Frequently Asked Questions

How to get my Vehicle Report Now?

1.) Enter your VIN number above then click the "Check My VIN Now" button

2.) Select your VIN Report package

3.) Order your VIN Report and get it in just minutes!

 

Where can I find the VIN for my vehicle?
You can find your VIN on the vehicle title, the vehicle registration, and the insurance policy. If these papers would not be available, the VIN can also be found inside the vehicle itself. It can be seen on the dashboard on the driver's side and on the driver's side door. 

When will I receive my vehicle history report?
The vehicle history report is generated and delivered instantly after purchase.

How does my vehicle history report get delivered?
Your vehicle history report gets delivered over the Internet. You'll be able to print it and save it as a PDF file for your records.

Where can I view a sample history report?
You can view a sample report here.

What type of information does a ViN Check Online provide?
Vin Check Onlinet provides complete information on its vehicle history report. These include: vehicle specification, title data current and previous state, title issue data, most recent odometer reading (odometer history reading), brand assigned to the vehicle and date it was applied, salvage history, information from companies and auto recyclers and information from junk and salvage yards. 

Where does Vin Check Online’s data come from?
Vin Check Online's data comes from the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System. States, insurance carriers, and junk yards are required by law to report vehicle records to the NMVTIS. The NMVTIS has certified VinAudit.com to provide instant access to this data over the Internet. 

What kind of vehicles does VinAudit support?
We support automobiles, buses, trucks, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, motor homes and tractors. The vehicle needs to be built after 1981. Run a VIN check

Why can't I have a report from vehicles built before 1981?
From 1954 to 1981, the standards for VIN is not yet accepted. As a result, different manufacturers used different formats. In 1981 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration standardized the format. The standardized VIN allows us to maintain and query vehicle data for vehicles since 1981.

How can I store or share my vehicle history report?
You can share VinAudit's vehicle history report by downloading it as a PDF file. You can also print a copy of this PDF for your records.

 

Car Buying Tips

Looking to buy a used car? Who isn’t, with what brand new cars cost these days. Here are some smart used car buying tips and even smarter reasons to VINCheckOnline.

1. Mechanics don’t have x-ray vision therefore, can’t always see or know everything.

It is always a good idea to take a used car to a mechanic before you purchase it. Even the best mechanic is not always going to be able to tell you everything that might be wrong with the car. Cars can be salvaged, flooded, rebuilt and junked but even a mechanic might not be able to tell.

What better way to find out what can potentially be wrong with the used car you are considering to purchase than to check it with a VINCheckOnline title history report.

2. Can’t change the condition of a used car.

Used cars come exactly as they are, unlike brand new cars, a used car has a history. Of course, you want a car that is reliable and will last you for years to come but how can you insure that the used car you are intending to purchase will deliver on your expectations and be a good value for your hard earned money. Sure, you might take it for a test drive but the only true way to make a informed buying decision is by looking into the cars history.

It is important to remember that once you drive off with your newly purchased pre owned car that it is Yours and in many cases so are the pre-existing problems that come with it. This is the reason why we urge anyone in the market for a used car to check the cars history prior to making the decision to buy a possible lemon and waste money on costly repairs. By using VINCheckOnline service you will be able to put your mind at ease with our comprehensive vehicle history check .

3. What dealerships and private car owners won’t tell you.

Did someone you know or a friend buy a car from a dealership or a private owner and a week later the car broke down? Wouldn’t you rather know the details of the vehicles past issues as they may lead to future problems?

The best way to do this is by going to VINCheckOnline and ordering a full car history report and uncover potential problems such as:

  • Fire damage
  • Flood damage
  • Reported lemon vehicle
  • Frame/unibody damage
  • Reconstructed vehicle
  • Accident/Salvage History
  • Illegal Odometer Rollback
  • And more…

This way you will know exactly what you are buying.

4. Protect yourself from VIN cloning!

What is VIN cloning and how can you protect yourself from it? VIN cloning is where criminals take the vehicle identification number (VIN) from a wrecked vehicle and create a new VIN plate for a stolen vehicle of the same make, model, year and color. By using VINCheckOnline title you can protect yourself from this growing crime.