CATERPILLAR® Engine Identification
CAT® SERIAL NUMBERS
Understanding Your CAT® Model And Serial Number
Identify your Caterpillar® engine with this user-friendly guide.Caterpillar® Inc., a renowned manufacturer of heavy equipment and machinery, utilizes a unique identification system known as Caterpillar® Serial Numbers. These serial numbers play a crucial role in tracking and documenting the history, specifications, and maintenance records of each individual Caterpillar® machine. The Caterpillar® serial number consists of 8 characters, comprising a combination of alphanumeric characters. Pre 2002 models: the serial number consists of 8 characters. Post 2001 models: the serial number is contained in the last 8 characters of the 17 character Product Identification Number (PIN). Modern serial numbers begin with a serial number prefix, consisting of three characters, followed by a sequence ID composed of five numeric digits. This unique eight-character code serves as the identification marker for each Caterpillar® machine, enabling precise tracking and reference in various operational and administrative contexts.
How to Identify your Caterpillar® Model & Serial Number.
MACHINE SERIAL NUMBER: Locate your Product Identification Number (PIN)
The Product Identification Number (PIN), commonly known as the machine serial number, can be found on the ID plate.
PRE 2002 CAT® MACHINES:
POST 2001 CAT® MACHINES:
ENGINES & GENERATORS:
Cat®engines and generators come equipped with serial number plates that typically feature the serial number, often labeled as “serial number” or with abbreviated versions like S/N or SER NO.
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