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Old 14th October 2014, 18:50   #1921
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In the page 1 pf this thread, for FORD cars the chart indicates year & month characters only up to year 2013. Can some one help me with the Month and Year character for year 2014.
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Old 14th October 2014, 19:07   #1922
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In the page 1 pf this thread, for FORD cars the chart indicates year & month characters only up to year 2013. Can some one help me with the Month and Year character for year 2014.
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Post the VIN. I can decode it for you.
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In the page 1 pf this thread, for FORD cars the chart indicates year & month characters only up to year 2013. Can some one help me with the Month and Year character for year 2014.
SoS help needed.
Hello Rajeev,

I hope this helps , Kindly let us know if any further help is needed.

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Hi. Any luck with mine?
WAUZJE8U6FY000634
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Old 14th October 2014, 20:41   #1925
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Post the VIN. I can decode it for you.
Many Thanks indeed, I will do that. I will get the vin probably next week and I shall definitely take your help. Thanks for the express quick response too.thanked
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I hope this helps , Kindly let us know if any further help is needed.
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Thanks friend. Further kelp is definitely needed.
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Old 14th October 2014, 21:58   #1926
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Hi. Any luck with mine?
WAUZJE8U6FY000634
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Year 2014
Month : August
Production number : 000634
Production plant : Aurangabad

I know that the dealer assured you that the car is Sep manufactured however I still think its Aug , the only way we can clear this is by taking a look at Form 22 certificate (look for road worthiness section in specific to check the Yr / Month of manufacture). This is issued by the manufacturer and this definitely should be available with the dealer.

I would request you to kindly check with the dealer and let us know.

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I would request you to kindly check with the dealer and let us know.

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Thanks a lot. I will indeed check with them and let you know.
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Could you please decode the FIAT VIN "MCA11876G07057530" for me?
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Could you please decode the FIAT VIN "MCA11876G07057530" for me?
Hello Neo,

The number is incomplete as ideally the fiat VIN should have 20 characters and the one posted here only has 17. I would request you to recheck with the dealer and update us with the correct number.

From the partial number we know that this is a Punto , for Month & year we need the other missing characters.

As an example you can also refer to the VIN posted by paharino1 on the previous page.

Looking forward for the complete VIN to help you further.

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Guys, need urgent help with regards to the vehicle details of this Mercedes ML250. I have to take delivery today.

Engine No: 65196032331136
Chasis No: WDC1660036M005019

Merecedes guy is telling that VIN number is the same as Chasis Number for their vehicles.

Please help.
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Guys, need urgent help with regards to the vehicle details of this Mercedes ML250. I have to take delivery today.

Engine No: 65196032331136
Chasis No: WDC1660036M005019

Merecedes guy is telling that VIN number is the same as Chasis Number for their vehicles.

Please help.
Model - ML 250 CDI 4MATIC
Year - 2014
Month - July

Have a look here: http://carinfo.kiev.ua/cars/vin/merc...ck?su=wywusw64

I'm not sure how reliable it is though.
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Merecedes guy is telling that VIN number is the same as Chasis Number for their vehicles.

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Hello maverick,

VIN & Chasis number are the same nothing to worry.

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Model - ML 250 CDI 4MATIC
Year - 2014
Month - July

Have a look here: http://carinfo.kiev.ua/cars/vin/merc...ck?su=wywusw64

I'm not sure how reliable it is though.
Thanks mate. I purchased the car. Odometer showed 38 kilometres. And July 2014 was the shipping date. Looks fine to me. I hope I made the right decision.
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Thanks mate. I purchased the car. Odometer showed 38 kilometres. And July 2014 was the shipping date. Looks fine to me. I hope I made the right decision.

Congratulations buddy. You have got a wonderful vehicle and I hope you have an excellent ownership experience with it. Do share your feedback and ownership report.
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Hi
After a tormenting month a horror from the dealer i have finally been allotted the Elite i20 Asta
I was told by the dealer that there are no cars available and i will only get the car by Nov end ( i was scheduled to receive the car on Oct 19th) All payments and loan had been disbursed too and after which the dealer changed colours
more details here - http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/offici...ml#post3554161 (Hyundai Elite i20 : Official Review)


Any ways while visiting the stockyard in Bhiwandi i am told that this car has been here since Oct 13th.. and the PDI sheet in the car confirms the same. Yet the dealer did not allot the car to me nor did he inform me. hence i am a bit worried.

Can some one decode the VIN for me - since its 17 digit VIN

MALBM51BLEM032523

will appreciate help from fellow Team Bhpians
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