What’s a VIN Number

VIN Number  – a 17-character Vehicle Identification Number, unique to the vehicle its attached to. Above is my ’99 Jetta.

It’s a bit like reading a cipher – see 3rd paragraph for a breakdown.

Find VINs on the engine, seats, door jams, and mounted on the driver’s side of the dash.

Read it online at Autonet.

Favourite line:

Always run your own VIN check before buying; a $50 purchase to verify one worth thousands is a good investment. 

Check one here – CarProof.com


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