VIN Vehicle Identification Number

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  1. AsimoIvtec

    AsimoIvtec New Member

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    UNIVERSAL:

    1st position character of the vin: NATION OF ORIGIN
    1 = USA
    2 = Canada
    3 = Mexico
    4/5 = USA
    6 = Autralia
    9 = Brazil

    J = Japan
    K = Korea
    L = China
    M = Malésia
    R = Taiwan
    S = United Kingdom
    T= Hungary
    V = France
    W = Germany
    Y = Sweden
    Z = Italia

    10th characters/position = year of the cars:

    B = 1981
    C = 1982
    D = 1983
    E = 1984
    F = 1985
    G = 1986
    H = 1987
    J = 1988
    K = 1989
    L = 1990
    M = 1991
    N = 1992
    P = 1993
    R = 1994
    S = 1995
    T = 1996
    V = 1997
    W = 1998
    X= 1999
    Y= 2000
    1= 2001
    2= 2002
    3= 2003
    4= 2004
    5= 2005
    6= 2006
    7= 2007
    8= 2008
    9= 2009
    A= 2010

    HONDA:

    1983 - 1989

    1st POSITION NATION OF ORIGIN
    1 = USA
    2 = Canada
    3 = Mexico
    J = Japan
    K = Korea
    V = France
    etc.


    2nd POSITION MANUFACTURER
    H = Honda

    3rd POSITION VEHICLE TYPE
    M = Passenger Car, Built in Japan
    G = Passenger Car, Built in USA/Canada

    4th & 5th POSITION, 1983 BODY TYPE
    SR = Sedan
    WR = Wagon

    4th & 5th POSITION, 1984-86 BODY TYPE I ENGINE
    AD = Accord
    AE = Prelude Sedan
    AE = Civic, l300cc CRX
    AF = Civic, l500cc CRX
    AG = Civic, 1300cc 3 door
    AH = Civic, l500cc 3 door
    AK = Civic, 1500cc 4 door
    AN = Civic, Wagon
    AR = Civic, Wagon 4X4
    BA = Accord

    6th POSITION, 1983-86 TRANSMISSION CODE
    2 = Semi-Hondamatic
    3 = 3 Speed Automatic
    4 = 4 Speed Manual
    5 = 5 Speed Manual
    6 = 5 Speed Manual-Super Low Gear
    7 = 4 Speed Automatic

    4th Thru 6th POSITION, 1987-89
    CAR LINE/ENGINE
    BA3 = Prelude SI
    BA4 = Prelude 2.0L
    BA8 = Prelude
    CA5 = Accord
    CA6 = Accord coupe
    ECI = Civic CRX
    EC2 = Civic 1300
    EC3 = Civic 1500
    EC4 = Civic4 DoorSedan
    EC5 = Civic Wagon
    EC6 = Civic Wagon 4X4
    ED3 = Civic Sedan 1.5L (1988)
    ED6 = Civic Hatchback 1.5L (1988)
    ED7 = Civic Hatchback 1.6L (1988)
    ED8 = Civic CRX 1.5L (1988)
    ED9 = Civic CRX 1.6L (1988)
    EE2 = Civic Wagon 1.5L (1988)
    EE4 = Civic Wagon 1.6L (1988)
    EY1 = Civic Wagovan
    EY3 = Civic Wagovan 1.5L

    7th POSITION, 1983-86 BODY TYPE
    2 = 2 Door
    3 = 3 Door
    4 = 4 Door
    5 = 5 Door

    7th POSITION, 1987-89 BODY TYPE AND TRANSMISSION
    1 = 2 Door Sedan, Manual
    2 = 2 Door Sedan, Automatic
    3 = 2 Door Hatchback, Manual
    4 = 2 Door Hatchback, Auto
    5 = 4 Door Sedan, Manual
    6 = 4 Door Sedan, Automatic
    7 = 4 Door Wagon, Manual
    8 = 4 Door Wagon, Automatic

    8th POSiTION GRADE
    1 = Basic, HF
    2 = Standard, DX
    3 = GL, GLS, LX
    4 = Lxi, SI
    5 = Special
    6 = Accord Hatchback
    7 = Accord Hatchback & LXI

    8th POSiTION GRADE, 1988-1989
    2 = DX Accord Manual seat belt
    2 = S Prelude Automatic ("passive") seat belt
    3 = LX Accord Manual seat belt
    3 = Si Prelude Automatic ("passive") seat belt
    4 = LXi Accord Manual seat belt
    4 = (std) Civic Hatchback Manual seat belt
    4 = DX Civic Sedan Manual seat belt
    4 = (std) Civic Wagovan Manual seat belt
    4 = Si Prelude w/optional 4WS Automatic ("passive") seat belt
    5 = DX Civic Hatchback Manual seat belt
    5 = LX Civic Sedan Manual seat belt
    5 = (std) Civic CRX Manual seat belt
    5 = (std) '89 Civic CRX Automatic ("passive") seat belt
    5 = (std) Civic Wagon Manual seat belt
    5 = SEi Accord Manual seat belt
    6 = DX Accord Automatic ("passive") seat belt
    6 = HF Civic CRX Manual seat belt
    6 = Si Civic CRX Manual seat belt
    6 = Si '89 Civic CRX Automatic ("passive") seat belt
    6 = Si Civic Hatchback Manual seat belt
    6 = RTi Civic Wagon 4WD Manual seat belt
    8 = LXi Accord Automatic ("passive") seat belt

    9th POSITION CHECK DIGIT

    10th Year of the car

    11th POSITION ASSEMBLY PLANT
    A = Marysville, Ohio, USA
    C = Saitama, Japan
    H = Alliston, Canada
    L = S. Liberty, USA
    S = Suzuka, Japan
    T = Tochigi, Japan

    12th Thru 17th POSITION PRODUCTION SEOUENCE NUMBER
    This number starts at 000001 with the first car.


    1990 - 1998


    1st POSITION NATION OF ORIGIN
    1 = USA
    2 = Canada
    3 = Mexico
    J = Japan
    K = Korea
    V = France

    2nd POSITION MANUFACTURER
    H = Honda

    3rd POSITION VEHICLE TYPE
    M = Passenger Car, Built in Japan
    G = Passenger Car, Built in USA/Canada
    L = Multi purpose passenger vehicle

    4th Thru 6th POSITION
    CAR LINE I ENGINE
    BA4 = Prelude, 2.0/2.1L
    BA8 = Prelude, 2.2L
    BB1 = Prelude VTEC, 2.2L
    BB2 = Prelude, 2.3L
    BB6 = Prelude 2-door
    CB7 = Accord, 2.2L
    CB9 = Accord Wagon, 2.2L
    CD5 = Accord 4 Door 2.2L
    CD7 = Accord 2 Door 2.2L
    CE1 = Accord Wagon 2.2L
    CE6 = Accord V6 4 Door 2.7L
    CF8 = Accord 4 Door SOHC
    CG1 = Accord 4 Door V6 VTEC
    CG2 = Accord 2 Door V6 VTEC
    CG3 = Accord 2 Door (VTEC or ULEV)
    CG5 = Accord 4 Door VTEC
    CG6 = Accord 4 Door ULEV
    ED3 = Civic4 Door, 1.5L
    ED4 = Civic 4 Door, 1.6L
    ED6 = Civic 3 Door, 1.5L
    ED7 = Civic3 Door, 1.6L
    ED8 = CRX, 1.5L
    ED9 = CRX, 1.6L
    EE2 = Civic Wagon, 1.5L
    EE4 = Civic Wagon, 1.6L
    EG1 = Civic del Sol, 1.5L
    EG2 = Civic del Sol VTEC 1.6L
    EG8 = Civic 4 Door, 1.5L
    EH2 = Civic 3 Door, 1.5L
    EH3 = Civic 3 Door, 1.6L
    EH6 = Civic del So, 1.6L
    EH9 = Civic 4 Door, 1.6L
    EJ1 = Civic2 Door, 1.6L
    EJ2 = Civic2 Door, 1.5L
    EJ6 = Civic 2/3/4 Door 1.6L
    EJ7 = Civic 2 Door 1.6L
    EJ8 = Civic 2/3 Door 1.6L
    RA1 = Odyssey
    RA3 = Odyssey 5 Door Wagon (1998)
    RD1 = CR-V 5-door (4 Wheel drive)
    RD2 = CR-V 5-door (2 Wheel drive)

    7th POSITION BODY TYPE I TRANSMISSION
    1 = 2 Door Coupe, Manual
    2 = 2 Door Coupe, Automatic
    3 = 3 Door Hatchback, Manual
    4 = 3 Door Hatchback, Automatic
    5 = 4 Door Sedan, Manual
    6 = 4 Door Sedan, Automatic
    7 = 5 Door Wagon, Manual
    8 = 5 Door Wagon, Automatic

    8th POSITION GRADE, 1990-1993
    1 = 2.0S Prelude
    2 = 2.0S Prelude
    3 = 2.1S Prelude
    4 = 2.1 Si Prelude w/4W5
    4 = DX Accord
    4 = (Std) Civic 3 Door
    4 = CX Civic 3 Door (1992)
    4 = DX Civic
    4 = S Prelude (92-93)
    4 = S Civic del Sol (1993)
    5 = 2.1Si Prelude
    5 = LX Accord
    5 = CX Civic (1993)
    5 = DX Civic3 Door
    5 = EX Civic2 Door (1993)
    5 = LX Civic4 Door
    5 = (Std)CRX
    5 = (Std) Civic Wagon (2WD)
    6 = DX Civic 3 Door (1993)
    6 = DC Accord
    6 = EXCivic4 Door
    6 = EXCivic2Door(1993)
    6 = SiCivic3 Door
    6 = Si Prelude wl4WS (92-93)
    6 = Si Civic del Sol (1993)
    6 = HFCRX
    6 = Si QRX
    6 = ATi Civic Wagon (4WD)
    6 = VX Civic 3 Door (1992)
    7 = EX Accord (92-93)
    7 = VX Civic (1993)
    7 = VTEC Prelude(1993)
    8 = SE Accord
    8 = Si Civic 3 Door (92-93)
    9 = EX Civic 4 Door (92-93)
    9 = 10th Anniversary Accord

    8th POSITION GRADE, 1994-1998
    0 = Accord SE 2/4 Door
    0 = Civic LX
    1 = Accord DX w/ABS 2/4-door
    2 = Accord DX 2/4-door
    2 = Civic CX 3-door
    2 = Civic DX 2-door
    2 = Civic EX 2-door
    2 = Civic HX
    2 = Civic CVT
    2 = Accord Wagon LX
    3 = Civic CX w/AC 3-door
    3 = Civic DX w/AC 4-door
    3 = Civic EX w/ABS 2-door
    3 = Civic LX
    3 = Accord LX 2/4-door
    3 = Accord Wagon LX w/ABS
    3 = Accord w/ABS V6
    4 = Civic DX 4-door
    4 = Civic EX 2/4 Door
    4 = CR-V w/o ABS
    4 = Accord DX 4-Door (1998)
    4 = Accord LX w/ABS 2/4-door
    4 = Civic Del Sol S
    4 = Odyssey LX 6 Passenger
    4 = Prelude S
    4 = Prelude VTEC (1997)
    4 = w/o SH pkg. Prelude (1998)
    4 = CR-V LX (1998)
    5 = Civic CX 3-door
    5 = Accord EX 2/4-door
    5 = Civic LX 4-door
    5 = Civic DX w/AC
    5 = Civic EX a/ABS 2-door
    5 = CR-V w/ABS
    5 = Prelude Si
    5 = Prelude SH (1997)
    6 = Civic DX 3-door
    6 = Accord E w/leather 2/4-door
    6 = Civic LX w/ABS 4-door
    6 = Civic Del Sol Si
    6 = Odyssey LX 7 Passenger
    6 = Prelude 4WS Si
    6 = CR-V EX (1998)
    7 = Odyssey EX
    7 = Accord EX
    7 = Accord EX ULEV (1998)
    7 = Civic LX w/AC
    7 = Civic Del Sol Si/wABS
    7 = Civic Del Sol VTEC
    7 = Prelude VTEC
    7 = Civic VX 3-door
    8 = Civic Si 3-door
    8 = Civic LX w/ABS
    8 = Accord DX 25th Anniv.Edition
    9 = Accord Wagon EX
    9 = Accord Value Package 4 Door
    9 = Civic Del Sol LX w/ABS
    9 = Civic Del Sol Si w/ABS
    9 = Civic Del Sol VTEC w/ABS
    9 = Civic Si w/ABS 3-door
    9 = Civic EX 4-door

    9th POSITION CHECK DIGIT

    10th POSITION MODEL YEAR

    11th POSITION ASSEMBLY PLANT
    A = Marysville, Ohio, USA
    C = Sayama, Japan
    H = Alliston, Canada
    L = East Liberty, USA
    S = Suzuka, Japan
    T = Tochigi, Japan

    12th Thru 17th POSITION PRODUCTION SEQUENCE NUMBER
    This number starts at 000001 with the first car.

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    thank you! thats some usefull information :)
     
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    thanks for the info mate!
     
  4. DwP02

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    Good info.. I also started realizing on some of the newer hondas, such as my friends CRV, they are starting to etch the VIN on the wondow glass...so when theft occurs they can trace it down.
     

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