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Originally Posted by part timing View Post
I did find this site where you can enter your vin to get information on it.

The Ford Truck 17-Digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Decoder
Thats www.fleet.ford.com which has some good info (I use it all the time), but isn't very detailed for our older trucks.
BTW in the maintinence section you can pull up owners manuals as far back as 1996.
 
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Originally Posted by Diesel_Brad View Post
Go to this thread. The site is doing maintenance but it is unbelievable the info it will give you
https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1...n-decoded.html
I went to the site you mentioned but they did not have any info in their DB on a 2003 and 2004 F250 superduty's!!

If someone can help, I'd appreciate it.
 
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kayooh check the VIN you entered or just post your VIN here.
 
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Since 11/2006, I've decoded over 800 VIN's for FTE members, so post the puppy, I will decode it for you, but...

Be aware that the VIN has no trans, rear axle, trim, paint codes and etc within it.

These codes and more are listed separately on the Certification Label (1961/80 Warranty Plate/1948/60 Rating Plate). I can decode this jazz, too.

10 digit VIN = 1948/56 / 11 digit VIN = 1957/80 / 17 digit VIN = 1981 thru today.

Example of a 17 digit VIN: 1FTEF15G3FNA12345

1FT = FoMoCo USA complete vehicle.

E = Class E ~ 6,001-7,000 lbs. GVWR

F15 = F150 2WD Pickup.

G = 351W

3 = Check digit, FoMoCo use only.

F = 1985.

N = Norfolk VA Assembly Plant.

A12345 = 1985 Numerical Sequence of Assembly.

The decode info will be from the 1980/89 or 1990/2001 Ford Light Truck Parts Catalogs. I have no VIN info after 2001.
 
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Old 04-21-2012, 06:49 AM
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Originally Posted by ncranchero View Post
kayooh check the VIN you entered or just post your VIN here.
1FTNX20P73EC59229

And

1FTNW20P04EA97271


What I am interested in is knowing what options the trucks came out of the factory with (aka the build sheets)


Thanks.
 
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There is no VIN decoder that will tell you that.
They will only tell you the information like NumberDummy posted above.
The only way to get that is to email FORD if they still do that and they will mail you a Build Sheet.
 
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Straight from the site I linked to in my post (#14) above, guys..........
http://www.etis.ford.com/ Click the "VEHICLE" tab, enter your VIN.

1FTNX20P73EC59229

Outstanding Field Service Actions
59B01 - OR 06E17 FOR DETAILS.
06E17 - CONTROL MODULE RECALIBRATION


Primary Features
Build Date: 04.03.2003
Vehicle Line: F250/350/450/550 Super Duty
Body Style: Super Single Cab
Series: 250 Series
Engine: 6.0L OHV Diesel V8
Transmission: 5 Speed Auto 5R110W - HI/Torque
Drive: LHD RWD
Axle Ratio: 3.73
Emission: With 49 State Emission Requirements
Air Conditioning: Manual Air Conditioning
Paint: Arizona Beige

Minor Features

Medium Parchment
Blocker Beam-Underbody Front End
With Tailgate Lock
With 8' Styleside Box-Steel
With Load Box Edge Protectors
158"/4013MM Wheelbase
XLT
(-) Version Packages
Less Special Purpose Vehicle
Less Fleet Related Items
Kentucky Truck Plant Build
U.S. Sales
Security Lock Group
With Camper Pack
8800 LB. GVW
Less Appearance Group
Less Exterior Appearance Pack
With Power Equipment Group
Less Ambient Temp/Speed Pack
Job No.2 Program Control
Kentucky Truck Plant Build Only
With English Language Label
Owner Hand Book Pack
With 2 Ton Mechanical Jack
With Power Front Windows
With Hinged Side Windows
With Privacy Glass
With Sliding Rear Window
Less Overhead Console
Less Floor Mounted Console
Fixed Foot Pedals
Front Floor Carpet Mats
Less Rear Floor Mats
With Carpet Floor Covering
Sunvisor - Single Driver W/Strap
With Sunvisor Mirror - Passenger
With Level 3 Door Trim Panel
Grab Handle Side Door - Plastic
With Sound Insulation Pack Level 1
Less Exterior Sun Visor
With Bright Front Grille
Less Exterior Wheel Lip Moulding
With Lower Body Moulding
Less Rear Window Protector
With Side Auxiliary Step W/O Lights
With Dipping Rear View Mirror
Dual Sail Mtd Power Mirrors
Less Temp Control Driver Seat
Less Temp Control Passengers Seat
With Seat Belt Warning Light
With 2nd Row Bench Seat - 3 Passngr
With Driver 6 Way Pwr.Seat Adjuster
With Pass 2 Way Manual Seat Adjust
Trailer Tow Prep Pack
With Trailer Towing Attachments
With Front Towing Hook
Exterior Door Handle - Black
With Central Locking System
With Door Entry Remote Control Unit
Less Sun Roof
Less Body Tu-Tone Paint
Less Bodyside Accent Stripe
Front Bumper - Steel Chromed
Rear Bumper - Steel Step - Chromed
With Front Licence Plate Bracket
With Fr Seat Integrated Restraints
With Driver Air Bag
With Passenger Air Bag
Adjustable'D'Ring-Drivers Seat Belt
With Passenger Air Bag Deactivation
With Frame Mounted Tyre Carrier
With Steel Spare Wheel
Std Duty Dual Front Shock Absober
With Standard Rear Shock Absorbers
With Single Rear Wheels
7.0 X 16" Chrome Clad Steel Wheel
LT265/75R-16E Owl A-S Tyre
With Conventional Spare Tyre
Less Wheel Covers
With Bright Wheel Hub Cover
Immersion Heater Engine
Less Attitude/Ride Height Pack
With Standard Duty Front Suspension
With Front Stabilizer Bar
With Heavy Duty Rear Springs
With Rear Stablizer Bar
3.73
Rear Axle Limited Slip Differential
Ford Axle Type
Rear Axle/Wheel Lube-Mineral Based
With Twin I Beam Front Axle
Less Catalyst
Less Exhaust Pipe Extension
With 4 Wheel Disc-Brake
4 Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System
Less Transmission Power Take Off
Less Transfer Case
Less Skid Plates
Less Clean Fuel Fleet Vehicle
With Mid-Ship Fuel Tank
For Unleaded Fuel
With Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel Content
Less Steering Damper
With Tilt Steering Wheel
Basic Type Steering Wheel
With Speed Control
Less Auxiliary Heater
With MPH/KMH Speedometer
Less Reverse Proximity Sensor
Less Engine Immobiliser
Heavy Duty Battery
Heavy Duty Alternator
Elect Prem Stro/Cass/Disc/Clock
With NAAO Radio Frequency
Less 4X4 Version Pack
Less Daytime Running Lamps
Less Front Fog Lamps
Less Roof Marker/Clearance Light
Engine Compartment Light
With Dual Beam Dome Map Light
With Glove Box Illumination
With Load Compartment Lamp
Tail lamps - Level 1
With High Mounted Stop Lamp
With Automatic Headlamp Control
Arizona Beige
2C34-5310 WA Left Front Coil Spring
2C34 5310 WA Right Front Coil
Less B&A Control Codes Issue 030388
Less B & A Control Codes (9270)
Less LPO 50S Emiss Calib Label
(+)"USA"
(-)"N"
(-)"CDN"
(-)"AUS"
(-)"GU"
(-)"BRN"
(-)"BZ"
(-)"ATG"
(-)"CHN"
(-)"BO"
Mrkt Comb-SD Airbag Drvr/Pass



1FTNW20P04EA97271

Outstanding Field Service Actions
59B01 - OR 06E17 FOR DETAILS.
06E17 - CONTROL MODULE RECALIBRATION


Primary Features
Build Date: 26.09.2003
Vehicle Line: F250/350/450/550 Super Duty
Body Style: Double Cab (3/4 Door)
Series: 250 Series
Engine: 6.0L OHV Diesel V8
Transmission: 5 Speed Auto 5R110W - HI/Torque
Drive: LHD RWD
Axle Ratio: 3.73
Emission: With 49 State/Non Green State Req
Air Conditioning: Manual Air Conditioning
Paint: True Blue

Minor Features

Medium Flint
Blocker Beam-Underbody Front End
With Tailgate Lock
With 6 3/4' Styleside Steel Box
With Load Box Edge Protectors
156"/3962MM Wheelbase
XLT
(-) Version Packages
Less Fleet Related Items
Kentucky Truck Plant Build
U.S. Sales
Security Lock Group
With Camper Pack
8800 LB. GVW
Less Appearance Group
Less Exterior Appearance Pack
With Power Equipment Group
Less Ambient Temp/Speed Pack
Job No.1 To Mid Year Program Ctl
Kentucky Truck Plant Build Only
With English Language Label
Owner Hand Book Pack
With 2 Ton Mechanical Jack
With Power Front Windows
With Electric Rear Windows
With Privacy Glass
With Sliding Rear Window
Less Overhead Console
With Full Floor Console
Fixed Foot Pedals
Front Floor Carpet Mats
Less Rear Floor Mats
With Carpet Floor Covering
Sunvisor - Single Driver W/Strap
With Sunvisor Mirror - Passenger
With Level 3 Door Trim Panel
Grab Handle Side Door - Plastic
Less Exterior Sun Visor
With Bright Front Grille
Less Exterior Wheel Lip Moulding
With Lower Body Moulding
Less Side Auxiliary Step
With Dipping Rear View Mirror
Telecsp TT Pwr Htd Lighted
With Black Exterior Mirror
Less Temp Control Driver Seat
Less Temp Control Passengers Seat
2nd Row Seat 60/40 (3 P) - Folding
With Driver 2 Way Mnl. Seat Adjust
With Pass 2 Way Manual Seat Adjust
Trailer Tow Prep Pack
With Trailer Towing Attachments
With Front Towing Hook
Exterior Door Handle - Black
With Central Locking System
With Door Entry Remote Control Unit
With Remote Keyless Entry
Less Sun Roof
Rocker Tu-Tone Paint
Less Bodyside Accent Stripe
Front Bumper - Steel Chromed
Rear Bumper - Steel Step - Chromed
With Front Licence Plate Bracket
With Inertia Front Seat Belt
With Driver Air Bag
With Passenger Air Bag
Adjustable'D'Ring-Drivers Seat Belt
Less Passenger Air Bag Deactivation
With Frame Mounted Tyre Carrier
With Steel Spare Wheel
Std Duty Dual Front Shock Absober
With Standard Rear Shock Absorbers
With Single Rear Wheels
7.0 X 16" Forged Aluminium Wheel
LT265/75R-16E Owl A-S Tyre
Less Wheel Covers
Less Wheel Nut Covers
With Bright Wheel Hub Cover
Immersion Heater Engine
With 49 State/Non Green State Req
Less Stabilizer Package
Less Attitude/Ride Height Pack
With Standard Duty Front Suspension
With Front Stabilizer Bar
With Heavy Duty Rear Springs
With Rear Stablizer Bar
Less Rear Axle Package
3.73
Rear Axle Limited Slip Differential
Ford Axle Type
With Twin I Beam Front Axle
With Catalyst
Less Exhaust Pipe Extension
With 4 Wheel Disc-Brake
4 Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System
Less Transmission Power Take Off
Less Transfer Case
Less Skid Plates
Less Clean Fuel Fleet Vehicle
With Mid-Ship Fuel Tank
With Diesel Fuel Capability
With Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel Content
Less Steering Damper
With Tilt Steering Wheel
Basic Type Steering Wheel
With Speed Control
With MPH/KMH Speedometer
Instrumentation Pack
Less Reverse Proximity Sensor
Heavy Duty Battery
Heavy Duty Alternator
With AM/FM CD Player
With NAAO Radio Frequency
Less 4X4 Version Pack
Less Daytime Running Lamps
With Front Fog Lamps
Less Roof Marker/Clearance Light
Engine Compartment Light
With Dual Beam Dome Map Light
With Glove Box Illumination
Tail lamps - Level 1
With High Mounted Stop Lamp
With Automatic Headlamp Control
True Blue
2C34-5310 WA Left Front Coil Spring
2C34 5310 WA Right Front Coil
Less B&A Control Codes Issue 030388
Less B & A Control Codes (9270)
Lt. Argent/Md. Platinum/Lt. Argent
(+)"USA"
(-)"N"
(-)"CDN"
(-)"AUS"
(-)"GU"
(-)"BRN"
(-)"BZ"
(-)"ATG"
(-)"CHN"
(-)"AW"
Mrkt Comb-SD Airbag Drvr/Pass

 
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Originally Posted by subford View Post
There is no VIN decoder that will tell you that.
They will only tell you the information like NumberDummy posted above.
The only way to get that is to email FORD if they still do that and they will mail you a Build Sheet.
My post is meant for those members who have access to the Ford DB.

As I am not looking for a VIN decoder SW per se.

Thank you.
 
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Originally Posted by ncranchero View Post
Straight from the site I linked to in my post (#14) above, guys..........
http://www.etis.ford.com/ Click the "VEHICLE" tab, enter your VIN.
........
....
Thank you very much.
 
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Now as I said above, that only goes back so far. Won't do my 98 VIN but will a 2001.
 
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Well heres mine. Its a 1994 F150 extended cab with a 300 6.

1FTEX15Y6RKA52773
 
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Originally Posted by Intimnasc View Post
Well heres mine. Its a 1994 F150 extended cab with a 300 6.

1FTEX15Y6RKA52773
1FT = FoMoCo USA Complete Vehicle.

E = Class E ~ 6,001-7,000 lbs. Gross Vehicle Weight Rating.

X15 = F150 2WD Super Cab Pickup.

Y = 4.9L (300) I-6.

6 = Check digit, FoMoCo use only.

R = 1994.

K = Kansas City MO Assembly Plant.

A52773 = 1994 Numerical Sequence of Assembly, the trucks specific serial number.

Info source: 1990/2001 Ford Light Truck Parts Catalog (on microfiche) / General Information Section.
 
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Originally Posted by kayooh View Post
My post is meant for those members who have access to the Ford DB.

As I am not looking for a VIN decoder SW per se.

Thank you.
I was talking about trucks that are used by the posters in this forum.
The 1987-1996 forum.
For the most part we do not have somebody posting in this forum for information about a 2003.
So I stand by what I said above for this forum:
"There is no VIN decoder that will tell you that.
They will only tell you the information like NumberDummy posted above.
The only way to get that is to email FORD if they still do that and they will mail you a Build Sheet.
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I'll agree but since he posted the year model info he was looking for I just figured the neighborly thing to do was to help.
 
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Originally Posted by Intimnasc View Post
Well heres mine. Its a 1994 F150 extended cab with a 300 6.

1FTEX15Y6RKA52773
Some additional info-

Paint code PL-Tobago Green
(what the heck is a tobago, anyway?)

Interior code C6

Rear axle code S838F conventional 8.8 ring gear

Emissions calibration code 352JR10

Oh, and it was built on 11/11/93
 

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