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Old 28th July 2011, 19:03   #211
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Just calculated and my car should be June 2011 manufactured. Will be getting it next week and hope to see that it is a june 2011 car (thanks to wildon). Thanks a lot mate!
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I like it when this thread pops up in my subscribed list.
WHY?
Because it means someone has finalized their car, and is moving up to the next level in the buying experience.
Also speaks of the new upcoming ownership threads which will be up soon.
As well as the great time we are going to have on those threads, reading and discussing various aspects of the NEW car.
Way to GO WILDON!
and thanks once again for this lovely thread.
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Hi mate,

Can you please take a look at this vin WVWF1160XBTO76931

Thanks a ton!

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Old 29th July 2011, 23:15   #216
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Can someone decode the month of manufacture for the following Hyundai VIN:
MALCU41DLBM022633

As per Wildon's guide, B at 10th position means 2011 but there is no 19th position to decode month since the VIN is 17 characters long.
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Way to GO WILDON!
and thanks once again for this lovely thread.
Thanks buddy for all the support.

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WVWF1160XBTO76931
Make: VW Vento
Color: Candy White
Production Date: 14.07.2011

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MALCU41DLBM022633
MODEL NAME : VERNA SX
ENGINE TYPE : 1.6L GAMMA VVT
ENGINE NUMBER : G4FCBU275325
FUEL TYPE : PETROL
TRANSMISSION : 5 SPEED MANUAL
PRODUCTION DATE : 19.07.2011
COLOR : CARBON GRAY

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Hey Wildon, How're you able to figure out the color from the VIN? Looking at the instructions for decoding Honda VINs, I don't see steps to figure out the color. I do see instructions for the Make, Engine, Variant [E, S, V] and Manufacture Month/Year. Didn't see anything for color. Please enlighten us
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Manufacturer: Toyota

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

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19th & 20th character represents the MONTH of Manufacture
21st & 22nd character represents the YEAR of Manufacture

I just asked my dealer for the VIN No. and got a 17 digit no beginning with:
"MBJB29BT*****9491" Seems they have given me a truncated no.
or does Etios have a different VIN system?
Same here. What the dealer has given me now is a 17 digit chassis number for the new Etios VX I want to buy.

MBJB29BT800019869

Please help. How do I decode this?
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Make: VW Vento
Color: Candy White
Production Date: 14.07.2011
Thanks wildon. I thought the fourth character "F" represent the month June, I am happy it is manufactured just a fortnight ago.
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MALBB51RLBM317033
I was unable to decode it using the codes on the first page, could you do it for me please?
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Hi Wildon,

Can you please help me decode this vin # MAJ1XXMAJ1BS67011,
Its a Ford Figo

Thanks a Lot!
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I just asked my dealer for the VIN No. and got a 17 digit no beginning with:
"MBJB29BT*****9491" Seems they have given me a truncated no.
or does Etios have a different VIN system?
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Same here. What the dealer has given me now is a 17 digit chassis number for the new Etios VX I want to buy.

MBJB29BT800019869

Please help. How do I decode this?
There are four more digits which the dealer hasn't given you.They generally don't mention it anywhere(not even in service records).There is a white sticker on the bottom right corner of the windshield of the car on which the 17 digit no. followed by a tilde (~) and the 4 digits that mention the month and year of manufacture are printed.The date and time of manufacture is also printed in it.The last 4 digits of my car's VIN are 0611 which means it was manufactured in June 2011.Contact your dealer.I guess Toyota has a 21 digit VIN system.

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There are four more digits which the dealer hasn't given you.They generally don't mention it anywhere(not even in service records).There is a white sticker on the bottom right corner of the windshield of the car on which the 17 digit no. followed by a tilde (~) and the 4 digits that mention the month and year of manufacture are printed.The date and time of manufacture is also printed in it.The last 4 digits of my car's VIN are 0611 which means it was manufactured in June 2011.Contact your dealer.I guess Toyota has a 21 digit VIN system.
Thanks pal. I'll speak to the dealer tomorrow.
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Looking at the instructions for decoding Honda VINs, I don't see steps to figure out the color.
I don't have any source to get that info.

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What the dealer has given me now is a 17 digit chassis number for the new Etios VX I want to buy.
VIN is 17 Character, rest of the codes may be in other location as fast&furious explained

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I thought the fourth character "F" represent the month June, I am happy it is manufactured just a fortnight ago.
F= June only. You RC book will say its a June 2011 manufactured vehicle although production date is different.

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MALBB51RLBM317033
MODEL NAME : i20 ASTA
ENGINE TYPE : 1.4L U2
ENGINE NUMBER : D4FCBU958901
FUEL TYPE : DIESEL
TRANSMISSION : 6 SPEED MANUAL
PRODUCTION DATE : 18.06.2011
COLOR : CRYSTAL WHITE

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MAJ1XXMAJ1BS67011
Build Date: 18.07.2011
Vehicle Line: Figo
Body Style: 5 Door Saloon
Version: Series 40
Engine: Duratorq 1.4 TDCi (68PS)
Transmission: 5 Speed Manual Transaxle - B5/IB5
Drive: RHD FWD
Axle Ratio: 3.82
Emission: Stage IV Emissions
Air Conditioning: Manual Air Conditioning
Territory: (+)"IND"
Paint: Moondust Silver (Metallic)
Interior Colour: Stone Interior

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There is a white sticker on the bottom right corner of the windshield of the car on which the 17 digit no. followed by a tilde (~) and the 4 digits that mention the month and year of manufacture are printed.The date and time of manufacture is also printed in it.The last 4 digits of my car's VIN are 0611 which means it was manufactured in June 2011.Contact your dealer.I guess Toyota has a 21 digit VIN system.
Thanks for that info.
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