Why the Volvo vin is more powerful than the other vehicles!

In general Volvo vin  vehicles can be identified from the following numbers:

Locations vehicle Identification Number (VIN)– on the type plate– stamped in the bodywork– behind the windscreen engine Number– stamped onto the engine block gearbox number– Gearbox number plate

Volvo vin Identification Number:

 Location of the Volvo vin

Volvo vin stamped / additionally behind the windscreen on a small plate.

Since the introduction of her 850th series in 1992 became the chassis number in Volvo on top in the hose wall stamped (A).

By the introduction of the S80 from MY 2007 the VIN in the ground metal became before the front passenger seat places (B). With vehicles after 2007 were produced should the VIN in the ground metal be right.

Volvo vin

Volvo vin Lettering

Volvo vin
Seat of the VIN in the hose wall on top
Seat of the VIN ground metal before the front passenger seat
Volvo C30 from MY 2007
The engraved VIN is located on the splash panel on the right, and is covered with foil
Volvo S40 / V40 until MY 2004
Stamped VIN and body number, centrally located on the engine splash plate
Volvo 2021 volvo xc90 t6 momentum S40 / V50 from MY 2004
VIN stamped on the engine splash plate on the right, in the direction of travel
Volvo 2021 volvo xc90 t6 momentum S60, C70, S80, V70, XC70, XC90
VIN stamped centrally onto the engine splash plate
Volvo C70 2021 volvo xc90 t6 momentum from MY 2006
VIN stamped on the engine splash plate on the right, in the direction of travel
Volvo S80 MY 2007
Volvoo 2021 volvo xc40 recharge XC 60 MY 2009
Enlargement of the left limitation sign of an engraved chassis number.

 Visible Volvo vin 

Small VIN plate behind the windscreen, on the left, viewed in the direction of travel

Volvo C30 from MY 2007
Voolvo S40 / V50 from MY 2004
Volvvo S60, S80, C70, V70, XC70, XC90
Volvoo C70 from MY 2006
Vollvo vin  S80 MY 2007
Laser engraving
Volvo XC60 MY 2009
Laser engraving

 Volvo vin breakdown

Volvo vin type plate:

Place of the Type Plate in Volvo vin / Type Sticker

Model Production year Location Reference
C30 B-pillar 2
S40 / V40 until MY 2004 Hose wall 1
S40 from MY 2004 B-pillar 2
V50 from MY 2005 B-pillar 2
S60 Right engine inner wall 3
C70 until MY 2006 Left engine inner wall 4
C70 from MY 2006 B-pillar 2
V70 until MY 2007 Left engine inner wall 4
V70 from MY 2007 B-pillar back side 5
XC70 Left engine inner wall 4
S80 until MY 2007 Left engine inner wall 4
S80 from MY 2007 B-pillar 2
XC60 B-pillar back side 5
XC90 Left engine inner wall 4

Appearance of the type plate / type sticker of 2021 volvo xc90 t6 momentum

Volvo C30 from MY 2007
Volvoo S40 / V40 until MY 2004
Voolvo S40 / 2021 volvo xc40 recharge electric V50 from MY 2004
Vollvo S60, C70, V70, XC70, XC90, S80
Volvo C70 from MY 2006
Volvo C70 from MY 2006
There is also a sticker on the driver’s side B-pillar of 2021 volvo xc40 recharge electric
Volvo S80 MY 2007
Volvo S80 MY 2007
There is also a sticker on the driver’s side B-pillar of 2021 volvo xc40 recharge electric
Volvo V70 Classic MY 2007
Volvo2021 volvo xc40 recharge electric XC 60 MY 2009
Volvo 2021 volvo xc40 recharge electric V50 MY 2006

 Entries on the type plate of Volvo vin

“A” = Euro-approval number
“B” = VIN (Vehicle identification number.)
“C1” = Max gross weight
“C2” = maximum authorised weight for vehicle + trailer
“C3” = maximum authorised weight, front axle in xc90 recharge t8
“C4” = maximum authorised weight, rear axle
“C5” = maximum authorised weight when towing a trailer (until 1997)
“D” = Colour code, body (See Annex) xc90 recharge t8
“E” = Colour code, interior fittings (See Annex)
“F” = Country code, (See Annex)
“G” = 6-character chassis code:
Poositions 1+2:  give the specification of the front suspension strut, xc90 recharge t8 . 
Possitions 3:  gives the dimensions of the front roll bar.
Positiions 4+5:  give the specification for the rear wheel suspension.
Positionss 6: gives the dimensions of the rear roll bar.
“H” = Month and year of manufacture
“I” = VIN-Code, only certain countries

 

Entries on the type sticker

A. = Whole vehicle type-approval (WVTA).
B. = Vehicle Identification Number
C1. = Maximum permissible gross weight
C2. = Maximum permissible towing weight (vehicle + trailer)
C3. = Maximum permissible front axle load
C4. = Maximum permissible rear axle load
D.  = Country code, (See Annex)
E. = Fittings code, (See Annex)
F. = Paint code/Manufacturer/Paint type (See tables)
G. = Servicing information (Options)
H. = Chassis code
I. = Country of manufacture
J. = Additional information for the WVTA.

 

 

Volvo vin engine number:

The engine number is stamped in the engine block and on a sticker in the dental strap lid right.

 Locations of the engine number of Volvo vin

5-cylinder Petrol and Diesel
On a horizontal surface in the engine back straightened to the hose wall
beside the waste gas elbow xc90 recharge t8
Line of sight from the hose wall
Close-up engine number
Overview
Close-up
V8Petrol engine
From the front seen on the right gear flange sews xc90 recharge t8
Look from the front
Close-up
Diesel
The engine number is stamped onto the underside of volvo chassis number engine block and is easy to find when the mudguards have been removed.
Look from below

Breakdown of the engine number

Example: B8444S 1234567

B 8 44 4 1234567
1 2 3 4 5 6

 

1 = Engine type
B = Petrol engine
D = Diesel engine
2 = Number of cylinders
3 = Engine capacity in litres (44 = 4.4 litres)
4 = Number of valves
5 = Engine version
S = Induction engine
T = Turbo
T2 = 2nd Turbo-Generation
T4 = 4th Turbo-Generation
6 = Serial number

Volvo vin gearbox number:

Location of the gearbox number of Volvo vin

The gear number can in two be placed to different places.
1. Automatic transmission: on to the gear readable from above through the engine space volvo chassis number
2. Manual Transmission: Gear underside, only readable from the underside of the vehicle

The sticker points to the back.

Location of the gearbox number of Volvo truck 

Type manual transmission M56
Type manual transmission M66 Volvo truck vin decoder
Automatic transmission Type AW
Automatic transmission Type GM
TF-80SC type automatic transmission (6-speed) from MY 2005 of Volvo truck vin decoder
Manual gearbox sticker on the C30
Can be seen from underneath the car, behind the front left wheel

Annexes Country Codes.

Country codes

Annexes Colour Codes

Colour code

Annexes Fittings Codes

S40 / V50 / C70                                S 60

V 70                                                XC 70

S 80                                                XC 90

XC 60

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