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The Vehicle Identification Number is not just a line of random letters with a serial number stuck on the end. Concealed within the number is most of the history of the car, the model and body style, when and where it was built even to the location of the factory.

VIN Number

DIGIT EXPLANATION
1 Always an asterix *
2

Manufacturer: 3 digits for Scorpio should be WFO

SFA Ford UK
WFO Ford Werke
WF1 Ford Werke Federal
UNI Ford Ireland
XLC Ford Nederland
VS6 Spain
TW2 Ford Portugal

3
4
5 G Digit 5&11 shows body type.
GF - 4 Door Saloon
GN - 4 door Estate
6 X Always X
7 X Always X
8 G Source company   
B Ford GB own assembly
G Ford Germany own assembly
9 A Assembly plant 
A - Dagenham/Cologne/Lpiranga
B - Halewood/Genk/SAO Bernado
C - Langley/Saariouis
K - Rheine
N - Amsterdam
P - Valencia/Azambuja
S - Setubal
10 G Model
A - Escort/Orion
B - Mondeo
E - Puma
F - Fiesta
G - Scorpio
R - Ka
W - Galaxy
11 F second letter of two code body type F or N
12 Year of Manufacture R-94 S-95 T-96 V-97 W-98
13 Month of Manufacture: see Date Codes. The codes should be between RR and WU
14 Numbers 14 to 18 are the sequential vehicle numbers
15
16
17
18
19 * always asterix

 

 

 

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