Free car history report checks can
help you spot odometer fraud and a salvage car before you buy it
About this Website
We are an association of consumer advocates that are sick and tired of the
dirty business practices of used auto dealers. We offer free
car fact checks to avoid rip-offs.
We outline ways for working class Americans to avoid buying lemons, suffering
financial loss and excess emotional distress at the hands of a greedy used
Find a VIN Number
You can find your vehicle's VIN number from the car itself. A VIN is visible
on the lower right hand (driver's side) corner of the dash when looking
through the front windshield. The VIN is need for used
car fact reports. The VIN is also printed inside the drivers door on
the frame. You may also find the VIN on registrations, titles and proof
of insurance cards.
A Used Vehicle History Report provides information pertaining
to a vehicle's registration, title and usage history. Vehicle reports
display the results of a comprehensive search for:
Title & odometer fraud
Other hidden conditions that can impact your purchase
Information provided in a Vehicle Reports History comes from more
than 150 sources. These include:
State Departments of Motor Vehicles contribute information, which
is contained in vehicle history reports.
Canadian Motor Vehicle Departments contribute information contained
in vehicle history reports.
Major insurance companies mandate that their insurance claims administrators
report data on major damage, which is then included in vehicle history
Many major auto auctions contribute to the data, contained in vehicle
Consumer Protection Agencies report on major recalls and auto buybacks
from manufacturers. This lemon buyback data is contained in vehicle
Both New and Used Auto Dealers also are solicited for data which is
contained in vehicle history reports.
In addition to the Department of Motor Vehicles occasionally other
state agencies provide data to the companies who compile vehicle history
All data acquired from these sources and compiled into the vehicle reports
meets either the federally mandated Drivers Privacy Protection Act (DPPA)
or industry guidelines.