[Vwdiesel] Inline tranny codes

Roger Brown r.c.brown at ieee.org
Tue Apr 5 11:09:20 EDT 2005

Mark Shepherd wrote:
> I'm looking for the true location/ appearance of the tranny
> codes for my 2 'Quantae'
> As they tend to be such low maintenance items I don't think
> I've ever studied the codes when out of the car...
> Officially they are located in an awkward crevarse on the
> lefthand side (5 speed) but  on the two I have in situ the
> correct location just seems to have general part numbers.
> My usual 'driver' does have a number on the top of the bell
> housing of which the last two digits is a letter and number
> that does coincide with a tranny code.
>  My other 'spares car' does not have anything stamped on the
> bellhousing.
> Does anyone have a jpeg or accurate description of code and
> location?
> Miser

Not sure if those case are the same as the normal 020s, but here is a good reference:

Or you can see the machined flat spot with the numbering on the far right/center edge of this photo:


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