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Old 3rd September 2011, 16:46   #271
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October 2010 manufactured vehicle.

i just asked about the VIN and got your reply and a very big thanks...
btw i just bought my BEAT (LT) today and this is what i got..dont you think i shoudl give it back due to such an old manufactured car..??
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Bought it today! You shouldn't have accepted it.

Give it back and tell him that you will file a complaint in the court for cheating.
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Bought it today! You shouldn't have accepted it.

Give it back and tell him that you will file a complaint in the court for cheating.
If I remember correctly Chevrolet/GM follows a different sequence for VIN right? I remember Torquedo posting the VIN sequence for GM cars.
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i just asked about the VIN and got your reply and a very big thanks...
btw i just bought my BEAT (LT) today and this is what i got..dont you think i shoudl give it back due to such an old manufactured car..??
Ideally you should have clarified the VIN much earlier, at least before you do the PDI . What you have got is a 10 month old car, which is not very nice. After a car gets registered on your name, im not very sure what you can do now. Probably some mails to Chevorlet and follow up might get you some solution
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If I remember correctly Chevrolet/GM follows a different sequence for VIN right? I remember Torquedo posting the VIN sequence for GM cars.
That's effective from February 2011 onwards only.
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Bad news: the manager at showroom doesnt know how to decipher the VIN code and so i have to wait till he confirms.

Good News:both showroom manager and chevy helpline has agreed to take back the car if found to be a 2010 model.

i know wildon is cent percent right and just thinking of how to prove that this is norm of VIN deciphering!!
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Good News:both showroom manager and chevy helpline has agreed to take back the car if found to be a 2010 model.
That's a positive reply. Refer the first page of this thread in that we have explained how to decode the Chevy Vin .

Also keep in mind that from Feb 2011 onwards the month code position is changed in the VIN. Which is explained in the first page of this thread.
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Thanks Wildon, finally did the PDI for my Manza Qjet, and found that its a May 2011 manufactured. Everything was cool with the car so went ahead and gave a green signal for funds release & registration.
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Wildon- Can you help me decode this?
MA6BFBHNBBT067583
Thanks,
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MA6BFBHNBBT067583
7th character H represents month August and 10th character B represents year 2011.

Its a August 2011 manufactured vehicle.
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Hey Wildon/ TBHP friends,

Need your help. Heard that VIN and chasis no in most vehicles are same. But, I have got this 15 digit chasis no of a Safari LX that my friend is planning on buying from a used car dealer. Can you decode it for me? (If at all possible from chasis no.)

403066DRZN07285
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Its April 2008 manufactured vehicle.
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Hi Wildon,

Could you please decode the following VIN No. for a Hyundai i20 1.4 CRDi.

MALBB51RLBM302338

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MALBB51RLBM302338
MODEL NAME : i20 MAGNA
ENGINE TYPE : 1.4L U2
ENGINE NUMBER : D4FCBU955502
FUEL TYPE : DIESEL
TRANSMISSION : 6 SPEED MANUAL
PRODUCTION DATE : 11.05.2011
COLOR : CRYSTAL WHITE

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I have my 5 series vin number and engine number how do i know what is the month of manufacture.
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