How old is my boiler?
Here you can find out how old is your boiler if you follow the steps below.
Find out your boiler’s serial number
The easiest way to find out the age of your boiler is to look for its serial number. A serial number is a long sequence of numbers & letters that are unique for that boiler. The number can be found in different places such as the front panel, the side or underneath the boiler. If you have the installation manual then it will likely be in there.
How old is my Vaillant boiler?
A sticker is usually found either on the boiler itself or inside the front panel. When you find the serial number, the 3rd and 4th numbers of the serial code will be the year the boiler was manufactured. E.g. if the 3rd digit is 0 and the 4th digit is 1, this means this boiler was manufactured in 2001.
How old is my Ideal boiler?
Refer to the Benchmark Certificate that can be found within the installation manual. The boiler age can also be determined by the serial number located underneath, or on top of the boiler. There are 3 different types of serial codes: Ideal Logic/Ideal M Series boilers: The very end code will be the manufacture date. Pre-2015 boilers are dated in the following format: YY/MM/DD, post -2015 boilers are dated following the normal UK format: DD/MM/YY Ideal Classic: The 3rd cluster of numbers represents the year and week of the boiler being manufactured. E.g. if the 3rd cluster of numbers was 0612, the manufacture date was in the 12th week of 2016. Ideal Mini: Go to the last 4 digits, which represent the month and year the boiler was manufactured. E.g. if the last 4 digits is 0308, the boiler was manufactured in March 2008.
How old is my Vokera boiler?
Find your serial number on a silver data plate on the underside of the boiler. The serial number will contain sixteen digits and one letter. The first eight digits refer to the boiler model whilst the letter, and the subsequent numbers, refer to the year, month and day the boiler was manufactured. Note, that the serial number will never start with the number sequence 235. This number is the boiler’s barcode, not the serial number.
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