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Old 21st March 2011, 10:15   #76
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Yes VIN = chassis number of the vehicle.

In fact most showrooms are aware of the term chassis number and not VIN.
Thanks a lot for the confirmation , was really confused regarding this.

One more question i wanted to ask was that is the chassis number located on multiple places on the car? Because i have observed that a similar number is present in the engine bay, below the driver side door and stickered to the side windscreen.

Any input regarding the same would be appreciated.

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Wildon quick one> Sorry I dont have the VIN no yet though I have the engine no as highlighted below :

6G1EK5DY1AL428488

Please help me in placing the month and year of mfg..Thanks much

EDIT : Car Mfg : Chevrolet
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Wildon quick one> Sorry I dont have the VIN no yet though I have the engine no as highlighted below :

Please help me in placing the month and year of mfg..Thanks much

Without the VIN/chassis number you cannot find the month and year of manufacture.

Please have a look at the guide Wildon has posted and only if you cannot decode the VIN after that, then post your query here.
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Wildon quick one> Sorry I dont have the VIN no yet though I have the engine no as highlighted below :

6G1EK5DY1AL428488

Please help me in placing the month and year of mfg..Thanks much

EDIT : Car Mfg : Chevrolet
Wildon, that was a typo, the above no is the chassis no and not engine no.

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Without the VIN/chassis number you cannot find the month and year of manufacture.

Please have a look at the guide Wildon has posted and only if you cannot decode the VIN after that, then post your query here.
Obviously I have posted this after referring the guide, and since the above no format was quite different from the one posted under the Chevy section, I have posted this query of mine. And lets leave it to the experts to decide !
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I have posted this query of mine. And lets leave it to the experts to decide !
Sure thing buddy, but if you refer to his previous posts then you will observe that he has mentioned that he has no further data on the particular Chevy number you have posted.

Anyways, will let the experts decide. A piece of advice: Please don't get offended.

I was just trying to help.
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Booked a Fiat Punto and the VIN I got is MCA118A5E07026738CMZ. Is there a way to make out the color/fuel/variant of the car from the VIN number?
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Dear Wildon ! would appreciate if you could help me with this VIN MAJ1XXMRJBK14906
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MCA118A5E07026738CMZ
No color.

118A5E=1.3 16V E4 75CV / 55KW EMOTION PACK
CMZ = March 2011 vehicle.

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MAJ1XXMRJBK14906
You missed out one character from the VIN.
Full VIN is MAJ1XXMRJ1BK14906

Build Date: 25.02.2011
Vehicle Line: Figo
Body Style: 5 Door Saloon
Version: Series 30
Engine: 1.4L Duratorq-TDCi (68PS) - DV
Transmission: 5 Speed Manual Transaxle - B5/IB5
Drive: RHD FWD
Axle Ratio: 3.82
Emission: Stage IV Emissions
Air Conditioning: Manual Air Conditioning
Territory: (+)"IND"
Paint: Diamond White 73
Interior Colour: Stone Interior
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thnx bro...you're right I did miss 1 character !

cheers!

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No color.

118A5E=1.3 16V E4 75CV / 55KW EMOTION PACK
CMZ = March 2011 vehicle.
Thanks a lot Wildon
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I got the Chasis and engine number for the new AStar booked.

Chasis number : MA3EPDEIS00416160 (x)BB
Engine number : K10BN1381684

Based on the chart for Maruti, and the last 2 chars BB, I understand that the vehicle was manufatured in Feb 2011. What more can we infer from the 2 numbers given above?

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Old 27th March 2011, 11:31   #87
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BMW VIN Decoder link
BMW VIN Decoder - By Mitsuhiko Kanekatsu
If you enter the last 7 digits of your VIN/Chassis number , this gives you month of manufacture and some addtl vehicle type data.
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Location of Chasis and Engine Numbers of various vehicles


Courtesy: Rakesh Vaid / Ripul
Source : Insurance Surveyors

Many times we used to look for the Engine Number and Chassis number of the vehicles for various reasons. Here is the location of those for almost all vehicles. Thanks to the Original poster for sharing this with rest of the world.

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Hi Wildon,

Could you please help me decoding the below VIN number. I have booked i10 AT Sportz. I could decode this as 2011 make but could not get the month of manufacture !

MALAN51CMBM 871798
G4LABM636626

Thanks.
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Wildon,

This is for my friend.

Could you please decode VIN: MAKGM263ABN201689 for me.

Thanks in advance.
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