GM code WA9805 - brown
This brown automotive paint color is most commonly known as Light Beige. The color formulation has been used between 1992 and 1995, primarily by Cadillac; but also by Oldsmobile, Pontiac, GM, Buick, and Chevrolet. We have records of this color appearing on the following models: Deville, Eldorado, Seville, and Fleetwood. 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).

Variations of the exterior paint code WA9805, which may appear on body data tags include: 9805, U9805, and L9805 (the prefix U for upper body, or L for lower body). Location of the GM paint code plate (Service Parts Identification tag) 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.


Example of the color GM WA9805
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Usage list of GM paint code WA9805 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1992BuickBuick57Light Beige
1992CadillacCadillac57Light Beigemetallic, Deville
1992CadillacDeville57Light Beigemetallic
1992ChevroletChevrolet57Light Beige
1992GM57Light Beige
1992OldsmobileOldsmobile57Light Beige
1992PontiacPontiac57Light Beige
1993BuickBuick57Light Beige
1993CadillacCadillac57Light Beigemetallic, Deville Fleetwood Eldorado Seville
1993CadillacDeville57Light Beigemetallic
1993CadillacEldorado57Light Beigemetallic
1993CadillacFleetwood57Light Beigemetallic
1993CadillacSeville57Light Beigemetallic
1993GM57Light Beige
1993OldsmobileOldsmobile57Light Beige
1993PontiacPontiac57Light Beige
1994BuickBuick57Light Beige
1994CadillacCadillac57Light Beige
1994GM57Light Beige
1994OldsmobileOldsmobile57Light Beige
1994PontiacPontiac57Light Beige
1995BuickBuick57Light Beige
1995GM57Light Beige
1995OldsmobileOldsmobile57Light Beige
1995PontiacPontiac57Light Beige

Paint Manufacturer Codes
GM(Fisher code) : WA9805
Make/Year Code : 57
PPG/Ditzler : 4460
Dupont : B9223
Sherwin Williams : 45736
Glasurit : GM-9805

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