You can determine the manufacturer of your particular Kenmore major home appliance by comparing the model number prefix (first 3 or 4 digits of the model number before a dot or space) with the table below. (Eg. 106.9712611  or  106  9712611)

Prefix Manufacturer Type Prefix Manufacturer Type
103. Roper ct, wo 592. Samsung la, mw
106. Whirlpool ref, ac 596. Amana ref
110. Whirlpool dw, la 612. ACME ran, ref
111. Daewoo, Hanshang ref, mw 622. Kelvinator (Frigidaire)  
116. Absocold im 628. Kelvinator (Frigidaire)  
118. Corning ct, ran 629. Jenn Air  
119. Athens, Royal Chef (Frigidaire), Roper* ct, ran 630. Bosch dw
126. Absocold? ref, im 647. Roper  
143. Monarch/Simpson? ra 651. Speed Queen  
153. State Industries wh 664. Whirlpool ct, wo
154. Whirlpool ct, ran 665. Whirlpool dw ran wo
155. Preway (Whirlpool) ran 666. KitchenAid ran
174. Caloric   675. WC Wood Co. ref, frz
175. In-Sink-Erator disp 683. Philco Italy? la
183. Haier frz 719. Tappan (Frigidaire)  
196. Brown Stove? ran 721. Goldstar (LG) mw
198. Whirlpool frz 722. LG dw
204. Galanz mw 747. Litton mw
233. Broan hood 757. Ranney/Northland, Marvel, Imperial frz, ran
251. Winix Inc. dehum 767. LG, Marvel mw, ref
253. Gibson (Frigidaire) ac, ref 789. Defiance ref
255. Midea frz 790. Frigidaire  
266. GE la 791. Tappan (Frigidaire)  
267. GE la 795. LG Electronics ref
274. RCA   796. LG la
278. Roper* wo, mw 835. Roper  
293. Fedders ac, dehum 840. Friedrich ac
335. Amana ran 850. Preway (Whirlpool) wo
336. Electrolux   861. Midea ac
342. York   867. Keeprite ac
362. Roper* ran 880. Whirlpool ran
363. GE, LG ref, dw, mw 911. Roper*  
401. Samsung mw, ref 917. Roper, GE, Frigidaire ran
402. Samsung la 925. Maycor (Maytag)  
405. Guangdong Midea mw 934. Hitachi  
407. Gree dehum 960. Caloric  
416. Carrier   970. Frigidaire ran, ref
417. Kelvinator (Frigidaire)   C106. Inglis ref
461. Shunde Midea Mfg. dw, ref C110. Inglis dw, la
464. GE #   C233 Broan hood
465. Maytag dw C362. Camco ran
473. Hoover   C363. Camco dw, ran
484. Fedders, Whirlpool # ac C444 Broan hood
501. Goldstar (LG) la, ref C646. Admiral (Inglis) ref
562. Toshiba   C648. Frigidaire ra
564. Sanyo mw, frz C675. WC Wood Co. ref, frz
565. Sanyo mw C880. Admiral (Inglis) ran, ref
566. Sanyo mw C933. Kelvinator
(B4 1970)
 
567. Sanyo mw C938. Keeprite ac
568. Panasonic   C960. GSW la
575. Sharp   C968. Moffat (Camco) ran, la
580. Goldstar (LG)   C970. Kelvinator
(1970+)
ran, ref
586. Panasonic   C978. Camco, Midea la, ref
587. DM (Frigidaire), Anaheim Mfg dw, disp
NOTES:
* Parts available through GE, not Whirlpool
# 484 in the actual model number not on Sears internal documents
ABBREVIATIONS:
ac-air conditioner   ct-cooktop   disp-disposal   dw-dishwasher
frz-freezer   la-laundry   mw-microwave   ran-range