GM Full-Size Trucks 1988-1998 Repair Information



See Figures 1 and 2

The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) plate is mounted on the driver's side of the instrument panel, and is visible through the windshield.

The models covered here include full size C/K trucks including the Tahoe, Blazer, Jimmy, Yukon and Suburban. Starting in 1992 the Blazer was renamed the Blazer/Tahoe and Jimmy the Jimmy/Yukon. The 5th digit on the vehicle identification number is the vehicle line and chassis type:

C and R are 2-wheel drive conventional cabs
V and K are 4-wheel drive conventional cabs

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Fig. Fig. 1: The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is visible through the windshield

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Fig. Fig. 2: Vehicle Identification number decoding