Volkswagen Air Cooled 1949-1969 Repair Guide

Identification Plate


The identification plate carries the vehicle serial number and paint, body, and assembly codes. It is behind the spare tire in the luggage compartment on type 1 models, and on the right side of the overhead air duct in early type 2 vehicles. The type 3 identification plate is next to the hood latch, in front of the spare tire in the luggage compartment.