The most important thing you should know about Truck Renault

 

In general : Truck Renault can be identified from the following numbers:

Location : Renault truck identification number– stamped on the vehicle– on the type plate . Engine Number– on the engine block . Gearbox Number– on the gearbox

 

Truck Renault identification number:

Location of the Truck Renault vin 

Truck Renault
Trafic
On the lower edge of the scuttle frame, on the right, beneath the front windscreen
Truck Renault
Trafic II
On the rise over the right running board
Truck Renault
Master
On the running board step on the right
Truck Renault
Master II and Master III
Under a plastic cover at the right entrance
Truck Renault
Mascott / Messenger
On the chassis, level with the right rear wheel
Truck Renault
Mascott II
On the vehicle frame by the right rear wheel
Truck Renault
Maxity
On the right hand frame support in front of the rear axle
Truck Renault
Midlum
On the right hand vehicle frame in front of the rear axle
Truck Renault

Premium / Kerax / Magnum
On the vehicle frame, on the right, behind the front axle
The Midlum from mid 2005
On the frame, on the right, in front of the front axle
in two vertical rows
Truck Renault

Magnum from 02/2005
On the vehicle frame, on the right, behind the axle, up on the frame
Truck Renault
Additionally: Visible VIN in Master III
on the driver’s side on the left, behind the windscreen

 Truck Renault vin Lettering

Renault kerax
 Truck Renault vin  stamp on the Trafic until 2001:
Needle point Renault kerax :
Renault Magnum 2020
New form of the stamp on the Mascott II
Renault truck t
Maxity
The Renault truck t vin has a Nissan symbol at both ends
Volvo Renault
Midlum / Premium / Kerax / Renault Magnum 2020
Volvo Renault
The Midlum from mid 2005
In two vertical rows and covered with transparent film
The Magnum from 02/2005 and the Premium from 9/2005

Truck Renault vin breakdown

Trafic           Trafic II

Maaster                   Master II               

  Master III

Mascott II              Midlum

Premium           Renault Magnum         Renault kerax

Maxity

 

Truck Renault Type Plate:

Location of the Truck Renault type plate

Renault Magnum for sale
Trafic
Riveted onto the running board step on the front passenger’s side – aluminium plate
Renault truck for sale
Trafic II
On the right hand B-spar
Renault vi
Mascott
On the running board step on the right
Renault t truck
Master
On the running board step on the right of Renault t truck
Renault rvi
Master II, III and Mascott II
On the right hand B-spar of Renault rvi 
 Truck Renault Midlum / Premium / Kerax / Magnum
In the left hand entry
Maxity
On the B-pillar, on the left-hand side
Sometimes however on the rear wall of the cab, inside, in the middle

Composition and appearance of Truck Renault type plate on the Trafic / Master / Mascott


From the beginning of 1988 to December 1995

A = Manufacturer’s name
B = World Manaufacturer Identifier Code – Designation
C = Serial number
D = Maximum weight
E = Total towing weight
F = Maximum axle load, front axle
G = Maximum axle load, rear axle
1 = Model
2 = Fittings/Gears
3 = Production identification number
4 = Overall colour number


Since the beginning of January 1996

A = Manufacturer’s name
B = Truck Renault identification number
C = Maximum weight
D = Total towing weight
E = Authorised axle load, front axle
F = Authorised axle load, back axle
1 = Code for the seat fittings
2 = Transmission and options
3 = Model
4 = Overall colour number
5 = Equipment
6 = Production identification number
7 = Options and fittings at the works
8 = Equipment level

Since the beginning of 1997

Manufacturer’s name change (RENAULT SA instead of REGIE NATIONALE DES USINES RENAULT SA)

Since July 2000

Manufacturer’s name change ( Truck Renault instead of RENAULT SA)

Security features on the plastic sticker


The name ‘Truck Renault’ becomes visible around the plate under UV light.

Examination under normal light
Examination under UV light

Composition and appearance of the type plate in Truck Renault t 

Maxity

Form and appearance of the type plate of Truck Renault

Midlum / Premium / Kerax / Magnum

The type plates used here are aluminium plates. The typeface and the type of entries may vary. The possibility of varying the weights means that the type plates may have varying entries.

1. Original entries inserted by the manufacturing plant.

2. Plate filled out by an importer

3. Plate filled out at a workshop

(Caution: The “raw” type plate is identical in every case.) )
Not all fields are necessarily filled out.
Different rivets may also be used.

e.g. Manufaturer:

2.5 Form and appearance of the type plates
Midlum / Premium / Kerax / Magnum

The type plates used here are aluminium plates. The typeface and the type of entries may vary. The possibility of varying the weights means that the type plates may have varying entries.

1. Original entries inserted by the manufacturing plant.

2. Plate filled out by an importer

3. Plate filled out at a workshop

(Caution: The “raw” type plate is identical in every case.) )
Not all fields are necessarily filled out.
Different rivets may also be used.

e.g. German importer

New pattern type plate from 09/2005

Divided into two parts ( with the company name “Renault Trucks”)

Truck Renault Engine Number:

Location of the engine number in Renault truck

Master                          Master II   
Mascott II                      Trafic                           Trafic II  

 

On the starter flange

additional sticker at the top of the toothed belt cover

Maxity DXi 2.5 litre

Premium / Kerax

On a metal plate on either the left or right side, above the sump
On the engine generation (D 12) t is needle-punched into the engine block and there is also a foil sticker on the valve cover (this has details of the VIN)
01 = Sticker
02 = Needle-stamped

On DXI 5 and DXI 7, engines, there is also a plastic plate Of Truck Renault on the cylinder head cover with another similar plate on the engine block, on the right, above the sump.
Cylinder head cover
The engine block, right

Truck Renault DXI 11 engine (stamped onto the engine block)

 

Truck Renault Engine DXI 13

Truck Renault Gearbox number:

Location of the gearbox number in Truck Renault

Maaster                          Master II                        Mascott II
Trafic                           Trafic II 

Premium / Midlum / Kerax / Magnum

On a metal plate on the right side of the gearbox
Towards the top of the bell housing on automatic gearboxes

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