Ford Taurus/Sable 1986-1995 Repair Information



See Figure 1

The official vehicle identification (serial) number (used for title and registration purposes) is stamped on a metal tab fastened to the instrument panel and visible through the driver's side of the windshield from the outside. The vehicle identification (serial) number contains a 17-digit number. The number is used for warranty identification of the vehicle and indicates: manufacturer, type of restraint system, line, series, body type, engine, model year, and consecutive unit number.

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Fig. Fig. 1: Location of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) visible through the windshield