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I'm selling a vehicle privately and have an interested buyer who is asking for the chassis number in order to complete some checks before purchase. Is it safe to share this number? No money has exchanged...
My son has changed the frame on his Suzuki Bandit 600 after he got rear-ended but his VIN doesn't match. He's been issued a new one from the DVLA but my question is where do you get the new VIN number...
I recently discovered that the vehicle we purchased in 2016 has a different VIN on the vehicle windscreen to that on the V5C paperwork and all invoicing paperwork from the dealer we purchased from. We...
My car has private plates on and is due an MoT within the next two weeks, I'm thinking of selling soon and I'll be retaining the private plates so what will happen to the MoT as it will show the wrong...
I read your report on the Land Rover Discovery Sport automatic recall due to the wiring loom fouling on a water cooler bracket. When I checked my VIN it matches the number range, and was built in July...
Is there a method of confirming the date of manufacture from 'codes' carried on the vehicle? The car in question is a Skoda Superb.
I wonder if you could please let me know if we have been offered a good price. For 40 years my husband has owned a 1959 Mini, reg number WEA 819. Obviously over the years it had nearly disintegrated with...
I have just discovered that the VIN in my logbook has two errors, one wrong letter and a missing letter. The MOT certificate is correct. Is this likely to cause any problems? i.e. should I 'let sleeping...
I live in Thailand and this week purchased a new Ford Focus TDCi 5Dr 2.0L Sport. The car is great but firstly I cannot find a metal VIN plate. There is a plastic sticker on the door pillar and the number...
I have been trying to find my car's details in order to identify the paint. I have entered the VIN number into various sites. One informed me that my 2006 Ford Focus Estate was a 3-door Focus van and other...
 

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