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FREE VIN CHECK

Postby Bansil » Fri Feb 22, 2013 1:23 pm

Got this from another forumn:

250,000 vehicles were damaged by flood waters during Hurricane Sandy. Many of those vehicles are starting to turn up on the used car market. Unscrupulous dealers may not tell you that a vehicle has been damaged in this way.

The National Insurance Crime Bureau has a web site that can tell you if a vehicle has been part of an insurance claim. Anyone can check 5 VINs in a 24 hour period for free.


https://www.nicb.org/theft_and_fraud_awareness/vincheck/vincheck
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Re: FREE VIN CHECK

Postby Med!c » Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:59 pm

this is pretty awesome! this should be stickied.
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Re: FREE VIN CHECK

Postby Bansil » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:08 pm

Med!c wrote:this is pretty awesome! this should be stickied.

I just "reported" you so the mods can see the request :mrgreen:

Good idea also
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Re: FREE VIN CHECK

Postby nebraskasswuppin » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:16 pm

So i checked it out and it tells me my truck has never been stolen or totaled. What about insurance claims like fender benders, hail, etc.. Did i miss something or do they not go that far into it?
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Re: FREE VIN CHECK

Postby CatFuzz » Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:03 pm

This is not definitive. Insurance companies have ways of reselling cars without it showing up on radar. It's all about money. There are several insurance auto auctions near me and they can get more money for a car if they don't report it as being totaled or salvaged. Also, the people that rebuild these cars often have methods of "washing" the title.
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Re: FREE VIN CHECK

Postby Bansil » Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:46 am

This is mainly for just checking the storm damaged vehicles that were reported I am sure thousads morewill not show.....THIS IS JUST ANOTHER TOOL to use when looking for a used vehicle common sence and other ways of inspection are needed......remember this is only a TOOL not the definent(s/p) answer...
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Re: FREE VIN CHECK

Postby foytiX » Wed Feb 27, 2013 12:59 am

And a free tool to boot, excellent find I might add.
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Re: FREE VIN CHECK

Postby Hatfield » Mon Apr 29, 2013 1:04 am

Use this, same as carfax, and free.

http://geniusv.in/index.php
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Re: FREE VIN CHECK

Postby 4BYDIG » Mon May 06, 2013 7:52 pm

Well, in 2007 my pup had 227k on it, it has 236k on it now lol, 3k which I've put in past 3 months
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Re: FREE VIN CHECK

Postby Ruination » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:01 pm

Don't worry. My isuzu truck sits for long periods as well. I might have 10K in 5 years maximum. Longest distance I drive that is to offroad trails. ---- I wonder if I've only changed the oil twice in that truck...

Wonder what my vin says. I can still see the wording that was on the side of the truck. "Buddy Norton's heating and airconditioning". (Janitrol)- one of it's previous lives. Thought about bringing it back when the truck gets repainted... Kinda retro, ya know?
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Re: FREE VIN CHECK

Postby dryvr12 » Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:17 am

I have been using this to check VIN's http://www.chilsonwilcox.com/autocheck.php?vin= . Just enter your vin in the url bar after "vin=". I have only ran 1 vin older than 1994, but I do not get records before that year.
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