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Old 05-31-2018, 06:13 AM
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The information is available in the Dealer parts system very easily and quickly. Simply enter the VIN and the correct part number shows up.
No time is wasted IF you get a Dealer parts person who knows what they're doing.
Are there links to GM and other manufacturer websites that doesn't require a paid subscriptions and or a log in where I can just enter a vehicle VIN # and it will give me an as built list of all the specific RPO codes without me having to actually search for label or call the local dealer for the information? Even a link to a free PDF chart of the model ,year , The RPO codes and what they mean for given year/model can help at times where the glove box is locked or lots of things in rear of vehicle preventing access to find RPO code label? VW and German car Engine codes/ KW ratings is another PITA .
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Are there links to GM and other manufacturer websites that doesn't require a paid subscriptions and or a log in where I can just enter a vehicle VIN # and it will give me an as built list of all the specific RPO codes without me having to actually search for label or call the local dealer for the information? Even a link to a free PDF chart of the model ,year , The RPO codes and what they mean for given year/model can help at times where the glove box is locked or lots of things in rear of vehicle preventing access to find RPO code label? VW and German car Engine codes/ KW ratings is another PITA .
The short answer is NO
I wish there was.
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There is a site but you have to pay... They have some reasonable options like 5 vins for $5 dollars. I have not used it since it went to a pay site so I don't have any experience with it. In the past, it was very helpful with a list of full RPO codes.

www.compnine.com
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For 2018. Get your smart phone. Download a QR reader (recommended Data Matrix or I-Nigma) Scan the vin label (typically on the b pillar) Vin & all RPO codes should POP up. Thanks to ATRA for this info)
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My Sister in law changes cars like her underware , and just out of curiosity I asked her if I could scan her new vehicle, and was able to auto VIN ID and auto scan a 2018 Chevrolet Trax with a the Max Cyst but There were multiple 1.4Lengine choices with some 3 digit letter codes to select from and also a couple different audio systems with 3 digit RPO code choices to select the audio system which was a PITA since I couldn't find where the damn RPO code label is on this model. Wasn't in glove box ,WTF
I was wondering if Snap On scanners, besides auto decoding the VIN#s to tell what the vehicle is, are able to save you time and auto pull the RPO code data and fill in the blanks for you without BS of having to look for some elusive RPO code label or call the dealer and just fill in the correct selection for you automatically?
Bluetooth and AutoID and scan feature is nice to have but more often than I care to , attach battery maintainer, I have to call VW dealer to get the engine codes I paint on next to the worthless VECI labels, Toyota I have to go Einee Meini on Laser Cruise yes or no and other cr@p selection promps to be entered before I can sit in the air conditioned office and scan the car and have a cold one while I wait for auto scan to complete.
I would assume auto RPO would be difficult since their is no easily identifiable standard. Unlike other manufacturers where the last 7 digits of the VIN or a combination of engine VIN and other vin characters can offer a greater insight to the vehicle's characteristics; such as the specific engine.
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If the vin label gets damaged or painted over, you can order a new one from GM.
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I would assume auto RPO would be difficult since their is no easily identifiable standard. Unlike other manufacturers where the last 7 digits of the VIN or a combination of engine VIN and other vin characters can offer a greater insight to the vehicle's characteristics; such as the specific engine.
I think those 'other manufacturers' have a far superior information and documentation access and archival system.

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