VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (VIN)
Fig. Fig. 1 A thirteen digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is used for 1978-80 models-the first digit represents the model year and the fifth digit indicates the engine
Fig. Fig. 2 The VIN was changed to a seventeen digit number in 1981-the eighth digit identifies the engine and the tenth digit represents the model year
Fig. Fig. 3 The VIN plate is located on the upper left-hand corner of the dashboard
The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for title and registration purposes is stamped on a metal tab attached to the instrument panel close to the lower windshield frame on the driver's side of the car.
A thirteen digit number is used through 1980. The first digit identifies the model year, and the fifth digit identifies the installed engine.
A seventeen digit number is used from 1981. The tenth digit identifies the model year, and the eighth digit identifies the installed engine.
VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL
Fig. Fig. 4 Vehicle certification labels used for American, Canadian and export models
Fig. Fig. 5 The body tag is located on the radiator upper crossmember
Fig. Fig. 6 This label (on the rocker arm cover) indicates with which emissions system the vehicle is equipped
Fig. Fig. 7 The VECI label provides important emission and tune-up information
Fig. Fig. 8 This label provides information regarding tire pressures and sizes for your specific vehicle
Fig. Fig. 9 This label, on the driver's side door, provides various vehicle information
The Vehicle Certification Label is attached to the left front door lock face panel or door pillar. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) also appears on this label.
Fig. Fig. 10 Body and Style Code