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Is there a free vehicle VIN lookup tool online?

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The website VINDecoder.net provides a free VIN lookup tool. This site covers the VIN numbers for 28 different car manufacturers, including all 10 of the most popular manufacturers according to Kelly Blue Book.

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Is there a free vehicle VIN lookup tool online?
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VIN Decoder does not provide any information on cars made by boutique manufacturers. Fortunately, a number of manufacturer-specific VIN decoder websites exist. For example, the site VINFreeCheck.com offers a VIN decoder tool for McLaren vehicles, which VIN Decoder does not cover. If a car has a public sale record, its VIN number is available for research through CarFax. This free service also provides a vehicles repair history and recall information.

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