How to Read Goodman Serial Numbers?

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The serial number in modern HVAC unit is to encode the year and month of manufactured date of production (the unit age). Most air conditioner have their unit information in the form of sticker or plate inside the the sidewall condenser. In this article, I will show you how to decode the goodman serial number and its location.

The Goodman Serial Number Location

Your Goodman air conditioner or heat pump however will usually have it’s sticker or plate mounted on the exterior of the unit. It’s located on the top, right rear area of the unit. On most models, the sticker is located to the backside of the cabinet. Near the top of the plate you should see the Goodman Serial Number. You can see the picture below for more detail.

goodman serial number lookup

How do you read Goodman serial numbers?

The Goodman serial number is a ten digit code that helps us identify the age of goodman air conditioner. The date of manufacture is coded in the 1st four digits of the goodman serial number. These four digits code represent the year and the month of manufacture.

Serial Number Lookup & Examples

Now I will explain how to read the serial number above. Refers to what we see, the Goodman ac age for the example above, the unit was produced in May 2013.

It is June 2006, Goodman has been using the month for the last several years.

The Goodman AC was manufactured in Nov 2005.

Although it sounds almost the same, there are differences between the serial number and the model number. Goodman serial number is very necessary when you want to check the warranty status of the Goodman air conditioner unit. While the model number is used to determine the tonnage size and the unit types.

Now that you know the Goodman AC age from serial number, you must figure out wether to replace or repair. If your air conditioner unit is nearing the end of its lifespan, we can help you find an experienced HVAC technicians. They will help find the right air conditioner for your home’s price range and cooling needs.

I hope this article helps those of you who are having difficulty in how to read the Goodman serial number.

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Mas Broto
Have been in the heating and air conditioning (HVAC) industry for over 20 years. He is person that will grow and thrive to learn more about the HVAC industry throughout his career. Mas Broto is also a blogger, who's dedicated to bringing you the best knowledge to get ahead in the game of life.