CARFAX vehicle history report
Find out if the car you’re buying has any costly underlying problems by getting a CARFAX report today. AAA members get discounted vehicle history reports on used cars.
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Frequently asked questions
What is a CARFAX vehicle history report?
A CARFAX report contains information about whether a used car has been in an accident, has any open recalls, previous owners, service history, and more.
Can I get a report for any vehicle?
Reports are available for vehicles manufactured since 1981, the year the VIN (vehicle identification number) was standardized. CARFAX has information about cars and light trucks, but information on other types of vehicles may also be available.
Who needs to get vehicle history report?
Anyone purchasing a used car who wants to check the vehicle’s history. A CARFAX report gives you information about a car you’re about to buy, or a car you own that you’d like to sell to a private party.
What is a VIN?
A VIN or vehicle identification number is a unique 17-character code assigned to every vehicle. You can use a VIN or a license plate and state to get a vehicle history report.
Where can I find a car’s VIN?
A VIN can usually be found on the car door jamb or dashboard near the windshield on the driver’s side. You can also find it on the car’s title, registration card, or insurance documents.
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