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Safety Compliance Certification Label

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Regulations require that a Safety Compliance Certification Label be affixed to a vehicle and prescribe where the Safety Compliance Certification Label may be located. The Safety Compliance Certification Label is located on the structure (B-Pillar) by the trailing edge of the driver’s door or the edge of the driver’s door.

Vehicle identification number (VIN)

Vehicle identification number (VIN)

The vehicle identification number is located on the driver side instrument panel.

Please note that in the graphic, XXXX is representative of your vehicle identification number.

The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) contains the following

The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) contains the following information:

1. World manufacturer identifier
2. Brake system / Gross Vehicle

Weight Rating (GVWR) / Restraint
Devices and their location

3. Make, vehicle line, series, body type
4. Engine type
5. Check digit
6. Model year
7. Assembly plant
8. Production sequence number

Transmission code designations

    Engine data
    Engine drivebelt routing • 2.5L I4 Engine • 3.0L V6 Engine ...

    Transmission code designations
    You can find a transmission code on the Safety Compliance Certification Label. The following table tells you which transmission each code represents. ...

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