Breakdown of the 17-digit serial number / VIN / PIN for backhoe loaders
Starting on Model Year 2005, 17-character VINs were introduced. Older versions can still occur, depending on the type of machine and the production plant.
In cases of doubt, check with the manufacturer.
SLP 3CX V E 0460001
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 =   World Manufacturer Identifier Code (WMI)
JCB = World Manufacturer Identifier Code JCB
SLP = World Manufacturer Identifier Code JCB
2   =   Type of machine
3 = Type of steering
T = two-wheel steering
F = all-wheel steering
4 =   Model
S = side-shift backhoe
C central attachment
L = Loader
5 = Year of manufacture
5 = 2005
6 2006
7 2007
8 2008
9 2009
A 2010
B 2011
6     =     World Manufacturer Identifier Code (WMI)
E = England
5   =   Serial Number / PIN