How do I fix “Model year does not match the VIN” errors?

This article will detail how to fix the “Model year does not match the VIN” error message.

The "Model year does not match the VIN" indicates that the year character in the VIN is not matching the stated model year of the vehicle. Please check to make sure that the VIN is valid. 

To remedy this, there are a few options:

  • Check vehicle listings on the website to ensure proper VINs
  • Remove vehicles from the website that have VINs without matching model years (Webscrape)
  • Submit vehicles via FTP and exclude these vehicles that have questionable VINs (FTP)