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Bosch Date Codes

The breakdown for Bosch Serial Numbers is:

1st and 2nd Alpha Characters = "FD"
1st Numeric Character = Decade -2
2nd Numeric Character = Year
3rd and 4th Numeric Characters = Month

To determine the decade, add 2 to the first number, if the sum is 10 or 11 disregard the first 1.

For Example, the serial number of my Bosch Dishwasher is FD911100449. It was manufactured in 2011 - November.

Examples of Bosch Date Codes:

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SN of my Bosch Dishwasher
My Bosch Dishwasher: Model No.: SHE55M16UC/64, SN: FD911100449, was manufactured by Bosch in 2011, November.

Bosch Hidden Date Codes - Insurance Claims

For insurance claims, it is important that forensic engineers be able to determine the date that an appliance was manufactured. Fires often destroy paper or metal foil tags. Manufactures often stamp hidden date codes into their products. If you know where Bosch's hidden date codes are, please email or phone me.