Use this guide below to find the age of your Bradford White Water Heater. For additional questions, comment below.
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Bradford White Water Heater Age
The Bradford White water heater age can be determined by examining and decoding the serial number on the label. The serial number will always begin with 2 letters. The first letter represents the year of manufacture, and the second letter represents the month of manufacture.
Use the charts below to decode your serial number.
Year of Manufacture Chart
|A||1984 or 2004||L||1994 or 2014|
|B||1985 or 2005||M||1995 or 2015|
|C||1986 or 2006||N||1996 or 2016|
|D||1987 or 2007||P||1997 or 2017|
|E||1988 or 2008||S||1998 or 2018|
|F||1989 or 2009||T||1999 or 2019|
|G||1990 or 2010||W||2000 or 2020|
|H||1991 or 2011||X||2001 or 2021|
|J||1992 or 2012||Y||2002 or 2022|
|K||1993 or 2013||Z||2003 or 2023|
Special Case: If your serial number starts with the letter “O”, the unit was manufactured in January of 1997.
Month of Manufacture Chart
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Finding the age of your water heater is critical so you can understand the approximate life left on your Bradford White water heater. If you have not already, check out our blog on water heater lifespan to find how many more years you could get from your water heater.
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