Rheem or Ruud
AO Smith and American
Bradford Whiteex. BH6511396 (YMxxxxxxx) = B=2005 & H=August The Bradford White rating plate is the most difficult to decode. The year of manufacture is noted by the first letter of the serial number, the month is the second letter. The decoding is based on the following format: Year Decoder: G = 1990; H = 1991; J = 1992; K = 1993; L= 1994; M= 1995; N= 1996; P= 1997; S= 1998; T= 1999; W= 2000; X= 2001; Y= 2002; Z=2003; A= 2004; B=2005; C=2006; D=2007 Month Decoder: A= JAN; B=FEB; C=MAR; D= APR; E=MAY; F= JUNE; G=JULY; H= AUG; J= SEPT; K=OCT; L= NOV; M= DEC. After completing these step and you do find that your water heater needs replacing, call your friendliest San Diego plumbers at California Plumbing SD!
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