a 5 year old heater under warranty, the new heater no longer has a valid warranty. Use of any index or listing Software for the purpose of constructing a mailing list, creating promotional materials or producing a printed or electronic catalog of any kind is expressly forbidden without the prior written permission of InspectionNews. What factors determine the life of a water heater - independent of the water heater's age? For example, Ace, Apex, Aqua Temp, Aqua-Therm.