See Figures 1 and 2
The body code plate is located on the top of the radiator closure panel in the engine compartment. There are seven lines of information on the body code plate. Lines 4, 5, 6, and 7 are not used to define service information. Information reads from left to right, starting with line 3 in the center of the plate to line 1 at the bottom of the plate.
Fig. Fig. 1: Body code plate for all New Yorker, Dynasty, Spirit, Acclaim, LeBaron sedan, Sundance, Shadow, Imperial and Fifth Ave. vehicles
Fig. Fig. 2: Body code plate for all Daytona and LeBaron coupe and convertible vehicles
Body code plate line 3:
Digit boxes 1, 2 and 3-paint procedure.
Digit boxes 4-7-primary paint color.
Digit boxes 8-11-secondary paint color.
Digit boxes 12-15-interior trim code.
Digit boxes 16, 17, and 18-engine code: EFA=3.0L V6 Gas (EFI) automatic or manual trans.; EGA=3.3L V6 Gas (EFI) automatic trans.; EGH=3.8L V6 Gas (EFI) automatic trans.
Body code plate line 2:
Digit boxes 19-30-vehicle order number.
Digit boxes 31, 32, and 33-vinyl roof code.
Digit boxes 34, 35, and 36-vehicle shell car line: APD=Shadow, APP=Sundance, AAC=LeBaron Sedan, AAD=Spirit, AAP=Acclaim, AGV=Daytona, AJC=LeBaron Coupe/ Convertible, ACC=New Yorker/ New Yorker Landau/ Dynasty (Canada), ACD=Dynasty, ACY=New Yorker Fifth Ave./ Imperial.
Digit box 37-price class: E=econonmy, H=high line, L=low line, M=maximum, P=premium, S=special/ sport, X=performance/ image.
Digit boxes 38 and 39-body type: 21=2 door sedan, 24=2 door hatchback, 27=2 door convertible, 41=4 door sedan, 44=4 door hatchback.
Body code plate line 1:
Digit boxes 40, 41, and 42-transaxle codes: DDM=5-speed manual transaxle, DDN=5-speed manual transaxle, DDV=5-speed manual transaxle, DGC=3-speed automatic transaxle, DGL=4-speed automatic transaxle.
Digit box 43-market code: U=United States, C=Canada, B=International, M=Mexico.
Digit boxes 44-60-Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).
If two body code plates are required the last code shown on either plate will be followed by the word END. When two plates are required, the last code space on the first plate will show CTD for continued. When a second plate is required, the first four spaces of each line will not be used due to overlap of the plates.