Remember, the year of issue, usually determined by VIN, which meets certain international standards. But according to the number of the body you will not be able to determine directly the date of production machines, as it is possible to find out the model year.
Keep in mind that each manufacturer determines the numbers solely in its own way, therefore, the international standard VIN is only indicative. Plate is under the hood of the car. If the pointer is missing, then note the figure on the cross member under the bumper or front frame. Sometimes the room can be detected on the upper edge of the open hood.
Pay attention to the tenth position of the VIN, and it denotes the model year. If the car was released in 1980 or 2010 year, it will be the letter A, which corresponds to 10-mu to number. If the car 1987 yearand then will indicate H, however, the 1998 year will be under the letter J. the Machine, released in 1992, is N, in 1993, the yearu – P, 94 – R. the Car is 1997 yearand of issue is designated in the VIN code for the letter V. Then, since 2000, will be used for the numbering, and therefore if the machine was released in 2009 year, it will have the digit 9. Then goes again the use of the Latin alphabet, only without using the following letters: Y, O, Q, U and Z.
Use the special online service in the Internet to decipher the VIN code, if you still are unable to deal with the yearof om release. Also, do not trust only the number of the body, as it does not contain complete data on the production of the car. Therefore, in addition to the VIN check will also look and supporting documents, because they specify the exact date of release of the car.
Pay attention to electric wires and cables under the hood, because they also carry reliable information. Also look at the windshield, where the last two digits are yearom of its production, which must always coincide with the yearof om release. Of course, if it is not changed.
Advice 2: How to determine the date of release of the car
Accurately determine the date of issue of the car sometimes you just need. Only by having all the information about the car to be conscientious seller put it up for sale, a knowledgeable and experienced buyer will agree to purchase the car.
You will need
- - the documents of the vehicle;
- - instructions to the vehicle;
- - computer with Internet access.
To check the year and exact date of release of the vehicle, use the identification number of the vehicle (VIN).You will be able to find it, first of all, the documents attached to the car. If for some reason, the documents view does not succeed, pay attention to the usual location of the VIN number. In a modern carx identification number is often attached to the top of the torpedo, driver side, near the windshield. Also, the VIN code can be found on the left front pillar or on the motor plate under the hood of the car.
Perepeshite the VIN number and try to find out through the database information about the year of release of the car. In our days this can be done through the Internet. Sites like http://www.vinfact.com/, http://vinexpert.ru/content/vin_besplatno_proverit and many others will help even without registration to decipher VIN code. The problem, however, is that often the model year indicated in the VIN, does not match the actual date of issue of the vehicle.
Open the hood of the car and find the engine number in which the manufacturer also usually specifies the date of production. If the information obtained as a result of figuring out the engine, again causing issues, you need to find the chassis number of the vehicle.
The serial number of the car must be fixed and use them later for a formal request to the traffic police. The traffic police has an extensive database which will be easy to determine the date of issue of the machine.
If when comparing several sources have yielded conflicting results, check the age of the auto with the study of marking various parts of the machine. Pay attention to the lower part of the safety belt in the cabin, rear shock absorbers, plastic lens taillights. With sufficient probability to determine the correct year of production would help the numbers printed on the glass of the cabin.