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How to Read a Pitco Serial Number

Knowing the machine's serial number can make things smoother when shopping for replacement parts. Pitco fryers have a data plate that lists pertinent equipment information, including the serial number. So what exactly do all those letters and numbers mean? They're codes that indicate the specific machine model and production date. Knowing this not only helps when it comes to part identification, but it also lets you to know if certain components are outdated.

Below is a quick breakdown of where to find and how to read a Pitco serial number.

Where is the Pitco Data Tag Located?

The data tag lists both the model and serial numbers. On Pitco fryers, this tag is usually located on the inside of the fryer door. The serial number is typically printed in a field reading "SERIAL NO." 

Reading a Pitco Serial Number

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Fryer Model Code

  • G – Gas models
  • E – Electric models
  • F – Filters

Production Year Code

The production year code is two numbers that signify the year the fryer was manufactured. For example, if a Pitco fryer was built in 2011, the production year code in the serial number is "11." This number appears after the fryer model code and before the production month code.

Production Month Code

  • A – January
  • B – February
  • C – March
  • D – April
  • E – May
  • F – June
  • G – July
  • H – August
  • J – September
  • K – October
  • L – November
  • M – December

Pitco Serial Number Lookup

When you know the serial number, searching the right replacement parts is easy. Parts Town's Serial Number Lookup tool lets you punch in the serial number on the Pitco parts page, allowing you to find exact OEM parts and see available warranty information for a specific fryer. This helps eliminate guesswork, improve accuracy and reduces downtime when searching for parts.