Toyota Land Cruiser 100/Amazon, Lexus LX 470

since 1997 release

Repair and operation of the car

Toyota Land Cruiser, Amazon, Lexus LX470
- Identification numbers of the car
   Acquisition of spare parts
   Technology of service, tool and equipment of a workplace
   Poddomkrachivaniye and towage
   Start of the engine from the auxiliary power supply
   Automobile chemicals, oils and lubricants
   Diagnostics of malfunctions of knots and systems of the car
+ Governing bodies and methods of safe operation of the car
+ Settings and routine maintenance of the car
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems of the engine, heating of salon and air conditioning
+ A power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Control systems of the engine and decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases
+ Gear shifting box
+ Transmission line
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment


Identification numbers of the car

Process of continuous improvement of products is distinctive feature of any line production. At the same time, except for cases of large constructive changes of the models descending from the conveyor, results of process of modification are not covered in the operation manual on the car. However the manufacturer makes out number lists of the released spare parts in view of what upon purchase of the last information coded in identification numbers of the car is of particular importance. Doing the order for the required spare detail, try to provide to the seller fuller information on the car. Surely report the name of model, year of release, and also number of a body and the power unit.

Identification number of the car (VIN)

This, extremely important on the value, number is beaten out on the metal plate (Schild) fixed on the dashboard under a windshield from the driver's party of the car (address an accompanying illustration).

VIN is also brought in PTS and the registration certificate of the vehicle. In it, number consisting of 17 points, information on date and the place of production of the car, its complete set, year of release of model, body type, etc. is ciphered (address the accompanying table).

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15



J T 1 1 1 E J A 0 0 0 0 1 7 2



1–3 Index of the producer

1 – Manufacturing state

J – Japan
S – Great Britain

2 – Manufacturing plant

T – Toyota (Jap)

3 – Region manufacturer 1 – Europe
2 – USA/Canada
7 – Australia and "the third countries"
3,4,8,B,C – Gulf States
0 – Taiwan/Singapore
4–9 Description of model
4–5 – Body type 11, 12 – the Jeep/minivan
21, 22, 23 – the Cargo bus
31, 32, 33 – the Pickup/truck
41, 42, 43 – the Bus
52 – Hatchback, 2 side doors
53 – Sedan
54 – Hatchback, 4 side doors
63 – Compartment
64 – Liftback
72 – Station wagon/car

6 – Engine series

A – 4A, 7A
B – 3B, 11B, 13B, 14B, 15B

7 – Model

F – Lexus 400
J-Land Cruiser

8–9 – Model code Letters mean the second ten: A=10, B=11, C=12, D=13, E=14, F=15, G=16, H=17, J=18, K=19, L=20, N=22, etc. A part of these symbols is not used and N is the last symbol today.
For example:
A0 – 100
A1 – 101 …
… B0 – 110 …
… N1 – 221
10–17 Identification number of the car
10 – Spare symbol It is not used. Usually on this place costs "0"
11–17 – Serial number of the car  

Identification number of the engine

The engine is identified in two ways – about a model code (for example, 2UZ–FE) and to number of the block of cylinders. At the order of spare parts knowledge of number of the engine can be of great importance: if the engine was assembled to or after a certain date, these or those modifications of spare parts can be required.

Information label of systems of decrease in toxicity (VECI)

The label of VECI fastens from below to a cowl of the car and contains information on an arrangement of components to systems of decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases, specification parameters on control of separate knots, and also the scheme of laying of vacuum hoses (address an accompanying illustration).

Identification numbers of a box of gear shifting and transfer case

Numbers are given in the shilda fixed on walls of cases of transmission and the transfer case.