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Old 25th July 2014, 14:59   #1876
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Thanks a ton for your prompt reply.

You were spot on with the VIN no - error by the dealer who had messaged me the no. I posted earlier. Based on your information, I informed him of the mistake.

I tried using the Hyundai tool , checking out the link you had posted a couple of pages earlier. However, I was unable to extract the details even after the registration.

Thanks once again for sending the details via the PM

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Congratulations, gaurav911!

Pleased to offer some assistance. However, are you sure the VIN you provided is correct? I'm not able to pull up the data for it.

The VIN you provided was MALA8516LEM139651.

If I change one character (C instead of 6), it pulls up the data perfectly well. Here are the details for MALA851CLEM139651:

It is a 1.2 Manual Asta(O).

Date of Manufacture - 2014/06/30

IHMIPB414
GRAND I10 14(INDIA PLANT-INDIA)
ZZ01(G4LAEM348388) {This is the Engine Number}
PT55(ME1772494215) {This is the Transaxle Number}
W5R PYN
DRIVE TYPE - RHD
WEATHER - THE TROPICAL ZONE
SEDAN - 5DR 5P
1200 CC - KAPPA
DOHC - MPI
GASOLINE - UNLEADED
MANUAL T/M - 5 SPEED 2WD

I'll add the full details in the form of a pdf soon.

Edit: I've created the pdf, but I'm not able to post it here (thanks to Apple's stupidity in giving its iPad rather limited functionality). Hence, I've sent you a private message. Please check your inbox for the full details.
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Old 25th July 2014, 21:46   #1877
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Thanks a ton for your prompt reply.
You're most welcome!

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I tried using the Hyundai tool , checking out the link you had posted a couple of pages earlier. However, I was unable to extract the details even after the registration.
I believe you tried to access the details by typing in the VIN from the main page. This doesn't work unfortunately. You'll have to click on the link called Parts Catalog on the left menu, which will open a new tab in your browser. You can type in the VIN here, and click on the search (magnifying glass) button next to it. It will present the pictorial representation of the parts. To get the details of your VIN, you will have to click the small i button (one among the many such small buttons) on the right side of the page. Hope this helps.
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Old 29th July 2014, 12:56   #1878
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Hi, I would need a help....

I see in the forum that Hyundai's VIN ought to be of 19 characters
What I have received from the dealer is just 17 IN LENGTH
"MALDH41EMEM020207"
Considering that the 10th character is E - I deduce the mfg year as 2014
How do I figure out the month of manufacture or the manufacturing date ?

Any help is greatly appreciated... Thanks in advance.
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Old 29th July 2014, 14:36   #1879
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I see in the forum that Hyundai's VIN ought to be of 19 characters
What I have received from the dealer is just 17 IN LENGTH
"MALDH41EMEM020207"
Hi! The 19-character VIN is stamped on the metal panel under the driver's seat. The last character after the * of this VIN represents the manufacturing month.

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Considering that the 10th character is E - I deduce the mfg year as 2014
How do I figure out the month of manufacture or the manufacturing date?
Yes, the year is indeed 2014 as represented by the 10th character 'E'.

The manufacturing month and date cannot be obtained with a single glance at this 17-character VIN.

In order to get the full details (apart from many other useful things) of your car, you can register for free on this site:

https://service.hyundai-motor.com:444/euro5/login.tiles

I can do it for you and post the details here, if you so wish.

Your car's date of manufacture is July 10, 2014 and it is a Bronze-coloured Elantra 1.8 SX, 6-speed Automatic.

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Hi RSR - Thank You so much !

Your confirmation that the year & month of manufacture as July 2014...indeed helps.

This suffices for now....

You have been of great help here.
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Hi All,

Need your help to decode this VIN (Mercedes C-Class):

WDD2040026L072973


Thanks in advance for all your help.
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WDD2040026L072973
Ident. number (VIN) WDD2040026L072973
Type 204002
Sales name C 220 CDI
Order number 0 3 825 95953
Delivery date 2013-11-29
PAINT1 775U
Interior color 911A
Engine 651911 31 945580
Variant A 651 010 28 17
Gearbox 722908 05 394328
Class 1
Infotable on engine A01017651 28

I'll send you the complete details via PM.
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HI RSR,

Appreciate your quick response on this. Thanks.
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Hey Guys,
Just got VIN for Bolero DI AC from dealer. As there are hell lot of variants available for Bolero, Just wanted to be sure.

MA1XB2GHKE5G87663

I've decoded it to be Jul-2014 make. What are the rest details? Some values are not matching with our decoding article.
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Old 23rd August 2014, 23:09   #1885
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Build Date: 11.03.2014
Vehicle Line: EcoSport 2013-
Body Style: 5 Door UAV
Version: Premium Version
Engine: 1.5L SOHC DI TC I4 Diesel DV5
Transmission: 5 Speed Manual Transaxle - B5/IB5
Drive: RHD FWD
Axle Ratio: 3.61
Emission: With Stage IV Emission Car
Air Conditioning: Automatic Air Conditioning
Territory: (+)"IND"
Paint: Diamond White No.2
Interior Colour: Warm Neutral Grey
Interior Fabric: Shanghai Light
Hi Blacksport,

Would you please decode my VIN and attach the PDF for the same? Your help is much appreciated.

MAJAXXMRKAEP17773

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Old 24th August 2014, 08:45   #1886
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Hi Blacksport,

Would you please decode my VIN and attach the PDF for the same? Your help is much appreciated.

MAJAXXMRKAEP17773

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Build Date: 13.08.2014
Vehicle Line: EcoSport 2013-
Body Style: 5 Door UAV
Version: Premium Version
Engine: 1.5L Duratec Ti-VCT (110PS) - Sigma
Transmission: 6 Speed Auto Transmission DPS6
Drive: RHD FWD
Axle Ratio: 4.58/5.12
Emission: With Stage IV Emission Car
Air Conditioning: Automatic Air Conditioning
Territory: (+)"IND"
Paint: Diamond White No.2
Interior Colour: Warm Neutral Grey
Interior Fabric: Shanghai Light

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Hi Guys,

I followed Wildon's guide to decode Brio AT's VIN, but I am still having a little trouble.

VIN = MAKDD183HENxxxxxx

MAK=Honda
DD1 = 1.2l iVTEC AT or MT?
8 = ?
3 = Grade?
HE= Aug 2014
N = Noida

I am just uncertain about the 'DD1' and '8'. Would really appreciate the help.

Update: Found this site http://www.myvehicledetails.com to decode the VIN.

The site confirmed that the VIN represents a 4-door Wagon, Automatic.

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Hi Blacksport,

Would you please decode my VIN (Volkswagen)? Your help is much appreciated.

WVWF14169EA552177

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Hi Blacksport,

Would you please decode my VIN (Volkswagen)? Your help is much appreciated.

WVWF14169EA552177

Thanks
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Sorry, if you are looking for a detailed report, I am able to help with Ford vehicles.

Here is the basic info:
VW Jetta
year 2014
month June
production number 552177
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Old 9th September 2014, 13:10   #1890
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We have booked a Mobilio 2 months back. Can anyone help in finding where the VIN would be located? Also how do we make sure that the dealer is not selling a Demo / TD car ( since the car itself is relatively new )?

Thanks in advance

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