Why Consumers Should Run a VIN Search

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Why are VIN Searches Important?

Why Consumers Should Run a VIN Search

Vehicle identification number (VIN) searches are critical security features to buying a car. VINs serve several key purposes:

-- Defend against consumer fraud and theft

-- Assure accurate information regarding a vehicle's history

-- Identify any glitches in the vehicle's title

When used cars are certified, the VIN is verified against a Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) database.

Since VIN records are centralized, it is simple for any person to access the records of a prospective used car. As a result, conducting a VIN number searc is essential to making the right car buy.



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