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Volvo S40/V40 - Identifying the chassis type

johna posted 12 months ago

1996 to 2004 Volvo S40 and V40 can be ordered with various suspension offers, either Comfort, Dynamic or Sport.

The type is recorded in a 6-digit code that is located in position "G" of the VIN plate in the engine compartment.

Positions 1 and 2:
Indicates the specification of the front spring struts.
-Comfort: 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, 6A
-Dynamic: 2B, 3B, 4B, 5B
-Sport: 2C, 3C, 4C, 5C
-Overseas Comfort Chassis: 2D, 3D, 4D, 5D, 6D

Position 3:
Indicates the dimensions of the front anti-roll bar.
-Comfort, Dynamic, Sport: V=19mm
-Overseas Comfort Chassis: W=17mm

Positions 4 and 6:
Indicates the specification of the rear suspension.
-Comfort: 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A
-Dynamic: 1B, 2B, 3B
-Overseas Comfort Chassis: 1C, 2C, 3C
-Comfort Nivomat: 1D, 2D
-Sport: 1E, 2E
-Dynamic Nivomat: 1F, 2F

Position 6:
Indicates the dimensions of the rear anti-roll bar.
-Dynamic, Sport: X=16mm
-Dynamic Nivomat: Y=15mm
-Comfort, Overseas Comfort Chassis: Z=13mm

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