Before buying a car, you always want to protect yourself from future troubles. This is especially true for used cars. To do this, you should check the selected car in advance by its identification code, also called the VIN code.
It is necessary
- • Access to the Internet.
- • Passport of the technical device (technical passport).
An identification code is assigned to each vehicle at the moment it leaves the assembly line of the manufacturer. For this unique alphanumeric combination, most often of 17 characters, you can get a lot of information on the car you are interested in on a number of sites that provide such services.
According to the car's wine code, you can find out the date and country of its production, check the equipment, and also get information about whether the car is in pledge or in theft. To do this, use the services of a portal that has established itself as the most frequently updated database on cars, for example, www.vinformer.su. When entering the site, select Russian for information by clicking on the image of the Russian flag.
In the menu of the next window on the left, a whole list of conditions will be presented, according to which you can punch the car of interest by the wine code. Upon request "VIN + equipment" you will receive information about the date, place of release of the car you are interested in and its configuration. When you select this line in the list, click the active inscription "Full Report". In the next window, type in the VIN code in the required line, do not forget that the letters must be capitalized and written in Latin. Enter the characters suggested in the picture in the line below and click "Get report". In a few seconds, in the next window, you will be presented with a report on the decryption of the wine code, which you can save and print.
For information on theft, follow the links to the most renowned theft databases AutoCheck and Cariax. To do this, select the active link "Cariax / AutoCheck" in the menu of the main window on the left. Enter the VIN code and symbols from the picture in the required windows and get a report.
In the results window, you will be offered an additional paid service for checking the wine codes of cars operating in the Russian Federation and Ukraine. You can order a paid report by clicking the "Buy report" button, and also get information about this service by clicking the "Details" button.
The Vinformer portal also offers to break the car's wine code against other databases for theft and constructive death. To do this, select the active link "Check for theft", fill in the required fields and receive a report that can be saved and printed on a printer.
The website www.auto.ru offers to check the car by the wine code for its legal purity. Thanks to the close cooperation of the portal with many banks on the site, you can check by the wine code whether the car you have chosen is not a pledge or the loan has not been fully paid for it. To do this, select the link "Check VIN" in the main menu of the site, check the "Check for deposit" checkbox in the next window and fill in the VIN information. Receive the report, print and keep a copy for yourself.