How to find the model number of a household appliance?
To have an appliance repaired, you must give the technician the model number of the appliance that is defective. You will also need to provide information on the breakdown or breakage of your stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher or your refrigerator. Here is how to easily find the model number of household appliances to give it to the repairer.
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Recognize a model number of household appliances
Model and serial numbers of appliances typically consist of letters, numbers and sometimes characters such as slashes or hyphens.
Find the model number on household appliances
Often, you will find the model and serial number on a sticker or plate, placed in an inconspicuous area of the device for aesthetic reasons.
Find the model number of a stove or oven
For stoves and ovens, the model number can be found around the frame, behind the appliance door or at the back of the appliance.
Find the model number of a washer
For the washers, you find it behind the door frame or behind the removable skirting board located at the bottom of the washer.
Find the model number of a dryer
On most dryers, you will find the model number on the door frame or behind, or behind the filter flap at the bottom of the unit.
Find the model number of a dishwasher
Most of the time, the model number can be found around the frame or behind the door of the device.
Find the model number of a refrigerator
Most refrigerators will indicate the model number on an inside panel behind the crisper, for example, or on an inside wall of the refrigerator.
Other ways to find the model number
Sometimes the model number is not easily accessible. There are other ways to know the model of a home appliance that you want to repair. You can find it on your purchase invoice or on the instructions for use of your device.
It is also possible to find it on appliance merchant websites by locating your device you want to repair and clicking on the product details.