GM Full Size Vans 1967-1986 Repair Guide

Engine

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Fig. Fig. 1: Common engine identification number location-inline six engines



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Fig. Fig. 2: Common engine identification number location-V8 gasoline engines



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Fig. Fig. 3: Common engine identification number location-379 diesel engines

The engine number is located as follows:



6 Cylinder: On a pad on the right hand side of the cylinder block, at the rear of the distributor.
 
V8: The engine number is found on a pad at the front of the right side cylinder head.
 

The engine number is broken down as follows: Example-F1210TFA



F-Manufacturing Plant. F-Flint and T-Tonawanda
 
12-Month of Manufacture (December)
 
10-Day of Manufacturer (Tenth)
 
T-(1970 and later) Truck engine
 
FA-Transmission and Engine Combination
 

 
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