Thread Number: 68619  /  Tag: Vintage Automatic Washers
Maytag serial number plate location?
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Post# 913830   1/3/2017 at 19:03 (319 days old) by Lowefficiency (Iowa)        

For the center-dial Maytags, when was it that the washer serial number plate moved/changed from the triangular plate under the lid, to the rectangular tag on the back panel? Did all models change, or was it specific models only that had it on the back?

Photos of both styles are attached. Kenw's LA208, and the avocado KA806S that was on eBay a little while back.


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Post# 913862 , Reply# 1   1/3/2017 at 23:52 (319 days old) by swestoyz (Waterloo, Iowa)        

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Ask and you shall receive. Looks like I narrowed down the Series 2 machines to sometime in mid-1977, which is when Maytag moved the model identification tag to under the lid.

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Ben


Post# 914034 , Reply# 2   1/4/2017 at 22:09 (318 days old) by Lowefficiency (Iowa)        

Ahh, so I had it backwards! The earlier models had the tag on the back, and the later models had the triangular tag under the lid.

Ok, mid-77 and Series 2. That's great information. Thanks Ben!


Post# 914365 , Reply# 3   1/6/2017 at 19:24 (316 days old) by Lowefficiency (Iowa)        

Hey Ben, what do you make of this one?  A Series 1 A806, with a WS date code (August 1975)...  So maybe it was earlier than mid '77 / Series 2 that the tags moved?

 

It's from this thread:

Early 70's TOL Maytag Sudsaver set

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