Enter the VIN you would like to decode in the box above and hit the "submit" button.
If you would like to read some general VIN info and see what VIN codes the program will recognize, just
hit the submit button without entering anything in the box.
My plea for help:
The data I used to write this program was taken from the factory service manual for my 1996
Dakota. Thus, I only have the codes for 1996, and whatever people might send me. If you have access to this information for
a model year which is not listed below, could you please send it to me? (If you have a FSM, it can
usually be found on the 2nd page or so.) I can be reached at
The more data I can get, the better this program will work. Thanks very much in
Many thanks to the above folks for making this resource possible!
Many thanks also to Brian (with no e-mail address yet) for making me
aware of a bug in the program which incorrectly calculated the VIN
for vehicles having a check digit of 0.
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Jon N. Steiger / email@example.com