The serial number of Hyster forklifts is in a letter-and-number format and, depending on the model, varies in length. Use this number to order parts or inquire about services for the Hyster forklift. Knowing the serial number of the forklift helps operators know the capabilities of the machine and makes ordering parts easier.
After 1995, Hyster began using the model year of the vehicle in its serial numbers. Using the list below, it is easy to determine the year in which the machine was manufactured. Find out the year the forklift was manufactured by looking at the last letter in the serial number, as noted by YCForklifts.com.
Hyster forklifts built before 1995 lack this letter denoting the year of manufacture. In this case, contact a local Hyster dealer for more information.Learn more about Vehicles