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Samsung Date Codes

If the serial number is 15 digits, the 8th digit is the year and the 9th digit the month.
If the serial number is 11 digits, the 4th digit is the year and the 5th digit the month.

Year Code
2001 R
2002 T
2003 W
2004 X
2005 Y
2006 A or L
2007 P
2008 Q
2009 S
2010 Z
2011 B
2012 C
2013 D
2014 F
2015 G
2016 H
2017 J
Month Code
January 1
February 1
March 3
April 4
May 5
June 6
July 7
August 8
September 9
October A
November B
December C

Examples of Samsung Date Codes:

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Samung Range SN
Samsung Range: Model No.: NE595R0ABSR, SN: J0V07DDD801404K, was manufactured in 2013, August.
Samsung Dryer SN
Samsung Dryer: Model No.: DVE50M745W/A3, SN: 0ARV5BBJ400798K, was manufactured in 2017, April.
Samsung Dryer SN
Samsung Washer: Model No.: WF330ANW/XAA01, SN: Y09S54AZ709271R, was manufactured in 2010, July.
Samsung Dryer SN
Samsung Dryer: Model No.: DV330AEW/XAA, SN: Y09454BZ403285A, was manufactured in 2010, April.

Samsung 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 Samsung's hidden date codes are, please email or phone me.