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The 17 digit VIN (for all vehicles since 1981)

1st digit - Country in which the vehicle was manufactured. Example: (1 or 4) U.S., (2) Canada, (3) Mexico, (6) Australia, (9) Brazil, (J) Japan, (K) Korea, (L) Taiwan, (S) England, (V) France, (W) Germany, (Y) Sweden, (Z) Italy.

2nd digit - Manufacturer. Code partially dependant on digit 1. Example; (1) Chevrolet, (2 or 5) Pontiac, (3) Oldsmobile, (4) Buick, (6) Cadillac, (7) GM Canada, (8) Saturn or Isuzu, (9) Acura, (A) AMC, Audi, Jaguar or Maserati, (B) Dodge or BMW, (C) AMC or Chrysler, (D) Mercedes-Benz, (F) Ford, (G) GM or Suzuki, (H) Honda, (J) Jeep, (L) Lincoln or Daewoo, (M) Mercury, (N) Nissan, (P) Plymouth, (T) Toyota, (V) VW or Volvo.

3rd digit - Vehicle type or manufacturing division - code dependant on digits 1 and/or 2.

4th to 8th digits - Features; such as body style, engine code, series, trim, etc. - code dependant on digits 1, 2, 3 and/or 10.

9th digit - Check digit to identify VIN accuracy.

10th digit - Model year. (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, (B) 2011, (C) 2012, etc.

11th digit - Assembly plant - code dependant on digits 1, 2, 3 and/or 10; Examples (list is not complete): (A) Lakewood, GA or Sindelfingen, Germany. (B) Lansing, MI, Baltimore, MD, Oakville, ON or Pupyong, Korea. (C) Lansing, MI. (D) Doraville, GA. (E) Linden, NJ, Pontiac, MI or Mishawaka, IN. (F) Fairfax, KS or Flint, MI. (G) Framingham, MA. (H) Flint, MI or Alliston, ON. (J) Janesville, WI or Fenton, MO. (K) Leeds, MO, Kenosha, WI, or Kosai, Japan. (L) Van Nuys, CA. (M) Lansing, MI or Puebla, Mexico (N) Norwood, OH. (R) Arlington, TX or Windsor, ON. (S) St. Louis, MO, Ramos Arizpe, Mexico or Warren, MI. (T) Tarrytown, NY, Edison, NJ or Shreveport, LA. (U) Hamtramck, MI. (V) Pontiac, MI. (W) Willow Run, MI or Iwata, Japan. (X) Fairfax, KS. (Y) Wilmington, DE. (Z) Fremont, CA, Spring Hill, TN, Fort Wayne, IN or Hazelwood, MO. (0) Pontiac, MI. (1) Wentzville, MO or Oshawa, ON. (2) Moraine, OH or St. Therese, QC. (3) Detroit, MI, Kawasaki, Japan or St. Eustache, QC. (4) Orion, MI or Scarborough, ON. (5) Bowling Green, KY or London, ON. (6) Oklahoma City, OK or Ingersoll, ON. (7) Lordstown, OH, Wixom, MI or Fujisawa, Japan. (8) Shreveport, LA (9) Detroit, MI, Tillsonburg, ON or Oshawa, ON.

12th to 17th digits - Sequential production number
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Misc. Threads of Interest

Engine Break-In: https://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1443

Sauceman's excellent article "So, How Fuel Efficient is This TSX? Test Results & Data": https://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23721

Another great sauceman article "Getting The Best Fuel Economy Out Of Your TSX: Tips & Tricks": https://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2182

0-60 and 1/4 mile times: https://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17655

Manual transmission driving advice: https://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1425

"Get the Dealer to Sell You at the Best Price in Town": https://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11993

Ricecake's "Will my aftermarket mods & void my dealer warranty?" thread: https://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3706

narci's "Everything you want to know about cars/parts resource": https://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=26496
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