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Chrysler Pentastar V6 and WGE Four: Engine Number Decoding, 2013-?

The engine label is relatively easy to read. The second line contains the part number and engine size. The first line decodes as:

?FactoryComponentDayYearLineSequence
(per day)
1 letter2 lettersletter/number001-3650-90-90001-9999

For the engine block, which has a laser-etched code:

Day #YearLineSequence
(per day)
-Part TypeCylinder BoresCrank Bores?
001-3650-9A-Z0001-99990001-436(six digits)(four digits)Two characters

For the cranks and heads on V6s and TigerShark four-cylinders, which have laser-etched codes (there may be additional numbers trailing):

Day #YearLineSequence
(per day)
-Part Type
001-3650-9A-Z0001-99990001-436

For blocks, cranks, and heads,

Part types are:


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