Identifies the sequence of the vehicle for production as it rolled off the manufacturers assembly line. I have checked the numbers in my log book 3 times! For example: 1988 J , 1989 K , 1990 L , 1991 M , 1992 N , 1993 P , 1994®, 1995 S , 1996 T , 1997 V , 1998 W , 1999 X , 2000 Y ------2001 1 , 2002 2 , 2003 3 11th character- Identifies the assembly plant for the vehicle. The last four characters shall always be numeric. Even if you enter the code, it won't go to someone else and no one will find out that you have checked it. Every buyer must check Toyota car history before getting a car loan or credit. I'm extra curious as the vehicle is a 1989, witch was the first model year for the first generation of Hilux Surf and these all seem like low numbers. Military Rebates and College Grad Rebates are not included in prices.
Vehicle option and pricing are subject to change. . November 2009 Every vehicle has a model code which describes the basic vehicle e. Please notice that we do not take responsibility for inaccurate or incomplete results. It is a rather large white or cream-coloured box depending on where the car was produced. All these good qualities make a Toyota one of the best choices possible. You can search Toyota parts by.
Pinging is currently not allowed. Would be neat to know what number off the line it was :. Although there are exceptions to the rule, the first three digits usually refer to the country of manufacture, the vehicle maker and the vehicle type. Every car regardless of brand, model, engine size, etc. Call or email for complete vehicle specific information. If you are reading this page, it is likely that you are already thinking about buying a used Toyota or it is quite the opposite and you want to sell one. After speaking with our technical team we can advise looking on the inside of the passenger side door.
Some early model toyota's have a 5 digit model number 2 letters followed by three numbers followed by 7 digits stamped into the chassis. The interpretation of such notations is quite simple. Please check Toyota car parts catalog for additional information if you're looking for parts to repair your vehicle. All trademarks, trade names, service marks, product names and logos appearing on the site are the property of their respective owners. A vibration in the steerign wheel indicates an issue with the front tires. The second letter is usually T, which describes Toyota, the third describes which group of cars or sometimes which chassis type the vehicle sits on.
Every car manufacturer is obliged to mark all its vehicles in this special format. Anyone have a resource for decoding the meaning of these? Since 1981, the manufacturer has supplied each model coming off the conveyor with such an identification number. Every car manufacturer is obliged to mark all its vehicles in this special format. Turkey gets an N, while Thailand and South Africa where some of our Hilux vehicles are produced get an M or an A. Posted on Jul 20, 2010 First thing I would do is to get a chassis lube job.
The designation T is used for models such as Carina, Corona and Celica or even Avensis. For example, J stands for Japan and S for Great Britain. The number 41 is the Hiace Commuter Coaster bus with a standard roof, number 42 with a raised roof, 43 is with a high roof. Identifies vehicle features such as body style, engine type, model, series, etc. The prices shown above, may vary from region to region, as will incentives, and are subject to change. Thanks for choosing FixYa for assistance today.
Hi Bassem, Thanks for your post. There was some overlap as new models were phased in using new codes while old models were phased out using the old codes. Hi Atta, Thanks for getting in touch. Disclaimer: -Some of our units used engine, transmission, axle, etc. Hi Majid, Thanks for your post.
Corolla , its generation and major options engine type, gearbox type, body style, grade level. In such models as Liteace, Dyna, Hiace, this number is applied either on the floor under the driver's feet or under the driver's seat. That should be pinned topic for future reference. The model codes fall into three periods, 1937 to late 1950s, late 1950s to late 1970s and late 1970s to present. We do not require a core charge or a return of the old part or engine.
The letter U means the Dyna 200. This article relies too much on to. The first position determines the country of the manufacturer. I thought Toyota only put the plates in the engine bay. Toyota vin s are located on the drivers side dash board can be seen through the windshield as well as in the drivers side door jamb on a white sticker.
Hope you are doing well. Whether you are a careful buyer or a wise seller, you need to be fully aware of the car conditions if you want to calculate the car market value accurately. Some models have the number on the rear nearside of the block on a vertical lug. Common items that are not guaranteed include but not limited too nuts, bolts, links, seals, bushings, ball joints, brackets, bezels, wiring, cables, sensors and other applicable items depending on the part. The axle bearings can get dry and do require lubrication.