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How to Find the VIN
The VIN, also known as vehicle identification number is an alphanumeric code that uniquely identifies every individual motor vehicle. The VIN can be found both the vehicle itself, as well as on many documents associated with the vehicle such as registration documents, insurance documents, etc.
The advantage of knowing it, is that you can use the VIN to perform some basic checks on the vehicle and its documents. Additionally, you can use online database services to look up the vehicle, and find out more about its history - for example, VinAudit.com† provides vehicle history reports with over 60+ problem checks (based on access to a database of over 40 million records from state DMVs, junk yards, and insurance carriers)..
There are two common locations where the VIN is likely to found on a vehicle:
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