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Carrier AC Age: How To Find The Year of Manufacture

By July 28, 2020October 22nd, 2020HVAC
Carrier Ac Age

Carrier AC’s have many styles (depending on the age) to determine the age.

Let’s look at the most common style to determine Carrier AC age.

Most Common Style – Has a Letter in the Middle

Carrier AC Age

The most common way to to determine the carrier ac age is through the serial number. In the above style, the determining factor is having a letter in the middle of the serial number.

The first two digits are the week of manufacturer.

The second set of digits are the year of manufacture.

Therefore, this unit was manufactured in 2019 in week 2.

Other Styles To Determine Carrier AC or HVAC Age

TypeIdentifying FeatureYearMonth
Type 2Followed by 5 Numbers; primarily used in the 80’s.First 2 NumbersSecond 2 Numbers
Type 3Followed by a letter then 5 numbers; primarily used in the 80’s.First Digit is the YearView Letter Chart
Type 4Letter followed by a number; only used in 1970’s.First Digit is the Year in 197(x)View 2nd Letter Chart

Letter Chart For Type 3 ONLY

LetterMonthLetterMonth
MJanuaryTJuly
NFebruaryVAugust
PMarchXSeptember
QAprilXOctober
RMayYNovember
SJuneZDecember

Letter Chart For Type 4 ONLY

LetterMonthLetterMonth
AJanuaryGJuly
BFebruaryHAugust
CMarchISeptember
DAprilJOctober
EMayKNovember
FJuneLDecember

Concluding

If you have any other questions, be sure to comment below!

Also, you can check out our blog on Goodman AC Age’s in case you need that.

Aaron Shishilla

Author Aaron Shishilla

Aaron Shishilla is the youngest registered professional inspector in Florida. Coming from a family-owned home inspection company and now the marketing manager at Waypoint.

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