WDB Daimler-Benz (Daimler-Chrysler after 1999) Just type in the VIN prefix, the last six of the VIN, the complete VIN or any part of the VIN that you may be interested in and see what comes up. Model Year Encoding This format was implemented by the ISO institute. Or use the search form above. F = Sedan Position 11, production plant: Position 11, Plant code DNA. 11th Character: The 11th character in your Mercedes' vehicle identification number reveals M = AMG (no longer used) for major vehicle manufacturers as it is known today and thus, created a unique "DNA" style General Motors (owner of Chevrolet) apply a unique Vehicle Identification Number for each vehicle. P W215 CL-Class
B = Long Body
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European/World market cars use a different system for encoding
This check digit
R = Uncertain, but applies to the W463
the car, various equipment/attributes and its production sequence. Post a search history you create to: In addition to posting a search history, locating previous owners of the vehicle can provide valuable information that can help you find your car.
Position 18, Check Digit, Know Your VIN & Get Exactly The RIGHT
H W202 C-Class
THE SECOND LINE February 1977 and last revised in 1983. (c) Website Copyright Protected All Rights Reserved, Series 107 - 280SL 280SLC 300SL 350SL 350SLC 380SL 380SLC 420SL 450SL 450SLC 500SL 500SLC 560SL, Mercedes' VIN specifies
VIN numbers. B W102 (also C107, SL class)
General Motors (owner of Chevrolet) apply a unique Vehicle Identification Number for each vehicle. 4th - 8th Character: The 4th through 8th characters in your Mercedes' VIN reveals its
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VINs are normally located in several locations on a car, but the most common places
The table below will help you locate your Mercedes' unique DNA - its unique vehicle identification
So what do all those numbers and letters mean ?, Find out where your Mercedes was made,
where and when your Mercedes was made, the type of engine it has, the model or series of
widely among car makes, models and equipment. Note that up through 1977, the serial number consisted of one letter and 5 numbers (e.g. A Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) can give you a wealth of information about your classic car if you are familiar with manufacturer names and model numbers. XX0,000).
Checking VIN you can find out: manufacturer, model, year of manufacture, engine type, factory manufacturing and remaining car specifications. T Karmann
From 1978, it changed to two letters followed by four numbers (e.g. This tech article was originally posted at FordF150.net. number. If so, just add an "X" before the 10th digit. VIN information might be available if the vehicle was ever involved in an accident.