The 13-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is attached to the left topside of the instrument panel, so that it is visible through the windshield.
See Figure 1
First digit: A, for American Motors
Second digit: Last number of year, 5 for 1975
Third digit: Transmission type
S: 3-Speed columnF: 3-Speed floorA: Automatic-columnC: Automatic-floorM: 4-Speed floor
Fourth digit: Series
Fifth digit: Body type
Sixth digit: Trim class
Seventh digit: Engine:
A, 6-258, 1 bbl.B, 6-232, 1 bbl.C, 6-232, 2 bbl.E, 6-232, 1 bbl.G, 6-232, 2 bbl.H, 8-304, 2 bbl.N, 8-360, 2 bbl.P, 8-360, 4 bbl.Z, 8-401, 4 bbl.
Remaining digits: Vehicle serial number. Numbering was started at 100,001 each year at the Kenosha, Wisconsin plant and at 700,001 at the Brampton, Ontario plant.
See Figure 2
A seventeen digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is embossed on a metal plate that is riveted to the upper left corner of the dash panel visible through the windshield. To decode the VIN, see the accompanying illustration.