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Old 11th January 2017, 10:18   #2476
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I'l be obliged if anyone can help me to find out Month of Manufacture/Production for following Mercedes Benz VIN WDD1173456L003869
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Old 11th January 2017, 12:24   #2477
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Please down load from App Store VIN DECODER .it provides all the details what you are looking for

It's a Jupiter red petrol version 28/06/2016

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I'l be obliged if anyone can help me to find out Month of Manufacture/Production for following Mercedes Benz VIN WDD1173456L003869

28 th July 16, date kit received in India. Jupiter Red. Whis model of Mercedes is this ? It says 2 litre detuned engine.
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Hi. Would someone be kind enough to decode this VIN for me please ?
MEEHSRAW5EA073148
It's a Renault Duster 2014 model as per claims.
When I downloaded an app called VIN DECODER, It says Renault Logan 2014.

I got this VIN number from a sticker on the car on the left rear C pillar window.
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MEEHSRAW5EA073148
Are you sure about the VIN? It's October 2014 model. The tenth character 'E' represents the year 2014 and the eleventh character 'A' represents the October month.
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Are you sure about the VIN? It's October 2014 model. The tenth character 'E' represents the year 2014 and the eleventh character 'A' represents the October month.
I have the same doubt too. The car was registered in January 2014 and the VIN which I find on the sticker says this hence my confusion.
Attaching the Sticker for better clarity. I couldnt get to check the VIN on the body itself.
Something about this car is fishy.
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Hi, I am unable to decode the month of manufacture for this particular VIN number of FORD India, can someone please help? I could decode the year, but month is a little confusing.
It is ford ecosport to be precise.

MAJAXXMRKAGS81088

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It is ford ecosport to be precise. MAJAXXMRKAGS81088
Build Date: 18.11.2016
Vehicle Line: EcoSport 2013-
Engine: 1.5L Duratorq (73kW/100PS)
Transmission: 5 Speed Manual Transaxle - B5/IB5
Air Conditioning: Automatic Air Conditioning
Territory: (+)"IND"
Paint: Diamond White No.2

Please visit the ETIS site: https://www.etis.ford.com/vehicleRegSelector.do which gives you more info about your Ford vehicle.

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I have the same doubt too. The car was registered in January 2014 and the VIN which I find on the sticker says this hence my confusion. Attaching the Sticker for better clarity. I couldnt get to check the VIN on the body itself.
The sticker also mentions a "trim in date" of 08-10-2014, lending credence to the Oct 2014 decoded date. Was the car actually registered in Jan 2015, but due to new year blues it was entered as 2014 incorrectly? Any chance you can get the insurance paperwork for Jan 2015-Jan 2016, and see if it mentions that it is the first year (i.e. no previous insurer).

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Can you please decode this for me folks? Alto K10

MA3EZDE1S00324571
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Can you please decode this for me folks? Alto K10

MA3EZDE1S00324571
Sorry folks, the number is incomplete. Will need to look for the 21 digit VIN.
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Hi Folks- Can you please help me decode this VIN for hyundai grand i10?

MALA851CLGM521912-G4LAGM188026
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Booked a VW Vento TSI Highline, allotted a VIN number of MEXD16604GT081383. Seems this is a April 2016 manufactured car. Dealer is giving cash discounts of 50k. Is it safe to proceed with the purchase or should I wait?
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Hey guys,

Tried decoding the VIN provided by the RM of NEXA but could not figure it out. Some help would be greatly appreciated.
MA3FNJJ1S00147277-SAH

Thanks,
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Decoding year/month of manufacture for Ford VINs

Ford's 17-character VIN uses the following two positions:
  • 11th character: year of manufacture
  • 12th character: month of manufacture

The year and month can be decoded using the following table, and procedure:
  1. Using the 11th character, decode the year using the table on the top. For example, a code of G indicates a 2016-manufacture, H is 2017. Note that the letters O (oh), Q, I (eye), U and Z are not used, to avoid confusion with the numbers zero, one and two, and the letter V.
  2. Then, using the year and the 12th character, decode the month in the second table. Note that the 12th character (month) is always an alphabet, never a number.
  3. To decode the month, first identify the column that contains the year, and then look for the 12th character in that column to identify the month.
  4. For example, if the 11th and 12th characters are HU, then H decodes as the year 2017 in the first table. In the second table, the year 2017 is in the second column, and the 12th character U indicates the month of manufacture is February.
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Image courtesy of Ford Motor Corporation

If you're taking delivery of a Ford car, you could save the above image on your phone as a convenient reference to cross-check the moment you're given the VIN.


Location of the Ford VIN
The VIN on Ford cars is always present and visible in a small gap on the bottom-right of the windshield, near the passenger-side wiper (bottom-right when viewed from the front).
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The green circle indicates where the VIN is displayed in a window

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This is how the VIN appears at the bottom-right of the windshield, near the passenger-side wiper

Apart from this location, the VIN is also located in multiple places within the passenger compartment and engine bay - which require some bending to find. For cars shipped from the factory, the VIN is also present on a white sticker on the rear window.

More Information at FordEtis
While this is a quick way of decoding just the year and month, Ford have made available an online tool that decodes a VIN to provide much more information about their cars, called the FordEtis tool.

Using the FordEtis site is very simple:
  1. Visit the URL https://www.etis.ford.com/vehicleRegSelector.do
  2. In the 'VIN Entry' box, type in the 17-character VIN, and click 'Search'.
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  3. If the VIN is a valid Ford VIN, a results page will be shown describing the car associated with the VIN, which includes the actual date the car was built, and other key details.
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  4. At the bottom of those results, there is a link titled 'There are more minor features for this vehicle, click to expand this list.'
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  5. Clicking that link will show a much larger list of features that are present on the vehicle, as well as features that are absent on this model/variant (the items that start with 'Less' are features that are absent).

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I have booked Hyundai Xcent and got the VIN no today. MALA841CMHM236411*A

As per Bhp guidelines when I try to decode it comes to 2017 Jan. Please confirm if my decoding is correct.

Thanks, Sanjeev
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