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Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by arsenal4va(m): 10:53pm On Dec 16, 2007
pls help me with this vin check ,

bought the car last week and the speed o meter looks slightly low to me for a car from 2000

any info would be nice , thx in advance

VIN no. 5N1ED28Y3YC531294
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by Ivvie: 4:23am On Jan 08, 2008
@Arsenal

The vehicle with VIN 5N1ED28Y3YC531294 is a Nissan Xterra. 3.3L V6 full time 4WD and manufactured on the 17th of Sept, 1999. Sold on the 30th of Oct, 99 on a 7 year lease/payment plan (Woodbury Nissan NJ). Truck was overdriven (excessively for its drive train) each year until the 31th of Dec 2004 where no records were known at 90763 miles. Maintenance on this vehicle was simply lube and brake job. Vehicle was never sold by the initial owner.

Vehicle history resurfaces (New Jersey, Motor Vehicle Dept, Marlton, NJ) on the 24th of May 2007 with a new owner at 130,400 miles. Vehicle was sold at an auction at 130,522 miles and was then registered as a dealer vehicle. I won't go to further in detail but avoid this vehicle.


There is a three year unaccounted period to this vehicle. It was never sold nor traded in by the original owner. I guess somebody might have an explanation to this but not me.


Respectfully.
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by arsenal4va(m): 8:47am On Jan 08, 2008
thx a lot Ivvie
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by bdorg(m): 4:21pm On Jan 08, 2008
Hi Ivie,

would you be kind enough to help check mine as well

the VIN is : 4T1BG22K6YU952175

Thanx
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by tollyfat: 8:39pm On Jan 08, 2008
Bro,
      I will advise u that as long as your suv runs and everything is fine with it do not bother your self.There are reasons for unacconted years on a carfax report i.e vehicle report .One is that the vehicle may be garaged not used at all for the period unaccounted for.Another reason is that service may be done locally.There are tens of other reasons.
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by arsenal4va(m): 8:48pm On Jan 08, 2008
the SUV is running fine but one thing for sure is that the odo meter has been tampered with , the reading was around 31,000 miles when i got it last month , so i guess it is missing a 1 in front .
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by Ivvie: 9:18pm On Jan 08, 2008
arsenal4va:

thx a lot Ivvie

You are welcome.
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by Ivvie: 9:20pm On Jan 08, 2008
bdorg:

Hi Ivie,

would you be kind enough to help check mine as well

the VIN is : 4T1BG22K6YU952175

Thanx

Certainly,

2000 Toyota Camry CE/LE/XLE, 16V 4 door FWD. Purchased in 2000 as a corporate lease in North Carolina. Moderately driven and finally paid off in 2004. Vehicle was traded on the 26 of Feb 2007 and currently sits on the dealers lot. It was registered in Dec of 07 with 99,822 miles on it. Vehicle has a clean record and vehicle was dealer maintained.
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by Ivvie: 9:39pm On Jan 08, 2008
tollyfat:

Bro,
      I will advise u that as long as your suv runs and everything is fine with it do not bother your self.There are reasons for unacconted years on a carfax report i.e vehicle report .One is that the vehicle may be garaged not used at all for the period unaccounted for.Another reason is that service may be done locally.There are tens of other reasons.

Garaged at approx. 90,000 miles and the next thing is it's registered at 131,000 miles.  40,000 unaccounted miles.  In Texas, except it in your own property, you cannot have a car sitting unregistered.  By law, you have 30 days to have it registered or it's considered abandoned.  There are 4 states that don't abide by this.  You don't park a car for 3 years. 

To access the onboard system and rolling back the odometer is an intentional motive.  Bypassing prompts and security check is conscious move.  Rolling it back a 100,000 isn't for the customer's benefit and that is illegal.


If the vehicle runs fine, that good but be prepared for a 140,000 mile service.
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by bdorg(m): 8:44am On Jan 09, 2008
phew,

Ivie, thanx a whole lot bro, thats my car you just helped me check, and Im sure glad it wasnt a lemon car

thanx again bro, i really do appreciate this information for free.

best regards,
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by geebees: 10:28am On Jan 09, 2008
ivviee can u help me check this Vin no of mine.

4T1GB22K3XU394056.

Thanx
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by geebees: 10:30am On Jan 09, 2008
ivviee can u help me check this Vin no of mine.

4T1GB22K3XU394056.

Thanx
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by fikaman: 12:42pm On Jan 09, 2008
[sub]Hi IVVIE i must commend you for that good job you did, this type of thing will save so many of us from stolen cars i just hope you will open the way for more people to know how to do the search
thanks and God bless
FIKAMAN
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by Don1DeMaco: 12:48pm On Jan 09, 2008
@ivvie
Good job ur doing guy
very rare, i hope to make use of ur expertise in future
keep it going
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by Ivvie: 5:30pm On Jan 09, 2008
bdorg:

phew,

Ivie, thanx a whole lot bro, thats my car you just helped me check, and I'm sure glad it wasnt a lemon car

thanx again bro, i really do appreciate this information for free.

best regards,

smiley You are welcome.
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by Ivvie: 5:38pm On Jan 09, 2008
Don1DeMaco:

@ivvie
Good job your doing guy
very rare, i hope to make use of your expertise in future
keep it going

fikaman:

[sub]Hi IVVIE i must commend you for that good job you did, this type of thing will save so many of us from stolen cars i just hope you will open the way for more people to know how to do the search
thanks and God bless
FIKAMAN

I know what it means buying a lemon. You cannot sell it and equivalanet to putting your money in the furnace. 4 years ago, I bought a car that happened to be a lemon and salvaged. The person that sold it to me gave theimpression that he was leaving and he sold that car to me above market price because it was loaded. I started having problems the third day. Worse, I couldn't register the vehicle. The department told me it was a salvaged vehicle and was not lawful to ply on Louisiana roads. It was on its second rebuilt title. It wasn't right to sell it so I had it crushed and bought a certified Camry. When it comes to money, some people go "some" length.
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by Ivvie: 5:52pm On Jan 09, 2008
geebees:

ivviee can u help me check this Vin no of mine.

4T1GB22K3XU394056.

Thanx

Gees

4T1GB22K3XU394056 is an invalid VIN, however I came up with 4T1BG22K3XU394056. It's a Toyota Camry '98 for 1999. Bought by corporate lease and paid off and sold on the 13th of November. A new owner within a month and wrecks it on two different occassions. The 7th of March 2007 by DMV, moderate accident with another vehicle (rear). The vehicle was bought on the 3rd of April and on the 18th, had a total loss. It was marked total loss and the state of Georgia declared it a salvaged vehicle and green in colour.

The 9th of July, 2007, the vehicle was exported to Ghana and I guess it is where you see it.

It may not be your VIN, check your VIN and let me what's up. If you bought this, you are in Lagos. Fight it!
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by geebees: 11:28am On Jan 10, 2008
You are right about the model and the colour it matches. What did u mean by a "total loss".

This vehicle is in Lagos and i have bought it.

What do u advise
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by Ivvie: 4:43pm On Jan 10, 2008
geebees:

You are right about the model and the colour it matches. What did u mean by a "total loss".

This vehicle is in Lagos and i have bought it.

What do u advise


I'm really sorry to hear that. Non-repairable, in some states, not safe to be driven on U.S. roads. Cost to restore to manuf. standard exceed the vehicle's value and sometimes manufacturing cost. The car's structure and maybe frame is weak.

You are going to have ask the rest of the forum.
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by f4flakes(f): 2:05pm On Jan 21, 2008
Hi Ivvie,

Please help me check out this VIN

IN4DL01D2YC193939.

Thanks
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by khar: 4:20pm On Jan 21, 2008
Please could you help check this VIN 4T1K13E8PU084189

Thanks
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by jenju(m): 4:50pm On Jan 21, 2008
f4flakes:

Hi Ivvie,

Please help me check out this VIN

IN4DL01D2YC193939.

Thanks

Your posted VIN is invalid however there exists 2000 NISSAN ALTIMA XE/GXE/SE/GLE (1N4DL01D2YC193939).\

04/20/2000
Georgia Motor Vehicle Dept.
Savannah, GA Registered as
rental vehicle
(major car rental company)

09/14/2005 77,215miles Auto Auction
Sold at auction in Eastern Region
Listed as a dealer vehicle

02/07/2006 Vehicle Exporter
Vehicle exported from New York, NY
and imported to Nigeria

Title is clean
Other Problems: No issues reported

Looks like you are fine buddy!
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by jenju(m): 4:54pm On Jan 21, 2008
khar:

Please could you help check this VIN 4T1K13E8PU084189

Thanks

Khar,

Your VIN number is invalid. You need 17 characters, you posted 16
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by f4flakes(f): 7:12pm On Jan 21, 2008
Thanks a lot jenju, cheesy wink smiley cool
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by Panache(m): 8:49pm On Jan 21, 2008
Ivvie & Jenju,
Thanks for the freebie, I'm putting finishing touches to my spreadsheet of VINs. I hope you will help in checking if they are good or bad buys.

Thanks
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by solakotan(m): 10:43pm On Jan 21, 2008
I beg guys! pls can i have the VIN for my car - just bought it, i beg if u can help - i just hope its not a lemon,

VIN: JHMRA3866WC012044

THANKS ALOT!

sHENNy
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by jenju(m): 11:36pm On Jan 21, 2008
solakotan:

I beg guys! please can i have the VIN for my car - just bought it, i beg if u can help - i just hope its not a lemon,

VIN: JHMRA3866WC012044

THANKS ALOT!

sHENNy


1998 HONDA ODYSSEY LX/EX
SPORTS VAN
2.3L L4 SFI OHV / FRONT WHEEL DRIVE


Year purchased: 1998   
Type of owner: Personal 
Estimated length of ownership:   9 years 
Owned in the following states/provinces: Maryland 
Estimated miles driven per year: 22,995/yr 
Last reported odometer reading was 211,744

Clean Title:
Other Problems: No Issues Reported

Shenny, I suppose you knew that this car had such a high mileage before you bought it. It was driven for 22,000+ miles per year - this means that it was used for commuting. Highway mileage is not quite as bad on a car as driving within the city. This 211,744 miles may very well be equivalent to a normally driven car that has 100,000 to 130,000 miles on it. Good luck.

Check out this post https://www.nairaland.com/nigeria/topic-106764.0.html if you are in the market to buy. I have a nice 2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE available.

Cheers
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by Ivvie: 6:19am On Jan 22, 2008
jenju:


1998 HONDA ODYSSEY LX/EX
SPORTS VAN
2.3L L4 SFI OHV / FRONT WHEEL DRIVE


Year purchased: 1998
Type of owner: Personal
Estimated length of ownership: 9 years
Owned in the following states/provinces: Maryland
Estimated miles driven per year: 22,995/yr
Last reported odometer reading was 211,744

Clean Title:
Other Problems: No Issues Reported

Shenny, I suppose you knew that this car had such a high mileage before you bought it. It was driven for 22,000+ miles per year - this means that it was used for commuting. Highway mileage is not quite as bad on a car as driving within the city. This 211,744 miles may very well be equivalent to a normally driven car that has 100,000 to 130,000 miles on it. Good luck.

Check out this post https://www.nairaland.com/nigeria/topic-106764.0.html if you are in the market to buy. I have a nice 2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE available.

Cheers

Doesn't necessarily mean it's bad as high in mileage. What it details is that there are going to be a lot more repairs to be done and more details to attention (mounts, subframe-mounts etc) replaced. I want to believe Maryland is a big city.
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by Ivvie: 6:23am On Jan 22, 2008
Panache:

Ivvie & Jenju,
Thanks for the freebie, I'm putting finishing touches to my spreadsheet of VINs. I hope you will help in checking if they are good or bad buys.

Thanks

If you have a load of VINS, you beter off hurrying 'cause I have 20 days to go.
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by arsenal4va(m): 8:41am On Jan 22, 2008
i beg oo ivvie or jenju , help me check this one

1HGCG1653YA038198

thanks
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by shawla: 5:54pm On Jan 22, 2008
i got one too pls help me check 1B4HS48N92F187627X
Re: Pls Help Me With This Vin Check by jenju(m): 6:22pm On Jan 22, 2008
arsenal4va:

i beg oo ivvie or jenju , help me check this one

1HGCG1653YA038198

thanks

2000 HONDA ACCORD EX
1HGCG1653YA038198
SEDAN 4 DR
3.0L V6 SFI SOHC 24V / FRONT WHEEL DRIVE


03/03/2000 Florida Motor Vehicle Dept. Miami, FL
Title #0080507348 Title issued or updated
First owner reported

09/21/2001 Florida Police Report
Case #605059580
Accident reported Involving a front impact with another motor vehicle

03/11/2003 Florida Motor Vehicle Dept. Hollywood, FL
Title #0080507348 Registration issued or renewed
Registered as personal vehicle Vehicle color noted as Green

1-Owner vehicle!
The last record reported is from March 2003. While there haven't been any eported problems, check with the seller to see if they have any service and repair records before you buy.

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