- Setra bus can be identified from the following numbers: Location Vehicle identification number– stamped on the vehicle– on the type plate (factory plate) Engine Number– on the engine data plate– on the engine controller with a sticker Gearbox Number– on the transmission data plate
Setra bus Identification Number:
The front hatch has to be pulled down to gain access to the Setra bus vin . The release lever is in the right-hand entry but, depending on the model, if present, it may be in the entry by the driver’s door.
Location of the Setra bus vin :
Setra bus vin Lettering
Setra bus vin decoder
Setra bus type plate:
Location and Appearance of Setra bus type plate
Depending on the interior, either on the left or the right of the front entry
Appearance of the Setra bus type plates starting with the 1999 model
Vehicles produced in Germany are indicated by: EVOBUS GMBH
Vehicles produced in Germany are indicated by: EVOBUS FRANCE S.A.S.
Vehicles produced in Germany are indicated by: EvoBus Iberica S.A.
Location and appearance of the Setra bus type plate on USA specification vehicles
behind the driver’s seat
Setra bus Engine number:
Location of the Setra bus engine number
Because of the way the Setra bus engine is installed and all the other aggregate fittings it is normally not possible once the engine is fully installed to read the stamped number.
Various types and the lettering in Setra bus :
Breakdown of the engine number up to the Euro III (roughly construction year 2000) – 15-characters
|402 901||504||056 472|
0504, 505=Euro 1
Breakdown of the Setra bus engine number starting with the Euro IV (roughly construction year 2001) – 14-characters
1 = Engine model number
2 = Steering and engine plant codes
|0||=||Has nothing to do with the type of steering||Fully installed|
|4||=||Has nothing to do with the type of steering||Dismounted|
3 = Transmission codes
|0||=||Manual gearbox with normal clutch|
|1||=||Manual gearbox with hydraulic automatic clutch omsi 2 Setra|
|7||=||Replacement engine, rear engine|
|8||=||Replacement engine, installed at the works|
|9||=||Replacement engine, complete engine|
4 = Serial number
|0||=||Body shell for assembly in Ligny (France) Setra s531 dt|
|4||=||Body shell for assembly in Samano (Spain) Setra 531|
|A||=||Body shell for assembly in Samano (Spain)|
Setra bus gearbox number:
Location of the Setra bus gearbox number
On a metal plate, on the right, as seen in the direction of travel.