My VIN is Missing. What Does It Mean?

Recently, I was asked a question by a lady that prefers to stay anonymous (for obvious reasons). She had just bought a car without verifying the VIN on the vehicle and is now possibly in possession of a stolen vehicle:

Missing VIN email

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Free VIN Decoder – Vehicle Identification Number Decoding Explained

How To Decode a VIN 

Prior to understanding how VIN decoding works, it is important to know what it is all about. VIN is a common abbreviation of Vehicle Identification Number. It is a special or unique number given to vehicle and used in identifying them. The formal VIN started in 1981 since before that there were different formats used by different manufacturers. The standardization of the numbers was done to get rid of chances of similar VIN’s appearing. The digits that are found on car VIN indicate the year the vehicle was manufactured, assembly point, country of origin, model as well as other important details that will prove helpful in its identification.

The image below will show the breakdown of a VIN and explain how it can be decoded.
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Free Vin Check Vehicle History Reports: What You Need to Know

Free Vin Checks and Vehicle History Reports: Important Information for Consumers.

When You’re looking to buy a car, you’re more than likely going to want to run a Vin Check to view the Vehicle History, and what better than a Free VIN Number Check, right? Wrong. Free Vin Checks, at least in the sense of Free Vehicle History Reports, do not exist. At least not Legally. Companies like CarFax and AutoCheck both offer an Unlimited Vehicle History Report Checks, and people often use those to “Resell” cheap CarFax reports.
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Vin Check Report is finally Online and Free!

We’re finally up on the internet, in the next few weeks, you should be seeing us add content, articles and free tools to our website; until then, please forgive the mess.

We’re currently not offering a full-on Free Vehicle History report, but do check out our Free VIN Decoder, it will give you access to quite a bit of information about the VIN Number you’re checking.