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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-29-2013, 10:27 AM Thread Starter
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Question New hybrid cobalt ss/sc!

WTF?!?

I just borrowed a friends Launch x431 system and was running data on my 2006 SS/SC and low and behold the VIN in the car and the VIN on the Windshield do NOT match.

I ran a CarFax on the Car's VIN and my car is actually a 2007.... What the hell. For all my Tech and Dealer guy/gals Apart from the door jam, hood stickers Where else can I find the car VIN?
It's also not on the valve cover and the Strut Mount has a VIN that is not even Recognized in CarFax.

Even more importantly, how do I go about fixing this mess and making it whole? Who can I contact to try and recoup my repair costs if possible?

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GM always goes by the VIN in the windshield and that should match your registration.

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Thanks. It does match the Reg. I am just so confuised if I should be ordering parts for a 2006 or 2007. Any idea on how to tell?
This is a good reason for why I had a 2007 Stereo.

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Like I said, 10th number is year.1G1AJ55F977161789

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Thanks T. I'm scared of but still love my Frankenstein. Lol.

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Engine Mods:
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Not to mention the steering wheels are different. Placement of the SS badges two I believe. On 05-06s they were in the middle of the door and moved to the bottom in 07's

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