VIN # QUESTION.... 2001 RAM 1500. WHAT DIGIT ON THE VIN # TELLS YOU IF IT'S A 2 WHEEL DRIVE OR 4 WHEEL DRIVE?

Asked by Jan 14, 2015 at 01:45 PM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr SLT Quad Cab SB

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Digit Field Name Value Designation 1st Country of origin 1 US 2 Canada 3 Mexico 4 United States Diamond Star Motors J Japan (shouldn't see this one) 2nd Make B Dodge J Jeep 3rd Vehicle Type 4 Multipurpose passenger 5 Bus 6 Incomplete 7 Truck 4th Gross Vehicle Weight E 3,001 - 4,000 lbs F 4,001 - 5,000 lbs G 5,001 - 6,000 lbs H 6,001 - 7,000 lbs J 7,001 - 8,000 lbs K 8,001 -9,000 lbs L 9,001 - 10,000 lbs M 10,001 - 14,000 lbs W Bus/Incomplete Vehicle with Hydraulic Brakes 5th Vehicle Line B Ram - Wagon/Van C Ram Cab Chassis/Ram Pickup 4x2 F Ram Cab Chassis/Ram Pickup 4x4 G Dakota/Sport 4x4 L Dakota/Sport 4x2 R Durango 4x2 S Durango 4x4 6th Series 1 Ram 1500 2 Ram 2500 3 Ram 3500 6 Ram Misc 1 Dakota Base 2 Dakota Sport/SLT 7th Body Style 1 Van 2 Club Cab 2 door 3 1994-1997 CC 2 Door 1998-2002 Quad Cab 4 door 4 Extended - wagon/van 5 Wagon 6 Conventional Cab / Cab Chassis 8th Engine 1994-1997 5 5.9L 8cyl MPI-HDC C 5.9L 6cyl Diesel G 2.5L 4cyl T 5.2L 8cyl CNG W 8.0L 10cyl X 3.9L 6cyl MPI Y 5.2L 8cyl MPI Z 5.9L 8cyl MPI-LDC 8th Engine 1998+ 3 3.0 Liter V6 MPI 5 5.9 Liter V8 MPI (HD) 6 5.9 Liter I6 24 Valve Diesel 7 5.9 Liter I6 24 Valve HO Diesel (2001) D 5.9 Liter I6 Diesel R 2.5 Liter I4 MPI P 3.3 Liter V6 MPI W 8.0 Liter V10 MPI X 3.9 Liter V6 MPI Y 5.2 Liter V8 MPI Z 5.9 Liter V8 MPI (LD) 9th Check Digit * value may be 0 through 9 or X as calculated below this table 10th Model Year R 1994 S 1995 T 1996 V 1997 W 1998 X 1999 Y 2000 1 2001 2 2002 etc ------- A 2010 11th Assembly Plant A Auburn Hills F Newark G Saltillo J St. Louis North K Pillette M Lago Alberto Assembly S Dodge City (Warren Plant) 12-17 Serial Number 6 unique digits - These digits can not be decoded to obtain options installed on the truck. Any Dodge dealer can enter the VIN into the DC computer system and print a build sheet, which lists all of the options installed on a vehicle.

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