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

Click on the model series number above

Example VIN Number:

YV1LW65F2Y2123456

YV1 L W 65 F 2 Y 2 123456
Manufacturer Code Vehicle Type Doors Engine Type Emissions 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


Vehicle Type
L = P80


Doors
S = 4 DRS W = 5 DRS


Engine Type
41 = B5202S 45 = B5204FS 46 = B5204T2 47 = B5204T 50 = B5234T4 51 = B5252FS 54 = B5234S
55 = B5254FS 56 = B5254T 57 = B5234T EXC (T) 58 = B5234T5 59 = B5234T (T) 72 = D5252T ---


Emissions
0 = KOD: 9,32,EM A,EM C1. 2 = KOD: 40,EM E,EM G5. 6 = KOD: EM G6


Gearbox
2 = M56, M59 manual gearbox 3 = M58 manual gearbox 6 = AW42 automatic gearbox


Model Year
N = 1992 P = 1993 R = 1994 S = 1995 T = 1996 V = 1997


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)


Model Year From 1980
A = 1980 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 (code restarted) B = 2011 C = 2012 D = 2013 E = 2014 ---

Location of Chassis/VIN Plate
On a riveted metal plate on the nearside front inner wing. The number shows Volvo security marks.

Visible VIN
Viewed through the near side of the windscreen on a black metal plate

Stamped Number
On the centre of the of bulkhead.

Location of Engine Number
On the top rear offside of the block on a horizontal lug in a dot matrix format.

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