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1996 VIN Breakdown

Vehicle Identification Number - VIN

The Buick VIN number for 1996 had 17 Characters.

1st = country code Number "1" is for USA.
2nd = Company code, "G" is for GM
3rd = What division of GM, "4" is for Buick.
4th & 5th = Tell what TYPE of car it is (Skylark, Century, Riviera, ect..)
"AG" = Century Special and Wagon
"AH" = Century Custom
"BN" = Roadmaster
"BR" = Roadmaster Estate Wagon
"BT" = Roadmaster Limited
"CU" = Park Avenue Ultra
"CW" = Park Avenue
"GD" = Riviera
"HP" = LeSabre Custom
"HR" = LeSabre Limited
"NJ" = Skylark
"WB" = Regal Custom
"WD" = Regal Limited
"WF" = Regal GS
6th = Tells Body Style
"1" = Coupe
"2" = Two-door
"3" = Convertible
"4" = 2dr Wagon
"5" = 4dr sedan
"6" = 4dr
"8" = 4dr Wagon
7th = Restraint codes
1-active belts
2-active belts with dual air bags
3-active belts with drivers side airbag
4-passive belts
5-passive belts with dual air bags
6-passive belts with drivers side airbag
7-active and passive belts with dual airbags
8th = Engine Code
K - 3.8L V-6
M - 3.1L V-6
P - 5.7L V8
T - 2.4L L4
1 - 3.8L V6
4 - 2.2L L4
9th = check digit
10th = tell what year it is "T" = 1996
11th = What Plant the car was Produced
12th - 17th = Production Sequence numbers


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