Check of Bosch technique by serial number
How to know the year of release of the refrigerator Bosch?
Look at the marking on the fridge nameplate or on the package, there should be the letters FD and then four digits, which indicate the month and year of issue.
- The first number reflects the decade (0 and 5-9 are possible, where “9” refers to the years 2010 to 2019, “0” refers to 2020 to 2029, “8” refers to 2000 to 2009, “7” to 1990-1999, “6” to 1980-1989, “5” to 1970-1979);
- The second digit represents the year in the decade (if “3”, then the third and so on).д.
How to know the year of manufacture of your Bosch machine?
On the back wall, there is a nameplate on which there is FD The first two figures are the week of the machine and the second two are the year.
The date of manufacture is a must, and it appears on every Bosch tool. The date of manufacture is encoded in the first three digits of the product serial number on the tool’s nameplate or embossed on the housing.
Bosch KeySecure System. easy and convenient verification of the authenticity of Bosch auto parts
Bosch uses the multi-step KeySecure system to protect a number of automotive parts against counterfeiting. It enables you to check the authenticity of electric fuel pumps, lambda probes, air mass sensors, starters and alternators, as well as diesel injection components. glow plugs, pressure valves, charging valves, plunger pairs and atomizers.
On the packaging of KeySecure-protected products, there is a sticker that bears a security code and a hologram. This allows you to quickly verify the authenticity of the part without opening the box.
The first generation of KeySecure stickers appeared in 2007 and contained a 15-character code and a standard hologram. In 2009 the MAPP code was used on the stickers, which made the automatic scanning of the symbols possible. Since 2012 the system started to use 16-digit security code, and the hologram started to have numbers which coincide with the last characters of the code.
Thanks to all these changes, it is now easy, fast and convenient to verify the authenticity of a Bosch part using the KeySecure verification service. You need to use NeoReader mobile application for smartphones based on Android and iOS. The application is available in GooglePlay Market and Appstore by the request “NeoReader”. Links to the app are also available on the Bosch Parts website under “Repair & Service. After downloading, open NeoReader, point your smartphone camera at the MAPP code of the KeySecure sticker. and the app will automatically perform an online query. You can also check the authenticity of the product.Bosch.com, by manually entering the security code on the KeySecure sticker.
Based on the results of the check, the user will receive information indicating the authenticity of the product. In this case, one of the color indicators is displayed in the mobile app. Green indicates that the verification code has been registered for the first time and that the product is authentic. Yellow indicates that the unique code is correct, but has already been entered multiple times, which is typical for counterfeits. If this is the case, please contact your retailer to return the product or exchange it for an original Bosch product. If the red indicator is shown, it means that the unique check code is damaged, incorrectly entered or does not exist.
If you have any questions about the BoschKeySecureSystem, you can contact Bosch directly by e-mailing brandprotection.aa@ru.Bosch.com.
How to distinguish counterfeit from genuine products?
Many manufacturers of fakes strive to achieve an absolute external similarity
So it is necessary to be attentive to the details. The main differences between a branded power tool and a replica:
After checking the documentation for your power tool, take note of the warranty card. It should be printed in A-4 format in Russian, indicating the brand of the product and service center contacts.
All Bosch brand products carry a product code consisting of a ten-digit number. By checking the number on the original ordering site you can determine what kind of tool is in front of you. You must enter the model ID. If such a number does not appear in the catalog, it will be a reason to think about buying a power tool.
The body and handles of brand-name devices are marked with the brand logo. Original product has uniform gaps at joints. Counterfeit is characterized by large cracks and poor quality of painting. The tool case is flimsy and made of cheap plastic. The original case has the date of manufacture stamped inside and special clips where the warranty card and manual should be placed. The lid of the case should close tightly and not have jagged edges.
Counterfeit goods are more attractive price for customers. Be cautious about discounts and promotions on professional tools. Especially if they are sold in sets such as a drill and jigsaw. Bosch does not make kits like this.
The original equipment uses motors with double insulation, while the counterfeit ones have a single layer insulation, which can lead to electric shock. In addition to tools, consumables such as grinding wheels and saw blades are counterfeited and can injure people. Remember that the money you save can cost you not only your health but also your life.
How to avoid fakes
In order not to get caught on a fake, you must follow several recommendations: do not buy power tools from your hands, in online stores, in markets; do not believe in low prices, a quality tool can not cost cheap; buy only at specialized power tool stores with registration of all warranty documents
Do not be gullible, do not give in to simple tricks, do not chase a cheap price.
How to spot a fake Bosch gasoline pump?
All you need to do to extend your warranty. Create a MyBosch account or sign in and register your tool within 4 weeks of purchase. Collection and delivery of your appliances is free during the entire warranty period.
Where to assemble Bosch appliances?
Assembly is carried out in 16 factories, 8 of which are located in Italy and 8 in other countries (Turkey, Russia, United Kingdom, Poland). Russian factory located in Lipetsk.
Bosch is a German brand that makes home and kitchen appliances: large, small, climate control and personal care products. Bosch Company (full name Robert Bosch GmbH) was founded in 1886 in Stuttgart by the German engineer and entrepreneur Robert Bosch.
How to distinguish a fake from a genuine Makita?
The original and fake have almost identical color, but in the latter it may be too bright. In addition, you should carefully consider the brand inscription. in the original, the name “Makita” is embossed, and the letters have a stamped shape.
The first and most noticeable sign is the build quality. The case of the original unit does not have wide gaps and burrs. The same applies to the case in which the device is delivered. If you can see the poor build quality with the naked eye, you are dealing with a fake.
What is the nameplate on the refrigerator?
Rating plate. information plate with inscriptions and designations relating to the labeled product. The data for the specific refrigerator or freezer is indicated on the nameplate.
In the majority of cases, the refrigerator manufacturers place the factory sticker in the place that is easily accessible. inside the refrigerating chamber. In the refrigerators of Indesit, Stinol, Ariston, Algy, Ardo, Samsung, Beko the label is located on the side wall inside the refrigerating chamber.
It is elementary to detect counterfeit Bosch
Bosch uses a multi-stage KeySecure protection system to protect a number of automotive parts against counterfeiting. It can be used to check the authenticity of electric fuel pumps, lambda probes, sensors.
To protect a number of automotive parts against counterfeiting, Bosch uses the multi-step KeySecure system. It can be used to authenticate electric fuel pumps, lambda probes, air flow sensors, starters and alternators, as well as diesel injection components. glow plugs, pressure valves, charge valves, plunger pairs, and atomizers.
KeySecure protected products carry a sticker on their packaging which contains the security code and hologram. This allows you to quickly verify the authenticity of a part without opening the box.
Bosch KeySecure System. easy and convenient authentication of Bosch auto parts
- Authentication of gasoline and diesel injection components, starters, and alternators
- Easy, fast and convenient verification service
- Both automatic security code reading via mobile app and manual code input on the website
The first generation of KeySecure security stickers appeared in 2007, containing a 15-character code and a standard hologram. MAPP code was introduced on security stickers in 2009, enabling automatic character scanning. Since 2012 the system started to use a 16-digit security code, and numbers matching the last characters of the code were put on the hologram.
Thanks to all the changes made, it is now easy, fast and convenient to verify the authenticity of a Bosch part using the KeySecure verification service. The NeoReader mobile app for Android and iOS smartphones is available for this purpose. The app is available in the Google Play Market and Appstore under “NeoReader”. Links to the app are also available on the Bosch Auto Parts homepage under Repair & Service. After downloading, open NeoReader, point your smartphone camera at the MAPP code on the KeySecure sticker, and the app will automatically perform an online inquiry. You can also check the authenticity of the product on the.Bosch.com by manually entering the security code from the KeySecure sticker.
As a result the user will receive information which confirms the authenticity of the product. The mobile app will display one of the following color indicators. Green indicates that the verification code is registered for the first time and the products are authentic. Yellow indicates that the unique code is correct, but has already been entered multiple times. typical for counterfeits. In this case, please contact your retailer to return the product or exchange it for an original Bosch product. If the red check indicator is displayed, this means that the unique check code is damaged, incorrect or does not exist.
If you have any questions about the Bosch KeySecure System, you can contact Bosch directly by e-mailing brandprotection.aa@ru.Bosch.com.
The first generation (2007-2009) used a 15-digit security code.
The second generation (2009-2012) uses a MAPP code which can be scanned with a special scanner or mobile application.
Since 2012, the third generation of stickers with an 18-digit code and a hologram with the last 6 characters of the code.
Checking with a mobile app
Use NeoReader application for Android and iOS to quickly check your purchased product.
Scan the MAPP code to check the product, open the link in your browser.
If you see a green light on the screen, the product is genuine.
If the color of the indicator is yellow, the product has signs of counterfeiting.
You should contact the seller and request a replacement for the original Bocsh product or a refund. In case of dispute please contact the manufacturer by e-mail. brandprotection.aa@ru.Bosch.com.
If you see a red light on the screen. the verification code is incorrect or does not exist, please check the code you have entered. If the result is the same, contact the seller or inform the manufacturer by the above-mentioned e-mail.