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Anyone Know Where The Vin Is On The 996 Engines?


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You will not find a VIN on your engine but it is several places on the chassis.

The VIN should be able to be read through the front windshield at the right front of the car. It is also on the driver door jamb sticker (along with the cars actual build date).

The number on the left rear of your engine is the engine serial number (near the left rear wheel side).

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The engine number is here. Mine was difficult to see after 80000 miles!

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I never would have found the engine code without this photo. Many thanks Richard. The number "plate" was visible when looking under the car while it was on the ground--but not readable. I slid my digital camera under there are took a few photos from a couple angles and could easily read the numbers on the LCD screen while in playback mode.

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