TownAndCountry 2008

Serial Number Identification

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Drive Axle



Specific to:

Chrysler Town & Country 2008-2009

Dodge Grand Caravan 2008-2009

An identification tag is attached to the drive axle.

Engine



Specific to:

Chrysler Town & Country 2008-2009

Dodge Grand Caravan 2008-2009

All engine assemblies carry an Engine Identification Number (EIN) which must be referenced when ordering engine replacement parts.

The EIN is located on the rear of the cylinder block just below the cylinder head.

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Fig. Engine Identification Number (EIN) location-3.3L and 3.8L engines



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Fig. Engine Identification Number (EIN) location-4.0L engine

Transaxle



Specific to:

Chrysler Town & Country 2008-2009

Dodge Grand Caravan 2008-2009

The Transaxle Identification Number (TIN) is printed on a bar-code label that is located on the upper transaxle housing.

The label includes a series of digits that can be translated into useful information such as the transaxle part number, date of manufacture, manufacturing origin, plant shift number, and build sequence number.

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Fig. Transaxle Identification Number (TIN) location (41TE)-4-speed transaxle



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Fig. Transaxle Identification Number (TIN) location (62TE)-6-speed transaxle

Vehicle



Vehicle Certification Label

Specific to:

Chrysler Town & Country 2008-2009

Dodge Grand Caravan 2008-2009

A vehicle certification label is attached to every vehicle and certifies that the vehicle conforms to all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Standards. The label includes:



Month and year of vehicle manufacture
 
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) front, Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) rear-GAWR's are based on a minimum rim size and maximum cold tire inflation pressure
 
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
 
Type of vehicle
 
Type of rear wheels (single or dual)
 
Bar code
 
Month, Day, and Hour (MDH) of final assembly
 
Paint and Trim codes
 
Country of origin
 

The label is located on the driver side front door shut-face.

All communications or inquiries regarding the vehicle should include the MDH and VIN.

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Fig. Sample vehicle certification label

Vehicle Identification Number

Specific to:

Chrysler Town & Country 2008-2009

Dodge Grand Caravan 2008-2009

The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) plate is attached to the top left side of the instrument panel. The VIN contains 17 characters that provide data concerning the vehicle. Refer to the decoding chart to determine the identification of a vehicle.


NOTE
To protect the consumer from theft and possible fraud, the manufacturer is required to include a Check Digit at the 9th position of the Vehicle Identification Number. The Check Digit is used by the manufacturer and government agencies to verify the authenticity of the vehicle and official documentation. The formula to use the check digit is not released to the general public.



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Fig. Location of Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Plate



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Fig. VIN decoding information

 
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