Use the VIN when selling a car

Add your car's Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to automatically add info about the car you're selling to your post.

Look for your car's VIN in 4 common places

Where to find your VIN

  1. On the dashboard on the driver's side

  2. Inside the driver's door, on the frame of the car

  3. Under the hood on the front of the engine block

  4. On older cars, on the front end of the frame

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Only cars made after 1980 will have a VIN. For older cars, please describe the car's history in the post's description.

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