It is a 3 digit code, on the left column of numbers. You might want to use
one of the online VIN decoders that will show details of the original
It's desgined to handle European and Asian MB VINs. To convert a North
American VIN here's the procedure example
Copy your VIN to Word. Delete everything between the B and the A. Put a 1 in
front of the A. Insert your car's chassis code between the B and the 1. Copy
and paste the converted VIN to the decoder. Once converted the ID will work.