Does VIN Number Tell Your Transmission??

Find Transmission By VIN Number

The VIN number can be found on either the driver’s side door or on the dashboard.

It will be on a white sticker with black lettering that also includes other information about your vehicle.

It will be a 17-digit code that comprises a combination of letters and numbers.

How do I know if my car has a CVT transmission?

mehran;3704831: Usually in a CVT equipped car the engine RPM will drop on acceleration without any feeling of a gear change. In automatic a slight jerk of the gear changing can be felt. Another way would be to check on the internet if your Vitz model is CVT or Automatic equipped.

Where is the transmission model number located?

The VIN is the same as the vehicle serial number stamped on the instrument panel except that it does not include the four numbers representing body style. The location of the transmission serial number varies with application, but can usually be found on the mid, to lower side of the transmission housing.

What is the transmission type?

An automatic transmission, also called auto, self-shifting transmission, n-speed automatic (where n is its number of forward gear ratios), or AT, is a type of motor vehicle transmission that can automatically change gear ratios as the vehicle moves, freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually.

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