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What is the engine# for below car? 1GT12UE8GF271503 - 2016

Customer Question

What is the engine# ***** below car?
1GT12UE8GF271503 - 2016 SIERRA DENALI
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: GMC
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 5 months ago.

1GT12UE8GF271503
V.I.N. must have "17 Characters / Numbers"

Expert:  Mike S. replied 5 months ago.

On all GM's the 8th digit in the vin is the engine number.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Here is the completed VIN#1GT12UE83GF271503
Expert:  Mike S. replied 5 months ago.

The 8 is the engine number.

Expert:  Mike S. replied 5 months ago.

This has the 6.6l turbo diesel, correct?

Expert:  Mike S. replied 5 months ago.

Did that answer your question? If so, kindly leave me a positive rating, so I get credit. After all, you have already made the deposit.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it is 6.6l turbo diesel.
So the engine# ***** ***** "8". one digit?
Expert:  Mike S. replied 5 months ago.

Explain what you mean by asking for the engine number?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
The engine in each car has series numbers
for ex sample something like thing 120110GC788
Expert:  Mike S. replied 5 months ago.

Ok, what you are asking is backwards. Usually someone would have the engine number and ask what vehicle it came out of, not the other way around. may I ask, why are you wanting these numbers?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
My customer needs the info to complete some paper work but the person who we bought from is unable to provide the info.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 5 months ago.

The numbers would be on the engine then.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Are you able to find it in your system?
Expert:  Mike S. replied 5 months ago.

No, my repair manuals don't list the engine serial numbers like that. Like I said, normally it's the other way around. Whomever is asking for these numbers should just read the numbers off of the engine.