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Old 11th September 2017, 12:24   #2611
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Ok thanks. Its a Octavia. getting it registered today to avoid Cess.
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Old 12th September 2017, 12:27   #2612
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A friend bought a Swift day before yesterday and sent me the VIN to check the month of manufacturing. The VIN is like this
*MA3EHKD1S00D51147*JH

Here the last two characters (20th and 21st) should be seen instead of 10th and 11th. J denotes September and H denotes 2017 as per https://www.team-bhp.com/advice/find...anufacture-vin.

Initially I got confused trying to decode the 10th and 11th number since its written that for new cars 10th and 11th numbers should be seen. Later I realized that although the Swift which is being bought is new, its actually an old car introduced in 2005 and follows the old VIN method.

New cars mean the Ignis, Baleno, Brezza will follow the 10th and 11th character VIN decoding.
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Took in my Terrano in for regular servicing + repairs to Shiv Nissan (Pune)
Besides the horrific service (now they are the ONLY dealer in Pune), I was more horrified to notice the VIN is registered to some other person in their data base.

Should I be worried? Is this database shared with RTO? Any legal implications? Am I unknowingly breaking any laws?
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Old 13th September 2017, 13:30   #2614
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Hi RedTerrano, please check the RTO registration certificate/smart card. If the VIN number mentioned there is correct, you are the legal owner.

Dealer or manufacturer database can have errors. Please send a written communication to them and have an acknowledgement. You can also tell them you may need to file an FIR if they don't correct and confirm.
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Old 16th September 2017, 17:10   #2615
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Hello Team,

Please treat this as urgent. My close friend had booked TATA ZEST from Concorde Motors Ltd, Bangalore on 26th of August 2017. We received VIN today 16th of September 2017 and it says MAT624051HLC02792. On decoding we found that its a March 2017 manufactured vehicle. Sales guys promised to deliver us a September manufactured vehicle. This is not ethical. Please suggest us how to deal with this situation.

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Hi Team,

I have booked an XUV 500 AT W10 back in august which is due for delivery

By using the post mentioned on the first page i found no suspicion on the VIN

However by using this link it is showing me a maruti vehicle on the same VIN? I am utterly confused:
https://www.vindecoderz.com/EN/check...YU2SPVH6H19340

VIN: MA1YU2SPVH6H19340

Can someone help?
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@girish.purswani - even my VIN from maruti shows as Nissan. I suppose website isn't right.

@all - Does any of your new Baleno's VIN starts with MBHEWB22SHJ******
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@girish.purswani - even my VIN from maruti shows as Nissan. I suppose website isn't right.

@all - Does any of your new Baleno's VIN starts with MBHEWB22SHJ******

Thanks petrolhead, that eases me a little bit. Went for the PDI, all looked okay. Getting the delivery this week
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Manufacturer: Hyundai

VIN / Chassis Number Characters: 19 (beginning with MAL...)
This is fantastic information !
But I find only 17 digits on my VIN. Has something changed with Hyundai, which is yet to be updated?
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Manufacturer: Hyundai

VIN / Chassis Number Characters: 19 (beginning with MAL...)
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This is fantastic information !
But I find only 17 digits on my VIN. Has something changed with Hyundai, which is yet to be updated?
I too received only 17 characters only.

MALC381ULHM324877

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I too received only 17 characters only.

MALC381ULHM324877
Hi Anurag - Did you check under the driver's seat? Is that 17 char too, or does it have a * followed by an alphabet?
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Hi Anurag - Did you check under the driver's seat? Is that 17 char too, or does it have a * followed by an alphabet?
Car is in transit buddy. Will be able to check after our reaches Hyderabad.
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Car is in transit buddy. Will be able to check after our reaches Hyderabad.
Nice! Congratulations for the new car!
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Hi Anurag - Did you check under the driver's seat? Is that 17 char too, or does it have a * followed by an alphabet?
Decoded the VIN (digits were K & H) and found that it is a October, 2017 manufactured one (Oven fresh).
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Has anyone used the Ford ETIS link recently? Of late it doesn't seem to display as much information as it used to earlier: https://www.etis.ford.com/vehicleRegSelector.do
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