GM code WA379E - red
This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as simply "Red". Other common color promotional names include Crimson Pearl and Red Jewel. The color formulation has been used between 1998 and 2007, primarily by GM. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Cadillac, Chevy Truck, Buick, Pontiac, and Corvette. See the full detailed list below.

GM paint manufacturing codes come in two forms, the short 1 to 3 digit model/year code which changes frequently; and beginning in the 1960's a longer 4 digit code which starts with the letters "WA" or "WE". Sometimes called "Fisher Paint codes"; codes beginning with WA are production paints, WE are commercial or special order paints with codes typically starting with '5' (i.e. WE5xxx). Starting in 1994, GM began using a letter as the last digit for all new WA paint codes.

Variations of the exterior paint code WA379E, which may appear on body data tags include: 379E, U379E, and L379E (the prefix U for upper body, or L for lower body). Location of the GM paint code plate varies depending on the year and model of the vehicle common places are on the top or near the top of the back engine compartment shroud panel just behind the steering wheel, hinge pillar of the driver's side door, trunk or rear hatch, side of door, glove compartment, or behind the driver's seat. Check for either the short year/make/model paint code or the longer manufacturing (Fisher) paint code.


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Usage list of GM paint code WA379E (more information)
yearmanufmodelcodepaint namecomment
1998GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
1998GMCadillac86RedEldorado, Seville
2000GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2000GMChevy Truck86Redblazer, S10
2001GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2001GMCadillac86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2001GMChevy Truck86RedBlazer, S10 pickup
2002GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2002GMChevy Truck86RedTrailblazer
2003GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2003GMBuick86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2003GMCadillac86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2003GMChevy Truck86RedTrailblazer
2004GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2004GMCadillac86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2004GMChevy Truck86RedTrailblazer
2004GMPontiac86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2005GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2005GMBuick86RedLeSabre, Rainier
2005GMCadillac86RedDeVille, XLR
2005GMChevy Truck86RedTrailblazer
2005GMCorvette80Red Jewel717 built
2005GMPontiac86RedBonneville
2006GM86Redbasecoat,midcoat
2006GMBuick86RedLucerne
2006GMCadillac86Crimson PearlDTS
2007GM86Red
2007GMBuick86RedLucerne
2007GMCadillac86RedDTS

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