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Old 02-08-2006, 03:07 PM   #1
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1990 - 1998

1st POSITION NATION OF ORIGIN
1 = USA
2 = Canada
3 = Mexico
J = Japan
K = Korea
V = France

2nd POSITION MANUFACTURER
H = Honda

3rd POSITION VEHICLE TYPE
M = Passenger Car, Built in Japan
G = Passenger Car, Built in USA/Canada
L = Multi purpose passenger vehicle

4th Thru 6th POSITION
CAR LINE I ENGINE
BA4 = Prelude, 2.0/2.1L
BA8 = Prelude, 2.2L
BB1 = Prelude VTEC, 2.2L
BB2 = Prelude, 2.3L
BB6 = Prelude 2-door
CB7 = Accord, 2.2L
CB9 = Accord Wagon, 2.2L
CD5 = Accord 4 Door 2.2L
CD7 = Accord 2 Door 2.2L
CE1 = Accord Wagon 2.2L
CE6 = Accord V6 4 Door 2.7L
CF8 = Accord 4 Door SOHC
CG1 = Accord 4 Door V6 VTEC
CG2 = Accord 2 Door V6 VTEC
CG3 = Accord 2 Door (VTEC or ULEV)
CG5 = Accord 4 Door VTEC
CG6 = Accord 4 Door ULEV
ED3 = Civic4 Door, 1.5L
ED4 = Civic 4 Door, 1.6L
ED6 = Civic 3 Door, 1.5L
ED7 = Civic3 Door, 1.6L
ED8 = CRX, 1.5L
ED9 = CRX, 1.6L
EE2 = Civic Wagon, 1.5L
EE4 = Civic Wagon, 1.6L
EG1 = Civic del Sol, 1.5L
EG2 = Civic del Sol VTEC 1.6L
EG8 = Civic 4 Door, 1.5L
EH2 = Civic 3 Door, 1.5L
EH3 = Civic 3 Door, 1.6L
EH6 = Civic del So, 1.6L
EH9 = Civic 4 Door, 1.6L
EJ1 = Civic2 Door, 1.6L
EJ2 = Civic2 Door, 1.5L
EJ6 = Civic 2/3/4 Door 1.6L
EJ7 = Civic 2 Door 1.6L
EJ8 = Civic 2/3 Door 1.6L
RA1 = Odyssey
RA3 = Odyssey 5 Door Wagon (1998)
RD1 = CR-V 5-door (4 Wheel drive)
RD2 = CR-V 5-door (2 Wheel drive)

7th POSITION BODY TYPE I TRANSMISSION
1 = 2 Door Coupe, Manual
2 = 2 Door Coupe, Automatic
3 = 3 Door Hatchback, Manual
4 = 3 Door Hatchback, Automatic
5 = 4 Door Sedan, Manual
6 = 4 Door Sedan, Automatic
7 = 5 Door Wagon, Manual
8 = 5 Door Wagon, Automatic

8th POSITION GRADE, 1990-1993
1 = 2.0S Prelude
2 = 2.0S Prelude
3 = 2.1S Prelude
4 = 2.1 Si Prelude w/4W5
4 = DX Accord
4 = (Std) Civic 3 Door
4 = CX Civic 3 Door (1992)
4 = DX Civic
4 = S Prelude (92-93)
4 = S Civic del Sol (1993)
5 = 2.1Si Prelude
5 = LX Accord
5 = CX Civic (1993)
5 = DX Civic3 Door
5 = EX Civic2 Door (1993)
5 = LX Civic4 Door
5 = (Std)CRX
5 = (Std) Civic Wagon (2WD)
6 = DX Civic 3 Door (1993)
6 = DC Accord
6 = EXCivic4 Door
6 = EXCivic2Door(1993)
6 = SiCivic3 Door
6 = Si Prelude wl4WS (92-93)
6 = Si Civic del Sol (1993)
6 = HFCRX
6 = Si QRX
6 = ATi Civic Wagon (4WD)
6 = VX Civic 3 Door (1992)
7 = EX Accord (92-93)
7 = VX Civic (1993)
7 = VTEC Prelude(1993)
8 = SE Accord
8 = Si Civic 3 Door (92-93)
9 = EX Civic 4 Door (92-93)
9 = 10th Anniversary Accord

8th POSITION GRADE, 1994-1998
0 = Accord SE 2/4 Door
0 = Civic LX
1 = Accord DX w/ABS 2/4-door
2 = Accord DX 2/4-door
2 = Civic CX 3-door
2 = Civic DX 2-door
2 = Civic EX 2-door
2 = Civic HX
2 = Civic CVT
2 = Accord Wagon LX
3 = Civic CX w/AC 3-door
3 = Civic DX w/AC 4-door
3 = Civic EX w/ABS 2-door
3 = Civic LX
3 = Accord LX 2/4-door
3 = Accord Wagon LX w/ABS
3 = Accord w/ABS V6
4 = Civic DX 4-door
4 = Civic EX 2/4 Door
4 = CR-V w/o ABS
4 = Accord DX 4-Door (1998)
4 = Accord LX w/ABS 2/4-door
4 = Civic Del Sol S
4 = Odyssey LX 6 Passenger
4 = Prelude S
4 = Prelude VTEC (1997)
4 = w/o SH pkg. Prelude (1998)
4 = CR-V LX (1998)
5 = Civic CX 3-door
5 = Accord EX 2/4-door
5 = Civic LX 4-door
5 = Civic DX w/AC
5 = Civic EX a/ABS 2-door
5 = CR-V w/ABS
5 = Prelude Si
5 = Prelude SH (1997)
6 = Civic DX 3-door
6 = Accord E w/leather 2/4-door
6 = Civic LX w/ABS 4-door
6 = Civic Del Sol Si
6 = Odyssey LX 7 Passenger
6 = Prelude 4WS Si
6 = CR-V EX (1998)
7 = Odyssey EX
7 = Accord EX
7 = Accord EX ULEV (1998)
7 = Civic LX w/AC
7 = Civic Del Sol Si/wABS
7 = Civic Del Sol VTEC
7 = Prelude VTEC
7 = Civic VX 3-door
8 = Civic Si 3-door
8 = Civic LX w/ABS
8 = Accord DX 25th Anniv.Edition
9 = Accord Wagon EX
9 = Accord Value Package 4 Door
9 = Civic Del Sol LX w/ABS
9 = Civic Del Sol Si w/ABS
9 = Civic Del Sol VTEC w/ABS
9 = Civic Si w/ABS 3-door
9 = Civic EX 4-door

9th POSITION CHECK DIGIT

10th POSITION MODEL YEAR
L = 1990
M = 1991
N = 1992
P = 1993
R = 1994
S = 1995
T = 1996
V = 1997
W = 1998

11th POSITION ASSEMBLY PLANT
A = Marysville, Ohio, USA
C = Sayama, Japan
H = Alliston, Canada
L = East Liberty, USA
S = Suzuka, Japan
T = Tochigi, Japan

12th Thru 17th POSITION PRODUCTION SEQUENCE NUMBER
This number starts at 000001 with the first car.


I just remebered I had this on my computer so I decided it might help someone. Might be a repost, might not be, oh well. Here ya go.
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Nice, this should be stickied!
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Thought it might help...

I posted it in the FAQ also.
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Very helpful
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10th POSITION MODEL YEAR
L = 1990
M = 1991
N = 1992
P = 1993
R = 1994
S = 1995
T = 1996
V = 1997
W = 1998

0 = 1990 in Europe (I think)
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Thanks.
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yes 0 = 1990
according to my log book
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TENTH DIGIT = YEAR OF PRODUCTION

D=83
E=84
F=85
G=86
H=87
J=88
K=89
L=90
M=91
N=92
P=93
R=94
S=95
T=96
V=97
W=98
X=99
Y=00
1=01
2=02
3=03
4=04
5=05
6=06
7=07
8=08
9=09
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I deleted several posts. There is nothing wrong with this thread. Do not troll it.
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10th POSITION MODEL YEAR
L = 1990
M = 1991
N = 1992
P = 1993
R = 1994
S = 1995
T = 1996
V = 1997
W = 1998

0 = 1990 in Europe (I think)
the tenth digit has nothing to do with place of production, just the year.
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