Advice 1: How to determine the year of manufacture of the engine

Every driver before buying a car wants to know all about it - what year it was released, mileage, whether in accidents and what her motor. In particular, drivers are very interested in how to determine the year of issueto understand your own it or it was changed. We need this in order to understand whether the car is too old engine.
How to determine the year of manufacture of the engine
Instruction
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To learn how the alterations have subjected the car, what repair was done with him, you need to carefully look for some numbers. For example, a VIN number can be found year release of the car, then what country was it manufactured and the type of engine. But many car owners are interested in what engine they have installed in the car. If it is native, it is possible to determine the degree of deterioration and approximately calculate the period of further operation. But if the engine was replaced, it is better to try to find out how old your "new" motor. This will help to avoid many troubles. To find the date of issue of the engine you can use the Internet. On the dedicated website avto.ru you need to drive to certain proposed fields brand and VIN. In this case, you can obtain detailed information on the producing country and year of issue.
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In a certain type of machines, you can determine the year of issue of the engine from the label under the hood of the car. It is located in this case on the cylinder block, in the area of support around the pallet. Looks like a bas-relief located in the rectangle.
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You can try to check the engine, which is to determine subsequently the year of issueaccording to the VIN. The last two letters of the ID indicates the model of engine, and the digits which are located after them is the number of the engine. Next you need via the Internet on specialized sites "punch this number." First and foremost, check the website of the official representative.
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You can also try to make a request to the company, which produces these engines. If this question of principle, it is possible to afford to wait for the manufacturer to look for information on this engine. But the success of this enterprise will be provided only if the engine is original. If it was fake, the manufacturer to help you can not.
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Another option is to enquire at the bodyshop. Only need such a service, which employs craftsmen with extensive experience. They just look at the engine, will be able to determine, at least approximately, but close enough, the year of issue of your motor.
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Advice 2: How to identify engine type

In the process of operation of the vehicle or in the resolution of any problems you need to know exactly what type of engine your car. For example, to determine the cause of the malfunction, the decision of the insured event, the execution of transactions with the car. How can you quickly and, most importantly, accurately determine the type without going to the dealership or to the dealership?
How to identify engine type
You will need
  • Your car, connect to the Internet and a little patience.
Instruction
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Open the hood of the car and the cylinder head cover or other surfaces of the engine, locate the room. It will look like this: VIN WVWZZZ1HZSB139674. In this digit-letter designation of Latin incorporates the complete information about the configuration of your vehicle, including engine type.
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Download all the code on a piece of paper and go for a computer connected to the Internet. The subject of your search will be a database of the make and model of your car, which contains information on decoding the VIN number of the car. Either you need to look for thematic forums and sites where you will be able to ask a question about VIN decoding.
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Now you will need a lot of patience. Be prepared that you will have to spend quite laborious searches and may visit dozens of sites while you do not succeed.
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When you find information, you need to carefully recheck all the data. You must be sure that the VIN decoding actually corresponds to the options of your car. This applies to search query (the VIN number should be entered exactly), and compliance with decrypt the actual configuration of your car.
Note
In the search process are strongly encouraged to immediately dismiss those solutions which entail a waste of your money. Whether the offer to buy database VIN or sending SMS to speed up searches. Remember that 99% of such offers are scams, want to make money at your problem. The money they take, and information you are likely to get.
Useful advice
In order to speed up the search process, I advise you not to spend time on automotive sites devoted to the overall theme. It is better to limit the range of search sites and forums that discuss your brand or, even better, model. The chances of finding the right information will increase significantly.

Advice 3: How to determine the year of manufacture of the engine in his room

When the owner of the car aims to determine the year of manufacture of the engine, some problems arise. Some argue that this can be done by its number, others that it carries no information. If you know that the engine is released along with your auto, you can determine the year of manufacture chassis number.
How to determine the year of manufacture of the engine in his room
You will need
  • - vehicle for which you want to determine the year of issue;
  • a computer and an Internet connection.
Instruction
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Find your car VIN number (chassis number). It is every car, and with it, you can learn not only the year of issue of car and engine and other technical details, to its original configuration. Usually the VIN stamped on the car, its point under the hood or elsewhere of cars, but to find it you will also be able to the Datasheet.
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Look at the symbol found VIN standing at the tenth position. It will either be a digit or a letter. This symbol is encrypted the year of the car. The letter a indicates that the car was either in 1980 or in 2010. The letter H denotes 1987, N – 1992, P – 1993, R – 1994 V – 1997 J – 1998 year.
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If you found in tenth position numbers of a body figure, it means that your car was manufactured after 2000, with which numbering begins. Thus, if the vehicle released in 2003, you will find figure 3. In 2010, the numbering ends, and again uses the letters of the Latin alphabet. But now no longer uses the letters O, Q, U, Y, and Z.
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Since each manufacturer is able to encode the year of issue, use one of the better online services. You only need to know the VIN number of the technical passport of the car, and to decipher it will be designed for this service.
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You can determine the date of production and other parts of the car. Often it indicate the wires and cables under the hood. Most likely, the windshield has the same year of manufacture as the car, if it has not changed. Look at the number of the windshield. The last two digits indicate the year of manufacture.
Useful advice
If you decide to buy a car, you should not only trust the number on the back of the machine. Ask for technical data sheet and compare the VIN numbers listed in the passport and on the car. The VIN does not always indicate the exact date of release. In fact, there is a possibility that the car was released a year earlier, but that is the cost of production that does not reduce the significance of this number.

Advice 4: How to determine the make of the car

Some people, far from the world of cars, it can be difficult to navigate in a huge number of brands and models of machines. And they are often limited by the epithets "so small , "Reds or "jeep , although all brands of cars have their identification badges and unique elements of design and the body. But you can learn to understand this sea of cars, and become, if not expert, then at least a lover.
How to determine the make of the car
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The biggest difficulty in defining the brand cause car rare exotic. However, in Russia they are on the road you will meet infrequently. More questions with the identification of the cause American and Italian manufacturers, whose models are not supplied to our market. Among the well-known American brands in Russia have the Dodge emblem which is the head of argali. Many confuse this with the bull emblem, which is depicted on the nameplate of the sports car a Lamborghini.. And although the latter found on the road much less remember – the Italians don't make SUVs and pickups, unlike the American concern. In General the theme of animals can often be found in the emblems of a car. Peugeot considers a symbol of their cars lion Skoda – green bird.
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If the emblem is a monogram or intricate abstraction, to be sure: you are a masterpiece of the Chinese automotive industry. And if there is still a number of numbers instead of the model name, you will not go wrong. The exception is the complete antithesis of the Chinese cars – Maybach. The emblem resembles a rounded triangle with two letters M in the center. The Chinese have already started to use a similar label on one of their brands. Of course, look at the machine itself: Maybach – car luxury, the design of which immediately attracts attention.
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In the absence of the logo on a car, try to determine the brand on the specifics of the structure of the car body. Most manufacturers follow in the lines of a specific design. From the same us machines body design is quite aggressive, with a powerful bumper, wide arches and platform. Japanese cars have a more rounded shape, large headlights, the original grille. French cars, Renault, distinguished by a kind of pretentiousness form of discrepancy between the size of the Luggage compartment hood, inflated flanks.

Advice 5: How to identify the engine model

When replacing units and assemblies of a car is often required to determine the engine model. Use this information to pick the right replacement parts or ordered new motor for the car.
How to identify the engine model
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Identification car engine starts with a number, which usually is applied on the left side on the special platform located on the cylinder block. Marking consists of two parts – descriptive, consisting of six digits and index – of eight characters. The first sign in the form of Latin letters or numbers – is the year of manufacture of the engine. For example, nine matches 2009, letter And – 2010 and – 2011.
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The first three digits of the descriptive part indicate the index of the underlying model, and the fourth is the index modification. If the index modification is absent, a zero is assigned.
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The fifth digit represents climatic modification, and in last place is usually the letters stand for a diaphragm clutch (A) or EGR valve (R). On vehicle models from the VAZ model and the engine number is stamped behind front of cylinder block.
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For vehicles of the Gorky automobile plant (GAZ) is characterized by a different location of the engine number in the lower left side of the engine block. The Toyota engines are the first digit indicates the ordinal number in the series and the second series of the engine. For example, the engine 3S-FE 4S-FE with the structural similarity differ from each other only a displacement.
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The letter G stands for belonging to the gasoline engines with electronic fuel injection and, as a rule, chargeroom or turbocharged, F – cylinders with four valves and two camshafts with separate drive. T indicates the presence of one or two turbines, Z – supercharger (for example, 4A-GZE) E – electronic injection, S – direct injection and X – hybrid engine.
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Marking engines Nissan contains even more information. The first two letters indicate the series, the next two – volume. To obtain the volume in cubic centimeters, should this figure be multiplied by 100. Engines with 4 valves on the cylinder are marked with a letter D, adjustable timing – V, with electronic multi-point injection. gasoline engines Have the designation S, in the presence of one of the turbine – T, and the two turbos – TT.
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Marks of Mitsubishi motors in the first place provides information on the number of cylinders. About the type of engine, say the letters A and G (DIC), and D (diesel). Marking of diesel engines can complement letter M, indicating the presence of the fuel high-pressure pump with electronic control. The next two digits indicate the series, and the letter T – the presence of the turbine.
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