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Old 26th December 2012, 17:38   #1096
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One of my friend is buying Skoda Laura and here is the VIN no. TMBBNE1Z9CA151941. As per the decoder it does mentions as May 2012 manufactured.
How can we know if this is not used for Test rides ?
As Skoda assembles the car in india, does the manufacturing date is the assembled Date in india ?
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Old 26th December 2012, 19:05   #1097
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TMBBNE1Z9CA151941
This is for sure an 'old' vehicle (i.e manufactured in the month of May 2012) .

Make : Skoda
Model : Laura - Elegance
Production Date : 22.05.2012

If you do a search in this particular thread with the keyword 'LAURA' you can see other VIN serial numbers which is newer than your vehicle. (ie. CA151941 or above) which already delivered to the customers.

I cannot confirm whether its used or it was lying at the factory or at the dealers place.

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Hi Wildon, can you decode MALCU41UMCM094690. Just got the VIN for my verna ex auto. Appreciate if you can send the detailed pdf. Thanks
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MALCU41UMCM094690
Make : Hyundai
Model : Verna
Engine : 1.6U2
Engine Number : D4FBCU200994
Transmission : 4Speed Auto
Production Date : 11.10.2012
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Hi Wildon, can you please decode MAJ1XXMRJ1CY44405. As per my decoding from the first page, it is Oct 2012 manufactured vehicle. Just wanted to check, if I have decoded it right.

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Make : Hyundai
Model : Verna
Engine : 1.6U2
Engine Number : D4FBCU200994
Transmission : 4Speed Auto
Production Date : 11.10.2012
Thanks a lot Wildon. Greatly appreciate if you can also send the full report. Hope I am not asking too much.
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MAJ1XXMRJ1CY44405
Make : Ford
Model : Figo
Engine : Duratorq 1.4 TDCi (68PS)
Manufacturing Date : 31.10.2012
Color : Colorado Red
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Make : Ford
Model : Figo
Engine : Duratorq 1.4 TDCi (68PS)
Manufacturing Date : 31.10.2012
Color : Colorado Red
Thanks Wildon, Much appreciated.
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Hi,

I've just been given the VIN of the Endeavour I intend to purchase - MAJUXXMR2UCD02752.
Per this thread, that works out to July 2012 manufacture. The dealer tells me that is the 'segmentation' date and the 'invoice' date is 12th Sep.
Is he trying to take me for a ride?
Early answers would be greately appreciated - I intend to conduct the PDI tomorrow. Also, if there is an enthusiast who would like to accompany me for the PDI (Delhi-Riddhi Ford), I would be very grateful.
Thanks.
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VIN of the Endeavour I intend to purchase - MAJUXXMR2UCD02752.
Make : Ford
Engine : 3.0L 16V DOHC HPCR DI TC Diesel
Transmission : 5 Speed Auto Mazda FNR5
Drive: RHD 4WD (PTD)
Production Date : 06.07.2012
Color : Diamond White 73
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Hi Wildon,

I recently got delivery of my Vento on 26 Dec 2012.
When you get time/opportunity can you help me with the full spec .pdf ?

Best Regards,
D

Details :
Vehicle Identification No: WVWL12605DT027003
Model Designation : vento
Date of production: 19.11.2012
Model year: 2013
Sales type: 602454
Engine code: CLNC
Transmission code: MZS
Axle drive: 5S
Interior trim code: GN
Roof color: 4G
Exterior color / Paint Code: 4G / D1Y
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Can you please decode WBAFW75000C474715 and what additional information can I get? Also is there a difference in production date and assembly date in CKD units.
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WBAFW75000C474715.......
Also is there a difference in production date and assembly date in CKD units.
Make : BMW
Model : 520D
Displacement : 2.00
Transmission : Auto
Color : Alpinweiss 3
Production Date : 08.02.2012

Quote from the Thread (ARTICLE: Pre-delivery Inspection (PDI) & Check List) below:

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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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Production Date : 08.02.2012

Should this be read as dd/mm/yyyy? If so is it ok to go ahead with the purchase?
I need to go and talk to the dealer regarding form 22.
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Should this be read as dd/mm/yyyy?
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If so is it ok to go ahead with the purchase?
I need to go and talk to the dealer regarding form 22.
Check the relevant documents and do a PDI . If found appropriate then only proceed.
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