How do I fix “Exterior color not specified” errors?

This article will detail how to fix the “Exterior color not specified” error message.

The “Exterior color not specified” is an error message specifying that the exterior color of a vehicle has not been submitted to Google. This is a required value, here are some ways to remedy this and check that the exterior color is being submitted.

  • Webscrape - Make sure that the exterior color is denoted on a vehicle's VDP link
  • FTP - Make sure that the vehicle color is placed in the Exterior_color attribute according to the FTP specifications

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