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VIN decoder that will tell me everything for 1998 Mountaineer?

1998rollover

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Is there a VIN decoder site that will tell me information like the axle ratio and if it has a limited slip differential for a 1998 Mountaineer?

I was able to get all that detailed equipment info for a 2002 Sport Trac but so far for the Mountaineer basically what I get is what I already know, it's a 1998 Mountaineer with 5.0 and AWD.
 


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Is there a VIN decoder site that will tell me information like the axle ratio and if it has a limited slip differential for a 1998 Mountaineer?
Your door sticker will do that...
 




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There was a ford website were you enter your Vin# and it tell you all the factory options etc. Can't remember what is was ecat?
 




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1998rollover

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Those Ford sites don't cover vehicles in the 90's or even as "old" as 2002. FordEtis can't identify my 1998 Mountaineer or 2002 Sport Trac by their VINs.

I did find a site that told me the exact build options for the 02 Sport Trac.
 




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That site tells nothing about factory installed options, just the basic information for older Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles.
 




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Your Mountaineer should have the 8.8, so the door sticker should tell you gear ratio and if it has LS or not...

Check this link.
 








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Actually I just checked and it does mention whether or not you are equipped with limited slip diff.
 




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That one gives me all the options, paint color etc for the 02 sport trac but for the 98 Mountaineer I get even less than the other sites. Just this is all

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Co
Manufacturer address: American Road
Dearborn MI 48121
Product type: MPV (Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle)
Make: Mercury
Check digit: 3
Model year: 1998
Plant code: United States
Sequential number: J28324

For the Sport Trac

Ford
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Co
Manufacturer address: American Road
Dearborn MI 48121
Make: Ford
Build Date 24.07.2002
Vehicle Line Explorer Sport Trac
Body Style 4 Door W/Pickup Box
Version Ford Series
Engine Cologne V6 4.0 EFI (SOHC)
Transmission 5R44E/5R55E - 5 Speed Auto Trans
Drive LHD 4WD (PTD)
Axle Ratio 4.10
Emission With 49 State Emission Requirements
Air Conditioning Manual Air Conditioning
Paint True Blue Pearl
Check digit: 9
Model year: 30
Plant code: United States
Sequential number: D41216
Minor features: Dark Graphite
Grain
Less Second Unit Body Covers
With Pickup Box Extender
With Payload Upgrade Package
126"/3200MM Wheelbase
Base
Less Fleet Related Items
Louisville Plant Built
U.S. Sales
Less Special Equipment Package
With Convenience Group
Less Special Order Paint
Less Military Vehicles
With Exterior Appearance Pack
With Power Equipment Group
NAAO Core Market
Feature Content Group 2
2002.5 Job #1 Program Control
With On-Board Diagnostic System
Less Special Language Label
Owner Hand Book Pack
Leather Seat Material
Less Canadian Provinces/Territories
Less Rear Window Air Deflector
With Power Front Windows
With Electric Rear Windows
With Power Down Rear Back Window
Standard Ovrhed Console & With Rail
With Full Floor Console
Front Floor Carpet Mats
Rear Floor Carpet Mats
Less Load Area Cover
With Grille Opening Cover
With Step Bar
With Electrochromic R/View Mirror
With Drivers Power Mirror
With Passenger Power Convex Mirror
With LH Manual Lumbar Support
With RH Manual Lumbar Support
With Split Rear Seat
With Driver 6 Way Pwr.Seat Adjuster
With Pass 2 Way Manual Seat Adjust
With Front Towing Hook
4 Door W/Pickup Box
Power Locks W/Auto Lock - Relock
With Keyless Entry System
With Electric Slide Sunroof
With Front Licence Plate Bracket
Less Driver Air Bag
Less Side Air Bag - Drivers Side
Less Side Air Bag - Passenger Side
With Steel Spare Wheel
Std Duty Dual Front Shock Absober
With Gas Rear Shock Absorbers
7 X 16" Cast Aluminium Wheels
With Conventional Spare Tyre
Less Immersion Heater
4.10
Rear Axle Limited Slip Differential
Cologne V6 4.0 EFI (SOHC)
With Skid Plates
Less Fuel Tank Guard
For Unleaded Fuel
With Power Steering Oil Cooler
With Tilt Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
With Speed Control
With MPH/KMH Speedometer
AM/FM CD Changer/Clock
With NAAO Radio Frequency
With Audiophile Sound System
Less Daytime Running Lamps
With Front Fog Lamps
With Automatic Headlamp Control
True Blue Pearl
Ford Series
F67A 5B326 FA Torsion Bar RH
F67A 5B327 FA Torsion Bar LH
Less B&A Control Codes Issue 030388
5R44E/5R55E - 5 Speed Auto Trans
Explorer Sport Trac
(+)"USA"
(-)"CDN"
(-)"CHL"
 




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VIN just wasn't designed for that much information! It relies on manufacturer cross-database with the serial number and that is not very reliable.
That's why there is the second label, the one on the door jamb, to clearly specify the rest. Including the exact type of axles.

It was already said several times about that, but you insist in ignoring that information... oh well.

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Door Code ... Type ... Ratio
41..... Open .......... 3.27
42..... Open .......... 4.10
43..... Open .......... 3.08
44..... Open .......... 3.73
45..... Open .......... 3.55
46..... Open .......... 3.73
D1..... L/S ............ 3.27
D2..... L/S ............ 4.10
D4..... L/S ............ 3.73
D5..... L/S ............ 3.73
L73.... L/S ............ 3.73
17..... Open .......... 3.31
19..... Open .......... 3.55
H6..... L/S ............ 3.73
H7..... L/S ............ 3.31
 




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