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Every Caterpillar manufacturer assigns a unique ID called Vehicle Identification number (VIN) to each vehicle. This VIN length is 17 digits and is composed of letters and digits holding basic vehicle specification.
All databases in an automotive industry search through a VIN:
EU & North America
more than 500 vehicles/year
|WMI||Vehicle Attributes||Check Digit||Model Year||Plant Code||Sequential Number|
|EU & North America
500 or fewer vehicles/year
|WMI||9||Vehicle Attributes||Check Digit||Model Year||Plant Code||Manufacturer Identifier||Sequential Number|
VIN can be found typically at these locations:
More details can be found in Caterpillar VIN FAQ.
Also do not forget to physically check the technical condition of your Caterpillar vehicle. Either in an authorized Caterpillar service or by an experienced car mechanic.
Check of a Caterpillar vehicle history is usually the first step so don't hesitate to enter VIN into a search field below.
Companies with a large volume of VINs can access services:
easily with Caterpillar VIN Decoder API. Request access now.