Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Town Car, 2006-2007

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)


The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a 17-digit combination of letters and numbers that is stamped on a metal plate riveted to the top upper-left of the dash board. The VIN is also located on the vehicle certification (VC) label.

The VIN is broken down into eight subsets of characters for vehicle identification.


1: World manufacturer identifier (WMI)
2: Restraint type
3: Vehicle line and series code
4: Engine code
5: VIN check digit
6: Model year code
7: Assembly plant code
8: Production sequence number

World Manufacturer Identifier

The first three digits of the VIN indicate the world manufacturer.

2FA-Ford, Canada
2FD-Ford, Canada, incomplete vehicle
2ME-Mercury, Canada
2MH-Mercury, Canada, incomplete vehicle

Restraint Type

The fourth VIN position is the restraint type.

F-Active safety belts (all seats)
H-Active safety belts (all seats), driver and passenger front and side air bags

Vehicle Line and Series Code

Positions 5 through 7 indicate vehicle line, series and body type.

P70-Crown Victoria (LWB)
P71-Crown Victoria (Police Interceptor)
P27-Crown Victoria (basic fleet vehicle)
P73-Crown Victoria (base four-door)
P74-Crown Victoria (LX four-door)
M70-Grand Marquis (LWB)
M74-Grand Marquis (GS four-door)

Engine Code

The eighth VIN position is the engine displacement and number of cylinders code.

9-4.6L EFI SOHC, natural gas (NGV)
V-4.6L EFI SOHC, eight cylinder, flex-fuel (E-85 compliant)
W-4.6L EFI SOHC, eight cylinder, gasoline

Check Digit

The ninth VIN position is a check digit code 0 through 9.

Model Year Code

The tenth VIN position is the model year code.


Assembly Plant Code

The eleventh VIN position is the assembly plant code.

X-St. Thomas, Talbotville, Ontario (Canada)

Production Sequence Code

The last six VIN positions are the production sequence number. These six digits are also used as the vehicle serial and warranty number.


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Fig. Location of VIN plate

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Fig. VIN breakdown