Your model number will ALWAYS begin and end with a letter.
Some newer appliance model/serial tags have QR codes that can be scanned with your smart phone or tablet. This will open a web browser on your device and take you directly to information pertaining to your specific product.
SAFETY FIRST: Unplug the appliance or turn off the power at the circuit breaker before removing the cover. To remove the front cover, grasp the sides near the bottom and pull out and away from the unit a couple of inches, then lift up.