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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.



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



1982 AMC/EAGLE (Cont.)
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
H   4 Spd Man, Flr Shift, 4×4, Part/Full Time
K    Auto, Flr Shift, 4×4, Part/Full Time
M   4 Spd Man, Flr Shift
N    5 Spd Man, Flr Shift, 4×4, Part/Full Time
W   5 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
C    
1982
11th Position – ASSEMBLY PLANT
12th thru 17th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the
vehicle manufacturer.
1983 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
E    Export, LHD
F    Export, RHD
M   Pass Car
4th Position – ENGINE TYPE
B     
4-151 (2.5)    2BC   Pontiac Design
C     6-258 (4.2)   2BC
D    4-85 (1.4)      EFI    Bendix – TBI
E     4-85 (1.4)      EFI    Bosch – Port Type
U    4-150 (2.5)    1BC   AMC Design
5th Position – TRANSAXLE/TRANSMISSION &
TRANSFER CASE
A    
Auto, Col Shift
C    Auto, Flr Shift
D   Auto, Flr Shift, Full Time
G   4 Spd Man, Flr Shift, Full Time
H   4 Spd Man, Flr Shift, Part Time
K   Auto, Flr Shift, Part Time
M  4 Spd Man, Flr Shift
N   5 Spd Man, Flr Shift, Part Time
P    5 Spd Man, Flr Shift, Full Time
W  5 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 SX/4
38    Eagle        4 Dr S/W   exc SX/4
43    Spirit        2 Dr Hatchback
46    Spirit        2 Dr Sed
53    Eagle        2 Dr Hatchback SX/4
95    Alliance   4 Dr Sed
96   Alliance    2 Dr Sed
8th Position – TRIM PACKAGE
0   
Base
3    L
5    DL
6    DL
7    Limited
8    Limited (Alliance)
9    GT
9th Position – CHECK DIGIT
A single number or the letter “X” used to verify the
accuracy of the VIN.
10th Position – MODEL YEAR
D    
1983
11th Position – ASSEMBLY PLANT
12th thru 17th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the
vehicle manufacturer.
1984 AMC/EAGLE
1st Position – COUNTRY
1    
United States
2    Canada
V    France
2nd Position – MANUFACTURER
A,X    
American Motors Corporation
C         American Motors (Canada), Inc.
F         Renault
3rd Position – VEHICLE TYPE
1         
Pass Car (Import)
C        Multipurpose Vehicle
M       Pass Car (Domestic)
4th Position – ENGINE TYPE
C    
6-258 (4.2)     2BC
D    4-85 (1.4)       EFI      Bendix – TBI
E    4-85 (1.4)        EFI      Bosch – Port Type
U    4-150 (2.5)     1BC      AMC Design
Y     4-150 (2.5)     1BC     Export
5th Position – TRANSAXLE/TRANSMISSION &
TRANSFER CASE
C    
Auto, Flr Shift
H   4 Spd Man, Flr Shift, Full Time
K    Auto, Flr Shift, Full Time
M   4 Spd Man, Flr Shift
N   5 Spd Man, Flr Shift, Full Time
W  5 Spd Man, Flr Shift
6th Position – VEHICLE LINE
3    
Eagle
5    Eagle 30 (SX/4)
9    Alliance, Encore
7th Position – BODY TYPE
3    
2 Dr Hatchback
5    4 Dr Sed
6    2 Dr Sed
8    4 Dr S/W
9    4 Dr Hatchback
8th Position – TRIM PACKAGE
0    
Base (Fleet)
3    `S’ or `L’ Model
5     Base (Eagle)
6     DL (Alliance)
       LS (Encore)
7    Limited (Eagle)
8    Limited (Alliance)
9    GS (Encore)
      GT (Alliance)
9th Position – CHECK DIGIT
A single number or the letter “X” used to verify the
accuracy of the VIN.
10th Position – MODEL YEAR
E    
1984
11th Position – ASSEMBLY PLANT
12th thru 17th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the
vehicle manufacturer.
1985-86 AMC/EAGLE
1st Position – COUNTRY
1    
United States
2    Canada
V   France
2nd Position – MANUFACTURER
A,X    
American Motors Corporation
C        American Motors (Canada), Inc.
F        Renault
3rd Position – VEHICLE TYPE
1        
Pass Car (Import)
C        Multipurpose Vehicle
M      Pass Car (Domestic)
4th Position – ENGINE TYPE
A    
4-105 (1.7)    EFI    Bendix – TBI
C    6-258 (4.2)    2BC
D    4-85 (1.4)      EFI    Bendix – TBI
E    4-85 (1.4)       EFI    Bosch – Port Type
5th Position – TRANSAXLE/TRANSMISSION &
TRANSFER CASE
C    
Auto, Flr Shift
H    4 Spd Man, Flr Shift, Full Time
K    Auto, Flr Shift, Full Time
M    4 Spd Man, Flr Shift
N    5 Spd Man, Flr Shift, Full Time
W    5 Spd Man, Flr Shift
6th Position – VEHICLE LINE
3     
Eagle
9    Alliance, Encore
7th Position – BODY TYPE
3    
2 Dr Hatchback
5    4 Dr Sed
6    2 Dr Sed
7    2 Dr Conv (Alliance)
8    4 Dr S/W
9    4 Dr Hatchback
8th Position – TRIM PACKAGE
0  
Base (Alliance, Encore)
3   L (Alliance)
      S (Encore)
4   Encore Electronic
5   Std (Eagle)
6   DL (Alliance)
     LS (Encore)
7   Limited (Eagle)
8   Limited (Alliance)
9   GS (Encore)
9th Position – CHECK DIGIT
A single number or the letter “X” used to verify the
accuracy of the VIN.
10th Position – MODEL YEAR
F   
1985
G   1986
11th Position – ASSEMBLY PLANT
12th thru 17th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the
vehicle manufacturer.
1987-88 AMC/EAGLE
1st Position – COUNTRY
1   
United States
2   Canada
V   France
2nd Position – MANUFACTURER
A,X   
American Motors Corporation
C       American Motors (Canada), Inc.
F       Renault
3rd Position – VEHICLE TYPE
1   
Pass Car (Import)
C   Multipurpose Vehicle
M   Pass Car (Import)
4th Position – ENGINE TYPE
A   
4-105 (1.7)   EFI
C   6-258 (4.2)   2BC
D   4-85 (1.4)     EFI
F   4-132 (2.2)    MPFI
V   4-120 (2.0)   EFI
5th Position – TRANSAXLE/TRANSMISSION &
TRANSFER CASE
C,F     
Auto
H,W   5 Spd Man
K        
Auto, Full Time
M       4 Spd Man
N        5 Spd Man, Full Time





VIN Decoder Abbreviations

Here 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