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Easy Finding of the Chassis and Engine Number



how to find the chassis and engine


the chassis number is the last six

digits of your cartons vehicle

identification numbers van so you need

to find the van to determine the chassis

number cars and motorcycles list the van

in different places so where you look

will depend on the type of vehicle

you have the engine number is the number

that is stamped on your vehicle it ins

engine if you are having trouble finding

the van or engine number on your vehicle

there are several places that you can


method one finding the van on a car

one check your paperwork

if you do not have access to your

vehicle or if you do not want to go

looking around the vehicle for the van

there are several different pieces of

paperwork that should include the van

some of the documents that you can check


title registration card owner's manual

insurance documents body shop repair

records police reports vehicle history


to look at your dashboard

the easiest place to find the van on

your vehicle is right on the lower left

corner of your dashboard you should be

able to read the number by looking

through your windshield on the driver

side of your car

three check the driver turn side door

the van might also be located

the driver inside door jamb or on the

doorpost open your driver tin side door

and look around the edges of the

doorjamb for a little white sticker if

your van is on the door jamb then it

should be on the area of the

door jam just below the level of the

rearview mirror the van number may also

be on the opposite side of the driver

and side door jamb near where the driver

tim side seatbelt latches

for pop the hood

if you haven't found it anywhere else

then you can pop your hood and look at

the front of the engine block the van

number may be written on the front of

the engine block

five inspect the frame

sometimes the van is written on the

front of the vehicle etins frame

somewhere near the windshield washer

fluid container go to the front of the


pop your hood locate your window washer

fluid container close the hood and then

inspect the vehicle atoms frame near

this area of

your vehicle for the van

six lift up your spare tire

if you have a spare tire in the back of

your truck and you haven't found the van

anywhere else it might be back there pop

your trunk remove the spare tire and

look in the space where the spare is

usually kept the van may be written in

this area

seven peek under the wheel well

another place you can check is under

your rear wheel well go to the back of

your vehicle get down on the ground and

look up at your wheel well check both

sides to see if the van is recorded here

you will probably need a flashlight to

see the van if it is

written here

eight ride it down somewhere

after you have found your van make sure

that you write it down and keep it in a

file for easy access the next time that

you need it keep the van number in a

physical file save it to a file on your

computer or email it to yourself

nine identify the chassis number

remember that the chassis number is made

up of the last six digits of the van

look at the van that you have written

down and circle the last six digits of

the number to identify your via

Clinton's chassis number

method to finding the van on a

motorcycle scooter or ATV

one look for the van at the steering


the steering neck is the most common

place to find a van on a motorcycle you

can locate the van by turning the

handles to one side and looking at the

steering neck which is a metal cylinder

that runs down from the handles the van

should be etched into the metal

you may have to check both sides of the

steering neck to find the van

to check the motor

sometimes the van is located on the

motor for motorcycles if you could not

find the van on the steering neck then

check the motor the van should be near

the bottom of the motor then cylinders

three inspect the front frame

for ATVs and some motorcycles the van

may be on the frame but it is not always

easy to find you may need to look around

a bit and use a flashlight to locate a

van that is printed on the inner frame

of a bike check the outside of the frame

first the van may be located just below

your beacons shifter on the left side of

your bike if you can't find it on the

outside of the bike start looking on the

inside of the frame some manufacturers

stamp the van on specific areas of the

frame for

example honda stamps the van on the

right side of the steering head as well

as on the area of the frame just above

the motor on the left side of the bike

check with your manufacturer to see if

there are specific areas where you

should look first

for remember to circle the last six


the last six digits of your motorcycle

atoms van number makeup your motorcycle

atoms chassis number circle the last six

digits to identify the chassis number

method 3 finding the engine number

1 check the engine

your vehicle Etten's engine number

should be stamped right onto the engine

of your vehicle pop the hood of your

vehicle or look at your motorcycle

atom's engine from the side you should

see a sticker that clearly indicates the

engine number

to look at your owner's manual

if you cannot find a sticker on your

engine that lists your engine number

then check your owners manual for this

information it should be located within

the first few pages of the booklet your

owners manual may also include a picture

of where to find

the engine number on the engine block

three identify the engine number

the engine number is a six digit number

that follows a three digit engine code

you may notice that the engine number

includes three digits followed by six

more digits the first three digits are

your vehicle atoms engine code and the

last six digits are your vehicle Etten's