VIN Decoder Resource

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  1. BreakingPrius

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    I think this is useful. Thanks
     
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    Try this example VIN-decomposition description:

    J = (WMI), World Source: J = Japan
    T = (WMI), Manufacturer: T = Toyota
    D = (WMI), Vehicle Type: D = Passenger Vehicle
    K = (VDS), Body Type/Drive Type: K = 4Dr HB 2WD
    N = (VDS), Engine Family: N = 1.8L (2ZR-FXE) Atkinson
    3 = (VDS), Series: 3 = Chassis Code ZWV30
    D = (VDS), Restraint System/Grade: D = Manual Belts w/2 Airbags, Side Airbags, Three-Row Curtain Shield Airbags, and Knee Airbag
    U = (VDS), Car Line: U = Prius
    3 = (CkD), Check Digit(computer generated)
    E = (VIS), Model Year: E = 2014 (F = 2015, G = 2016, etc.)
    1 = (VIS), Plant Code: 0 = Tsutsumi plant, line#1; 1 = Tsutsumi plant, line#2; 5 = Fugimatsu plant
    X = (VIS), Serial Number: XXXXXX (most significant digit)
    X = (VIS), Serial Number: XXXXXX
    X = (VIS), Serial Number: XXXXXX
    X = (VIS), Serial Number: XXXXXX
    X = (VIS), Serial Number: XXXXXX
    X = (VIS), Serial Number: XXXXXX (least significant digit)

    • Where:
    WMI = World Manufacturer Identifier
    VDS = Vehicle Description Section
    CkD = Check Digit (Internal use only. Used by Toyota and FBI computers to verify the VIN)
    VIS = Vehicle Indicator Section

    • also: Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN codes)/Toyota/VIN Codes - Wikibooks, open books for an open world
     
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    It doesn't work. It just spins forever after typing in any VIN.
     
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