Technik

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) 1987-1995 Jeep Wrangler YJ


Jeep Wrangler YJ VIN numbers can be found on the inside of the windshield on the drivers side.


1987-1988 YJ Chart


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

Six Digit Number


1989 - 1995 YJ Chart

Position

Interpretation

Code=Description

1

Country of Origin

1 = United States

2

Make

J = Jeep

3

Vehicle Type

3 = MPV
6 = Incomplete Vehicle
7 = Truck

4

GVWR

E = 3001-4000
F = 4001-5000
G = 5001-6000
H = 6001-7000

5

Model Line

Y = Wrangler

6

Trim Level

1 = "S"
2 = Base
4 = Sahara
5 = Laredo
6 = Renegade

7

Body Style

9 = 2 door open body

8

Weight Rating

E = 2.5L
L = 4.0L
M = 4.2L (89)
S = 4.0L (91-95)
T = 4.2L (90)

9

Check Digit

Manufacturer Assigned

10

Model Year

K = 1989
L = 1990
M = 1991
N = 1992
P = 1993
R = 1994
S = 1995

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

Six Digit Number