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Old 2nd December 2009, 13:00   #181
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Your VIN is MCA11071609007602 FPZ

Model Name: Linea
Version: Emotion Pack
Main Version : V3
Engine Version: 1.4 MPI 16 Volt
Fuel : Petrol
Engine No : 7005512
Production : June 2009

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JPZ = September 2009
K = October 2009
L = November 2009
M = December 2009
Firstly, thanks wildon for your efforts in helping out fellow bhpians.

Going by the logic given in the earlier post, shouldn't FPZ mean a manufacturing date of May 2009? Look below:

Apr-09 EPZ
May-09 FPZ
Jun-09 GPZ
Jul-09 HPZ
Aug-09 IPZ
Sep-09 JPZ
Oct-09 KPZ
Nov-09 LPZ
Dec-09 MPZ

I ask because I also have a Punto with the chassis number ending in FPZ. Am I missing something?

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Old 2nd December 2009, 13:13   #182
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Hi Guys,

I did PDI of my Maruti Ritz a day back and found the chassis number ending with K9. That time I didn't knew that the letter 'i' is not used and thought that K means the car is manufactured in November. Now the car has already gone for registration, I don't think I can do much about it.

Did I make a mistake? Is 1 month old car OK?
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Firstly, thanks wildon for your efforts in helping out fellow bhpians.

Going by the logic given in the earlier post, shouldn't FPZ mean a manufacturing date of May 2009? Look below:

Apr-09 EPZ
May-09 FPZ
Jun-09 GPZ
Jul-09 HPZ
Aug-09 IPZ
Sep-09 JPZ
Oct-09 KPZ
Nov-09 LPZ
Dec-09 MPZ

I ask because I also have a Punto with the chassis number ending in FPZ. Am I missing something?
Yes you have missed something.
Linea production started from January 2009 and it started with AQZ, letter i (I) not used to avoid confusion with 1.

AQZ = Jan
BQZ = Feb
CQZ = March
DPZ = April
EPZ = May
FPZ = June
GPZ = July
HPZ = August
JPZ = September
KPZ = October


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Hi Guys,

I did PDI of my Maruti Ritz a day back and found the chassis number ending with K9. That time I didn't knew that the letter 'i' is not used and thought that K means the car is manufactured in November. Now the car has already gone for registration, I don't think I can do much about it.

Did I make a mistake? Is 1 month old car OK?
K9 in Maruti means October 2009. only mistake you have done is taken consideration of ' i ' . 1 month old car is considered as VERY GOOD and most of the buyers used to get it in this fashion only. So don't break your head thinking too much on that.
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Yes you have missed something.
Linea production started from January 2009 and it started with AQZ, letter i (I) not used to avoid confusion with 1.

AQZ = Jan
BQZ = Feb
CQZ = March
DPZ = April
EPZ = May
FPZ = June
GPZ = July
HPZ = August
JPZ = September
KPZ = October
Thanks wildon. Appreciate the help!
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Wildon,
I would appreciate your help in decoding the following VIN's.

Car 1:
MALAN51CR9M503415


Car 2:
MALCG41GR9M256753
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Hey Wildon!

Can you please decode this VIN no - MALBB51BR9M116968

Just got the vin no from the retail invoice!

my car arriving in a day or two!

Thanks!
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Wildon,
I would appreciate your help in decoding the following VIN's.

Car 1:
MALAN51CR9M503415
Car 2:
MALCG41GR9M256753
Car 1:
MALAN51CR9M503415

MODEL NAME : i10
MODEL YEAR : 2009
BODY TYPE : 5 Door
ENGINE : 1.2L-KAPPA
ENGINE TYPE : DOHC-MPI
FUEL : GASOLINE-UNLEADED
T/A TYPE : 4 Speed Automatic
PRODUCTION DATE : 30-11-2009
INTERIOR COLOR : FA (TWINKLE STAR)
EXTERIOR COLOR : HW (CRYSTAL WHITE)

Car 2:
MALCG41GR9M256753

Not able to get the info of this. Can you tell me which vehicle is this?!

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VIN no - MALBB51BR9M116968
MODEL NAME : i20
MODEL YEAR : 2009 Model
BODY TYPE : Wagon
ENGINE : 1.2L-KAPPA
ENGINE TYPE : DOHC-MPI
FUEL : GASOLINE-UNLEADED
T/A TYPE : 5 speed MT-2WD
PRODUCTION DATE : 24-11-2009
INTERIOR COLOR : 9R
EXTERIOR COLOR : U6 (SPARKLE BLUE)
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MALCG41GR9M******
MODEL NAME : Accent
MODEL YEAR : 2009 Model
GRADE : LCI
BODY TYPE : 4 door
ENGINE : 1.5L-ALPHA SOHC
ENGINE TYPE : SOHC-MPI
FUEL : GASOLINE-UNLEADED
T/A TYPE : 5 speed MT-2WD
PRODUCTION DATE : 12-10-2009
INTERIOR COLOR : ZE (BRAN BEIGE)
EXTERIOR COLOR : GT (GOLD TOPAZ)

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Thanks a lot Wildon for your quick reply. The second one is also an i10. I had an option to choose one from the dealer. Hence the query.

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Car 2:
MALCG41GR9M256753

Not able to get the info of this. Can you tell me which vehicle is this?!
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MODEL NAME : i20
MODEL YEAR : 2009 Model
BODY TYPE : Wagon
ENGINE : 1.2L-KAPPA
ENGINE TYPE : DOHC-MPI
FUEL : GASOLINE-UNLEADED
T/A TYPE : 5 speed MT-2WD
PRODUCTION DATE : 24-11-2009
INTERIOR COLOR : 9R
EXTERIOR COLOR : U6 (SPARKLE BLUE)
Thanks a lot dude!

Great to know that I'm getting a 'just out of factory' model!!
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Wildon

Want your crack on this one. MALAN51CR9M397768

I will tell you the car is i10. Wanted to know if it belongs to the batch lot thats having reverse gear issues. This is for my friend, who bought the care recently.

Beeer's on me when we meet anytime
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During my interaction with Honda dealers, they told me that, now a days, Honda doesn't mark the month of manufacture of their vehicles on the car. Is this true ? if so, how can one make sure that the vehicle is not one from the beginning of the year ? Basically, what I am coming to is, whether it is possible to infer the month of manufacture from a Honda VIN ?
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Wildon

Want your crack on this one. MALAN51CR9M397768

I will tell you the car is i10. Wanted to know if it belongs to the batch lot thats having reverse gear issues. This is for my friend, who bought the care recently.

Beeer's on me when we meet anytime
MODEL NAME : i10
MODEL YEAR : 2009 Model
BODY TYPE : 5 Door
ENGINE : 1.2L-KAPPA
ENGINE TYPE : DOHC-MPI
FUEL : GASOLINE-UNLEADED
T/A TYPE : 5 speed MT-2WD
PRODUCTION DATE : 22-07-2009
INTERIOR COLOR : FA (TWINKLE STAR)
EXTERIOR COLOR : H4 (ELECTRIC RED)

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This problem exists in all i10's manufactured between 21-09-2008 and 03-02-2009.
But.. do check your vehicle with the dealer if you have any problems with it.

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During my interaction with Honda dealers, they told me that, now a days, Honda doesn't mark the month of manufacture of their vehicles on the car. Is this true ? if so, how can one make sure that the vehicle is not one from the beginning of the year ? Basically, what I am coming to is, whether it is possible to infer the month of manufacture from a Honda VIN ?
I'm not sure whether its true. I'll find out soon. At present i'm not able to get the details out of a Honda VIN

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Wow awesome wildon. Can you tell me how to search for VIN in the car (Guess its in the car and not on the RC). I have a 2003 hyundai Accent, where do they keep all these info in this car?
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