BUYING A USED CAR IN CALIFORNIA?

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COMPREHENSIVE DATA

COMPREHENSIVE DATA

Accidents, Recalls, Services...

TITLE HISTORY

TITLE HISTORY

Salvage, Theft, Mileage Rollback...

PREVIOUS OWNERS

PREVIOUS OWNERS

Sale Dates, Liens, Events...

VEHICLE REPORT IN  CALIFORNIA

Vehicle History Report in CALIFORNIA

Don't run the risk of buying someone else's nightmare; learn how to protect yourself from shady used car dealers by arming yourself with the power of factual information. Let VinCheckUp.com help you uncover Vehicles History on any vehicle registered in the state of California.

Accident History

Accident History

View number of accidents reported along with accident dates and possible severity of damage to vehicle.

Title Check

Title Check

Checks current and historical title records for over 60 different types of title brands.

Odometer Checks

Odometer Check

Checks for odometer rollbacks and tempering with mileage readings.

Service History

Service History

Access possible dealer maintenance and manufacturer recommended service records.

Theft History

Theft History Check

Checks for active theft, and if the vehicle is registered as a theft recovery vehicle.

Sale and Lien

Sale & Lien Records

Reports details on past sale and lien events, such as dates, amounts, lien holder info...

Commercial Use

Commercial Use History

Checks for history or government fleet vehicle, police or taxi use.

Prblem Checklist

Problem Checklist

Reports may include everything from hidden/undisclosed damage to major events such as total loss, Reconstruction, Lemon buy back and more...

How to find a car history by VIN number?

Regardless if you are looking to purchase a pre-owned vehicle from a used car dealer or a private party it is always a good idea to look up a vehicle VIN number prior to finalizing the purchase. This important step in the used car buying process is absolutely vital and it can save you thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket vehicle repair and ownership costs.

You can start your VIN search by locating your VIN number. Each vehicle built after 1984 has a unique identifying number called Vehicle Identification Number or VIN for short. This number is comprised of 17-characters and can be found behind the front windshield on the dashboard of most vehicles. The VIN may also be found on the vehicle driver side doorframe, engine block as well as the vehicles title and registration documents.

A vehicle VIN number represents the unique DNA of every car as it tells you everything you need to know about the car, from its manufactured date to a list of features and options. This number is also used by state national and private entities to keep track of the vehicle throughout its lifespan.

Buying a Used Car in the State of California? This is What You Should Know

According to the 2015 State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) statistics, California is the home of 34,346,325 registered vehicles. As a matter of fact a good percentage of these vehicles will be involved in at least one car accident during their lifespan. Over 223,128 people were injured from car crashes resulting in savior vehicle damage. So, if you are looking to buy a used car in California, finding the right one might pose a little challenge. The probability of a Pre-owned vehicle having inherent problems is higher in a vehicle previously involved in an accident than in vehicles with no accident history.

This is especially alarming when you consider that a lot of the "less than reputable" sellers will work hard to conceal the vehicles major flaws making them very difficult to spot to the untrained eye. This is why Vehicle History Report is such a valuable tool. By running a Vehicle History Report you get a detailed glance at the vehicles history. You can find out vital information such as how many owners the vehicle has had, if the vehicle was ever involved in an accident, had its mileage rolled back, been flooded, reconstructed, had a salvage title and much more...
VinCheckUp.com offers top-notch Vehicle History reports with data aggregated in real time from a multitude government and private sources.

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Unlike other vehicle history report providers, VinCheckUp.com offers users comprehensive, real-time Federal Gov't Title & Total Loss data & more, at an affordable price. We use advanced, powerful tools that allow you to access the National Vehicle Title Information System as well as additional record sources to check an automobile's title history, including its reported odometer reading(s). You can also determine whether the used vehicle has ever been junked, salvaged or flooded.

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