Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Vehicle identification number

The vehicle identification number


The vehicle identification number is located on the driver’s 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 information:

A. World manufacturer identifier


A. World manufacturer identifier

B. Brake system / Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) / Restraint Devices and their location

C. Make, vehicle line, series, body type

D. Engine type

E. Check digit

F. Model year

G. Assembly plant

H. Production sequence number.

    Part numbers
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    Other materials:

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    Removal and Installation
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    Front End Body Panels
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