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Jan 20, 2014

I am looking for a formula to remove the text 2.2 from the string Rav4 2.2 D-4d X or 1.33 out of Yaris 1.33 Vvt etc, I have tried using the formula

=IF(P2="","",VLOOKUP("*"&P2&"*",AM$1:AN$25,2,1))

But it just keeps returning #N/A. I have all the variables outlined in cells AM$1:AN$25 hence the reference. I currently have the formula

=IF(P2="","",VLOOKUP(P2&"*",AK$1:AL$25,2,1))

Which is working perfectly @ finding and returning the start of the string but just cannot get the one to find the middle characters.

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