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What is a vehicle identification number (VIN)?
What is a vehicle identification number (VIN)?

What is a vehicle identification number (VIN)?

The truck's vehicle identification number (VIN) is the identifying code for a SPECIFIC vehicle. The VIN serves as the car's fingerprint, as no two vehicles in operation have the same VIN. A VIN is composed of 17 characters (digits and capital letters) that act as a unique identifier for the vehicle. A VIN displays the vehicle's unique features, specifications and manufacturer. The VIN can be used to track recalls, registrations, warranty claims, thefts and insurance coverage. It is divided into three parts, namely the world manufacturer identification code part, vehicle description part and vehicle instruction part.

What is a vechile identifiaction number-SPV Vehicle
Three parts of VIN

I.World Manufacturer Identifier

The WMI code must be applied, approved and filed by the country where it is located. The WMI code is a letter or number designated by the national agency to indicate a specific manufacturer. The WMI code should pass the first digit, The combination of the second and third digits ensures the uniqueness of the manufacturer's identification mark.
The WMI code combination can guarantee the uniqueness of the identification mark of the manufacturer (region, country, manufacturer). The first digit indicates the country or region of automobile production (as shown in the figure below), and the second and third digits indicate the manufacturer or company.

II.Vehicle Descripior Section

The VDS code (Vehicle Descripior Section) is located in the second part of the VIN code. The VDS code is composed of six characters. This part should be able to identify the general characteristics of the vehicle. The order of the codes is determined by the manufacturer. The characteristics of the vehicle are like cars. It should indicate its type, series, body type, engine type and restraint system type: trucks should indicate their model or type, series, chassis, cab type, engine type, braking system and vehicle rated total mass: passenger vehicles should indicate List its model or type, series, body type, engine type and braking system.

III.Vehicle Indicator Section

Vehicle Indicator Section (Vehicle Indicator Section), located in the third part of the VIN code (10th to 17th), is compiled by the manufacturer according to international practice.

VIN Decode Explained

I.What do the numbers and letters in a VIN mean?

What do the 17 digits in a VIN mean? See the breakdown below of the meaning behind each segment of the VIN:

The mean of vehicle vin-SPV vehicle

II.Where Can I Find the VIN?

The VIN can be found by looking at the dashboard on the driver's side of the vehicle. The easiest way to view it is to stand outside the vehicle on the      driver's side and look at the corner of the dashboard where it meets the windshield. If the VIN cannot be found there, open the driver's side door and look at the door post (where the door latches when it is closed). It is likely that the VIN will also be displayed in this location. See the image below: