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Look up vehicle identification numbers for all car makes and vehicle models, by year, from Decode VIN number information on the following makes and models:Ford Aerostar, Ford Aspire, Ford Bronco, Ford Bronco II, Ford Contour, Ford Contour SVT, Ford Crown Victoria, Ford E-150, Ford E-250, Ford E-350, Ford Econoline Cargo, Ford Econoline Wagon, Ford Edge, Ford Escape, Ford Escape Hybrid, Ford Escort, Ford Excursion, Ford Expedition, Ford Expedition EL, Ford Explorer, Ford Explorer Sport, Ford Explorer Sport Trac, Ford F-150, Ford F-150 Heritage, Ford F-150 SVT Lightning, Ford F-250, Ford F-250 Super Duty, Ford F-350, Ford F-350 Super Duty, Ford F-450 Super Duty, Ford Festiva, Ford Fiesta, Ford Five Hundred, Ford Flex, Ford Focus, Ford Freestar, Ford Freestyle, Ford Fusion, Ford Fusion Hybrid, Ford GT, Ford LTD Crown Victoria, Ford Mustang, Ford Mustang SVT Cobra, Ford Probe, Ford Ranger, Ford Shelby GT500, Ford Taurus, Ford Taurus X, Ford Tempo, Ford Thunderbird, Ford Transit Connect, Ford Windstar, Ford Windstar Cargo.


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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.

1989 FORD MOTOR CO. (Cont.)
3rd Position – TYPE
A
Passenger Car
D
Incomplete Vehicle
E
Passenger Car
H
Incomplete Vehicle
J
Incomplete Vehicle – Lincoln
J
Passenger Car – Continental
J
Passenger Car – Festiva
M
Multipurpose Vehicle (MPV)
N
Passenger Car
V
Passenger Car – Probe
4th Position – RESTRAINT SYSTEM
B
Active Belts
C
Air Bags and Active Belts (Front)
P
Passive Belts (Front)
5th Position – PASSENGER CAR IDENTIFIER
M
Lincoln/Mercury Make
P
Ford Make
T
Import & Non Ford Built
6th & 7th Positions – BODY SERIES
COUGAR
60
LS 2 Dr Sed
62
XR7 2 Dr Sed
ESCORT
90
2 Dr Hatchback Pony
91
2 Dr Hatchback LX
93
2 Dr Hatchback GT
95
4 Dr Hatchback LX
98
4 Dr S/W LX
06
2 Dr Sed Hatchback L
07
2 Dr Sed Hatchback LX
FESTIVA
05
2 Dr Sed Hatchback L
06
2 Dr Sed Hatchback GL
07
2 Dr Sed Hatchback LX
FORD
73
LTD Crown Victoria 4 Dr Sed Base
74
LTD Crown Victoria 4 Dr Sed LX Series
76
LTD Crown Victoria 4 Dr S/W Base
77
LTD Crown Victoria 4 Dr S/W LX Series
78
LTD Country Squire Base
79
LTD Country Squire LX
GRAND MARQUIS
74
GS 4 Dr Sed
75
LS 4 Dr Sed
78
Colony Park GS 4 Dr S/W
79
Colony Park LS 4 Dr S/W
LINCOLN
81
Base 4 Dr Sed Town Car
82
Signature 4 Dr Sed Town Car
83
Cartier 4 Dr Sed Town Car
84
Gucci 4 Dr Sed Town Car
97
Base 4 Dr Sed Continental
98
Signature 4 Dr Sed Continental
MARK VII
92
Blass 2 Dr Cpe
93
LSC 2 Dr Cpe
MUSTANG
40
2 Dr Sed LX
41
2 Dr Hatchback LX
42
2 Dr Hatchback GT
44
2 Dr Sed Conv LX
45
2 Dr Sed Conv GT
PROBE
20
3 Dr Sed GL
21
3 Dr Sed LX
22
3 Dr Sed GT
SABLE
50
4 Dr Sed GS
53
4 Dr Sed LS
55
4 Dr S/W GS
58
4 Dr S/W LS
TAURUS
50
4 Dr Sed L
52
4 Dr Sed GL
53
4 Dr Sed LX
54
4 Dr Sed SHO
55
4 Dr S/W L
57
4 Dr S/W GL
58
4 Dr S/W LX
TEMPO
30
2 Dr Sed L Canada
31
2 Dr Sed GL
33
2 Dr Sed GLS
35
4 Dr Sed L Canada
36
4 Dr Sed GL
37
4 Dr Sed LX
38
4 Dr Sed GLS
39
4 Dr Sed All Wheel Drive
THUNDERBIRD
60
2 Dr Sed Std
61
2 Dr Sed Sport
62
2 Dr Sed LX
64
2 Dr Sed Super Coupe
TOPAZ
30
2 Dr Sed L Canada
31
2 Dr Sed GS
33
2 Dr Sed Sport XR5
35
4 Dr Sed L Canada
36
4 Dr Sed GS
37
4 Dr Sed LS
38
4 Dr Sed Sport LTS
TRACER
10
2 Dr Hatchback
11
2 Dr Hatchback
12
4 Dr Hatchback
13
4 Dr S/W
15
2 Dr Hatchback
16
4 Dr Hatchback
8th Position – ENGINE TYPE
A
4-140 (2.3)
MPFI
C
4-133 (2.2)
MPFI
6-232 (3.8)
SEFI
Supercharged
D
4-153 (2.5)
CFI
E
8-302 (5.0)
SEFI
HO
F
8-302 (5.0)
SEFI
G
8-351 (5.8)
2BC
HO
H
4-79 (1.3)
EFI
J
4-116 (1.9)
MPFI
HO
K
4-79 (1.3)
2BC
L
4-133 (2.2)
MPFI
Turbo
S
4-140 (2.3)
MPFI
HSO
U
6-183 (3.0)
MPFI
X
4-140 (2.3)
MPFI
HSC
Y
6-183 (3.0)
SEFI
SHO (Yamaha)
4
6-232 (3.8)
MPFI
9
4-116 (1.9)
CFI
9th Position – CHECK DIGIT
A single number or the letter “X” used to verify the
accuracy of the VIN.
10th Position – MODEL YEAR
K
1989
11th Position – ASSEMBLY PLANT
12th thru 17th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the
vehicle manufacturer.
1990-92 FORD MOTOR CO.
1st Position – MANUFACTURER
K
Kia Motor, Korea
L
Ford Lio Ho Mtr Co. (Taiwan) Ltd.
1
Auto Alliance Int’l Inc.
1
Ford Motor Co. USA
2
Ford Motor Co. Canada Ltd
3
Ford Motor Co. S.A. (Mexico)
6
Ford Motor Co. Australia, Ltd.
9
Ford Motor Co. Brazil, S.A.
2nd Position – MAKE
F
Ford
N
Continental
Mercury
Ford
L
Lincoln
Z
Ford
M
Mercury
3rd Position – TYPE
A
Passenger Car
C
Stripped Chassis
D
Incomplete Vehicle
E
Passenger Car – Mercury
H
Incomplete Vehicle – Mercury
J
Incomplete Vehicle – Lincoln
J
Passenger Car – Continental
J
Passenger Car – Festiva
M
Multipurpose Vehicle (MPV)
N
Passenger Car – Lincoln
P
Passenger Car – Capri
V
Passenger Car – Probe
4th Position – RESTRAINT SYSTEM
B
Active Belts
C
Air Bags and Active Belts (Front)
L
Air Bags Driver/Passenger
P
Passive Belts (Front)
5th Position – PASSENGER CAR IDENTIFIER
M
Lincoln/Mercury Make
P
Ford Make
T
Import & Non Ford Built
6th & 7th Positions – BODY SERIES
CAPRI
01
Base 2 Dr Conv.
03
XR2 2 Dr Conv.
COUGAR
60
LS 2 Dr Sed
62
XR7 2 Dr Sed
ESCORT
10
2 Dr Hatchback Pony
11
2 Dr Hatchback LX
12
2 Dr Hatchback GT
14
4 Dr Hatchback LX
15
4 Dr S/W LX
90
2 Dr Hatchback Pony
91
2 Dr Hatchback LX
93
2 Dr Hatchback GT
95
4 Dr Hatchback LX
98
4 Dr S/W LX
FESTIVA
05
2 Dr Sed Hatchback L
06
2 Dr Sed Hatchback GL
07
2 Dr Sed Hatchback LX
FORD
72
LTD Crown Victoria 4 Dr Sed S-Series
73
LTD Crown Victoria 4 Dr Sed Base
74
LTD Crown Victoria 4 Dr Sed LX Series
76
LTD Crown Victoria 4 Dr S/W Base
77
LTD Crown Victoria 4 Dr S/W LX Series
78
LTD Country Squire Base
79
LTD Country Squire LX
GRAND MARQUIS
74
GS 4 Dr Sed
75
LS 4 Dr Sed
78
Colony Park GS 4 Dr S/W
79
Colony Park LS 4 Dr S/W
LINCOLN
81
Base 4 Dr Sed Town Car
82
Signature 4 Dr Sed Town Car
83
Cartier 4 Dr Sed Town Car
84
Gucci 4 Dr Sed Town Car
97
Base 4 Dr Sed Continental
98
Signature 4 Dr Sed Continental
MARK VII
92
Blass 2 Dr Cpe
93
LSC 2 Dr Cpe
MUSTANG
40
2 Dr Sed LX
41
2 Dr Hatchback LX
42
2 Dr Hatchback GT
44
2 Dr Sed Conv LX
45
2 Dr Sed Conv GT
PROBE
20
3 Dr Sed GL
21
3 Dr Sed LX
22
3 Dr Sed GT
SABLE
50
4 Dr Sed GS
53
4 Dr Sed LS
55
4 Dr S/W GS
58
4 Dr S/W LS
TAURUS
50
4 Dr Sed L
51
4 Dr Sed MT5
52
4 Dr Sed GL
53
4 Dr Sed LX
54
4 Dr Sed SHO
55
4 Dr S/W L
57
4 Dr S/W GL
58
4 Dr S/W LX
1990-92 FORD MOTOR CO.
(Cont.)
TEMPO
30
2 Dr Sed L Canada
31
2 Dr Sed GL
33
2 Dr Sed GLS
35
4 Dr Sed L Canada
36
4 Dr Sed GL
37
4 Dr Sed LX
38
4 Dr Sed GLS
39
4 Dr Sed All Wheel Drive
THUNDERBIRD
60
2 Dr Sed Std
61
2 Dr Sed Sport
62
2 Dr Sed LX
64
2 Dr Sed Super Coupe
TOPAZ
30
2 Dr Sed L Canada
31
2 Dr Sed GS
32
2 Dr Sed LX
33
2 Dr Sed Sport XR5
34
2 Dr Sed LX-AWD Canada
35
4 Dr Sed L Canada
36
4 Dr Sed GS
37
4 Dr Sed LT
38
4 Dr Sed Sport LTS
10
4 Dr Notchback
14
4 Dr Notchback LTS
15
4 Dr S/W
TRACER
10
4 Dr Notchback
14
4 Dr Notchback LTS
15
4 Dr S/W
8th Position – ENGINE TYPE
A
4-140 (2.3)
MPFI
C
4-133 (2.2)
MPFI
D
4-153 (2.5)
CFI
E
8-302 (5.0)
SEFI
HO
F
8-302 (5.0)
SEFI
G
8-351 (5.8)
2BC
HO
H
4-81 (1.3)
EFI
J
4-116 (1.9)
SEFI
L
4-133 (2.2)
MPFI
Turbo
P
4-140 (2.3)
MPFI
Turbo
R
4-134 (2.2)
MPFI
Turbo
R
6-232 (3.8)
SEFI
Supercharged
S
4-140 (2.3)
MPFI
HSO
T
8-302 (5.0)
SEFI
U
6-183 (3.0)
MPFI
W
4-140 (2.3)
MPFI
Turbo
W
8-281 (4.6)
SEFI
SOHC
X
4-140 (2.3)
MPFI
HSC
Y
6-183 (3.0)
SEFI
SHO (Yamaha)
Z
4-98 (1.6)
MPFI
DOHC
4
6-232 (3.8)
MPFI
5
4-98 (1.6)
EFI
6
4-98 (1.6)
MPFI
DOHC
6
4-98 (1.6)
MPFI
Turbo
8
4-110 (1.8)
SEFI
DOHC
9
4-116 (1.9)
CFI
9th Position – CHECK DIGIT
A single number or the letter “X” used to verify the
accuracy of the VIN.
10th Position – MODEL YEAR
L
1990
M
1991
N
1992
11th Position – ASSEMBLY PLANT
12th thru 17th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the
vehicle manufacturer.
1993 FORD MOTOR CO.
1st Position – MANUFACTURER
K
Kia Motor, Korea
L
Ford Lio Ho Mtr Co. (Taiwan) Ltd.
1
Auto Alliance Int’l Inc
1
Ford Motor Co. USA
2
Ford Motor Co. Canada Ltd
3
Ford Motor Co. S.A. (Mexico)
6
Ford Motor Co. Australia Ltd.
9
Ford Motor Co. Brazil, S.A.
2nd Position – MAKE
F
Ford
N
Continental
Mercury
Ford
L
Lincoln
Z
Ford
M
Mercury
3rd Position – TYPE
A
Passenger Car
C
Stripped Chassis
D
Incomplete Vehicle – Ford
E
Passenger Car – Mercury
H
Incomplete Vehicle – Mercury
J
Incomplete Vehicle – Lincoln
J
Passenger Car – Continental
J
Passenger Car – Festiva
N
Passenger Car – Lincoln
P
Passenger Car – Capri
V
Passenger Car – Probe
4th Position – RESTRAINT SYSTEM
A
Active Belt (Driver) Driver Air Bag
Passive Belt (Front Passenger)
Active Belts (Rear)
B
Active Belts
C
Air Bags and Active Belts
D
Active Belts (Front) No Belts (Rear)
L
Active Belts – All Positions/Dual Air Bags
P
Passive Belts (Front) Active Belts (Rear)
R
Passive Belts (Front) Active Belts (Rear)
Driver Air Bag
S
Passive Belts (Front) Active Belts (Rear)
Dual Air Bags
5th Position – PASSENGER CAR IDENTIFIER
M
Lincoln/Mercury Make
P
Ford Make
T
Import & Non Ford Built
6th & 7th Positions – BODY SERIES
CAPRI
01
Base 2 Dr Conv.
03
XR2 2 Dr Conv.
COUGAR
62
XR7 2 Dr Sed
ESCORT
10
2 Dr Hatchback Pony
11
2 Dr Hatchback LX
12
2 Dr Hatchback GT
13
4 Dr Notchback LX
14
4 Dr Hatchback LX
15
4 Dr S/W LX
16
4 Dr Notchback LX-E
17
3 Dr Sport
FESTIVA
05
2 Dr Sed Hatchback L
06
2 Dr Sed Hatchback GL
07
2 Dr Sed Hatchback LX
FORD
72
Crown Victoria 4 Dr Sed S-Series
73
Crown Victoria 4 Dr Sed Base
74
Crown Victoria 4 Dr Sed LX
GRAND MARQUIS
74
GS 4 Dr Sed
75
LS 4 Dr Sed
LINCOLN
81
Base 4 Dr Sed Town Car
82
Signature 4 Dr Sed Town Car
83
Cartier 4 Dr Sed Town Car
97
Base 4 Dr Sed Continental
98
Signature 4 Dr Sed Continental
MARK VIII
91
Base 2 Dr Coupe
MUSTANG
40
2 Dr Sed LX
41
2 Dr Hatchback LX
42
2 Dr Hatchback GT-Cobra
44
2 Dr Sed Conv LX
45
2 Dr Sed Conv GT
PROBE
20
3 Dr Sed Base
22
3 Dr Sed GT
SABLE
50
4 Dr Sed GS
53
4 Dr Sed LS
55
4 Dr S/W GS
58
4 Dr S/W LS
TAURUS
52
4 Dr Sed GL-Flex Fuel
53
4 Dr Sed LX
54
4 Dr Sed SHO
57
4 Dr S/W GL
58
4 Dr S/W LX
TEMPO
31
2 Dr Sed GL
36
4 Dr Sed GL
37
4 Dr Sed LX
THUNDERBIRD
62
2 Dr Sed LX
64
2 Dr Sed Super Coupe
TOPAZ
31
2 Dr Sed GS
36
4 Dr Sed GS
37
4 Dr Sed LS
TRACER
10
4 Dr Notchback
14
4 Dr Notchback LTS
15
4 Dr S/W
8th Position – ENGINE TYPE
A
4-121 (2.0)
SEFI
B
6-152 (2.5)
SEFI
D
8-302 (5.0)
SEFI
E
8-302 (5.0)
SEFI
HO
H
4-81 (1.3)
MPFI
J
4-116 (1.9)
SEFI
M
4-140 (2.3)
MPFI
N
6-195 (3.2)
SEFI
SHO (Yamaha)
R
6232 (3.8)
SEFI
Supercharged
T
8-302 (5.0)
SEFI
U
6-183 (3.0)
SEFI
V
8-280 (4.6)
SEFI
W
8-280 (4.6)
SEFI
X
4-140 (2.3)
MPFI
Y
6-183 (3.0)
SEFI
SHO (Yamaha)
Z
4-98 (1.6)
MPFI
DOHC
4
6-232 (3.8)
SEFI
6
4-98 (1.6)
MPFI
Turbo
8
4-112 (1.8)
MF
DOHC
9th Position – CHECK DIGIT
A single number or the letter “X” used to verify the
accuracy of the VIN.
10th Position – MODEL YEAR
P
1993
11th Position – ASSEMBLY PLANT
12th thru 17th Positions – SEQUENCE NUMBER
A sequential serial number assigned by the
vehicle manufacturer.
1994 FORD MOTOR CO.
1st Position – MANUFACTURER
K
Kia Motor, Korea (Aspire)
L
Ford Lio Ho Mtr Co. (Taiwan) Ltd.
1
Auto Alliance Int’l Inc
1
Ford Motor Co. USA
2
Ford Motor Co. Canada Ltd
3
Ford Motor Co. S.A. (Mexico)
6
Ford Motor Co. Australia Ltd.
9
Ford Motor Co. Brazil, S.A.
2nd Position – MAKE
F
Ford
N
Continental
Mercury
Ford
L
Lincoln
Z
Ford
M
Mercury
3rd Position – TYPE
A
Passenger Car
C
Stripped Chassis
D
Incomplete Vehicle – Ford
E
Passenger Car – Mercury
H
Incomplete Vehicle – Mercury
J
Incomplete Vehicle – Lincoln
J
Passenger Car – Continental
J
Passenger Car – Aspire
N
Passenger Car – Lincoln
P
Passenger Car – Capri
V
Passenger Car – Probe

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