Engine & Gearbox 8th Generation Petrol VIN Expanded

Discussion in '8th Generation (2008-2015) [Acura TSX]' started by Ichiban, Thursday 3rd Nov, 2011.

  1. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    On HK we like to refer our cars by a chassis codes, so if you find someone says CU2 or CW3 this thread should be helpful.

    For all 7th Generation saloon owners your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number ) is made up of 17 characters.Please note this example of of a facelift 8th Generation 2012 Accord, prefacelift models do have some minor changes in engine as well as gearbox codes.



    Vehicle Identification Number

    JHMCU2580CC200001

    JHM =A
    CU2=B
    5=C
    8=D
    0=E
    C=F
    C=G
    200001=F

    A= Manufacturer, Make, and Type of Vehicle
    JHM: Honda Motor Co Ltd, and Honda passenger vehicle

    B= Line, Body, and Engine Type
    CU1: Accord Saloon/R20A3
    CU2: Accord, Saloon/K24Z3
    CW1: Accord Tourer/R20A3
    CW2: Accord Tourer/K24Z3

    C= Body Type and Transmission Type
    5: 4-door Saloon/6-speed Manual
    6: 4-door Saloon/5-speed Automatic
    7: 4-door Tourer/6-speed Manual
    8: 4-door Tourer/5-speed Automatic

    D= Vehicle Grade (Series)
    0: EX, Executive
    1: S
    3: ES, Comfort
    4: ES, Comfort, Accord EURO
    5: ES GT, Elegance, Type-S
    6: Elegance, Type-S
    8: Accord EURO Luxury, Executive, Elegance Pack

    E= Fixed Code
    0

    F= Model Year
    C: 2012

    G= Factory Code
    C: Saitama Factory in Japan

    H= Serial Number
    200001

    Engine Number

    K24Z3 3400001

    K24Z3=A
    3400001 =B

    A= Engine Type
    R20A3: 2.0 L SOHC i-VTEC Sequential Multiport Fuel-injected engine
    K24Z3: 2.4 L DOHC i-VTEC Sequential Multiport Fuel-injected engine

    B= Serial Number

    Transmission\Gearbox Number

    S8RM 1000001

    S8RM=A


    1000001=B
     
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  2. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Bump for our members who want to know a bit more than what these 17 digits mean.
     
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  3. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

    England CJ Leeds
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