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Old 04-01-2009, 12:47 AM
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POSITION INTERPRETATION CODE = DESCRIPTION
1 Country of Origin 1 = Manufactured By DaimlerChrysler Corporation
..........................3 = Manufactured By DaimlerChrysler De Mexico
2 Make D = Dodge
3 Vehicle Type 2 = Incomplete with Side Airbag
.....................3 = Truck with Side Airbag
.....................6 = Incomplete Less Side Airbag
.....................7 = Truck Less Side Airbag
4 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating G = 5,001-6000 lbs.
........................................H = 6,001-7,000 lbs.
........................................J = 7,001-8,000 lbs.
........................................K = 8,001-9,000 lbs.
........................................L = 9,001-10,000 lbs.
........................................M = 10,001-14,000 lbs.
........................................W = Buses/Incomplete Vehicles with Hydraulic Brakes
5 Vehicle Line A = Ram Pickup 4X2
...................U = Ram Pickup 4X4
...................N = Ram Pickup 4X2 DX Family
6 Series 1 = 1500
............2 = 2500
............3 = 3500 Less Dual Rear Wheels
............4 = 3500 With Dual Rear Wheels
............5 = 4000 DX Family
7 Body Style 6 = Conventional Cab/Cab Chassis
..................8 = Quad Cab Full Rear Doors
8 Engine K = 3.7L 6 cyl. MPI Gasoline
............N = 4.7L 8 cyl. MPI Gasoline
............D = 5.7L 8 cyl. SMPI Gasoline
............6 = 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel 24v
............C = 5.9L 6 cyl. Turbo Diesel High Output
9 Check Digit 0 through 9 or X
10 Model Year 4 = 2004
11 Plant Location S = Dodge City
........................G = Saltillo
........................J = St. Louis (North)
12 thru 17 Vehicle Build Sequence
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:49 AM
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:55 AM
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So my truck:

3-build in mex
D-dodge
7-truck less side airbag
K-8001-9000
U-4x4
2-2500
8-quadcab full doors
C-5.9 ho
4-generic number
3-2003
G-saltillo
81xxxx- truck number sequence
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Old 05-02-2010, 08:52 AM
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Ok, my 1st & 2nd gens both have a B instead of a D, my #5 is F & E, more of the VIN doesn't match up either. What's up with that?
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Old 05-02-2010, 09:53 AM
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Its for Common Rail trucks only
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is there a link for this somewhere i believe ive seen it on cumminsforum..
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2 questions: My 5th digit is an R, my 7th digit is a 9. Must be designators for Megacab? Truck is 2wd. Here's the whole vin: 3D7KR29C16G27xxxx
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