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Free UK Car History Check – Internet Secrets

February 22, 2012 Leave a comment

There seem to be a lot of adverts on TV for checking a used car’s history before you buy.

If you are simply browsing Autotrader or other used car websites / magazines you may wish to be able to check a few details without having to pay £3, £5, or even up to £30 straight away…

So here we are going to use the internet to our advantage.

For these websites below all you need is the registration number of the vehicle – they all tell you a few basic things but here I am telling you what they can tell you which is unique to each website.

Number Of Owners?

http://www.freecarvaluations.co.uk/

Car Tax Expiry Date

http://www.freecarcheck.org/

Is The Vehicle Currently Insured?

http://ownvehicle.askmid.com/

Your local police should be able to help you in making sure that the vehicle you are looking at isn’t stolen too which is also helpful. All that really leaves is whether it has been written off and repaired at all….

I have not found a way to check everything for free mainly whether it has been written off (Cat C or D) and if it is stolen or not.