In general Mercedes Benz truck can be identified from the following numbers:
Location Mercedes Benz truck identification number– stamped on the vehicle– on the type plate (factory plate) Production Number– on the body shell/type plate engine of Mercedes Benz truck. Number– stamped onto the engine block– on the engine controller with a sticker mercedes benz truck gearbox number– stamped on the vehicle– on the engine controller with a sticker axle number– on the axles radio number (when fitted at the plant)– on the radioNavigation apparatus number– on the navigation apparatus
Mercedes Benz truck Identification Number:
Location of the Mercedes Benz truck vin
V-Class / Vito(until MY 2003)
Starting in MY 2004, for reasons connected with production, various different sets of lettering or processes were used. In any case in point, the exact method used to apply the Mercedes Benz truck VIN can be identified through the manufacturer or Daimler Chrysler establishments (not dealerships).
Appearance and dimensions of the Mercedes-Benz truck VIN
Since 1972, the Mercedes Benz star has always appeared at both ends of the Mercedes brand VIN. One point of the star always points towards the top. In the VIN sequence there are never any filler characters.
Mercedes-Benz truck vin decoder
Mercedes-Benz truck type plate:
Location and Appearance of the Mercedes-Benz truck type plate.
Appearance of the type plate of Mercedes-Benz truck
Mercedes Benz engine number
Vito / Viano
The engine number has been “needle punched” into the engine block.
Location of the engine number in Mercedes Benz truck
Breakdown of the engine number of Mercedes Benz truck
1 = Mercedes Benz truck Engine type number (must correspond to the type of engine)
2 Steering and engine plant codes
|0||=||Has nothing to do with the type of steering|
|3||=||Untertürkheim engine plant|
|4||=||Berlin engine plant|
|5||=||Mannheim engine plant|
3 Transmission codes
Only introduced if the steering is encoded under 2 that is, if the codes 0 – 2 are entered. If that is the case, then
|0||=||Manual gearbox with normal clutch|
|1||=||Manual gearbox with hydraulic clutch.|
If the engine number has been encoded under 2, the eighth digit of the
engine number forms part of the running serial number
4 Serial number
There are sometimes variations from the above scheme on part and replacement engines.
On the Mercedes Benz unimog V-Class, Viano and Vito new engines and engine designations came into use from MY 2004.
M112 E 32(6-cylinder V engine with electronic injection)
OM 646(4-cylinder in-line engine with turbocharger and intercooling, Common Rail direct injection)
The engine code is on the engine block.
|Engine code||Versions||Engine||Performance in kW|
|MC 1||Vito 109 CDI||OM646 DE22LA||65|
|MC 2||Viano CDI 2.0||OM646 DE22LA||80|
|MC 2||Vito 111 CDI||OM646 DE22LA||80|
|MC 3||Viano CDI 2,2||OM646 DE22LA||110|
|MC 3||Vito 115 CDI||OM646 DE22LA||110|
|MC 8||Viano 3.0||M112 E32 rod.||140|
|MC 8||Vito 119||M112 E32 rod.||140|
|MC 7||Viano 3,2||M112 E32||160|
|MC 7||Vito 122||M112 E32||160|
Mercedes Benz Sprinter (2006 version) Enggine Code
|Engiine code||Enginee||Performance||Type designation according to gross weight|
|[kW/HP]||3,000 kg||3,500 kg||4,600 kg||5,000 kg|
|MC1||0M646 DE 22 LA||65/88||209 CDI||309 CDI||–||509 CDI|
|MC2||0M646 DE 22 LA||80/109||211 CDI||311 CDI||411 CDI||511 CDI|
|MC3||0M646 DE 22 LA||110/150||215 CDI||315 CDI||415 CDI||515 CDI|
|MC4||0M642 DE 30 LA||135/184||218 CDI||318 CDI||418 CDI||518 CDI|
|MR2||0M646 DE 30 LA||95/129||213 CDI||313 CDI||413 CDI||513 CDI|
The engine number on the Mercedes Benz Atego / Axor / Actros
Various types and the lettering:
Engine number on the Sprinter
The location on all models:
Gearbox number of Mercedes Benz truck :
Location of the gearbox number on the Mercedes Benz truck Vito / Viano / Sprinter
Breakdown of the gearbox number of Mercedes Benz truck
|170 260 00 00||717.460 0||7112708|
|Parts Number||Model Number||Serial number|
The engines on the V-Class, Viano and Vito will have transmission systems which have been especially matched to the engines from MY 2004.
|Enginne||Euronorm||Engiine code||Transmission designation|
|OM646 DE22LA||Euro3||MC 1||NSG 250-6|
|OM646 DE22LA||Euro3||MC 2||NSG 370-6|
|OM646 DE22LA||Euro3||MC 3||NSG 370-6|
|OM646 DE22LA||Euro3Gr3||MC 1||NSG 250-6|
|OM646 DE22LA||Euro3Gr3||MC 2||NSG 250-6|
|OM646 DE22LA||Euro3Gr3||MC 3||NSG 370-6|
|M112 E32 rod.||Euro4Gr1||MC 8||NAG W5A380|
|M112 E32||EuroGr1||MC 7||NAG W5A380|
Location of the gearbox number on the Atego / Axor / Mercedes Benz actros
Actros On a metal plate on the right, or on the top of the gearbox
Mercedes Benz truck Radios, CD Changers, Navigation Apparatus:
Original Daimler radios, CD changers and navigation apparatus have more than one set of numbers on each apparatus.
During business hours it is also possible to make searches for original apparatus installed at source, Mercedes Benz actros and first users (owners) on the Daimler Data System (FDOK) available at any Daimler establishment (but not dealerships).