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Old 13th May 2011, 16:31   #121
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Great info. My new Chevy car has VIN as MA6JFDDDBBH013990. I understand from the 9th & 10th characters,it means Feb 2011. Please help me in decoding the other characters.

PS: I was given all reasons on delivery lead times, surprised to see that the May delivered car was actually manufactured in Feb itself and was tasting the one or another yard . Is it normal?


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B = FEB
B = 2011

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According to your post on the first page, it says VIN no should be 20 characters for Swift. Last 2 characters represents month & year.
But I have only 17 characters, thats why asked your help !!
Source : How to find out the Manufacturing Month and Year of a Car | Articles | Car Forums - CarWale
2010 Maruti-Suzuki Car

Maruti Car VIN has 17 Characters which doesn't carry the Month and Year Code.

For getting the Month and Year code of Maruti car you have to Look Under the Bonnet near to the hinges there will be additional Letter/Number . if you found that for e.g GA then its July 2010 Manufactured Vehicle.

other month are giving below
A= JAN
B= FEB
C= MAR
D= APR
E= MAY
F= JUNE
G= JULY
H= AUG
J= SEP
K= OCT
L= NOV
M= DEC
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Source : How to find out the Manufacturing Month and Year of a Car | Articles | Car Forums - CarWale
2010 Maruti-Suzuki Car

Maruti Car VIN has 17 Characters which doesn't carry the Month and Year Code.

For getting the Month and Year code of Maruti car you have to Look Under the Bonnet near to the hinges there will be additional Letter/Number . if you found that for e.g GA then its July 2010 Manufactured Vehicle.

other month are giving below
A= JAN
B= FEB
C= MAR
D= APR
E= MAY
F= JUNE
G= JULY
H= AUG
J= SEP
K= OCT
L= NOV
M= DEC
Thanks for pointing out Saanil.. Let me check this.
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Hi Wildon, could you please decode this one for me

MA3EAA61S01829835
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Hi Wildon

Would be grateful for your inputs on this one. The VW dealer has given me 2 VINs to choose from (one more expected soon) - [FONT=&quot]WVWL101K5AA554947 and WVWL101K5AA554883[/FONT]. Have read through the thread and from the easy VW decoder on the first page I gather that its been manufactured in November (L meaning NOV). But using the link you suggested it throws up a different date - April. Here are the results:


In one of the posts you sent I recollect seeing one of the detailed lists. Will be great if you kindly decode the entire "works" - it will help me decide. I know some of them are available for a fee; if you already have access it would be wonderful for an entire history
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Found this site for VW.
VIN decoder for AUDI, VOLKSWAGEN, SKODA, SEAT, MITSUBISHI, OPEL, FORD, vin code check, vin decoding

Entered my VIN and generated a concise report with manufacturing date and stuff. A complete detailed report with more than 100 items, cost me 3.75 euros and I am happy with what i have.

I am guessing Omega man got his report generated from here too.
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Found this site for VW.
VIN decoder for AUDI, VOLKSWAGEN, SKODA, SEAT, MITSUBISHI, OPEL, FORD, vin code check, vin decoding

Entered my VIN and generated a concise report with manufacturing date and stuff. A complete detailed report with more than 100 items, cost me 3.75 euros and I am happy with what i have.

I am guessing Omega man got his report generated from here too.
Thanks Ventolute. This is where I got the 2 basic reports from. Had requested wildon for his views as he's the boss when it comes to VINs!

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Thats weird. It should actually be showing November.Yeah i guess, you have only Wildon to help you with this.
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Would be grateful for your inputs on this one. The VW dealer has given me 2 VINs to choose from (one more expected soon) - [FONT=&quote]WVWL101K5AA554947 and WVWL101K5AA554883[/FONT]. Have read through the thread and from the easy VW decoder on the first page I gather that its been manufactured in November (L meaning NOV). But using the link you suggested it throws up a different date - April. Here are the results:
The report generated and the point you made are true. The actual production date is what you mentioned, but on your RC Book it will be mentioned as its a NOVEMBER 2010 make vehicle.

If you have problem with NOVEMBER 2010 mentioning in your RC better ask for a 2011 model vehicle. if you are getting a good discount better stick to this.

At present i'm away and i will not be able to generate the full report for you now.
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The report generated and the point you made are true. The actual production date is what you mentioned, but on your RC Book it will be mentioned as its a NOVEMBER 2010 make vehicle.

If you have problem with NOVEMBER 2010 mentioning in your RC better ask for a 2011 model vehicle. if you are getting a good discount better stick to this.

At present i'm away and i will not be able to generate the full report for you now.
Many thanks. I very much appreciate your replying to this even while you are away. Is it fine generating a full report from the link you provided (from where I got the preliminary report). If you are away for long (later this week should be fine as I will meet dealer only on Saturday), should I pay the 6 euros for 2 reports.
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If you have problem with NOVEMBER 2010 mentioning in your RC better ask for a 2011 model vehicle.
Dealer says VW has stopped making Jettas and all they are doing is selling off 2010 manufactured models. Any truth in this statement?
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should I pay the 6 euros for 2 reports.
Its not worth to spend that much money to get only those color codes and other features listed in the car.

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Dealer says VW has stopped making Jettas and all they are doing is selling off 2010 manufactured models. Any truth in this statement?
I don't know, may be the recent Jetta owners can answer that.
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Its not worth to spend that much money to get only those color codes and other features listed in the car.
Great. I'll wait until you are back in action. Will take my other observation to another suitable thread.
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Here is the full report for 0.00

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That's really cool Wildon. Checking from my cellphone and can't wait to get to a computer to d/l and view.
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