additional auto recycling information
The Auto Recycling Industry has developed guidelines and standards for communication and self-governing the industry. Vehicle manufacturers have very specific information to assist Auto Recyclers. Read some of this information below.
|DO YOU KNOW WHAT YEAR YOUR CAR IS? CHECK THE VIN # AND SEE THIS CHART|
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Identifies the car’s country of origin.
1 United States
4 United States
Identifies the manufacturer
C GM Canada/Suzuki
D Mercedes Benz
G General Motors
Identifies the vehicle type or manufacturing division.
Characters Four through Eight
Identify various vehicle attributes, such as: car line and series, restraint system, engine type and body style.
Is the check digit (verifies VIN accuracy)
Identifies the year of the model.
Identifies the assembly plant.
Characters Twelve through Seventeen
Provide the production sequence.
The Automotive Recyclers Association recommends that recycling industry software vendors incorporate these descriptions of part types into their business management systems and part locating networks. Read more …