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This information will help you to understand the information on the VIN plate of your Volvo car.

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Example VIN Number:

YV1X44872M1123456

YV1 X44 87 2 M 1 123456
Manufacturer Code Vehicle Type Engine Type Gearbox Model Year Factory Code Chassis Number


Manufacturer Code
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


Engine Type
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


Gearbox
2 = M46 3 = M47 5 = ZF22 6 = AW70/71/72 LOCKUP 7 = AW70/71W/O LOCKUP


Model Year
J = 1988 K = 1989 L = 1990 M = 1991 N = 1992


Factory Code
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.

Volvo 740 Chassis plate

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.

Volvo 740 VIN number Volvo 740 VIN 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.

Volvo 740 engine number

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