View Full Version : Help w/ engine serial number

10-01-2007, 08:01 PM
I've tried the local dealerships, I've tried Toyota Corp in Torrance, CA (who told me to try the local dealerships). Does anyone know how I can match the serial number on my swapped engine w/ the year it came from? Does anyone know the start-stop numbers for engine production in the 4th gen 3SGE's?

My engine serial number is 3S-9078833. The second '8' and the second '3' are not totally clear, so there could be four variations:
9078833 (what I'm 90% sure it is)

I've been searching the web and can't find anything to help. Anyone ever tracked down this info? It's to help me w/ my lawsuit against the shop that installed an engine that won't run right, was installed w/out numerous support parts (like any intake manifold stays and cut FI wires w/o clips, etc) leaks exhaust from just about every gasket associated w/ intake or exhaust, and doesn't come close to passing smog. Thanks.