You will need
- • A package of documents on the car:
- • Passport technical means (PTM)
- • Vehicle registration certificate (registration certificate)
- • If necessary - a notarized power of attorney from the owner to the seller
- • Internet access
- • Online resource with access to the database for verification of vehicle by VIN code.
Buyers of used cars from private individuals sometimes can be compared to a roulette players. Do a thorough inspection of the car before buying it is not always possible to check the data on the car and the owner too. So sometimes after a while the buyer finds out unpleasant news about your car: whether she had been in an accident, or stolen, the problems with customs, Bank Deposit, unpaid loan on the car and many other reasons, which if timely determination would lead to the rejection of such problematic purchase. To the delight of car enthusiasts, do check on the legal purity can be now quite simple.
One of the most visited Internet portals in Russia - Аuto.ru – provides all buyers of used cars a unique service: check on the legal purity in the VIN code. VIN number – the unique vehicle identification number, which is specified in the passport technical means (PTM), and is driven in the vehicle registration certificate (registration certificate). Also, the VIN code is placed on the car. It can be under the hood, below the windshield or on the arch of the driver's door. To cut a long search, if you do not know his whereabouts, ask the seller. Rewrite the VIN code for yourself on paper, telephone, etc. Now you need to find the nearest source of Internet access.
To check the VIN go to the portal Аuto.ru the link http://vin.auto.ru/. To you will reveal a pretty simple menu with default options: check for the presence of collateral, the checking bases cars from USA and Canada and decoding of the car. Each option has a link to its explanation. It is enough to point the cursor to the desired record.
Fill in the proposed window VIN and click "Check". The test results soon enough will be displayed in the same window. This service is free.
If the test results do not satisfy you and you want more to get more details, below, in the results window checks, you will find links to the full test report, which you can order on the same site. For this, you need to register online Auto.ru. A full report on the inspection is a paid service. Payment is via SMS message. The cost is about 80R.
If you are planning to buy a car imported from the United States and Canada, the resource provides you with the opportunity of receiving information about the fact of sale of cars on the territory of these States. The service is also be paid by SMS. The service costs about 145р.
Thus, you will be able to verify the legal purity of the car you wish to purchase and save yourself from unpleasant surprises from this purchase in the future.
Information about pure customs the condition of the vehicle, the relevant authorities may provide by the owner. Therefore, insure in advance: in a contract of sale by the buyer to make the point that in the case of legal and customs issues, the agreement will be cancelled.
Advice 2 : How to check the machine for cleanliness
Buying a car is not in a dedicated cabin can have its drawbacks. Used cars are not always clean in terms of their past, so before purchasing such a vehicle it is necessary to clarify some points.
You will need
- certificate of registration of the vehicle;
- - computer with Internet access.
Check the purchased car for the following issues: not listed if it was reported stolen, whether paid for her credit in any accidents, she participated, and some others. To make it possible to know VIN of the car. His analysis will show the "legal purity" of the vehicle. VIN code you can find vehicle documents - passport technical means or certificate of registration of the vehicle (is a unique number that identifies the vehicle among others, is a combination of letters and numbers). Upon inspection of the machine you can find this code under the hood, on the driver's door from the inside and on the windshield. Remember or write down the VIN number before buying a car.
Turn on the computer and connect to the Internet. Go to the website www.auto.ru. The portal provides the ability to check any used car absolutely free. Go to the inspection (http://vin.auto.ru/), check the checkboxes under the input line of code near the label "test Deposit" and "decoding". To get details about these functions, hover over each of them, and you will receive a full and accessible explanation.
Click on "Verify" and wait for the result, which will appear pretty quickly. To expand the received information by clicking on the "Full report". This service must be paid for and provided only after registering on the site (its value does not exceed one hundred rubles).
If access to the Internet you have no, then do the following: rewrite the license plate, VIN code, engine number and body and contact the nearest police post or branch of the traffic police with the request to check the car database. By law this service you must provide free of charge, but in Russian conditions, you may have to pay a certain amount. The inspector enters data into the computer and will give you complete information about the cleanliness of the car. A good idea is when you call show on itself and the car.
To verify the authenticity of the rooms and make sure they are not killed, you can when you call in the expert-criminalistic Department of management at the police Department. It is a paid service, the results of which issued a report confirming the results of its implementation.
If you don't have the time and desire to do a check of the car before purchasing it, you can always entrust it to professionals of private firms that will do this for you. Of course, you will have to pay a few thousand rubles (the price varies depending on the city, the car model and other factors). But in this case you can be a hundred percent sure of the result of the study.
Customs cannot be detected by checking the VIN. Not to get with the purchase of a lot of problems, fill in the contract a clause stating that in determining any troubles the agreement will be cancelled.
Before buying, make sure in fit technical condition of the car. For a complete diagnosis should contact a service center or to the dealer brand.