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Look up vehicle identification numbers for all car makes and vehicle models, by year, from AMC. Decode VIN number information on the following makes and models:AMC Rambler, AMC Rebel Machine, AMC Hornet, AMC AMX, AMC Javelin, AMC Eagle

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What is a VIN Number?

A VIN number is a 17 character alpha/numeric serial number unique to each vehicle, by manufacturer, make, model and year. Each character in the VIN number can be decoded to determine where the car was built, what year, which automotive features are included and more. Together, all the VIN numbers create a history about your Ford.

Where To Find The Vehicle Identification Number Tag
How to use this vehicle identification number information to decode your Ford VIN number: First, either find your VIN number on your vehicle registration or car title or in vehicle maintenance records from your dealer. Additionally, you can find the VIN at various locations on your car. Frequently you can find your VIN number in one of the following locations: on the driver’s side door jam (sometimes on the passenger’s side), under the windshield on the driver’s side, near the firewall of the vehicle or on the steering column. Other places to search for a vehicle identification number include various locations under the hood of your car.

Learn how to find a VIN number on your car.
Now that you found your VIN Ford number, you can start to decode your car, truck or automobile. The first character The first character indicates the country where the vehicle was manufactured. The United States has a VIN code of 1 or 4, while countries such as Japan (J) are designated with letters. To decode your VIN number, simply match your VIN characters to the chart below. Search first to find the model year for your car, then, in order to check VIN number to determine your car history details, match the corresponding position of your vehicle ID number to each of the fields below.



1974 AMC/EAGLE
1st Position – MANUFACTURER A  American Motors Corporation
2nd Position – MODEL YEAR 4  1974
3rd Position – TRANSMISSION A   Auto, Col Shift
C   Auto, Flr Shift
E   3 Spd Man, Flr Shift
M  4 Spd Man, Flr Shift
S    3 Spd Man, Col Shift
4th Position – SERIES 0    Hornet
1    Matador
4    Gremlin
7    Javelin
8   Ambassador
5th Position – BODY TYPE 3    2 Dr Hatchback
5    4 Dr Sed
6    2 Dr Sed (Cpe)
8    4 Dr S/W
9    4 Dr HT
6th Position – MODEL 5    Gremlin
7    Ambassador Brougham
      Hornet Javelin Matador
8   Javelin AMX
     Matador X
9   Matador Brougham
P   Police
T   Tax
7th Position – ENGINE TYPE A    6-258 (4.2)    1BC
E    6-232 (3.8)    1BC
H   8-304 (5.0)   2BC
N   8-360 (5.9)    2BC
P   8-360 (5.9)    4BC
Z   8-401 (6.6)    4BC
8th thru 13th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the vehicle
manufacturer.
1975 AMC/EAGLE
1st Position – MANUFACTURER A    American Motors Corporation
2nd Position – MODEL YEAR 5    1975
3rd Position – TRANSMISSION A    Auto, Col Shift
C    Auto, Flr Shift
D   3 Spd Man, Flr Shift, w/OD
E    3 Spd Man, Flr Shift, w/o OD
O   3 Spd Man, Col Shift, w/OD
S    3 Spd Man, Col Shift, w/o OD
4th Position – SERIES Hornet
1  Matador
4  Gremlin
6  Pacer
8  Matador
5th Position – BODY TYPE 3   2 Dr Hatchback
5   4 Dr Sed
6   2 Dr Sed (Cpe)
8   4 Dr S/W
6th Position – MODEL 5   Gremlin
7    Hornet
      Matador Pacer
P   Police
T   Taxi
7th Position – ENGINE TYPE A    6-258 (4.2)    1BC
E    6-232 (3.8)    1BC
H   8-304 (5.0)   2BC
N   8-360 (5.9)    2BC
P   8-360 (5.9)    4BC
Z   8-401 (6.6)    4BC
8th thru 13th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the vehicle
manufacturer.
1976 AMC/EAGLE
1st Position – MANUFACTURER A    American Motors Corporation
2nd Position – MODEL YEAR 6    1976
3rd Position – TRANSMISSION A    Auto, Col Shift
C    Auto, Flr Shift
D    3 Spd Man, Flr Shift, w/OD
E    3 Spd Man, Flr Shift, w/o OD
O   3 Spd Man, Col Shift, w/OD
S    3 Spd Man, Col Shift, w/o OD



1976 AMC/EAGLE (Cont.)
4th Position – SERIES 0    Hornet
1    Matador
4    Gremlin
6    Pacer
8    Matador
5th Position – BODY TYPE 3    2 Dr Hatchback
5    4 Dr Sed
6    2 Dr Sed (Cpe)
8    4 Dr S/W
6th Position – MODEL 5    Gremlin
7    Hornet
      Matador Pacer
P    Police
T    Taxi
7th Position – ENGINE TYPE A    6-258 (4.2)    1BC
C    6-258 (4.2)    2BC
E    6-232 (3.8)    1BC
H   8-304 (5.0)   2BC
N   8-360 (5.9)    2BC
P    8-360 (5.9)   4BC
Z    8-401 (6.6)   4BC
8th thru 13th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the vehicle
manufacturer.
1977 AMC/EAGLE
1st Position – MANUFACTURER A    American Motors Corporation
2nd Position – MODEL YEAR 7    1977
3rd Position – TRANSMISSION A    Auto, Col Shift
C    Auto, Flr Shift
E    3 Spd Man, Flr Shift
M   4 Spd Man, Flr Shift
4th Position – SERIES 0    Hornet
1     Matador
4    Gremlin
6    Pacer
8    Matador
5th Position – BODY TYPE 3    2 Dr Hatchback
5    4 Dr Sed
6    2 Dr Sed (Cpe)
8    S/W
6th Position – MODEL 4    Gremlin (4 Cyl)
5    Gremlin (Base)
7    Hornet
      Gremlin (Custom) Matador Pacer
7th Position – ENGINE TYPE A    6-258 (4.2)    1BC
C    6-258 (4.2)    2BC
E    6-232 (3.8)    1BC
G    4-121 (2.0)    2BC
H    8-304 (5.0)  2BC
K    4-121 (2.0)    2BC
N    8-360 (5.9)   2BC
8th thru 13th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the vehicle
manufacturer.
1978 AMC/EAGLE
1st Position – MANUFACTURER A   American Motors Corporation
2nd Position – MODEL YEAR 8    1978
3rd Position – TRANSMISSION A    Auto, Col Shift
C    Auto, Flr Shift
E    3 Spd Man, Flr Shift
M   4 Spd Man, Flr Shift
4th Position – SERIES 0   Concord
1   Matador
4   Gremlin
6   Pacer
8   Matador
5th Position – BODY TYPE 3   2 Dr Hatchback
5   4 Dr Sed
6   2 Dr Sed (Cpe)
8   S/W
6th Position – MODEL 4   Gremlin (4 Cyl)
5   Gremlin (Base)
7   Concord
     Gremlin (Custom) Matador Pacer
9   AMX
7th Position – ENGINE TYPE A   6-258 (4.2)    1BC
C   6-258 (4.2)    2BC
E   6-232 (3.8)    1BC
G   4-121 (2.0)    2BC
H   8-304 (5.0)  2BC
N   8-360 (5.9)   2BC
8th thru 13th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the vehicle
manufacturer.
1979 AMC/EAGLE
1st Position – MANUFACTURER A   American Motors Corporation
2nd Position – MODEL YEAR 9   1979
3rd Position – TRANSMISSION A    Auto, Col Shift
C    Auto, Flr Shift
E    3 Spd Man, Flr Shift
M   4 Spd Man, Flr Shift
4th Position – SERIES 0   Concord
4    Spirit
6    Pacer
5th Position – BODY TYPE 3    2 Dr Hatchback (Concord, Spirit)
5    4 Dr Sed
6    2 Dr Hatchback (Pacer)
      2 Dr Sed (Concord, Spirit)
8    S/W
6th Position – MODEL 7    Concord
      Pacer Spirit
9    AMX
7th Position – ENGINE TYPE A   6-258 (4.2)    1BC
C   6-258 (4.2)    2BC
E   6-232 (3.8)    1BC
G   4-121 (2.0)    2BC
H  8-304 (5.0)   2BC
8th thru 13th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the vehicle
manufacturer.
1980 AMC/EAGLE
1st Position – MANUFACTURER A     American Motors Corporation
2nd Position – MODEL YEAR 0    1980
3rd Position – TRANSMISSION A    Auto, Col Shift
C    Auto, Flr Shift
M   4 Spd Man, Flr Shift
4th Position – SERIES 0    Concord
3     Eagle
4     AMX
Spirit
6    Pacer
5th Position – BODY STYLE 3    2 Dr Hatchback (Spirit)
5    4 Dr Sed
6    2 Dr Hatchback (Pacer)
      2 Dr Sed (Concord, Spirit)
8   2 Dr S/W (Pacer)
      4 Dr S/W (Concord)
6th Position – BODY TYPE 0    Base
5    DL
7    Limited
9    AMX
7th Position – ENGINE TYPE B   4-151 (2.5)   2BC
C   6-258 (4.2)  2BC
8th thru 13th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the vehicle
manufacturer.
1981 AMC/EAGLE
1st Position – COUNTRY 1   United States
2  Canada
2nd Position – MANUFACTURER A  American Motors Corporation
3rd Position – VEHICLE TYPE C  Multipurpose Vehicle
E  Export, LHD
M Pass Car
4th Position – ENGINE TYPE B   4-151 (2.5)    2BC
C   6-258 (4.2)   2BC
5th Position – TRANSMISSION & TRANSFER CASE A    Auto, Col Shift
C    Auto, Flr Shift
      Auto, Flr Shift, Full Time
G   4 Spd Man, Flr Shift, Full Time
H  4 Spd Man, Flr Shift, Part/Full Time
K   Auto, Flr Shift, Part/Full TIme
M  4 Spd Man, Flr Shift
6th & 7th Positions – VEHICLE LINE & BODY TYPE 05    Concord    4 Dr Sed
06    Concord    2 Dr Sed
08   Concord    4 Dr S/W
35    Eagle         4 Dr Sed      exc Kammback
36    Eagle         2 Dr Sed      exc Kammback
38    Eagle         4 Dr S/W    exc Kammback
43    Spirit         2 Dr Hatchback
46    Spirit         2 Dr Sed
53    Eagle         2 Dr Hatchback   Kammback
56    Eagle         2 Dr Sed     Kammback
8th Position – TRIM PACKAGE 0    Base
5     DL
7     Limited
9th Position – CHECK DIGIT
A single number or the letter “X” used to verify the
accuracy of the VIN.
10th Position – MODEL YEAR B     1981
11th Position – ASSEMBLY PLANT
12th thru 17th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the vehicle manufacturer.
1982 AMC/EAGLE
1st Position – COUNTRY 1    United States
2    Canada
2nd Position – MANUFACTURER A    American Motors Corporation
C    American Motors (Canada), Inc.
3rd Position – VEHICLE TYPE C    Multipurpose Vehicle
M   Pass Car
VIN Decoder AbbreviationsHere are handy VIN abbreviations. In example, a 2dr, 4WD, conv, LE would convert to a two door, 4 wheel drive, convertible, limited edition. Some of the most common abbreviations: 2 Dr = Two Door | 4 Dr = 4 Door | 4WD = 4 Four Wheel Drive | AB = Air Bag | AT = Automatic Transmission | Auto = Automatic | AWD = All Wheel Drive | Cyl = Cylinder | Conv = Convertible | Cpe = Coupe | Dr = Door or Drive | FWD = Front Wheel Drive | HB = Hatchback | HP = Horsepower | HT = Hard Top | L = Litre | LE = Limited Edition | LWB = Long Wheel Base | MPH = Miles Per Hour | PU or P/U = Pickup | RWD = Rear Wheel Drive | SE = Special Edition | Sed = Sedan | Spd = Speed | Spt = Sport | ST = Standard Transmission | Std = Standard | w/ = with | w/o = with out