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Kubota Engine Serial Number Identification

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  • Old format (before 1997): 4- to 6-digit numbers that are sequential, with no breaks for production month or year
  • New format (1997 - June 2012): Alpha-numeric code with breaks for production month and year (first character for prodution year, second character for production month). For example:
    • 7E1234 was produced in March 2007
    • FZ1234 was produced in December 2015
  • Current format (since June 2012): the engine serial number now has 7 characters (first character for the engine series, the second for the prodution year, and the third for the production month). For example:
    • 8CM1234 is a 07 Series engine produced in June 2012
Engine Series
1 05 Series (Including WG)
2 V3 Series
4 SM Series (Including WG)
5 Air Cooled Gasoline
6 GZ, OC, AC, E Series
7 03 Series
8 07 Series

 

First Character Code (Production Year)
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
V W X Y 1 2
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
3 4 5 6 7 8
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
9 A B C D E
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
F G H J K L
2021 2022        
M N        

 

Second Character Code (Production Month)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
A C E G J L
B D F H K M
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
N Q S U W Y
P R T V X Z

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