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Old 13th December 2012, 17:23   #1081
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I decoded the VIN of my would-be car using online vagauto.com (http://vagauto.com/mainclass.php) decoder.

Vehicle Identification No. TMBBLHNA4CG030002
Model Designation rapid ambition
Date of production 05.10.2012

Would be taking delivery on Saturday. Asked the SA whether they have any newer make but he retorted that its the only batch they have and the next batch would arrive Jan end.
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MD2DSJZZZVWA06111
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MA3FLEB1S00157165 MC

Apart from the last two numbers above , i e upto ..65,is this the chassis number too ?
The full characters i.e MA3FLEB1S00157165*MC known as the chassis number. On which the last two characters i.e MC represents month and year of manufacture.

M = December
C = Year 2012

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Did PDI of the car and found this VIN no.
MEEHSRA36C5000115
Its a May 2012 Manufactured car. I'm surprised why a May 2012 manufactured vehicle still sitting at the showroom as Duster is flying of the shelf.

Do a proper PDI and take the decision.
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The full characters i.e MA3FLEB1S00157165*MC known as the chassis number. On which the last two characters i.e MC represents month and year of manufacture.

M = December
C = Year 2012



Its a May 2012 Manufactured car. I'm surprised why a May 2012 manufactured vehicle still sitting at the showroom as Duster is flying of the shelf.

Do a proper PDI and take the decision.
tahnks for the try anyways. Any method to decode the VIN of a bike?
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Sorry no details.

The full characters i.e MA3FLEB1S00157165*MC known as the chassis number. On which the last two characters i.e MC represents month and year of manufacture.

M = December
C = Year 2012

Its a May 2012 Manufactured car. I'm surprised why a May 2012 manufactured vehicle still sitting at the showroom as Duster is flying of the shelf.

Do a proper PDI and take the decision.
Thanks wildon for the information. I will not accept an old vehicle.
I read somewhere in this forum only that 11th character denotes the month of manufacture of Duster. So what would be the code for October, November and December 2012 manufactured Dusters ?
Thank You
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The full characters i.e MA3FLEB1S00157165*MC known as the chassis number. On which the last two characters i.e MC represents month and year of manufacture.

M = December
C = Year 2012
Thanks a ton wildon. I owe you one.
Could you please provide a little more details about the car with this particular chassis number ?
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Booked a A-star automatic white. Help me decode this number that the sale agent sent.
MA3EPDE1S00553459LC

Last edited by neon_daytona : 15th December 2012 at 16:19. Reason: Added last 2 characters
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MA3EPDE1S00553459LC
LC = November 2012 manufactured vehicle.
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LC = November 2012 manufactured vehicle.
can you decode the VW engine code ?

chasis: WVWB12604CT035779

Engine: CLN192949
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Hi Wildon,

Can you decode WVWE12602CT051346? Thanks..
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Hi Wildon,
Please docode this VIN - MAJ1XXMRJ1CT56804 (Ford Figo)

Thanks,

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WVWB12604CT035779
Make : Volkswagen
Model : Vento
Production Date : 07.03.2012

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WVWE12602CT051346
Make : Volkswagen
Model : Vento
Production Date : 31.05.2012

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MAJ1XXMRJ1CT56804
Make : Ford
Model : Figo
Engine : Duratorq 1.4 TDCi (68PS)
Production Date : 06.12.2012
Color : Diamond White 73
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Hi wildon,

Need some help here: have booked a BMW x1 CE and just got the vin number. Vin decoder says manufacturing date as November 2011, while dealer says its dec 2012 !!

I'm not sure what is right and I'm completely in a state of panic as temporary registration is tomorrow morning, so after which I cannot change anything.

Please advise, and thanks so much in advance!
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Vin decoder says manufacturing date as November 2011, while dealer says its dec 2012 !!
Quote from the Thread (ARTICLE: Pre-delivery Inspection (PDI) & Check List) below:

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We recommend visiting the dealerships stockyard and checking your car prior to registration. Once it is registered in your name, there is little you can do. Check the car manufacturing month / year, especially when buying in the first quarter of any year (Link to VIN Decoding Article (ARTICLE: Find your car's date of manufacture (VIN))). Fiat India was notorious for selling cars that have been manufactured up to 18 months earlier. Ascertain that the year of manufacture is current, and the month is recent. Best way is to ask the dealer for the "Form 22" certificate (issued by the manufacturer). You will find the engine / chassis numbers on this certificate, while the month / year of manufacture are on the "road-worthiness" certificate (part of Form 22).
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Wildon,
Can you help decode the VIN of the i10 that is being delivered to me please - MALAN51CLCM324689

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MALAN51CLCM324689
Make : Hyundai
Model : i10
Engine : 1200CC
Engine Number : G4LACM966306
Production Date : 18.12.2012
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