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Lincoln VIN Decoder

Lincoln VIN Decoder

The following tool allows you to lookup Lincoln options by VIN. This Lincoln VIN decoder displays information such as model, year, engine, transmission, options, features and other factory specs. 

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*VIN Decoder is in Beta and may not work for all VIN numbers.

Decoding a VIN allows you to obtain a vehicle's information instantly, such as: 

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HOW TO DECODE LINCOLN VIN


Position 1

The first position of the Lincoln VIN is used to identify the country of assembly of the vehicle.

  • 1, 2, 5 US

Position 2

The second position of the Lincoln VIN is held by a character that identifies the manufacturer of the vehicle.

  • F - Ford
  • L - Lincoln

Position 3

Position three of the Lincoln VIN is used to identify the brand division. This character identifies the exact brand division regardless of the number of divisions the manufacturer may have.

The first three positions of the Lincoln VIN are together referred to as the World Make Identifiers (WMI). Some of the examples for your Lincoln may be as follows:

Mark

WMI

Manufacturer

Brand Owner

Country Code

Country

FORD

1F0

Ford Motor Company (USA)

FORD

1F

USA

FORD

1F1

Ford Motor Company (USA)

FORD

1F

USA

FORD

1F6

Detroit Chassis LLC (USA)

FORD

1F

USA

FORD

1F7

MSX International Detroit, MI

FORD

1F

USA

FORD

1F8

American Transportation Corp. (USA)

FORD

1F

USA

FORD

1FA

Ford Motor Company (USA)

FORD

1F

USA

FORD

1FB

Ford Motor Company (USA)

FORD

1F

USA

FORD

1FC

Ford Motor Company (USA)

FORD

1F

USA

FORD

1FD

Ford Motor Company (USA)

FORD

1F

USA

FORD

1FM

Ford Motor Company (USA)

FORD

1F

USA

FORD

1FT

Ford Motor Company (USA)

FORD

1F

USA

FORD

1ZV

Ford Motor Company (USA)

FORD

1Z

USA

FORD

1ZW

AutoAlliance International (USA)

FORD

1Z

USA

FORD

2FA

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. (CAN)

FORD

2F

Canada

FORD

2FD

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. (CAN)

FORD

2F

Canada

FORD

2FM

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. (CAN)

FORD

2F

Canada

FORD

2FT

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. (CAN)

FORD

2F

Canada

FORD

3FA

Ford Motor Company (Mexico) (MEX)

FORD

3F

Mexico

FORD

3FB

Ford Motor Company S.A. (MEX)

FORD

3F

Mexico

FORD

3FC

Ford Motor Co SA de CV (MEX)

FORD

3F

Mexico

FORD

3FD

Ford Motor Company (Mexico) (MEX)

FORD

3F

Mexico

FORD

3FE

Ford Motor Company (Mexico) (MEX)

FORD

3F

Mexico

FORD

3FM

Ford Motor Co SA de CV (MEX)

FORD

3F

Mexico

FORD

3FN

Blue Diamond Trucks S. De R. L. De C. V. (MEX)

FORD

3F

Mexico

FORD

3FR

Blue Diamond Trucks S. De R. L. De C. V. (MEX)

FORD

3F

Mexico

FORD

3FT

Ford Motor Company (Mexico) (MEX)

FORD

3F

Mexico

FORD

3LN

Ford Motor Co SA de CV (MEX)

FORD

3L

Mexico

FORD

3M9

Mopesa Motores Power SA (MEX)

FORD

3M

Mexico

FORD

3MA

Ford Motor Co SA de CV (MEX)

FORD

3M

Mexico

FORD

3ME

Ford Motor Co SA de CV (MEX)

FORD

3M

Mexico

FORD

6F1

Ford Motor Company Australia (AU)

FORD

6F

Australia

FORD

6FP

Ford Motor Company Australia (AU)

FORD

6F

Australia

FORD

6FR

Ford Motor Co of Australia Ltd (AU)

FORD

6F

Australia

FORD

6FS

Ford Motor Co of Australia Ltd (AU)

FORD

6F

Australia

FORD

6FT

Ford Motor Co of Australia Ltd (AU)

FORD

6F

Australia

FORD

6MP

Ford Motor Co of Australia Ltd (AU)

FORD

6M

Australia

FORD

7A5

Ford Motor Company Of New Zealand Ltd (Z)

FORD

7A

New Zealand

FORD

8AF

FORD ARGENTINA (ARG)

FORD

8In

Argentina

FORD

8XD

Ford Motor de Venezuela SA (V)

FORD

8X

Venezuela

FORD

8YP

Ford Motor de Venezuela SA (V)

FORD

8Y

Venezuela

FORD

8YT

Ford Motor de Venezuela SA (V)

FORD

8Y

Venezuela

FORD

93R

Ford Motor Co Brasil Ltda (BRA)

FORD

93

Brazil

FORD

9BF

Ford Motor Company Brasil Ltda. (BRA)

FORD

9B

Brazil

FORD

9BT

Ford Motor Company Brasil Ltda. (BRA)

FORD

9B

Brazil

FORD

AFA

Samcor (Pty) Ltd (FOR)

FORD

OF

YuAR

FORD

AFM

Ford Motor Company of SA (Pty) Ltd (ZA)

FORD

OF

YuAR

FORD

LFA

Ford Lio Ho Motor Co Ltd (CHN)

FORD

LF

China

FORD

LFA

Ford Lio Ho Motor Co Ltd (CHN)

FORD

LF

Taiwan

FORD

LVS

Changan Ford Mazda Motor Company (CHN)

FORD

LV

China

FORD

MAY

Ford India Ltd (I)

FORD

MA

India

FORD

MPB

Ford Motor Company (Thailand) Limited (THA)

FORD

MP

Thailand

FORD

MS3

Ford India Private Limited (I)

FORD

MS

India

FORD

NM0

FORD-OTOSAN (TR)

FORD

NM

Turkey

FORD

PE1

Ford Motor Co Philippines Inc (PH)

FORD

ON

Philippines

FORD

PE2

Ford Motor Co Philippines Inc (PH)

FORD

ON

Philippines

FORD

PE3

Ford Motor Co Philippines Inc (PH)

FORD

ON

Philippines

FORD

PE4

Ford Motor Co Philippines Inc (PH)

FORD

ON

Philippines

FORD

PR8

Ford Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MAL)

FORD

PR

Malaysia

FORD

RHA

Ford Lio Ho Motor Co Ltd (T)

FORD

RH

Taiwan

FORD

RHB

Ford Lio Ho Motor Co Ltd (T)

FORD

RH

Taiwan

FORD

RL0

Ford Vietnam Limited (VIE)

FORD

RL

Vietnam

FORD

RL2

Ford Vietnam Limited (VIE)

FORD

RL

Vietnam

FORD

RL3

Ford Vietnam Limited (VIE)

FORD

RL

Vietnam

FORD

SBC

Iveco Ford Truck Ltd. (UK)

FORD

SB

United Kingdom

FORD

SFA

FORD-OTOSAN (TR)

FORD

SF

Turkey

FORD

SFA

Ford Motor Company Ltd (GB)

FORD

SF

United Kingdom

FORD

TW2

Ford Lutisania sarl (P)

FORD

TW

Portugal

FORD

UN1

Henry Ford and Son Ltd (IRL)

FORD

A

Ireland

FORD

VS6

Ford Espana its (P)

FORD

VS

Spain

FORD

WF0

Ford Werke A.G. (D)

FORD

WF

Germany

FORD

WF0

OOO Ford Motor Company (RU)

FORD

WF

Russia

FORD

WF1

Ford Werke A.G. (D)

FORD

WF

Germany

FORD

X4F

OOO Ford Motor Company (RU)

FORD

X4

Russia

FORD

X9F

OOO Ford Motor Company (RU)

FORD

X9

Russia

FORD

XLC

Ford Nederland nv (NL)

FORD

XL

Holland

FORD

Y4F

Ford Union (BLR)

FORD

Y4

Byelorussia

FORD

YF0

Ford-Werke (B)

FORD

YF

Belgium

FORD

Z6F

Ford Sollers Holding (RUS)

FORD

Z6

Russia

FORD

ZMJ

Ford Italia S.p.A. (I)

FORD

ZM

Italy

 

Position 4

Position four of the Lincoln VIN identifies the security systems that have been incorporated in the vehicle. This are as shown below:

A - reel seat belts and air bags for the driver; conventional belts for passenger
B - automatic belt
C - automatic safety belts and air bags for driver
D - automatic belts on front
L - automatic belts and airbags for the driver and passengers
P - conventional belts front
R - conventional belts, front airbag for the driver
S - conventional belts, front airbags for driver and passenger

Position 5 – 7

Position five through seven identify the model of the vehicle. The first character of the combination identifies the line model or brand, the second identifies the series and the third identifies the execution, most of which determines the body type, engine, and drive wheels. This can be shown in the table below:

5th sign

Second sign

Seventh sign

Model

A

minivans

A

5

 

Ford Windstar, Ford Freestar

C

chassis for Ford E-series (Econoline vans and buses)

E

Ford E-series (Econoline vans and buses)

K

3

 

Ford EDGE FWD

F

5

 

Stripped motorhome chassis Ford

J

1, 2, 3, 4

C, D

Lincoln MKC (J_C - 4x2, J_D - 4x4)

J

2, 3

H, J, K, L

lincoln Navigator

J

6, 7, 8, 9

J, K, L

Lincoln MKX (J6_, J7_ - 4x2, J8_, J9_ - 4x4)

K

4

 

Ford EDGE AWD

K

7

 

Ford Explorer FWD

K

8

 

Ford Explorer AWD

M

cars brands Mercury and Lincoln

M

5

 

Mercury Sable (a "rich variant" Ford Taurus)

M

6

 

Mercury Mystique (European Ford Mondeo)

M

7

 

Mercury Grand Marquis (a "rich version of" Ford Crown Victoria)

M

7

 

Mercury Marauder (more "sporty" and "rich version of" Ford Crown Victoria)

M

8

1, 3, 4, 5, 9

Lincoln Town Car

M

8

6, 7

Lincoln LS

M

9

 

Lincoln Continental

P

0

 

Ford Fusion sedan

P

1

 

Ford Escort

P

3

 

Ford Focus

P

3

E, F, J

Ford Focus sedan

P

3

K, L, N, R

Ford Focus 5dr hatchback

P

3

T

Ford Focus RS 5dr hatchback

P

4

 

Ford Mustang

P

4

A, B, C

Ford Fiesta sedan

P

4

E, F, G, T

Ford Fiesta 5dr hatchback

P

5

 

Ford Taurus

P

5

A, B, C

Ford C-max

P

6

6, 8

Ford Contour ( European Ford Mondeo)

P

6

 

Ford Thunderbird

P

7

 

Ford Crown Victoria

P

7

2

Ford Crown Victoria (4-door sedan)

P

8

brand cars Mazda

P

8

4

Mazda 6

P

8

A, C, T

Ford Mustang Coupe

P

8

E, F, U

Ford Mustang Convertible

P

9

 

ford GT

R

Ford Ranger pick-up

R

0, 1, 4

 

Ford Ranger

S

Ford E-series (Econoline vans and buses) on the elongated chassis (extended)

T

6

 

Mercury Coguar

U

0 9

 

Ford Escape / Ford Escape Hybrid

U

1

 

Ford Expedition

U

2

 

Ford Expedition

U

2

 

Lincoln Navigator

U

4

 

Ford Excursion

U

6

 

Ford Explorer

U

7

 

Mercury Mountaineer

U

8

 

Lincoln Aviator

V

1

 

Mercury Villager

W

Ford F-Series crew cab

X

Ford F-Series super cab

 

Position 8

Position eight of the Lincoln VIN identifies the engine type that runs the vehicle.

Position 9

Position nine represents the checksum of the Lincoln VIN. This digit is algebraically generated and it is used to verify whether the VIN that has been entered is a valid one.

Position 10 – Model Year

Position ten of the Lincoln VIN represents the production year of your model.

Year of Issue

Designation

Year of Issue

Designation

Year of Issue

Designation

1971

1

1991

M

2011

B

1972

2

1992

N

2012

C

1973

3

1993

P

2013

D

1974

4

1994

R

2014

E

1975

5

1995

S

2015

F

1976

6

1996

T

2016

G

1977

7

1997

V

2017

H

1978

8

1998

W

2018

J

1979

9

1999

X

2019

K

1980

A

2000

Y

2020

L

1981

B

2001

1

2021

M

1982

C

2002

2

2022

N

1983

D

2003

3

2023

P

1984

E

2004

4

2024

R

1985

F

2005

5

2025

S

1986

G

2006

6

2026

T

1987

H

2007

7

2027

V

1988

J

2008

8

2028

W

1989

K

2009

9

2029

X

1990

L

2010

A

2030

Y

 

Position 11 – Assembly Plant

Position eleven of the Lincoln VIN identifies the assembly plant of the vehicle. These are as indicated below:

0 - Detroit, Michigan, USA

5 - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA

A - Hapvill, Georgia, United States

B - Oakville, Ontario, Canada

C - Oakville, Ontario, Canada

D - Eyvon Leyk, Ohio, USA

E - Louisville Kentucky, USA

F - Dearborn, Michigan, USA

G - Chicago, Illinois, USA

H - Lorraine, Ohio, USA

J - Monterrey, Mexico

K - Kansas, Missouri, United States

L - Wayne, Michigan, United States

M - Kuatilan, Mexico

N - Norfolk, Virginia, US

P - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

R - Hermosa Mexico

T - Edison, New Jersey, USA

U - Louisville, Kentucky, USA

V - Escobedo, Mexico

W - Wayne, Michigan, USA

X - Saint Thomas, Ontario, Canada

Y - Vic catfish, Michigan, United States

Z - Hezelvud, Missouri, USA

Position 12-17 – Serial Number

Position twelve through seventeen of the Lincoln VIN represent the serial number of the vehicle. These numbers are specific to the car that holds the VIN being looked up. The numbers are also not standardized and their choice lies upon the preferences of the manufacturer of the vehicle.

LINCOLN VIN NUMBER LOCATION


The Lincoln VIN can be located in the following places in the vehicle:

  • Lower left corner of the windshield. 
  • VIN tag found on the driver’s door frame. 
  • Engine compartment frame. 

LINCOLN MODELS


Lincoln models are as listed below:

  • Lincoln L-series
  • Lincoln Model K
  • Lincoln K-series LeBaron Convertible
  • Lincoln-Zephyr
  • Lincoln Navigator
  • Lincoln H series
  • Lincoln Continental coupe
  • Lincoln Continental Mark II
  • Lincoln Continental Mark V Landau
  • Lincoln Continental Convertible
  • Lincoln Mark III
  • Lincoln Continental Town
  • Lincoln Versailles
  • Lincoln MKS
  • Lincoln MKC
  • Lincoln MKZ
  • Lincoln MKX
  • Lincoln MKT
  • Lincoln Cosmopolitan
  • Lincoln-Zephyr Continental
  • Lincoln Blackwood
  • Lincoln K-series
  • Lincoln MKR
  • Lincoln Custom
  • Lincoln Mark VIII
  • Lincoln Capri
  • Lincoln Mark series
  • Lincoln Mark LT
  • Lincoln LS
  • Lincoln Town Car
  • Lincoln Continental
  • Lincoln Aviator
  • Lincoln Continental Mark VII

EXAMPLE DECODED LINCOLN VIN


VIN: 2LMTJ8LR7GBL21254

2016 Lincoln MKX

Manufacturer                                                    Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited

Product Type                                                     MPV

Make                                                                    Lincoln

Model                                                                  MKX

Series                                                                   Reserve

Body                                                                      Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV)/ Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV)

Drive                                                                     AWD/ All-Wheel Drive

Number of Doors                                             4

Fuel Type – Primary                                       Gasoline

Engine Displacement (ccm)                        3700

Engine Power (kW)                                        228                                                        

Check Digit                                                         7

Model Year                                                        2016

Plant Company                                                 Oakville Assembly

Plant Country                                                    Canada

Plant State                                                          Ontario

Plant City                                                            Oakville

Sequential Number                                        L21254

 

OPTIONS AND FEATURE CODES

BLACK VELVET      G1

LUXE METALLIC      H6

INGOT SILVER METALLIC      UX

ALLURE BLUE METALLIC      LC     

PLATINUM DUNE METALLIC TRI-COAT      BK

WHITE PLATINUM METALLIC TRI-COAT      UG

BRONZE FIRE METALLIC TINTED CLEARCOAT      H9

RUBY RED METALLIC TINTED CLEARCOAT      RR

EBONY, PREMIUM LEATHER-TRIMMED HEATED BUCKET SEATS     AE

CLIMATE PACKAGE, Heated Steering Wheel, Heated Rear Seats, Automatic Rain-Sensing Wipers, Auto High-Beam Headlamps      51C

SELECT PLUS PACKAGE, Blind Spot Monitoring w/Cross Traffic Alert, Navigation      65P

CARGO UTILITY PACKAGE,   51U

CARGO ACCESSORIES PACKAGE, -inc: Rear Bumper Anti-Scratch Pad/Load Protector, Cargo Area Protector      60C

ENGINE BLOCK HEATER      41H

TRAILER TOW PACKAGE INCLUDING PREP      53G

VISTA ROOF W/POWER SHADE      43P

RADIO: REVEL AUDIO,  913

SONATA SPIN ALUMINUM TRIM      55A

ESPRESSO ASH SWIRL WOOD TRIM - OPEN PORE      55W

ALL WEATHER FLOOR MATS      16W

SATIN ROOF RACK SIDE RAILS WITHOUT CROSSBARS      68R

DVD HEADREST SYSTEM      67P

INFLATABLE REAR-SEATBELTS      52R

ENHANCED SECURITY      92S

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