GM code WA817K - red
This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Sport Red. The color formulation has been used between 2003 and 2010, primarily by GM. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Chevy Truck, Chevrolet, Saturn, Buick, Malibu, Pontiac, Cadillac, Monte Carlo, GMC, Impala, and Aveo. 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 in all WA paint codes.

Variations of the exterior paint code WA817K, which may appear on body data tags include: 817K, U817K, and L817K (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 WA817K (more information)
yearmanufmodelcodepaint namecomment
2003GM63Sport Red
2003GMBuick63Sport Red
2003GMPontiac63Sport Red
2004GM63Sport Red
2004GMChevy Truck63Sport RedAvalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Venture
2004GMSaturn63Sport RedIon, L-Series
2005GM63Sport Red
2005GMBuick63Sport RedCentury, LaCrosse, LeSabre, Rendezvous, Terraza
2005GMCadillac63Sport RedEscalade
2005GMChevrolet63Sport RedClassic, Impala, Malibu, Monte Carlo
2005GMImpala63Sport Red
2005GMMalibu63Sport Red
2005GMMonte Carlo63Sport Red
2005GMPontiac63Sport RedAztek, Bonneville, G6, Grand Am, Grand Prix, Montana, Montana SV6, Sunfire
2005GMSaturn63Sport RedIon, L-Series, Relay
2006GM63Sport Red
2006GMBuick63Sport RedRendezvous,LaCrosse
2006GMCadillac63Sport RedEscalade
2006GMChevrolet63Sport RedImpala, Malibu, Monte Carlo
2006GMChevy Truck63Sport RedAvalanche, Express, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe
2006GMImpala63Sport Red
2006GMMalibu63Sport Red
2006GMMonte Carlo63Sport Red
2006GMPontiac63Sport RedGrand Prix
2006GMSaturn63Sport RedIon
2007GM63Sport Red
2007GMBuick63Sport RedRendezvous
2007GMCadillac63Sport RedEscalade
2007GMChevrolet63Sport RedMalibu
2007GMChevy Truck63Sport RedAvalanche, Express, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe
2007GMMalibu63Sport Red
2007GMSaturn63Sport RedAura, Ion
2008GM63Sport Red
2008GMChevy Truck63Sport RedExpress
2008GMGMC63Sport RedSavana
2009GM63Sport Red
2009GMChevy Truck63Sport RedExpress
2009GMGMC63Sport RedSavana
2010GM63Sport Red
2010GMAveo63Sport Red
2010GMChevrolet63Sport RedAveo

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