Ford Mustang 1999-2005

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)


The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a seventeen-digit alphanumeric code. The VIN is stamped on a metal tab riveted to the instrument panel, top upper left of the dash. The VIN number is also found on the Vehicle Certification (VC) label.

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Fig. World manufacturer identifier (1), restraint type code (2), line, series, body type (3), engine code (4), computer generated VIN check digit (5), model year code (6), assembly plant code (7) and production sequence number (8)

The first three Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) positions are the World Manufacturer Identifier (WMI).

1FA-Ford, USA, passenger car
1FD-Ford, USA, incomplete vehicle

The fourth VIN position is the vehicle restraint system type code.

F-Active safety belts-all positions, second generation air bags

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

P40-Two door coupe
P44-Two door convertible
P42-Two door coupe, GT
P45-Two door convertible, GT
P46-Two door convertible, Cobra
P47-Two door coupe, Cobra

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

Example: V-4.6L, EFI (DOHC), eight cylinder
Refer to the Engine and Vehicle Identification chart in the Specification Charts section for complete listing

The ninth VIN position is a government assigned, computer-generated check digit code (0-9).

The tenth VIN position is the model year code.

Example: 1-2001

The eleventh VIN position is the assembly plant code.

F-Dearborn, Michigan (USA)

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

Ford-Begins at 100001