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Old 23rd September 2011, 16:51   #316
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Hey Wildon,

Can you decode one more VIN No. for an i20 CRDi for my friend.

MALBB51SLBM350825

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Old 23rd September 2011, 19:27   #317
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MALBB51SLBM350825
MODEL NAME :i20 SPORTZ
ENGINE TYPE : 1.4L U
ENGINE NUMBER : D4FCBU994820
FUEL TYPE : DOHC-TCI
TRANSMISSION : 5MT2WD
PRODUCTION DATE : 29.08.11
COLOR :CRYSTAL WHITE

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Hello Wildon,
Could you be kind enough to get a detailed report for
WVWG11600BT085335

thanks a lot
krishna
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WVWG11600BT085335
Make: VOLKSWAGEN
Model: VENTO
Color: REFLEX SILVER METALLIC
Production Date: 17.08.2011

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WBAPP17090VM99368
Make: BMW
Model: 320d
Production date: October 2010


Hi Wildon, thanks for your prompt response. The insurance papers mention the year of manufacture as 2011 whereas your finding is the car was made in 2010: can the insurance info be wrong, and if so what is the implication?

Also, does the VIN refer to assembly month/year in India or whenever the parent company made the CKDs?

thanks again.
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The insurance papers mention the year of manufacture as 2011 whereas your finding is the car was made in 2010: can the insurance info be wrong, and if so what is the implication?
check the Form-21 and 22 and see what the manufacturer declared info.
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Make: VOLKSWAGEN
Model: VENTO
Color: REFLEX SILVER METALLIC
Production Date: 17.08.2011

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Hello Wildon,
Thank you very much.

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Hey Wildon
could you pleaseCould you please get a detailed report for MAKGM252HBN212238. Please include the exhaustive details to include color, date of manufacture and others if possible (the way you've been doing for other vehicles)
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MAKGM252HBN212238
MAK = Honda Siel Cars India Ltd. (HSCI)
GM2 = SOHC 16 valve i-VTEC
Displacement: 1,496 cc
5= 4 Door Sedan, Manual Transmission
2= S Variant
H= August
B= 2011
N= Noida Plant
212238 = Production serial number

Sorry buddy no other details.
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MAK = Honda Siel Cars India Ltd. (HSCI)
GM2 = SOHC 16 valve i-VTEC
Displacement: 1,496 cc
5= 4 Door Sedan, Manual Transmission
2= S Variant
H= August
B= 2011
N= Noida Plant
212238 = Production serial number

Sorry buddy no other details.
thanks a lot buddy that was much more than required . one last is it ok to buy this aug model or shall i ask for some new model ?
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It just manufactured last month only. Go ahead, do a PDI and get it.
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The decode and example is different for year of manufacture.
It should be 21st character in the eg instead of 10th,right?
Also is it same for the new swift? coz I am going for PDI tomorrow.

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Manufacturer: Maruti

VIN Characters: 21 (beginning mostly with MA3...)

Decode:

20th character represents the MONTH of Manufacture
21th character represents the YEAR of Manufacture

An Example:

If your 20th VIN character is L, then it represents the Month - November
If your 10th VIN character is 6, then it represents the Year - 2006

Month Codes:

A = JAN
B = FEB
C = MAR
D = APR
E = MAY
F = JUN
G = JUL
H = AUG
J = SEP
K = OCT
L = NOV
M = DEC

Year Codes:

B=2011
A=2010
9=2009
8=2008
7=2007
6=2006
5=2005
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New Maruti Suzuki Swift Chassis Number Location:

For decoding info read here (ARTICLE: Find your car's date of manufacture (VIN))
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The decode and example is different for year of manufacture.
It should be 21st character in the eg instead of 10th,right?
Also is it same for the new swift? coz I am going for PDI tomorrow.
Refer that picture of new swift chassis number location and see the last two characters. It represents month and year.
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Hi Wildon,

Thanks a lot for this excellent and informative post. I just booked a Fiat Linea MJD and got to have a first look at my car at the dealers stock yard yesterday. The VIN 18th,19th and 20th characters were FMZ. From you post on FIAT I figured out that my car is manufactured in June 2011. Is that correct? I am taking the delivery in a week from now.

Thanks again for this awesome info.

Regards,

Manoj
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I figured out that my car is manufactured in June 2011. Is that correct?
Correct. Do a PDI and then proceed.
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