Automobile Vehicle Identification Number Protection

How vulnerable is your automobile VIN to potential thieves? Theives are becoming clever these days and they may be after your car or truck Vehicle Identification Number to make it easier to steal your vehicle. If they can view your VIN easily from the exterior of your car then a thief could produce a fraudulant title to your car.

So here's a quick tip for the day:

VIN's are viewable from the exterior of most cars by looking through the lower corner of your automobile windshield. To shield the VIN from being viewed simply take a piece of tape such as black electrition tape and place it over the VIN plate.

There are not too many times an owner of a vehicle needs to access their VIN so it won't create much of an inconvenience for you, but it will be an inconvenience for a car thief!

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