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Vehicle Identification Number


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  • n. A mandatory unique number assigned to each vehicle produced, stamped into the metal on the dashboard on the driver's side (viewable through the windshield), on the engine block and at least one other place somewhere on the body of the vehicle.


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  • Each vehicle may be nicknamed, a unique photo may be associated to each vehicle, and the Vehicle Identification Number and color of each are also stored by the application.


  • - Data are 100-percent-populated with Vehicle Identification Number, validated for marketing, and fully compliant with driver privacy protection laws - - Financial News

  • Deputies ran the Vehicle Identification Number on the vehicle and it was identified as a 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche reported stolen to Lockport Police on Tuesday.


  • By running the Vehicle Identification Number (located on the driver's side dash or in the door jamb) through vehicle check, you can obtain the full history of your car and find out if it's been in any accidents or has any outstanding debt attached to it.

    Grad Money Matters

  • The auto theft detail will etch the last eight numbers of the Vehicle Identification Number and paint it with a brightly colored heat-resistant paint.

    The Orange County Register - Homepage


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