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Parts Coding Symbols
as used on BMW Motorcycle Parts Lists

Copyright, 2012, R. Fleischer
http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/partsymbols.htm
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BMW parts lists sometimes have codes. You may find these codes on microfiche, the SNABBKATALOG, and elsewhere's.  They are generally not in use for on-line fiche.


A:    May be exchanged with parts number in next line.

alle:  Part used in all associated models; and any notes apply to all.

E/A (or) e/a:    Obsolete, use part in next line.

E:    No longer available

->FG (an arrow, before an FG):    Applicable to all years up to and including...

FG-> (an arrow, after an FG):    applicable to years AFTER.

*    Asterisk may be used before the FG characters, means the same as an arrow before FG.

*    Asterisk may be used after the FG characters, means the same as an arrow after FG.

FG:   Fahrgestell or "chassis" .

FG-Nr and Fg-Nr: :   Change as/at of Chassis Number xxxxxxx.

H:    Rear.

Hg:    Main group.

i.V.m.:   Only together with....

i:     Information.

N:   Refers to a note ...usually available by clicking or pressing N in fiche CD's.

n.p.z:   Only suitable for ....

s:   Special equipment.

SI:   Service Information, usually available by clicking or pressing S.

V:    Front.

ww:    Alternatively.

W:   Part number can be used with neighboring (previous or following) part number that also is marked W.

z:   Accessories

Z:   Mutually interchangeable (various codes and digits may be included to identify retrofit, NOT retrofittable, or, 'in conjunction with' ...what follows.

+ :   Part valid for U.S.A. and all other countries models.

-      Part NOT valid for U.S.A.  May be used with quotation characters.


Revisions:
04-22-2003:  add .htm title.
10/12/2012:  Add QR code, add language button, update Google Ad-Sense code
12/12/2012:  Clarify FG, and add FG-Nr.   Re-arrange alphabetically.
2013:  remove language button code, it was causing scripting problems on some browsers.
03/11/2016:  Update metacodes, clean up slightly.

Copyright, 2012, R. Fleischer

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