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What’s in a VIN? How to decode the vehicle identification number, your car’s unique fingerprint

Jordan Frith, Clemson University, The Conversation
Posted 5/3/24

Every vehicle built after 1981 has a unique vehicle identification number, or VIN. The location of this string of letters and numbers varies, but it’s located somewhere on every car, SUV, motorcycle and truck – typically on a small metal plate or a sticker. ...

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