Various manufacturers make refrigerators sold under the Sears Kenmore brand name. The specific manufacturer of a model can be determined by examining the first three numbers of the model number. Well-known manufacturers of Kenmore include Whirlpool, GE and Frigidaire, though there are several others.
Model numbers are located on the refrigerator's identification tag. The first numbers indicate the manufacturer and are followed by a period and the rest of the model number. The model number is not to be confused with the serial number, which is also located on the identification tag. Though the owner's manual can provide other information, it does not generally provide any information on the manufacturer. A chart must be used to look up the manufacturer for different models.