[Vwdiesel] info in VIN? VW Dealer has lost his mind

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Tue Aug 5 15:44:03 PDT 2008

In a message dated 8/5/2008 1:13:43 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
biovolks at yahoo.com writes:

> With the gas engines there are a few types of motors, I don't think so with 
> diesels,Does the vin # contain that info? possibly they needed that to 
> distinguish what kind of motor is in it?

  I believe it does.  Maybe this guy worked at a MB dealer previously, 
(or wishes he did and is trying to act like it!)  MB has always gone 
by VIN instead of year.  They apparently change things frequently 
during a year's run instead of trying to keep it to the year. <shrug>

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