A couple of questions we get asked often in Salt Lake City are “Where is the VIN number on a car?” and “What is a VIN number?” Your car’s VIN number is easier to find than you might think. This is all you have to do on your new or pre-owned vehicle:
Now that you know where to find the car VIN number, read on and let the team at Prestman Auto break down the story of what makes your VIN number unique.
VIN is an acronym for vehicle identification number. Your VIN will be 17 characters long if your vehicle was manufactured after 1981. They serve as the DNA of your car, making it perfectly unique and unlike any other vehicle on the road. No two vehicles in West Valley City or anywhere else will have the same VIN. Here’s an example of what a VIN looks like:
The VIN your car has will identify information about the car’s manufacturer, specifications, features, and more. It’s very convenient for Provo and West Jordan drivers who want to get the know on registration information, active recalls, warranty claims, theft, and insurance coverage
Here’s a quick breakdown on the information you’ll find when you plug in your VIN to an online guide:
If you’re looking for more VIN facts, your car’s VIN number will give you a lot of information. If you’re looking for automotive maintenance, however, the team at Prestman Auto will inform you on everything you need to know. Contact us or check out our service specials to start that conversation.
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