How to read your VIN number

VIN mapping

 Vin with number location

VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) are located on all motorcycles, ATVs and ROVs.  These are generally located on:

  • the frame of your unit or under your seat
  • behind the left/front wheel for ATV's
  • at the rear under the covers for scooters
  • the front compartment or the rear behind the seats for SSVs 

Your owner’s handbook will guide you to the location of your VIN.

In the decoder above, Position 4 through to 8 inclusive is commonly referred to as the prefix of your motorcycle

Position 12 through to 17 inclusive is commonly referred to as the serial number of your motorcycleIn reference to a safety related recall.

Please use this as a guide to determine if your motorcycle falls within an effected range.

Common VIN locations for Yamaha motor products: