VIN code of the car consists of seventeen characters, each of which carries specific information about the car. To find VIN, first look in the vehicle documents. It can be a vehicle (PTS), a registration certificate or insurance policy.
When buying a used car with special care take to match the VIN specified in the vehicle documents. Inspect the car and find the plates with the VIN-number. They are usually located under the hood on the arch of the driver's door or in the lower part of the windshield. Fix code to test it using a database on the Internet.
The VIN number is divided into 3 parts. The first three digits indicate the code of the country of the manufacturer, the manufacturer and also the model description. So, numbers 145 talking about what the car was made in the USA by Buick Corporation. The transcript is as follows: 1 in the United States; 4 - the manufacturer of Buick; 5 - a description of the car. In the next part of the VIN important ninth digit, which is considered the control for the entire room. It find out the correct VIN in General. The code symbols from 10-th to 17-th describe the distinctive quality of the machine. The 10th character identifies the year of manufacture can be as a digit and letter. For example: A - 1980; 6 - 2006, etc.
Check the VIN through the Internet. Many sites offer the possibility of decoding the VIN. Here are some of them: http://vin.auto.ru, http://vin.su, http://www.vin2.ru. Go to one of the addresses below and follow the instructions on the website. Check the selected to buy a car for bail bonds, the correctness of VIN-number, the vehicle (not all information may be available).
Advice 2: How to find vehicle
Today, in order to learn the equipment of your car, just enough to know the special room. It is denoted as VIN (Vehicle Identification Number). Quite useful to know when buying a car that you buy, and what was supposed to be options installed on your iron horse.
You will need
- Documents on the car, private cars, Internet access, telephone.
First look at the technical documentation on your car. Any reputable dealer will indicate in the document fully loaded. Of course, this step assumes that you imagine what the equipment. Equipment is a set of options included in the device of the car. Usually there is a set of default – the so-called basic equipment. Further, the dealers offer to equip your car with additional features. And as they are added, the car is transformed from basic to top-end configuration. For sure own to find out what equipment your car, you can, if you know the decoding of the VIN number of the car.
Inspect your car for the presence of VIN numbers. If you cannot find it, contact the service center. If you do not find the VIN, refer to the factory vehicle document.
Contact the service center. You can call, but better to drive. Dictated by the Manager showing the VIN or serial document, you will receive a detailed description of the vehicle.
Remember that many online scams that try to pull money for any information and service. Programs, scanners rooms, etc., we offer for a fee – no more than just an excuse to get you to open the wallet. Program to determine the picking are free.
Before you go to the car wash, talk on forums on the Internet. It's possible that someone has a car with similar equipment or in virtual spaces is a specialist in this field. There are also various programs to determine the configuration for the VIN number which will give you the opportunity to obtain complete information about most popular brands of European, Japanese and Russian cars.