Vehicle Identification Number - VIN Numbers

Free VIN Decoder - Check VIN Number - VIN Lookup For Decoding Your Land Rover Car History - Auto - Vehicle Identification Number

Look up vehicle identification numbers for all car makes and vehicle models, by year, from Land Rover. Decode VIN number information on the following makes and models:Land Rover Defender, Land Rover Discovery, Land Rover Discovery Series II, Land Rover Freelander, Land Rover LR2, Land Rover LR3, Land Rover LR4, Land Rover Range Rover, Land Rover Range Rover Sport

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What is a VIN Number?

A VIN number is a 17 character alpha/numeric serial number unique to each vehicle, by manufacturer, make, model and year. Each character in the VIN number can be decoded to determine where the car was built, what year, which automotive features are included and more. Together, all the VIN numbers create a history about your Land Rover.

Where To Find The Vehicle Identification Number Tag
How to use this vehicle identification number information to decode your Land Rover VIN number: First, either find your VIN number on your vehicle registration or car title or in vehicle maintenance records from your dealer. Additionally, you can find the VIN at various locations on your car. Frequently you can find your VIN number in one of the following locations: on the driver's side door jam (sometimes on the passenger's side), under the windshield on the driver's side, near the firewall of the vehicle or on the steering column. Other places to search for a vehicle identification number include various locations under the hood of your car.

Learn how to find a VIN number on your car.

Now that you found your VIN Land Rover number, you can start to decode your car, truck or automobile. The first character The first character indicates the country where the vehicle was manufactured. The United States has a VIN code of 1 or 4, while countries such as Japan (J) are designated with letters. To decode your VIN number, simply match your VIN characters to the chart below. Search first to find the model year for your car, then, in order to check VIN number to determine your car history details, match the corresponding position of your vehicle ID number to each of the fields below.

VIN Decoder Abbreviations
Here are handy VIN abbreviations. In example, a 2dr, 4WD, conv, LE would convert to a two door, 4 wheel drive, convertible, limited edition. Some of the most common abbreviations: 2 Dr = Two Door | 4 Dr = 4 Door | 4WD = 4 Four Wheel Drive | AB = Air Bag | AT = Automatic Transmission | Auto = Automatic | AWD = All Wheel Drive | Cyl = Cylinder | Conv = Convertible | Cpe = Coupe | Dr = Door or Drive | FWD = Front Wheel Drive | HB = Hatchback | HP = Horsepower | HT = Hard Top | L = Litre | LE = Limited Edition | LWB = Long Wheel Base | MPH = Miles Per Hour | PU or P/U = Pickup | RWD = Rear Wheel Drive | SE = Special Edition | Sed = Sedan | Spd = Speed | Spt = Sport | ST = Standard Transmission | Std = Standard | w/ = with | w/o = with out

LOCATION: The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is located on the upper left side of
dash panel visible through windshield.
1987-2004
WORLD MAKE IDENTIFIER
SAL = Land Rover, U.K.
CAR LINE
H = Range Rover
D = Defender 90
J = Discovery
N = Freelander
SERIES
C = Range Rover - 108" WB
H = Range Rover - 108" WB
Defender - 110" WB
NE = Freelander HSE
NY = Freelander SE
V = Range Rover - 100" WB
Defender - 90" WB
Y = Discovery - 100" WB
BODY TYPE
1 = 4-Door Utility/2 Door Utility
2 = 2 Door/4 Door Utility
ENGINE
1 = 3.5L Fuel Injection
1 = 4.4L SFI
2 = 2.5L V-6 SFI
2 = 3.9L, 4.0L Fuel Injection
3 = 4.2L Fuel Injection
4 = 4.6L Fuel Injection
5 = 4.0L V8 EFI-LEV
6 = 4.6L V8 EFI-LEV
9 = 4.6L V8
SERIAL NUMBER
Sequential Production Number
ASSEMBLY PLANT
A = Solihull, UK
VEHICLE MODEL YEAR
H = 1987
P = 1993
X = 1999
H = 1988
R = 1994
Y = 2000
K = 1989
S = 1995
1 = 2001
L = 1990
T = 1996
2 = 2002
M = 1991
V = 1997
3 = 2003
N = 1992
W = 1998
4 = 2004
VIN CHECK DIGIT
Manufacturer's Internal Code
TRANSMISSION TYPE
2 = 5-Speed Automatic
4 = Automatic LHS
8 = 5 Speed Manual
2005-2006
WORLD MAKE IDENTIFIER
SAL = Land Rover, U.K.
CAR LINE/SERIES/GVWR
AD = LR3 SE, Class F
AF = LR3 HSE, Class F
LM = Range Rover
LS = Range Rover Sport
ME = Range Rover, HSE Class E,
Specification 1
MF = Range Rover, HSE Class E,
Specification 2
MH = Range Rover Westminster,
Class E Ltd Edition
NY = Freelander, SE, Class C
BODY TYPE
A = 4 Door (LR3) 06
A = 4 Door (Range Rover Sport) 06
M = 4 Door (Range Rover) 06
1 = 4 Door (Range Rover) 05
2 = 5 Door (Freelander, LR3) 05
ENGINE
1 = 4.4L V8 (Range Rover)
2 = 2.5L V6 (Freelander)
3 = 4.2L V8 (Range Rover Sport, Range Rover)
4 = 4.0L V6 (LR3)
5 = 4.4L V8 (LR3), (Range Rover Sport)
SERIAL NUMBER
ASSEMBLY PLANT
A = Solihull, UK
VEHICLE MODEL YEAR
5 = 2005
6 = 2006
VIN CHECK DIGIT
TRANSMISSION
2 = 5 Spd Auto (Freelander)
3 = RHD 6 Spd Auto (LR3, Range Rover,
Range Rover Sport)
4 = 5 Spd Auto (Range Rover)
4 = LHD 6 Spd Auto (LR3, Range Rover,
Range Rover Sport)
4 = 6 Spd Auto (LR3)
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