Unreadable Data Plates

Is their a definite way to determine the age of a package unit without the main data plate? Can a date code be obtained from the fan motor?

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True, but it might get me close.
It’s for a 4pt insurance inspection. I could put “Unknown”, but would rather put “Approximately”…:slight_smile:

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How old is the home? does it look old or has it been replaced ?

1970

Don’t guess. Put unknown data plate unreadable and move on.

Personally, I think it would help in those situations when we’ve got nothing else to go by.

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Priceless

Unless it looks new i would say over 15, unless owner can state other wise. also state data plate missing

Is there newer AC tape on the ducts near there or on the unit itself? The dates are sometimes stamped on the tape and they could give you a clue.

If the compressor is original you can the info off of the data tag on top of the compressor.

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Dido! You’re get yourself in trouble guessing at something you don’t know for sure.