Banks can repossess your vehicle if there is money owing. Many sellers don't disclose major issues such as encumbrance, written-off status, and sales history. Don't risk it!
Do a REVS check / PPSR search before buying.CHECK VIN
Perform a PPSR / REVS check to uncover any outstanding finance.
Determine if a used vehicle has been repaired after a bad accident.
Check theft records to see if a vehicle has been stolen.
Make sure the engine hasn't been swapped or odometer wound back.
VIN Checks provides a Personal Property Securities Register government issued PPSR certificate, previously referred to as a REVS check (Register of Encumbered Vehicles). Information can be found on used cars, motorcycles, trailers and caravans by VIN. Boat information is based on HIN. VIN Checks provides access to many sources of vehicle information before buying such as:
PPSR certificate (REVS check)
Written off, stolen, or flood status
Possible odometer rollback
Vehicle value & sales history
Be sure to perform VIN Checks the day prior or on the day of purchase. VIN Checks provides helpful vehicle details from the National Exchange of Vehicle and Driver Information System (NEVDIS). Available in all states of Australia: NSW, QLD, VIC, WA, NT, TAS, ACT and SA.