Rating Plate Location on Older Cooking Products

The rating plate contains important information, the model and serial number, power ratings, and manufacturing location. The location of the rating plate varies depending on the product.

To find the rating plate on older Hi-Lo Free Standing Double Oven Range (referred to as Americana ranges)

  • 1980 and later: Open the lower oven door and check on the frame around the opening; or on frame behind the storage drawer.
  • Prior to 1980: Open upper oven door wide, model number plate is located on frame between the hinges.
  • On models with microwave on top: Open microwave door and check inside left wall; or open lower oven door and check on the frame around the opening.
  • Gas models: Lift up cooktop to locate rating plate.

To find the rating plate on older Drop-In Ranges:

  • Newer models:  Locate Model and Serial Number 
  • 27" Drop-In: Open oven door and check on the frame around the opening or on the cross member below the oven.
  • 30" Drop-In: Lift up cooktop and check on left wall toward the rear.

To find the rating plate on older Free-Standing and Slide-In Ranges:

  • Newer models:  Locate Model and Serial Number 
  • Older Electric models: Lift front left surface unit and check for plate on the inner left side wall or open oven door and check on frame behind oven door.
  • Older Gas models:
    • Lift up cooktop: Rating plate is centered under cooktop, on metal burner support which runs across top; or pull out storage drawer and check by left leg.
    • Non lift-top: Pull out storage drawer, model number plate is on the left or right side frame.
  • Solid Disk models: Open storage drawer and check on the frame on the right side.
  • 20" Apartment Size: Lift up cooktop and look for plate on right side wall.
  • 40" Range: Open storage drawer and check on the frame around the opening; or open oven door and check around frame.

To find the rating plate on Wall Ovens:

To find the rating plate on older Cooktops:

  • 1984 to Current Radiant: Locate Model and Serial Number 
  • Radiant prior to 1984: Located under the right rear control knob, or right front control knob or on bottom of the cooktop.
  • Non Lift-up cooktop: Lift right front or left rear surface unit. Model number is on inside right of frame or on the back corner of the frame.
  • Lift-top - Lift top to find model plate on the right side of frame or back corner of the frame.
  • Downdraft Modular - located on the right side of the blower assembly.
  • Older Induction: Bottom right side.