How To Identify The Age of Luxaire Furnace from Serial Number

The year of manufacture or the age of Luxaire Furnace can be identified from their serial number. This serial number is located on the rating plate sticker attached to the inside of your furnace unit. If you have a Luxaire HVAC units installed in your home, use this guide to determined your furnace age.

The Luxaire serial number is a ten digit code that helps us identify the time the furnace was manufactured. It is also required to register your unit in order to get advantage of warranty.

Luxaire Furnace Serial Number Location

Luxaire Serial Number Nomenclature

Luxaire brand is part of York. They used similar style of serial number. How to read Luxaire serial number is the same as how to read York serial number. Unless you have a Luxaire furnace unit that is over 30 years old (or older), the way to decode it will be slightly different.

Luxaire serial number is formatted in 10 character code serial number. Begins with one letter followed by one numerical, then another one letter and ends with 7 numerical digits. This serial number styles are used from October 2004 to the present.

The Age of Luxaire Furnace can be determined by decoding the 2nd-4th digits serial number. Year of manufacture is 2nd and 4th number. You need to combined these 2 digits to get the year of manufacture. If the 2nd digit is “1” and the 4th digit is “9” the Luxaire furnace is produced in 2019.

Month of manufacture is decoded in the letter in 3nd character. Use the below table to decode the 3rd letter of Luxaire furnace serial number.

LetterMonthLetterMonth
AJanuaryGJuly
BFebruaryHAugust
CMarchKSeptember
DAprilLOctober
EMayMNovember
FJuneNDecember

How to Read Luxaire Serial Number

Serial number example and how to decode:

  • Serial number #W1D9001299
    W is Plant ID
    1 and 9 is production year
    D is production month
    The rest of the number is sequenced number

The old serial number system, that was used until October 2004, formatted in sequence of four letters followed by six digit numbers. The second and third letter of serial number indicates the age of Luxaire furnace.

Use the below table to decode the 3rd letter of serial number.

LetterYearLetterYear
A1971
1992
M1982
2003
B1972
1993
N1983
2004
C1973
1994
P1984
D1974
1995
R1985
E1975
1996
S1986
F1976
1997
T1987
G1977
1998
V1988
H1978
1999
W1989
J1979
2000
X1990
K1980
2001
Y1991
L1981
2002

Serial number example and how to decode:

  • Serial number #ECBM079879
    E is Point of manufacture
    C is Month Assembled; March
    B is Year Assembled; 1972 or 1993 (The letter in Luxaire serial number is repeated every 21 years. The use of dates from government regulation can be useful in determining the age of Furnace. This usually printed in the bottom of the sticker plate.)
    Last 6 digits is Sequence Number

There are another styles of Luxaire serial number, for example #87400112 (eight digits numerical number). Then the year of manufacture is in the 1st and 2nd digits of the serial number.

Determining the age of your HVAC unit is important to have if your unit is starting to experience more problems. You may figure out if it’s too old and decide if it is best to repair or replace it.

If you have any issues with finding your Luxaire serial number and how to decode it, don’t hesitate to contact us. If your Luxaire furnace unit is nearing the end of its lifespan, find trust HVAC contractor to give you some quotes.

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