Finding a VIN translation is pretty easy to do. If you do a Google search for VIN translation you will get tons of results. Decode This offers free VIN decoding. Auto Check offers an explanation of what each letter or number in the VIN number means. They also offer VIN reports for a fee. These are an excellent idea if you are considering a used car. The reports pull information on the vehicle based on its VIN number. It can tell you if the car has been in an accident or issued a salvage title. If there is a question about odometer readings, these reports can point out the discrepancies.