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Old 21st June 2012, 09:48   #811
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Make: MERCEDES BENZ
Model: E 300 D
Engine Type: 606 910
Volume (cc): 2996
Power (hp): 136
Engine number: 606 910 22 001 214

Here is the car data. Sorry no other info.
Thanks for that Wildon.

Now, the engine number here and the engine number on the vehicle dont match!

So that's put a whole lot of confusion to the equation.

I found a sticker in the boot that has the following chassis number

WDB1241312C217544

Thanks again.
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Old 21st June 2012, 12:34   #812
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MAKGG172ECN203714
May 2012 manufactured vehicle.

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MA3EWDE1S00438112
You need to get the full chassis number. Refer the first page of this thread.

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Now, the engine number here and the engine number on the vehicle dont match!
its because the VIN is different

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WDB1241312C217544
Make: MERCEDES BENZ
Model: E 300 D
Engine Type: 606 910
Volume (cc): 2996
Power (hp): 136
Engine number: 606 910 22 016 284

sorry no other info.
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You need to get the full chassis number.
Hey Wildon, Can you please decode this Hyundai VIN for me?

MALBB51BLCM420845
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Old 22nd June 2012, 16:58   #814
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You need to get the full chassis number. Refer the first page of this thread.


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All Right. SA is not giving last two digits on phone. So need to go down there and personally find it.

But where do locate complete 19 Digit VIN for Maruti WagonR CNG? I beleive last two alphabet for Month and Year are engraved somewhere near bonet.

Pls help.
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Old 22nd June 2012, 17:24   #815
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All Right. SA is not giving last two digits on phone. So need to go down there and personally find it.

But where do locate complete 19 Digit VIN for Maruti WagonR CNG? I beleive last two alphabet for Month and Year are engraved somewhere near bonet.

Pls help.
I also have Dec 2011 Wagon VXI , and could infer the date of manufacture from the VIN number during purchase.

IIRC, open the bonnet and look at left side, you will see the complete VIN and last two digits are preceded by $
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I also have Dec 2011 Wagon VXI , and could infer the date of manufacture from the VIN number during purchase.

IIRC, open the bonnet and look at left side, you will see the complete VIN and last two digits are preceded by $
Thanks for update.

I will walk down to their stock yard tomorrow to cross check this in person.
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@wildon:
need your help in decoding this Maruti model

MA3EWDE1S00438112 FC

thanks in advance.
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@wildon:
need your help in decoding this Maruti model

MA3EWDE1S00438112 FC

thanks in advance.
June 2012 model, according to first page decoding.
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Hi all, Request you to please clarify if a VIN No. is the same as a Chassis No.?

Also, where can I find the VIN No. on a Palio?
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Wildon,

recently I heard from a friend that his i20 Crdi had a 17 digit Vin and not 19!! The engine no was a 12 digit one!!

Are you aware of any such changes, if yes, could you please put up the new decoder ;-)

Regards,
Shrey

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Manufacturer: Hyundai

VIN / Chassis Number Characters: 19 (beginning with MAL...)

Decode:

10th character represents the YEAR of Manufacture
19th character represents the MONTH of Manufacture

An Example:

If your 10th VIN character is A, then it represents the Year - 2010
If your 19th VIN character is G, then it represents the Month - July

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:

A = 2010
B = 2011
C = 2012
D = 2013
E = 2014
F = 2015
G = 2016
H = 2017
J = 2018
K = 2019
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Hi wildon
Please decode this vin of new dzire vdi- MA3FJEB1SOO176176FC
Engine number- 1896583.
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Old 27th June 2012, 17:05   #822
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Can someone please tell me the location of the VIN number on the Nano Lx BSIV. Thanks.
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MALBB51BLCM420845

Model Name : i20
Engine Type : 1200 CC KAPPA
Engine Number : G4LACM858982
Fuel Type : PETROL
Transmission : 5SPEED MANUAL 2WD
Producation Date : 06.05.2012
Color : BLOSSOM RED

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MA3FJEB1SOO176176FC
FC = June 2012 Manufactured.
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Old 28th June 2012, 11:08   #824
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A big "THANK YOU!" to Wildon for sharing this info; and to the Mods for making it even more easier to access!
Just now visited the showroom to see my car before registration; PDI checklist and the TATA vin decoder in hand!
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Wildon - can you please get me as much detail as possible on this VW Vento VIN please. My friend is picking this up tomorrow.

WVWF12606CT052195

I could make out this is a model year 2012 car made in Jun 2012. However would like to see the full report, if you don't mind please.

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