Locate model and serial numbers on your homes appliances

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May 3, 2023
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Quickly locate model and serial numbers on your home appliances

Being able to quickly locate the model and serial numbers on your household appliances can save you valuable time and energy when seeking technical support or purchasing replacement parts. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the process of identifying these crucial details on a variety of appliances, including ovens, cookers, microwaves, fridge freezers, hobs, tumble dryers, and washing machines.

Ovens

Step 1: Ensure the oven is powered off and has had ample time to cool down.

Step 2: Carefully open the oven door.

Step 3: Inspect the following areas for a label or engraved plate displaying the model and serial number:

Check the following areas to find your model/ serial number: 

- Within the oven cavity (check near the corners, edges or back)
- On the interior surface of the oven door
- Along the side or base of the oven door frame
- On the rear exterior of the oven

Cookers

Step 1: Confirm that the cooker is switched off and has cooled down completely.

Step 2: Gently open the cooker door.

Step 3: Examine the following locations for a label or plate containing the model and serial number:

Check the following areas to find your model/ serial number:

- On the inner surface of the cooker door
- Along the side or bottom of the cooker door frame
- On the rear exterior of the cooker


Microwaves

Step 1: Disconnect the microwave from its power source.

Step 2: Open the microwave door with caution.

Step 3: Investigate the following areas for a label or plate displaying the model and serial number:

Check the following areas to find your model/ serial number:

- On the interior surface of the microwave door
- Along the side or base of the microwave door frame
- On the rear exterior of the microwave

Fridge freezer

Step 1: Empty both the fridge and freezer compartments of their contents.

Step 2: Thoroughly inspect the following locations for a label or plate revealing the model and serial number:

Check the following areas to find your model/ serial number: 

- On the interior wall of the fridge section
- Along the side or base of the fridge door
- On the rear exterior of the fridge freezer

Hobs

Step 1: Confirm that the hob is switched off and has completely cooled down.

Step 2: Carefully examine the following areas for a label or plate featuring the model and serial number:

Check the following areas to find your model/serial number:

-Underneath the hob (you might need to remove the hob from the countertop)
- Along the side or base of the hob
- On the rear exterior of the hob

Tumble dryers

Step 1: Ensure the tumble dryer is powered off and has cooled down entirely.

Step 2: Gently open the tumble dryer door.

Step 3: Investigate the following locations for a label or plate with the model and serial number:

Check the following areas to find your serial/model number:

- Inside the tumble dryer drum (check near the corners, edges, or back)
- On the interior surface of the tumble dryer door
- Along the side or base of the tumble dryer door frame
- On the rear exterior of the tumble dryer

Washing machine

Step 1: Make sure the washing machine is turned off and disconnected from its power source.

Step 2: Carefully open the washing machine door.

Step 3: Examine the following areas for a label or plate displaying the model and serial number:

Check the following areas to find your model/serial number:

- On the interior surface of the washing machine door
- Along the side or base of the washing machine door frame
- On the rear exterior of the washing machine

Being well-informed about where to find the model and serial numbers on your household appliances is essential for proper maintenance and efficient repairs. By adhering to this guide, you can effortlessly locate these crucial details on your ovens, cookers, microwaves, fridge freezers, hobs, tumble dryers, and washing machines. Remember to document these numbers and store them in a secure place for easy access whenever they may be needed.

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