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      12-20-2019, 08:53 AM   #89
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I have a car that is already built but I cannot find any info on it anywhere! It been built since 1 Nov, is that odd?

WBA5R1C08LFJ11861
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Working VIN decoder

Hi all,

Does anyone know of a working VIN decoder? It appears most either don't work at all or inconsistent as if they have a limit to the number of search queries.

Here's a list of current decoders that I know of, including whether they still work or not:


[COLOR="DarkOrange"]https://decoder.bvzine.com[/COLOR] - doesn't seem to work for VINs unless they have been searched for in the past

[COLOR="DarkOrange"]https://www.mdecoder.com[/COLOR] - works but doesn't update (e.g. if you just received a VIN and you look it up prior to build, it won't ever show the finished car's full list)


[COLOR="DarkOrange"]https://bimmercat.com[/COLOR] - doesn't seem to work for VINs unless they have been searched for in the past

[COLOR="DarkRed"]http://bimmer.work[/COLOR] - doesn't work at all
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      04-18-2020, 09:48 PM   #91
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^^^ bumping this - only mdecoder works for me now
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^^^ bumping this - only mdecoder works for me now
Same here
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vin.report work bmw
full report https://vin.report/en/vin-report-examples.html
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Anyone know why when I put in my 2020 M4 VIN, all the VIN decoders show up with a E46 car? My VIN is WBS4Y9C0XLFH68639, but VIN decoders for FH68639 shows up as WBAAL320X0FH68639.
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      06-11-2020, 11:21 AM   #96
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Anyone know why when I put in my 2020 M4 VIN, all the VIN decoders show up with a E46 car? My VIN is WBS4Y9C0XLFH68639, but VIN decoders for FH68639 shows up as WBAAL320X0FH68639.
These VIN decoders are obsolete since mid-2019 when BMW started reusing the last 7 characters of the VIN. Only the full VIN is now unique. Some decoders recognize this and ask you to enter the full VIN or offer to choose the correct car from the ones that match those 7 characters, others just pull the first VIN that matches.
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These VIN decoders are obsolete since mid-2019 when BMW started reusing the last 7 characters of the VIN. Only the full VIN is now unique. Some decoders recognize this and ask you to enter the full VIN or offer to choose the correct car from the ones that match those 7 characters, others just pull the first VIN that matches.
They better update their systems too. Very often dealers and BMW own website asks for last 7 of VIN to figure out the car...
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Anyone know why when I put in my 2020 M4 VIN, all the VIN decoders show up with a E46 car? My VIN is WBS4Y9C0XLFH68639, but VIN decoders for FH68639 shows up as WBAAL320X0FH68639.
correct this WBS4Y9C0XLFH68639

4' F82 M4 LCI
03.09.2019
SAN MARINO BLAU METALLIC ( B51 )

30.05.2020 39 km
27.09.2019 8 km
27.09.2019 6 km



WBAAL320X0FH68639:
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12.10.1999
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      06-12-2020, 11:46 AM   #99
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They better update their systems too. Very often dealers and BMW own website asks for last 7 of VIN to figure out the car...
Dealer systems are fine, they have had the necessary functionality for ages. It's the third party decoders, most of which are just hacks into BMW APIs, that are not up-to-date. In some cases they can't be made current without a complete overhaul and it's up to the specific decoders' owners to invest the effort.
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I have a car that is already built but I cannot find any info on it anywhere! It been built since 1 Nov, is that odd?

WBA5R1C08LFJ11861
Hi;

Contact p.m for the information you want.

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Hi;

Contact p.m for the information you want.

[IMG][/IMG]

What tool is this?
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any working sites? all the listed one are down

i'm looking for the colour code for this
WBAVJ12050LC17211
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Noob question, I'm the 2nd owner of an F32, I'm sure I received the full specs of options that the car was purchased with at the time that I bought it, but can't seen to find it now. If I want the full list of options and other specs for my car, where would I look?
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Any working decoders left?

All the usual ones are now no longer working. Trying to pull the full spec of E625708.
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Wait a bit and try again. I've seen their database access come and go.
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      07-22-2020, 06:05 PM   #106
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no luck, I have searched most decoder sites... picking up my new car today and this is just worrying..

as per below my whole VIN also belongs to another car
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      07-25-2020, 01:23 PM   #107
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Just checked in, still looks like the third party decoder sites are all having issues. It seems like there might be too many access requests hitting that API and now they can't get it. I was able to randomly pull a VIN 2 days ago but now every site I try seems to throw a various error for too many requests.
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any working sites? all the listed one are down

i'm looking for the colour code for this
WBAVJ12050LC17211
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      07-26-2020, 07:57 AM   #109
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Any working decoders left?

All the usual ones are now no longer working. Trying to pull the full spec of E625708.
This car.
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Same here

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This car.
No vin decoder working, trying to decode: WBACW8109L9C55884

Any help is appreciated

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