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Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) 87-88 Jeep Wrangler YJ

A table showing how to read the VIN for your Jeep Vehicle.

Position Interpretation Code=Description
1 Country of Origin 1 = United States
2 Make J = Jeep
3 Vehicle Type C = MPV
D = Incomplete Vehicle
4 Engine Type C = 4.2L (258 Cu. In.) 6-Cylinder
H = 2.5L (150 Cu. In.) 4-Cylinder TBI (Gasoline)
U = 2.5L (150 Cu. In.) 4-Cylinder 1 Bbl. (Gasoline)
5 Transmission/ (Transfer Case) L = 5=Speed Manual Floor Shift (Part Time 4WD)
X = 4-Speed Manual Floor Shift (Part Time 4WD)
B = Auto Floor Shift (Part Time 4WD)
E = Auto Column Shift (Part Time 4WD)
J = Auto Column Shift (Full Time 4WD)
A = Auto Column Shift (2WD)
6 - 7 Body Style 81 = Wrangler
8 Weight Rating J or M = 3001 - 4000 lbs
1 or 2 = 4001 - 5000 lbs
9 Check Digit Manufacturer Assigned
10 Model Year H = 1987
J = 1988
11 Assembly Plant J = Brampton, Ontario, Canada
L = Toledo, Ohio Plant No. 1
P = Toledo, Ohio Plant No. 2
T = Toledo, Ohio
12-17 Sequential Serial Number Production Sequence - Six Digit Number

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