Yamaha Serial Numbers for Golf Cars and Related Products

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Yamaha G1
Yamaha G2
Yamaha G3
Yamaha G5
Yamaha G8
Yamaha G9
Yamaha G11
Yamaha G14 & G16
Yamaha G19

Yamaha G1 golf car Serial Numbers with J10, J17, J24 and J31 Model Codes

Yamaha G1 Golf Cart began production in 1979.  The serial number is located near the drivers side rear tire underneath the golf cart.

Yamaha G1 Golf Carts 1979 through 1986 (and some 1989 Electrics)

J10, J17, J24 and some J31 model codes are Yamaha G1 Gas golf cars

  • J10-000101+ is a 1979 Model Year (G1 – Gas)
  • J10-007705+ is a 1980 Model Year (G1 – Gas)
  • J10-030101+ is a 1981 Model Year (G1 – Gas)
  • J17-000101+ is a 1982 Model Year (G1 – Gas)
  • J24-000101+ is a 1983 Model Year (G1 – Gas)
  • J31-000101+ is a 1984 Model Year (G1 – Gas)
  • J31-100101+ is a 1985 Model Year (G1 – Gas)
  • J31-140101 – J31-159081 is a 1986 Model Year (G1 – Gas)
  • (Note that in 1989, some Electric models used the J31 model code. See below.)

G1 Serial Numbers with J14, J22, J26, J36 and J31 Model Codes

J14, J22, J26, J36 and some J31 model codes are Yamaha G1 Electric golf cars

  • J14-000101+ is a 1980 Model Year (G1 – Electric)
  • J14-100101+ is a 1981 Model Year (G1 – Electric)
  • J22-000101+ is a 1982 Model Year (G1 – Electric)
  • J26-000101+ is a 1983 Model Year (G1 – Electric)
  • J36-000101+ is a 1984 Model Year (G1 – Electric)
  • J36-010101+ is a 1985 Model Year (G1 – Electric)
  • J36-011212+ is a 1986 Model Year (G1 – Electric)
  • J31-159082+ is a 1989 Model Year (G1 – Electric)

Yamaha G2 gas golf car Serial Numbers with J38, JA2, and J55 Model Codes

The Yamaha G2 began production in 1985 and the serial number can be located in one of two places.  Either under the seat towards the front of the golf cart, or under the front bumper on the frame of the golf cart

Yamaha G2 Golf Carts 1985 through 1991

J38, JA2 and J55 model codes are Yamaha G2 Gas golf cars

  • J38-000101+ is a 1985 Model Year (G2 – Gas)
  • J38-007101+ is a 1986 Model Year (G2 – Gas)
  • J38-020101+ is a 1987 Model Year (G2 – Gas)
  • J38-071101+ is a 1988 Model Year (G2 – Gas)
  • JA2-000101+ is a 1988 Model Year (G2 – Gas)
  • J55-000101+ is a 1989 Model Year (G2 – Gas)
  • J55-100120+ is a 1990 Model Year (G2 – Gas)
  • J55-200101+ is a 1991 Model Year (G2 – Gas)

Yamaha G2 electric golf car Serial Numbers with J41, JE2 and J56 Model Codes

J41, JE2 and J56 model codes are Yamaha G2 Electric golf cars

  • J41-000101+ is a 1985 Model Year (G2 – Electric)
  • J41-016101+ is a 1986 Model Year (G2 – Electric)
  • J41-030101+ is a 1987 Model Year (G2 – Electric)
  • J41-053101+ is a 1988 Model Year (G2 – Electric)
  • JE2-000001+ is a 1988 Model Year (G2 – Electric)
  • J56-000101+ is a 1989 Model Year (G2 – Electric)
  • J56-100101+ is a 1990 Model Year (G2 – Electric)
  • J56-200101+ is a 1991 Model Year (G2 – Electric)

Yamaha G3 golf car Serial Numbers with J42 and J46 Model Codes

The serial number on a Yamaha G3 Golf Cart is located near the passenger side rear tire underneath the golf cart.

Yamaha G3 Golf Carts include 1986 Gas and 1987 Electrics

J42 and J46 model codes are Yamaha G3 golf cars

  • J42-000101+ is a 1986 Model Year (G3 – Gas)
  • J46-000101+ is a 1987 Model Year (G3 – Electric)

Yamaha G5 golf car Serial Numbers with J50 and J51 Model Codes

The Yamaha G5 Golf Cart was introduced in 1990. The serial number can be located underneath the front bumper area on the frame.

Yamaha G5 Golf Carts 1990 through 1995

J50 and J51 model codes are Yamaha G5 Gas or Electric Golf Cars

  • J50-000101+ is a 1990 model year (G5 – Gas)
  • J51-000101+ is a 1990 model year (G5 – Electric)
  • J50-100101+ is a 1991 model year (G5 – Gas)
  • J51-100101+ is a 1991 model year (G5 – Electric)
  • J50-200103+ is a 1992 model year (G5 – Gas)
  • J51-200101+ is a 1992 model year (G5 – Electric)
  • J50-300101+ is a 1993 model year (G5 – Gas)
  • J50-400101+ is a 1994 model year (G5 – Electric)
  • J50-500101+ is a 1995 model year (G5 – Gas)

Yamaha G8 golf car Serial Numbers with JF2 and JF3 Model Codes

The Yamaha G8 Golf Cart serial number is located under the passenger side seat towards the front of the golf cart.

Yamaha G8 Golf Carts 1990 through 1995

JF2 and JF3 model codes are Yamaha G8 Gas or Electric Golf Cars

  • JF2-000007+ is a 1990 model year (G8 – Gas)
  • JF3-000005+ is a 1990 model year (G8 – Electric)
  • JF2-100101+ is a 1991 model year (G8 – Gas)
  • JF3-100101+ is a 1991 model year (G8 – Electric)
  • JF2-200101+ is a 1992 model year (G8 – Gas)
  • JF3-200101+ is a 1992 model year (G8 – Electric)
  • JF2-300101+ is a 1993 model year (G8 – Gas)
  • JF3-300101+ is a 1993 model year (G8 – Electric)
  • JF2-400101+ is a 1994 model year (G8 – Gas)
  • JF3-400101+ is a 1994 model year (G8 – Electric)
  • JF3-401801+ is a 1994 model year (G8 – Gas)
  • JF3-402000+ is a 1995 model year (G8 – Electric)

Yamaha G9 golf car Serial Numbers with JG5, JG6 and JH7 Model Codes

The Yamaha G9 serial number can be found underneath the seat towards the front of the golf car.

Yamaha G9, 1991 through 1995

JG5, JG6 and JH7 model codes are Yamaha G9 Gas or Electric Golf Cars

  • JG5-000101+ is a 1991 model year (G9 – Gas)
  • JG6-000001+ is a 1991 model year (G9 – Electric)
  • JG5-100001+ is a 1992 model year (G9 – Gas)
  • JG6-100101+ is a 1992 model year (G9 – Electric)
  • JH7-000125+ is a 1992 model year (G9 – Electric)
  • JG5-200103+ is a 1993 model year (G9 – Gas)
  • JH7-100101+ is a 1993 model year (G9 – Electric)
  • JG5-300101+ is a 1994 model year (G9 – Gas)
  • JH7-200149+ is a 1994 model year (G9 – Electric)
  • JH7-201801+ is a 1994 model year (G9 – Gas)
  • JG5-400101+ is a 1995 model year (G9 – Gas)
  • JH7-300101+ is a 1995 model year (G9 – Electric)

Yamaha G11 golf car Serial Numbers with JJ3 and JR3 Model Codes

The Yamaha G11 Serial Number can be found located under the seat towards the rear of the golf cart.

Yamaha G11

JJ3 and JR3 model codes are Yamaha G11 Gas Utility Golf Cars

  • JJ3-000101+ is a 1993 model year (G11 – Gas)
  • JJ3-100101+ is a 1994 model year (G11 – Gas)
  • JJ3-200101+ is a 1996 model year (G11 – Gas)
  • JR3-000101+ is a 1997 model year (G11 – Gas)
  • JR3-100101+ is a 1998 model year (G11 – Gas)
  • JR3-200101+ is a 1999 model year (G11 – Gas)
  • JR3-300101+ is a 2000 model year (G11 – Gas)

Yamaha G14 and G16 golf car Serial Numbers with JN3, JN4, JN6 and JN8 Model Codes

You can find Yamaha G14 & G16 serial numbers under the drivers seat towards the front of the golf car. Some models may have the serial number located inside the drivers side glove compartment as well. Visually almost identical, the two-years-only G14 has the gas tank located on the opposite side from the G16.

Yamaha G14 and G16 body style

Serial Numbers with JN3 and JN4 Model Codes

  • JN3-100101+ is a 1995 Model Year G14 – Gas
  • JN4-100101+ is a 1995 Model Year G14 – Electric
  • JN3-200101+ is a 1996 Model Year G14 – Gas
  • JN4-200101+ is a 1996 Model Year G14 – Electric

Serial Numbers with JN6 and JN8 Model Code

  • JN6-0xxxxx is a 1996 Model Year G16AP – Gas
  • JN6-1xxxxx is a 1997 Model Year G16AR – Gas
  • JN6-2xxxxx is a 1998 Model Year G16AS – Gas
  • JN6-3xxxxx is a 1999 Model Year G16AT – Gas
  • JN6-4xxxxx is a 2000 Model Year G16AU – Gas
  • JN6-5xxxxx is a 2001 Model Year G16AW – Gas
  • JN6-6xxxxx is a 2002 Model Year G16AX – Gas
  • JN8-0xxxxx is a 1996 Model Year G16 – Electric
  • JN8-1xxxxx is a 1997 Model Year G16 – Electric
  • JN8-2xxxxx is a 1998 Model Year G16 – Electric
  • JN8-3xxxxx is a 1999 Model Year G16 – Electric
  • JN8-4xxxxx is a 2000 Model Year G16 – Electric
  • JN8-5xxxxx is a 2001 Model Year G16 – Electric
  • JN8-6xxxxx is a 2002 Model Year G16 – Electric

Yamaha G22 Golf Carts

The Yamaha G22 or better known as the G-MAX began production in 2003 and the serial number is located inside the drivers side glove compartment.

Yamaha G22 G-Max Golf Cart, available as Gas (JU0) or Electric (JU2)

Serial Numbers with JU0 Model Code

JU0 model code is a G22 Yamaha gas golf car

  • JU0-0xxxxx is a 2003 Model Year (G22A – G-Max) with Model Name G22AY
  • JU0-1xxxxx is a 2004 Model Year (G22A – G-Max) with Model Name G22AZ
  • JU0-200101 thru JU0-209200 is a 2005 Model Year (G22A – G-Max) with Model Name G22AA
  • JU0-209201+ is a 2005 Model Year (G22A – G-Max) with Model Name G22AB
  • JU0-300101 thru JU0-310100 is a 2006 Model Year (G22A – G-Max) with Model Name G22AC
  • JU0-310101+ is a 2006 Model Year (G22A – G-Max) with Model Name G22AD
  • JU0-4xxxxx is a 2007 Model Year (G22A – G-Max) with Model Name G22AE

Serial Numbers with JU2 Model Code

JU2 model code is a G22 Yamaha electric golf car

  • JU2-000101 is a 2003 Model Year (G22 – G-Max)
  • JU2-100101 is a 2004 Model Year (G22 – G-Max)
  • JU2-200101 thru JU2-205700 is a 2005 Model Year (G22 – G-Max)
  • JU2-205701+ is a 2005 Model Year (G22 – G-Max)
  • JU2-300101 thru JU2-306200 is a 2006 Model Year (G22 – G-Max)
  • JU2-306201+ is a 2006 Model Year (G22 – G-Max)
  • JU2-400101 is a 2007 Model Year (G22 – G-Max)

Serial Numbers with JW1 Model Code

JW1 model code is a G29 Yamaha DRIVE Gas golf car

  • JW1-0xxxxx is a 2007 Model Year G29 (YDRA) with Model Name YDRAE
  • JW1-1xxxxx is a 2008 Model Year G29 (YDRA) with Model Name YDRAF
  • JW1-2xxxxx is a 2009 Model Year G29 (YDRA) with Model Name YDRAG
  • JW1-3xxxxx is a 2010 Model Year G29 (YDRA) with Model Name YDRAH

Serial Numbers with JW2 Model Codes

JW2 model code is a G29 Yamaha DRIVE Electric golf car

  • JW2-000101+ is a 2007 Model Year G29
  • JW2-100101+ is a 2008 Model Year G29
  • JW2-200101+ is a 2009 Model Year G29
  • JW2-300101+ is a 2010 Model Year G29

Serial Numbers with JW8 Model Code

JW8 model code is a Yamaha DRIVE Gas golf car

  • JW8-0xxxxx is a 2011 Model Year G29 (YDRA) with Model Name YDRAJ
  • JW8-1xxxxx is a 2012 Model Year G29 (YDRA) with Model Name YDRAK
  • JW8-2xxxxx is a 2012.5 Model Year G29 (YDRA) with Model Name YDRAKX2
  • JW8-3xxxxx is a 2013 Model Year G29 (YDRA) with Model Name YDRAL
  • JW8-4xxxxx is a 2014 Model Year (YDRA) with Model Name YDRAM
  • JW8-5xxxxx is a 2015 Model Year (YDRA) with Model Name YDRAN
  • JW8-5xxxxx is a 2015.5 Model Year (YDRA) with Model Name YDRAX5
  • JW8-6xxxxx is a 2016 Model Year (YDRA) with Model Name YDRAO

Serial Numbers with JW9 Model Code

JW9 model code is a Yamaha DRIVE DC Electric golf car

  • JW9-000101+ is a 2011 Model Year G29
  • JW9-100101+ is a 2012 Model Year G29
  • JW9-200101+ is a 2012.5 Model Year G29
  • JW9-300101+ is a 2013 Model Year G29 (YDRE) with Model Name YDREL
  • JW9-4xxxxx is a 2014 Model Year (YDRE) with Model Name YDREM
  • JW9-5xxxxx is a 2015 Model Year (YDRE) with Model Name YDREN
  • JW9-6xxxxx is a 2016 Model Year (YDRE)

Serial Numbers with JC0 Model Code

JC0 model code is a Yamaha DRIVE Gas golf car

  • JC0-6xxxxx is a 2015 Model Year (YDRA)
  • JC0-7xxxxx is a 2016 Model Year (YDRA)

Serial Numbers with JC1 Model Code

JC1 model code is a Yamaha DRIVE AC Electric golf car

  • JC1-6xxxxx is a 2015 Model Year (YDRE)
  • JC1-7xxxxx is a 2016 Model Year (YDRE)

Serial Numbers with JC0 Model Code

JC2 model code is a Yamaha DRIVE Gas golf car

  • JC2-2xxxxx is a 2015 Model Year (YDRA)
  • JC2-3xxxxx is a 2016 Model Year (YDRA)

Serial Numbers with JC3 Model Code

JC3 model code is a Yamaha DRIVE AC Electric golf car

  • JC3-0xxxxx is a 2016 Model Year (YDRE)

Serial Numbers with J0A Model Code

J0A model code is a Carbureted Yamaha Drive2 Gas golf car

  • J0A-0xxxxx is a 2017 Model Year (DR2A)
  • J0A-1xxxxx is a 2018 Model Year (DR2A)

Serial Numbers with J0B Model Code

J0B model code is a Yamaha Drive² Fleet QuieTech EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection) Gas golf car

  • J0B-0xxxxx is a 2017 Model Year (DR2A)
  • J0B-1xxxxx is a 2018 Model Year (DR2A)
  • J0B-2xxxxx is a 2019 Model Year (DR2A)
  • J0B-3xxxxx is a 2020 Model Year (DR2A)
  • J0B-4xxxxx is a 2021 Model Year (DR2A)

Serial Numbers with J0C Model Code

J0C model code is a Yamaha Drive² Electric golf car

  • J0C-0xxxxx is a 2017 Model Year (DR2E)
  • J0C-1xxxxx is a 2018 Model Year (DR2E)

Serial Numbers with J0D Model Code

J0D model code is a Yamaha Drive² QuieTech PTV EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection) Gas golf car

2021 model J0D gas golf cars were available in 9 factory colors including Aqua Blue, Bluestone, Jasper (Red), Moonstone (Light Gray), Onyx (Black), Atomic Flame Matte (Orange), Glacier (White), Graphite Matte and Mica Matte and in at least one factory special edition color, Arsenal Red.

Serial Numbers with J0E Model Code

J0E model code is a Yamaha Drive² PowerTech AC PTV 48 volt electric golf car

2021 model J0E electric golf cars were available in 9 factory colors including Aqua Blue, Bluestone, Jasper (Red), Moonstone (Light Gray), Onyx (Black), Atomic Flame Matte (Orange), Glacier (White), Graphite Matte and Mica Matte and in at least one factory special edition color, Midnight Blue.

  • J0E-0xxxxx is a 2017 Model Year (DR2E)
  • J0E-1xxxxx is a 2018 Model Year (DR2E)
  • J0E-2xxxxx is a 2019 Model Year (DR2E)
  • J0E-3xxxxx is a 2020 Model Year (DR2E)
  • J0E-4xxxxx is a 2021 Model Year (DR2E)

Serial Numbers with J0G Model Code

J0G model code is a Yamaha Umax2

  • J0G-0xxxxx is a 2019 Model Year

Serial Numbers with J0K Model Code

J0K model code is a Yamaha Drive² Fleet EFI Gas golf car

  • J0K-2xxxxx is a 2021 Model Year
  • J0K-3xxxxx is a 2022 Model Year

Serial Numbers with J0L Model Code

J0L model code is a Yamaha Umax²

  • J0L-0xxxxx is a 2019 Model Year

Serial Numbers with J0M Model Code

J0M model code is a Yamaha Umax² Rally

  • J0M-0xxxxx is a 2019 Model Year

Serial Numbers with J0P Model Code

J0P model code is a Yamaha UMAX Rally 2+2 EFI Gas utility car

  • J0P-2xxxxx is a 2021 Model Year

Serial Numbers with J0S Model Code

J0S model code is a Yamaha Drive² AC Electric IRS golf car

  • J0S-0xxxxx is a 2021 Model Year

Serial Numbers with J2D Model Code

J2D model codes are Yamaha Drive² Electric golf cars

  • J2D-000101+ is a mid-to-late 2021 Model Year (DR2E21 PTV R) with traditional swing arm suspension.