1.3.1 Breakdown of the first kind of VIN

Attention: According to the manufacturer, both kinds of VIN may still occur on newer vehicles
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
M 6 0 8 0 0 0 0 5 0 3 9 9 9
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 =   World Manufacturer Identifier Code (WMI)
WSM = Schmitz Cargobull
2     =     Type of Vehicle
A = Drawbar trailer
S = Semitrailer
Z = Trailer with a central axle
3   =   Superstructure type
698 = Curtainsider
608 = Hooped taurpaulin
7.. = Container (box bodied)
4   =   Fillers
5   =   Filler or MY
0 = Filler
5 = 01.07.2004 – 30.06.2005 (Example)
6   =   Filler or manufacturing plant
0 = Filler
A = Altenberge
V = Vreden
7   =   Serial number