[SAM] How to change/move a car Registration number.

This article will guide you on how to move an existing car number plate to a new car

In SAM the Registration number is considered the Vehicles unique identifier - its Keycode

 

- How to change a registration number

- Errors - This Keycode Exists

 

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How to Change a Rego Number

 

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In SAM click on Vehicle Enquiry (1) > Highlight the existing vehicle that has the number plate (2) > click on Change (3)

 

 

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Click on Change Keycode (1) > Enter the new Keycode (3) and press OK (4) and the Rego will change

The old Keycode (2) will be pre-filled

A - Please note this warning - you are changing a KEY piece of information

SAM will go through a number of tables in the background (customer, invoices, Jobs etc) and change them, there will be issues if someone else is also in the process of changing or editing them.

 

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Possible problems you may encounter

"This Keycode exists!".

This means that the Keycode (rego #) is already being used on another vehicle.

You will need to change THAT VEHICLE FIRST - use the steps above.