Advice 1: How to check the engine

The problem is to find the engine number stands in front of motorists in several cases: cars sold abroad, the inspector requires to find the number on the engine to verify it with documents, when you check the car for cleanliness when buying.

The engine number is listed in the documents, so you need to know where and how to look for it on the engine itself.
Find the number on the engine is not so easy
You will need
  • The car with the engine
  • the documents for the car,
  • cleaning products,
  • flashlight
The first and easiest way to learn the engine number of your car is to look at the documents. In the certificate of registration of the vehicle it needs to be specified. If there is no certificate on vehicle registration, see vehicle registration document. TCP also the engine number should be specified.
If the engine is not in the registration certificate or the passport of the vehicle - look for a sign with a number on the engine, open the hood of your car. Typically, the plate is under the engine oil dipstick.
Often this sign hides a thick layer of dirt. Will clean it off or ask a specially trained person. Such professionals usually have a lot of departments of traffic police. They are willing to provide their services for a very tolerable amount (100 - 200 p.)
If the plate was not in usual place, you need to find the manual that came with the car. If you took a used car without instruction, then the necessary documents will not be difficult to find on the Internet. There is bound to be written, where to find a plate with a cherished number car engine.
For some older models of the American cars number on the engine just yet. Americans are not as sensitive about the auto parts and they had just the VIN. The traffic police know this. If they refuse to accept your car without a number - refer to higher authorities or ask the car manufacturer to send you the official confirmation of the fact that the car comes without engine.
Useful advice
Before you put the car on the account or pass the technical inspection of the vehicle, find out beforehand where is the engine number and body number, to avoid having to come back for more papers and have something long to explain to the inspector of traffic police

Advice 2 : How to find out passport number

The passport is the main document certifying the identity of the citizen of the Russian Federation. It contains information about surname, name and patronymic of the person, and the date and place of birth, place of registration, marital status and underage children. On the first page of the passport contain information about the date and place of issue and the authority which issued the document. Each passport has an individual room, not repeated in any other document. To learn number of the passport can be on the first page.
How to find out passport number
Open the first and second pages of the passportwhere a photograph. The facing pages are covered with a special transparent film, so that others cannot make changes to the data shown here. On passportsx modern sample film has a holographic pattern.
Rotate the passport 90° so that the picture was at the bottom. In the upper part there are three sets of numbers. The first two groups (two digits) is a series of the passport. The last group (six digits) is the number of the passport.
On other pages of the passport (if flipping it in the same position) the series and number of passport will be indicated below in the form of figures carved out of round holes. To read the number of the passport from the other pages a bit more complicated.
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