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Old 5th March 2012, 19:07   #601
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Hi Wildon,

Request your help with this VW Polo VIN. Could you please attach a PDF report of the same? Thanks!

WVWG11603BT078038
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Hi Wildon,
Could you please give details of this Mahindra XUV VIN MA1YL4HJUC6B75713
Thanks in advance.
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WVWG11603BT078038
Make : Volkswagen
Model : Polo
Production Date : 19.07.2011
Model Year : 2011

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MA1YL4HJUC6B75713
February 2012 Manufactured vehicle.
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Hi Wildon,
Please decode this VIN MA3EDKD1S00268129
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[quote=wildon;2704403]Make : Volkswagen
Model : Polo
Production Date : 19.07.2011
Model Year : 2011


Hi Wildon. Thanks for all you help!
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Please refer post #578

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Hi Wildon, can I request you to help me with full details of this Hyundai Santro VIN:

MALAA51HR6M911864

I am aware that this is a 2006 made car. I am looking for more details (as much as possible). Regards.
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MODEL NAME : SANTRO
ENGINE TYPE : 1100 CC
ENGINE NUMBER : G4HG6M890677
FUEL TYPE : PETROL
TRANSMISSION : 5 SPEED MANUAL
PRODUCTION DATE : 25.07.2006
COLOR : EBONY BLACK
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Hi Wildon

First of, thanks a ton for this informative thread. I am getting a new Skoda Laura day after tomorrow. VIN TMBCEA1Z0CA150075.

Could you please send me the pdf report for the same? Appreciate your efforts!
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TMBCEA1Z0CA150075
Make : Škoda
Model : Octavia (Laura) - Ambiente
Production Date: 16.01.2012
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Hi Wildon,
I am getting a Vento and whose VIN is WVWK11602CT013905
and engine no is CLN1777056
From the decoding on the front pages of this thread ( 4th Digit is for month K = oct & 10 th Digit for Year C = 12 ?) ,there seems some thing is wrong.
Could you please send me the correct PDF report.
Thanks a lot.
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From the decoding on the front pages of this thread ( 4th Digit is for month K = oct & 10 th Digit for Year C = 12 ?)
From the Manual decoding its October 2011 make vehicle. The 10th Character representing as Model Year and not production year.

Our fellow TeamBHP member pillainp asked about this earlier and i have done a recheck with all the previous VIN available here and made an interesting discovery.

The 5th and 6th combined character in 2010 produced cars was 10 , for 2011 produced cars its was 11 and now 2012 cars its 12. It made me believe that the production year code is of 5th and 6th combined characters.

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Make : Volkswagen
Model : Vento
Production Date : 16.11.2011
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Thanks Wildon for the complete doc.Yes,the combination of 5 th & 6 th characters makes the production Year.
Even for manufacturing month i see inconsistency,with one to one mapping from the front page for the 4 th character ,it has to be October "K",But it appears now from the pdf it is November.
we missed the alphabet "I" in the months decoding sequense ,may be that could be the reason.
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Even for manufacturing month i see inconsistency,with one to one mapping from the front page for the 4 th character ,it has to be October "K",But it appears now from the pdf it is November.
we missed the alphabet "I" in the months decoding sequense ,may be that could be the reason.
The Month code in VIN/Chassis and actual production date varies sometimes. The letters I (i), O (o) and Q (q) does not used in the VIN to avoid confusion with numerals 1 and 0.

Also please do check in your RC book when you get it as it would be mentioned as October 2011 manufactured.

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Planning to buy a Vista Quadrajet.
The vin no is MAT611436CPB11826
As per the decoding guide the 10th letter is C and 12th is B .
That makes it February 2012 model. Just wanted to check if i have decoded the VIN correctly and this is one month old manufactured car.

Any inputs would be highly appreciated. I am going for a PDI today and will update post that.
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