Malibu 2001-2005

Engine Identification

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Fig. The eighth character in the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) identifies the engine. Adhesive-backed labels attached to the engine, laser etching or stampings on the engine block indicate the engine unit number/date code-3.1L engine shown



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Fig. Identification can be made through the use of the Broadcast Code label on the 2.2L engine front cover (1) and the use of the partial VIN etched on the oil filter bowl (2)



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Fig. The primary location (1) and the secondary location (2) for the Engine ID for the 3.1L engine are as shown



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Fig. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) derivative (1) for the 3.5L engine is stamped or laser etched on the left side rear of the engine block.

 
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