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Old 04-12-2010, 09:11 AM   #1
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How to identify manufacture date via VIN?

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Old 04-12-2010, 09:50 AM   #2
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Try this:
http://www.bmw-z1.com/VIN/VINdecode-e.cgi

Worked for me
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Old 04-12-2010, 09:58 AM   #3
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Isn't it explained in the owners and/or service manual?
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Old 04-12-2010, 11:04 AM   #4
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The manufacturing date is right on the steering column sticker next to the VIN. It would look like this: 0309 i.e. third month of 09.
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Old 04-12-2010, 01:37 PM   #5
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Eek But what's the secret code?

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The manufacturing date is right on the steering column sticker next to the VIN. It would look like this: 0309 i.e. third month of 09.
There must be a secret code, BMW wouldn't shouldn't just make that information that simple to obtain.
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