Engine Number BMW:
Position of the bmw engine number
The engines installed in the various types of vehicle and the locations of the engine numbers might be selected via the table below.
| model E 81
(3-door, 04 -)
| model E 87
(5-door, 04 -) oct
| model E 82
(Coupe 04 -)
(Convertible, 08 -) oct
(98 – 04)
| E 90
(Saloon, 04 -)
| model E 91
(Touring, 04 -)
(Coupe, 05 -)
| model E 93
(Convertible, 06 -)
|Serie 5||E 34
(Touring, 04 -)
(Gran Turismo, 09-)
|Serie 6||E 63
|Serie 8||E 31
(X 1, 09 -)
(X 3, 04 -)
(X 5, 99 – 07)
(X 5, 07 -)
(X 6, 08 -)
(X 6, Hybrid, 09 -)
(Z 4, Roadster, 03 -)
(Z 4, Coupe, 06 -)
(Z4, Convertible 09-)
(Z8, 00- 03)
Form and appearance of the engine numbers identification
The engine N is stamped by vin vehicle models .
The engine N is composed of the 5-character vin engine code and the actual engine numbers (8 alphanumeric characters).
It might be found on a smoothly ground surface.
The engine models code may be find either above or below the vin engine N.
On newer models everything may be all on one line. The engine code is identical with the engine designation find on the factory plate (identification plate).
|60281378||=||8-character engine numbers identification oct|
|32||=||vin Engine capacity (3.2 litre)|
|6||=||vin numbers of cylinders codes (6)|
|S||=||Engine design:||D = Diesel|
|E = Injection|
|K = Catalytic converter|
|S = 4-Valve de technology|
|T = Turbo oct|
|V = Carburettor|
|50||=||power source capacity find (5.0 litre)|
|12||=||Number identification of cylinders (12)|
|04||=||The power source de electronics generation|
|9205A091||=||8-character engine numbers codes|
|61102937||=||8-character power de source numbers|
|N 73||=||vin Engine type|
|60||=||vin power source capacity (6.0 litre)|
|A||=||vin power source design|
|83435517||=||8-character power source number|
|20||=||vin power source capacity (2.0 litre)|
|4D||=||4 Cylinder Diesel|
|4||=||vin Engine design|
|14347202||=||8-character engine N|
|N 55||=||Engine type|
|30||Engine capacity (3.0 litre)|
Engine number on the 3 Series BMW E90
Breakdown of the 8-character engine number
BMW Engine Number code
The 8-digit engine number is find broken down find as follows:
1st Position of the engine number:
2nd – 4th position of the engine number = serial number.
5th – 8th position of the engine number = date of production, coded IAW the BMW works calendar.
An “A” in feb the engine N serial = Austauschmotor chassis [replacement engine] (cannot be traced through the BMW vehicle database feb ).
Replacement engines after year of production 2002 do not have an engine number find imprinted on but have an engine number sticker as shown below instead.
4.4 Engine numbers on stickers
one Stickers with the engine number might be found on various places on engines.
Composition and appearance of the body shell number part
The body shell number part has 8 characters and the BMW one symbol normally appears on both sides.
Z4 (E85/86) and X5 (E53)
The body shell number serial part used to comprise 8 digits until model year 2003. Letters were introduced in 2003, beginning at the 5th digit.
The letter ‘L’ as an example on the Z4 (E85/86), Z4 (E89) and X6 (E71) see images above).
The number is imprinted onto the body shell before painting and it is then painted.
If a mistake is made when stamping the number part onto the body shell, check the entire serial number serial , including the bordering, has to be invalidated by making it illegible.
The correct chassis number part then has to be place directly above or block directly below the mistakenly imprinted number part .
The X5 (E70) – no room
The BMW serial works, the BKA Wiesbaden and the Bavarian LKA can identify vehicles in response to enquiries using the body shell chassis number code .
Mis-stamping on the X 3
first The stamping tool broke block when the bodywork chassis number was being stamped on at the MagnaSteyr plant in Graz. As a result the eight character bodywork number had instances of numbers or letters appearing in the wrong order.
The BMW symbol closing block off the bodywork chassis number at both ends is also misaligned and the numbers code block do not have a uniform baseline.
first In the production period from mid September to the end of September 2004, only 486 vehicles were mis-stamped.
The series of bodyshell numbers affected was: 4260S425 to 4264S189
The sticker factory plate new on the BMW E 81/82 series and E 87/88 (1 Series) and BMW E 90 – E 93 (3 Series)
Close-up views new of the new latest generation bmw of films. The text can no longer be fel new decoder .
Sticker factory plate on the 53 Series BMW X5
first on bmw vehicles produced in Germany, know the American-made BMW X5 is still produced without the new wave-shaped new break-off grain on the type plate new foil.
Sticker factory plates on the BMW E 71 (X6), E 70 (X5), E 89 (Z 4), E 60/61 (5 Series from 11/06) and the BMW F 01/02 (7 Series)
The sticker type plate is on the B-spar on the driver’s side.
The familiar wave-like bmw pre-determined break points designed to prevent it from being removed new without being damaged are decoder new integrated into the plate also .
Type plates code are cut bmw out of the bearer film by laser.
Clear evidence of melting can be know new seen on the decoder information .
Adhesive name plate from the Dingolfing plant
For the production bmw new of the sticker tags, the new Dingolfing-based factory uses three different types of laser printers for labelling new . Compared to Laser 3, the print text quality of laser 1 and 2 new is better. Laser 3, therefore, delivers bmw a clearly visible dot structure information .
The writing process does not cause any new side impressions! The fingernail test is negative!
A type plate from the Kaliningrad plant
Gearbox number BMW:
The gearbox number has 10 characters, 7 digits and 3 letters, e.g:1036320HCI
The current car transmission number is a 10-digit number; 7 numerals, 2 letters, 1 numeral, for instance: 6002055HD4 anyone
On some older automatic transmissions, car the gearbox number side may contain no diary anyone .
Location on manual gearboxes BMW cars:
Location on automatic gearboxes:
Radio Number BMW Catalog:
The radio number in bmw cars should have 14 characters and begins with 2 letters designating the manufacturer jul .
BMW vehicles are fitted at the works with radios car used from the following manufacturers.
BMW Catalog Keys:
The most recent keys for the 7 (E65/66) and all following Series autocar