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Infographic : 8 reasons why your VIN won’t decode

By Sarah Wilkinson
26 January 2021

VIN decoders are an excellent feature in fleet management software such as FleetWave, as it eliminates manual data entry for all the vehicle specification fields and takes human error out of the equation.

However, there will be instances where your VIN won’t decode. Invalid VIN errors can be extremely frustrating, especially when you don’t know the route of the issue.

We’ve shared an infographic created by DataOne Software that identifies eight of the most common reasons a VIN won’t decode. If you find yourself at a loss for reasons why that error message keeps returning, beyond the obvious, this is a great resource to download and reference for current or future needs.

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