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Old August 15th, 2006, 11:11 PM
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telling the build year by the engine serial number

Does anyone know how to tell the build year of an engine by the serial number? In this case a 300 TDI with serial number 21L42556A.
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Old August 16th, 2006, 06:11 AM
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Tdi 300 has a casting date on the right side of the head ( about 2/3 of the way to the back) that should get you close
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thanks Matt, I'll check
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