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Old 05-03-2004, 05:23   #1 (permalink)
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Focus Build Details off build plate

VIN code info:

your VIN code starts like this

*1234567891011121314151617*

World Manufacturer Identifier (digits 1 to 3)

9BF = Ford Brazil (Brazil)
SFA = Ford Motor Company Ltd. (England)
TW2 = Ford Lutisania sarl (Portugal)
UNI = Henry Ford and Son Ltd. (Ireland)
VS6 = Ford Espana sa (Spain)
WF0 = Ford Werke A.G. (Germany)
WF1 = Ford Werke A.G. (Germany)
XLC = Ford Nederland nv (Netherlands)

Body Type (digits 4 and 10)

3 = van high roof
5 = combi high roof
A = 5-door hatchback
B = 3-door hatchback
C = 2-door coupé
D = 2-door estate/wagon/clipper
E = 3-door hatchback
F = 4-door saloon
G = 5-door multi-purpose vehicle
L = 2-door cabriolet
N = 5-door estate/wagon/clipper
P = 2-door single cab pick-up
T = 2-door saloon
V = 2-door van
W = 3-door van
XX (digits 5 and 6)

Assembly Line (digit 7)

B = Ford Great Britain (own assembly)
C = Ford Great Britain (assembly by affiliate)
C = Ford Lusitana S.A.R.L., Azambuia, Portugal (own assembly)
E = Ford Germany (assembly by affiliate)
G = Ford Germany (own assembly)
L = Ford Brazil (own assembly)
S = Japan (own assembly)
W = Ford Spain (own assembly)
Z = Unites States (own assembly)

Assembly Plant (digit 8 )

A = Cologne (Germany)
A = Dagenham (United Kingdom)
A = Ipiranga (Brazil)
B = Genk (Belgium)
B = Halewood (United Kingdom)
B = Sao Bernado (Brazil)
C = Langley (United Kingdom)
C = Saarlouis (Germany)
E = Cork (Ireland)
F = La Villa (Mexico)
G = Barcelona (Spain)
H = Hiroshima (Japan)
J = Caracas (Venezuela)
K = Rheine (Germany)
M = Rheine (Germany)
N = Amsterdam (Netherlands)
P = Azambuja (Portugal)
P = Valencia (Spain)
S = Setubal (Portugal)
V = Flat Rock (United States)

Production Model (digit 9)

A = Escort, Orion
B = Cortina, Cougar, Mondeo, Sierra, Taunus
D = Focus
E = Capri, Puma
F = Fiesta
G = Granada, Scorpio
J = Fiesta
O = Mustang
R = Ka
S = Galaxy
W = Galaxy

Production Year and Month (digit 11 and 12)

VIN Position 11 - Year of Manufacture

W 1998
X 1999
Y 2000
1 2001
2 2002
3 2003
4 2004
5 2005

VIN Position 12 - Month of Manufacture

1998--1999--2000--2001--2002--2003--2004--2005
Jan L C B J L C B J
Feb Y K R U Y K R U
Mar S D A M S D A M
Apr T E G P T E G P
May J L C B J L C B
Jun U Y K R U Y K R
Jul M S D A M S D A
Aug P T E G P T E G
Sep B J L C B J L C
Oct R U Y K R U Y K
Nov A M S D A M S D
Dec G P T E G P T E

Production Sequence Number (digits 13 to 17)

from 10001 to 59999
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Old 05-03-2004, 05:35   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Focus Build Details off build plate

Looks like something off my forum

This is where my car was made :

C = Saarlouis (Germany)

Pure Euro

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Old 05-03-2004, 05:48   #3 (permalink)
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all of them except the sedan are made in Saarlouis... I can guess mine would be WF0B4XXGCDB2P***** so gives me an excuse to go run outside and have a look he he he... aah bugger it it's too cold and my keys are outside... i'll do it later.
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Old 05-03-2004, 17:04   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Focus Build Details off build plate

your keys are outside ??

I try and keep mine inside with me :)
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Re: Focus Build Details off build plate

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your keys are outside ??

I try and keep mine inside with me :)

wat brother said...........
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Old 05-03-2004, 23:51   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Focus Build Details off build plate

Was just going to comment on the same thing, that Chris has had this on his forum for a while. Tis a good resource

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Old 05-04-2004, 03:27   #7 (permalink)
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urgh it was late I'm sorry... my brain was outsdide in reality. Was a combination between my keys are upstair and my car is outside... he heh e
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