Free Car Vin Check like Carfax or Autocheck
- Do Google Search for “dealer autocheck inurl:vin“
- Click first result that is not an ad. (Also skip forums and blogs that talk about this trick.)
- URL will look something like:
Replace LONG_VIN_NUMBER with your own car or motorcycle VIN:
(No spaces. This is only an example.)
- Hit Enter, or copy/paste the new address into a new window and hit Enter. If it does not work, use the next dealer website URL that comes up in search.
If you would like a 3rd-party website to do all this for you, then try www.geniusvin.com.
Salvage titles are known to generate errors with this method.
To perform a basic check of whether your car has been reported stolen or has a salvage title, use this NCIB.gov VINcheck tool.