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Old 27th May 2012, 13:56   #781
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VW has alloted me a January 2012 Vento - not yet registered in my name - only alloted - should I go ahead?
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Old 27th May 2012, 14:21   #782
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VW has alloted me a January 2012 Vento - not yet registered in my name - only alloted - should I go ahead?
Hey madnish30,

I thought you just took delivery of your c class? Ideally you should ask for a more recently manufactured vehicle as a five month old car may have issues, unless they are giving some benefit additional here.

Since this is Jan 2012,I doubt that's the case?
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Hey madnish30,

I thought you just took delivery of your c class? Ideally you should ask for a more recently manufactured vehicle as a five month old car may have issues, unless they are giving some benefit additional here.

Since this is Jan 2012,I doubt that's the case?
Hey Karan!
Yes - did take the C class some two weeks ago - but need an everyday sedan, exclusive for myself (C is family partially chauffeur driven) so got a Vento, I wanted Black one he had only one in stock which was 5 months old - I insisted on VIN before registeration in my name, after which I found out it's 5 months old - he insists it was billed to him in April, but is not willing to show any proof - hence I switched to a April manufactured Silver one, the March manufactured Blue one he had was Fenurary manufactured and the blue din't appeal to me as much.

I think I caught the dealer who had got the car in Jan/Feb but was billing it in April (post budget) and saving the excise! These guys, if one is not careful you can easily be taken for a ride, thanks to the PDI Checklist - I outsmarted them! Proud BHPian moment :-D

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MALCU41ULCM066564
MODEL NAME : VERNA
ENGINE TYPE : 1.6L U2
ENGINE NUMBER : D4FBCU114706
FUEL TYPE : DIESEL
TRANSMISSION : 6 SPEED MANUAL
PRODUCTION DATE : 03.05.2012
COLOR : CARBON GRAY
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Old 30th May 2012, 12:03   #785
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MODEL NAME : VERNA
ENGINE TYPE : 1.6L U2
ENGINE NUMBER : D4FBCU114706
FUEL TYPE : DIESEL
TRANSMISSION : 6 SPEED MANUAL
PRODUCTION DATE : 03.05.2012
COLOR : CARBON GRAY
Thanks alot Wildon!!!

But unfortunately, due to various reasons i had to change the color of the car to White. Now, I went to the stock yard again and selected another car.

The VIN is : malcu41ulcm061619*d

Can you please help me with similar data for this one! This VIN i noted from under the seat.

Really appreciate all your help!
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malcu41ulcm061619*d
MODEL NAME : VERNA
ENGINE TYPE : 1.6L U2
ENGINE NUMBER : D4FBCU095917
FUEL TYPE : DIESEL
TRANSMISSION : 6 SPEED MANUAL
PRODUCTION DATE : 09.04.2012
COLOR : CRYSTAL WHITE
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Hi wildon,

Need to decode this.
GF7HB9CA644080

would appreciate if I can get the pdf.
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GF7HB9CA644080

would appreciate if I can get the pdf.
Sid, provide me the first 3 characters, which make it is?!
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Will try to get it. Its a mercedes.
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Hi Wildon. This is for my friends Skoda Rapid. The VIN is TMBBLDNA4CG019140.
The dealer says the car is in stock & can be delivered immediately.Just want to confirm it hasn't been lying around too long. Thanks in advance.

I decoded it from the steps on the first page. Thanks again. Not able to delete the above from my team Bhp app.

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GF7HB9CA644080
Its WDDGF7HB9CA644080

Make : Mercedes
Model : C63 AMG
Production Date : 22.10.2011
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Skoda is allotting me a Skoda Superb VIN No. TMBBBM3T3BA303710. Could anyone please give me information of Manufacture date. THNX in advance.
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TMBBBM3T3BA303710
Make : Skoda
Model : Superb Elegance
Production Date : 04.01.2012

But your RC Book will show it as Decemeber 2011 Make.
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Hi wildon

This is for my VW Jetta:

- as per VIN the manufacturing date is Apr 2011 (you had kindly given me the decoded pdf)
- as per Form 21 it is Nov 2010
- as per invoice it is Apr 2011

Now the RC book mentions it as Nov 2010. I am totally confused! Which one is correct? I would like to have the correct Mfg date mentioned in registration particulars. What should I do?

Many thanks for your or anyone else's views.
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^^ Please check the Form 22, Road worthiness Certificate issued from the manufacturer and check the date.
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