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Old 25-03-2007, 10:34 AM
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Question free history car check

Hi everyone does anyone know where i can get a free history check on a second hand car. Be very grateful for your help.
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Old 25-03-2007, 10:49 AM
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Have never found a full history check for free one but you can check some of the car details here

There is a list of those you have to pay for here

And a decent guideline on buying a car here
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Thanks BARNABEE
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Old 25-03-2007, 10:58 AM
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Post History Check

You can get a free ID check from HPI which will give you basic details here (they charge £39.95 for a full check):
http://www.cardatachecks.co.uk/

There is also a check for £9.95 at:
https://www.mycarcheck.com/
but I can't vouch for them.

There is a BOGOF offer at the official site if you know anyone else that is getting one:
http://www.hpicheck.com
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Old 25-03-2007, 1:17 PM
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I found one from the local newspaper once which cost a £5 txt, but came back with reliable info (one turned out to be a write off!)
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Old 25-03-2007, 6:52 PM
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Thumbs down Free Check? On a valid email address maybe...

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Originally Posted by hellofreebies View Post
I tried this for my vehicle. After going through their survey of questions to sell you a loan and a vehicle, you get:

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Thank you for completing your Free Vehicle Check
You will shortly recieve a confirmation e-mail containing a link to your Free Vehicle Check.

If you require further information please do no hesitiate to contact our customer services on 0906 644 5 644.

Please note this is a premium rate number and calls are charged at £1 per minute.
Calls may be recorded for training and security purposes.
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I did get emailed a link but when I clicked on it I got:

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Vehicle Condition: We Currently Hold No Information On This Vehicle

Vehicle Stolen: We Currently Hold No Adverse History On This Vehicle

Vehicle Insurance Theft: We Currently Hold No Adverse History On This Vehicle

Vehicle Total Loss Claim: We Currently Hold No Adverse History On This Vehicle

Vehicle Destroyed: We Currently Hold No Adverse History On This Vehicle

Outstanding Finance: We Currently Hold No Finance Information On This Vehicle

We recommend that you carry out a check with one of the alternative agencies below 24 hours prior to purchasing a vehicle.
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Excellent service! Made giving over all my details worthwhile. I would avoid this site as it might well be a spamtastic visit...
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Was just looking for something like this myself, the sad thing is it doesnt cost the company you pay to check it anything at all. is it even really worth checking? im buying a yaris not sure if thats relevant
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I want to check a motorbike, any one have any clues!?
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