Caloric® Appliances

 Whirlpool purchased the brand in 2006. Prior to that it was owned by Maytag. 
Maytag purchased the brand from Raytheon, who acquired it in 1967

Maytag appliance corporation also includes the following brands:  Admiral, Amana, Crosley, Glenwood, Jenn Air, Litton, Magic Chef, Modern Maid, Norge Sun Ray and Speed Queen

2006 and newer codes (Please note, some original Maytag appliance dates can extend past 2006) 

Style 1:  02 12 043964

Older Raytheon Appliances, Prior to 2002

The first two digits are the year (Blue)

The second two digits are the week of Manufacture (Red) 

Style 2

Blue is the year - Red is the week

Serial number example: MX040676

2nd Digit/Letter is the year of manufacture

3rd and 4th Digit represent the week manufactured



Maytag (prior to whirlpool) 2005 and older

Style 3

The last 2 letters in the serial number designate year and month of manufacture

SN Example 19346732EG 

1st letter represents the year in blue

2nd letter represents the month in red