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The vehicle identification plate is located on the driver's side door pillar. There are three lines of information on the plate, which consists of arrangements of letters and numbers.
The first line from the top of the warranty number, which is a code that identifies the series of vehicle, the engine, and assembly plant, and the numerical sequence in which the vehicle was built.
The second line of numbers contains codes that identify the wheelbase (inches), color, model code, trim code, body type code, transmission code and the rear axle code.
The third line gives the maximum gross vehicle weight (GVW) inch lbs., the certified net horsepower @ rpm, and the D.S.O. number, which is the district to which the vehicle was delivered and if applicable, specially ordered, factory installed equipment.
VIN codes prior to 1981 are comprised of 13 digits and letters. The code, beginning in 1981 includes 17 digits and letters.