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Old 04-21-2014, 10:16 PM   #1
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2012 build date?

Ive been trying to find the exact build date of my car. Now on the door will it says 12/11 but I need the exact date as I am currently looking for a factory part. Any help is appreciated.


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Ive been trying to find the exact build date of my car. Now on the door will it says 12/11 but I need the exact date as I am currently looking for a factory part. Any help is appreciated.
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The build date will be shown as day.month.year under the vehicle information tab.

Or look at your vehicle build sticker on the driver's side door jamb.

The code is 1 year, month, day.

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The build date will be shown as day.month.year under the vehicle information tab.

Or look at your vehicle build sticker on the driver's side door jamb.

The code is 1 year, month, day.

You mean the tab on the door sill? This door sill?
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Im just a bit confused on where you are getting the exact day?
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Never mind suss. I understand now. Thanks for the assistance. You sir are always helpful!
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12/20/11 if I'm reading it right.

Good info.
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Im just a bit confused on where you are getting the exact day?
I have done a bit of reading for build dates on classic fords. In the past, the date was the day it was scheduled to go through the factory, which did not necessarily line up with the exact date of build, depending on a number of factors. In the past, the details were printed to show the factory workers the specific build of that car, so it was printed before the vehicle hit the line. I can't imagine that has changed much, though I know the lines are much more efficient now, the date still may be off. I don't know how 'exact' you need the date, but this date should be pretty close.
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