Volvo 740 760 780 VIN Plates
This information will help you to understand the information on the VIN plate of your Volvo car.
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Example VIN Number:
|Manufacturer Code||Vehicle Type||Engine Type||Gearbox||Model Year||Factory Code||Chassis Number|
|YV1 = cars||YV2 = trucks||YV3 = buses||YV4 = multipurpose||4V1 = trucks||4V2 =||4V3 =|
|4V4 = trucks||4V5 = trucks||4V6 =||4VL =||4VM =||4VZ =||MHA = PT. Central Sole Agency|
|20 = B200G||21 = B200FT||24 = B200E||27 = B200F||68 = B280E||69 = B280F||75 = D24TIC||76 = D24T|
|77 = D24||80 = B230G||82 = B230GT||84 = B230E||85 = B230F||86 = B230ET||87 = B230FT||88 = B230F|
|2 = M46||3 = M47||5 = ZF22||6 = AW70/71/72 LOCKUP||7 = AW70/71W/O LOCKUP|
|J = 1988||K = 1989||L = 1990||M = 1991||N = 1992|
|0 = Sweden, Kalmar Plant||1 = Sweden, Torslanda Plant VCT 21(Volvo Torslandaverken) (Gothenburg)||2 = Belgium, Ghent Plant VCG 22||3 = Canada, Hatdfax Plant||4 = Italy, - Bertone models 240||5 = Malaysia,||6 = Australia,|
|7 = Indonesia,||A = Sweden, Uddevalla Plant (Volvo Cars/TWR (Tom Walkinshaw Racing))||B = Italy, - Bertone Chongq 31||D = Italy, - Bertone models 780||E = Singapore,||F = The Netherlands, Born Plant (NEDCAR)||J = Sweden, Uddevalla Plant VCU 38 (Volvo Cars/ Pininfarina Sverige AB)|
Location of Chassis/VIN Plate
On the offside of the slam panel on a metal plate held by two silver rivets.
Stamped Chassis Number
Stamped into the offside drivers 'B' Post adjacent to the door catch. Security marks stamped at the beginning and end of the number.
Location of Engine Number
On the nearside front top of the engine block on a machined horizontal flange. The number is stamped in a dot matrix format.