Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

What is a vehicle identification number (VIN)?

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Definition: The VIN or vehicle identification number is a specific code assigned to each motorized vehicle manufactured. This unique number is 17 characters long, with a string of numbers and letters, without any spaces.

VINs typically do not include the numbers 0 or 1. They do not contain the letter Q. It’s essential for car owners to know their VIN, as they can search for specific details on their car through a dealership or manufacturer, such as previous repairs, replacements, and modifications to the vehicle. It’s also helpful in obtaining insurance coverage on your motorized vehicle and allows you to identify your car or truck quickly.

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