How do I find my engine family number?
Your vehicle’s EFN is located under your hood on the Vehicle Emissions Control Information (VECI) label. Depending on your make and model, the VECI label can be mounted in several possible locations. Typically, the label can be found on the actual underside of the hood or on the fender well.
How do I find out my engine type?
Your VIN number is your vehicle identification number and you can find your engine size by VIN number. In the series of numbers and letters, the tenth from the left denotes the model year and the eighth is the engine codes. Just tell the store clerk those two characters and you’re in business.
How can I tell what year my engine is?
The engine will have a alphanumeric casting number on the passenger side (right side) of the block, under the heads. The first letter of the code identifies the decade (C=1960s, D=1970s, E=1980s), the second digit in the code identifies the specific year. A 1973 motor for instance would be D3, as an example.
What is the most common engine type?
Inline engines are the most common form of engine, and are found on most hatchbacks and small family cars.
How do I find my Honda engine model?
To find the model number, look for a model number sticker on the engine. All Honda engines model numbers start with the letter “G,” such as “G100”, “GX610”, or “GXV160.” This is the base engine model. The engine model and serial number should be adequate for most of your needs.
Where do I find the engine family number?
You will need to know the engine family number (found on the emission label) to obtain certification information from this database. Go to Engine Certification page. Choose the type of engine. Choose the model year.
What do test group and engine family numbers mean?
Equity Locating vehicle “Test Group” or “Engine Family” Number All vehicles sold in the United States have a unique drive-train identifier called the “Test Group” or “Engine Family” Number. This number allows owners, parts suppliers, and service providers to determine specifications and installed emissions control equipment of motor vehicles.
How can I find out what kind of engine I have?
EPA maintains a database of certification data for heavy-duty highway engines and nonroad engines/equipment (model years 1998 to the present). You will need to know the engine family number (found on the emission label) to obtain certification information from this database. Go to Engine Certification page. Choose the type of engine.
How does the engine family name format work?
More information on the engine family name format: The engine family name designations include abbreviations which denote the model year, manufacturer, engine production type, displacement, and then an arbitrary sequence to make the family name unique.