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Old 22nd November 2013, 16:37   #1591
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Hi Wildon,

Needed you to decode the following VIN for BMW 3 series:
WBA3F37060NP09910

Thanks in advance.

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Old 22nd November 2013, 17:01   #1592
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Can you please see if you can get me the report for VIN wvwj13601et024453 (Volkswagen Vento)

Thanks in advance.
Looks like there seems to be an issue with all VW cars, here is what I have for your car

Manufactured By : Volkswagen
Model : Vento
Manufacturing Month : September
Model Year : 2014
Plant : Pune(India, VW plant)
Sequential Number : 024453
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Old 22nd November 2013, 23:59   #1593
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I have tried to decode multiple VIN's provided on this forum and also for 3 of my cars but astonishingly though none of the Indian manufacturers seem to be following the standards set internationally for VIN generation or maybe its not just the dealers but also the manufacturers who are taking unwary customers for a ride.

BASIS:

The 9th digit of any VIN also known as the 'check digit' can only be a number between 0 and 9 or the letter "x" and is used to verify the accuracy of the transcription of the vehicle identification number. After all other characters have been determined in the VIN, the check digit is calculated based on a mathematical formula:

NUMERICAL VALUES

A - 1
B - 2
C - 3
D - 4
E - 5
F - 6
G - 7
H - 8
J - 1
K - 2
L - 3
M - 4
N - 5
P - 7
R - 9
S - 2
T - 3
U - 4
V - 5
W - 6
X - 7
Y - 8
Z - 9

WEIGHT FACTOR

VIN POSITION WEIGHT FACTOR
1 8
2 7
3 6
4 5
5 4
6 3
7 2
8 10
9
10 9
11 8
12 7
13 6
14 5
15 4
16 3
17 2

1) Multiply the numbers and the numerical values of letters in the VIN with assigned weight factor.

2) Sum the products and divide the sum by 11

Ex: WVWJ13601ET024453[COLOR=black][FONT=Calibri]5

From the example above the sum of the products is 287 and when divided by 11, the remainder is '1'[/FONT][/COLOR] which is the check digit.

I have tried this on various brands and it has always worked except for Indian manufacturers of the likes of Mahindra and Tata.

Considering lack of awareness amongst Indian car buyers, it leaves me in doubt if the manufacturers are following any protocol at all.
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hi Wildon, can you please decode this VIN for me ? TMBBLKNAXDG020072
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HI wildon,

Can i know the report for Ford MAJAXXMRKADA37113.

Thanks :-)
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Old 25th November 2013, 12:14   #1596
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Hi Wildon,

I have booked a XUV 5oo - W4, the VIN give to me is MA1YT2HJUD6L18530, please can you decode the same for me. I understand its a November 2013 vehicle.
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Hello Wildon,

Got this VIN from the Fiat dealership - MCA11814E 0705 0076. Needed your help in decoding it.

Thanks in advance.
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Hi Wildon,
Could you provide a report for this Ford Ecosport VIN ?
MAJAXXMRKADD88221

Thanks in advnace
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Old 26th November 2013, 05:20   #1599
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Hello Wildon
First of all many thanks for the elaborate guide on deciphering vehicle VIN , its a fantastic guide and has surely helped many bhpian's and non bhpian's alike , just a quick query on decoding Hyundai VIN's though , your guide at the beginning of the thread suggests a 19 character VIN for Hyundai however I have noticed only 17 characters when I bought a i10 for my mom earlier this year but luckily had the month of manufacturing from a friendly SA who doesn't work there any more, also have noticed few more similar posts from fellow bhpian's seeking your guidance and the info is needed again now as I'm planning to surprise gift fluidic Verna for my dad for Christmas , the fact that I'm in UK trying to arrange a remote buy with the help of my better half who travels to India next week makes it a bit complex as it would be great for her to have the info before she travels to make it a seamless process , could you kindly provide a detail guide on how to find the month of manufacture in the absence of the 19th character, all help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 26th November 2013, 18:05   #1600
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Manufacturer: Toyota

VIN Characters: 22 (beginning with MBJ...)

Decode:
19th & 20th character represents the MONTH of Manufacture
21st & 22nd character represents the YEAR of Manufacture
Thanks a ton Wildon

Booked My Etios Liva GD Xclusive on 17th November 2013.
VIN - MBJK4ZBT6000xxxxx~1113

As per decoding

19th & 20th character represents the MONTH of Manufacture - 11 Month
21st & 22nd character represents the YEAR of Manufacture- 13 year

So manufactured in November 2013
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MA3EFJC1S00181424
No PDF report available with for Maruti, Please provide the full chassis number. For details refer the 1st Page of this thread.

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MBJB4ZBT900012777
Please provide the full chassis number.

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wvwj13601et024453 (Volkswagen Vento)
Detailed report not available for this vin.

Production Date : 19.09.2013

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WBA3F37060NP09910
Make : BMW
Model: 320D
Color : IMPERIALBLAU BRILLANTEFFEKT METALLI
Production Date : 05.07.2013

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TMBBLKNAXDG020072
October 2013 Manufactured Vehicle.

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MAJAXXMRKADA37113
Make : Ford
Model : EcoSPort
Engine : 1.0L EcoBoost 120PS/125PS - Fox
Production Date : 24.07.2013
Color : Diamond White

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MA1YT2HJUD6L18530, please can you decode the same for me. I understand its a November 2013 vehicle.
Yes its November 2013 manufactured vehicle. No other details available with me.

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MCA11814E 0705 0076
Please provide the last 3 characters as well . Refer 1st page of this thread.

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MAJAXXMRKADD88221

Make : Ford
Model : EcoSPort
Engine : 1.5L SOHC DI TC I4 Diesel DV5
Production Date : 19.11.2013
Color : Kinetic Blue

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could you kindly provide a detail guide on how to find the month of manufacture in the absence of the 19th character
This method which has been shared to me by soumen.sam and works 90 times out of 100.

See the attached picture of the Hyundai VIN sticker which can be found in every car.

Also read the portions inside the Red rectangle box. i.e second character to seventh character.

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Manufacturing date can be read as 31.07.2013. But it wont guarantee to give you the exact production date evey time as in Hyundai database. But most of the time it works.
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October 2013 Manufactured Vehicle. Report will be provided asap.
Hi Wildon,
Were you able to get the detailed report for this VIN as indicated above?
WVWK13607ETO35977

Thanks for your help once again
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Hi wildon

Can you please post the pdf report for ecosport DD87784?

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Hello Wildon,

Could you please help me in getting the detailed .pdf for below Chasis number

MAJAXXMRKADD82724 (Ford Ecosport)

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Hi wildon

Can you please post the pdf report for ecosport DD87784?

Thanks
Hi Wildon

One more, if you don't mind.

MAJAXXMRKADD85328

Thanks in advance.
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