Volvo 1993 Version Identification Number (VIN) Decoding

VIN number breakdown
YV1  A  X  45  4  X  P  1  000000
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Manufacturer's code   = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = +  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
Assigned by ISO  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
Vehicle Series   = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = +  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
A = 240 Series, J = 940 Series  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
K = 960 Series, L = 850 Series  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
Safety system = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  +  |  |  |  |  |  |
S = 4 Door & Driver Airbag (SRS) - 240 Series    |  |  |  |  |  |
S = 4 Door & Driver Airbag (SRS)
  & Pyrotechnic Pretensioners - 940 Series
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S = 4 Door & Driver/Frt. Passenger Airbags (SRS)
  & Pyrotechnic Pretensioners - 850/960 Series
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W = 5 Door & Driver Airbag (SRS) - 240 Series    |  |  |  |  |  |
W = 5 Door & Driver Airbag (SRS)
  & Pyrotechnic Pretensioners - 940 Series
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W = 5 Door & Driver/Frt. Passenger Airbags (SRS)
  & Pyrotechnic Pretensioners - 960 Series
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Engine   = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  =  +  |  |  |  |  |
55 = B5254F 20 Valve 5-cyl.      |  |  |  |  |
83 = B230F 8-valve 4 cyl, w/ EGR Pulsair      |  |  |  |  |
87 = B230FT 8-valve 4-cyl. Turbo LH Lambda      |  |  |  |  |
88 = B230F 8-valve 4-cyl. LH Lambda      |  |  |  |  |
95 = B6304F 24-valve 6-cyl.      |  |  |  |  |
Emission   = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  =  =  +  |  |  |  |
0 = 49 State w/o EGR Bosch; MFK 30 and 39        |  |  |  |
1 = 50 State w/ EGR Bosch; MFK 31        |  |  |  |
3 = 49 State w/o EGR Bendix; MFK 30 and 39        |  |  |  |
Check figure  = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  =  =  =  +  |  |  |
Calculated from other digits          |  |  |
Year model code   = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  =  =  =  =  +  |  |
K = 1989, L = 1990, M = 1991, N = 1992, P = 1993            |  |
Manufacturing plant  = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  =  =  =  =  =  +  |
0 = Kalmar, Sweden, 1 = Gothenburg, Sweden              |
2 = Ghent, Belgium, 3 = Halifax, Canada, A = Uddevalla Sweden              |
Chassis number   = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =  =  =  =  =  =  =  +
For 1993 year models, the serial numbers start at:              
240 4 door ... 478400 , 240 5 door ... 939100              
940 4 door ... 103400, 940 5 door ... 58050              
960 4 door ... 27100, 960 5 door ... 10000              
850 4 door ... 30700, 850 5 door ... 268