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  1. I clicked the button and now it says “VIN Precision+ confirmed” but there are no options selected. What happened? Why am I still getting charged?

    VIN Precision+ information will process and confirm the trim level and options, which may result in not selecting any options in the listing.
  2. Why did using the VIN Precision+ change the target vehicle description?

    I decoded a VIN and had to select from several vehicles on a confirmation dialog. Then when I clicked the VIN Precision+ button, it said that the vehicle had been changed. What happened here? In this uncommon situation, while the VIN p...
  3. What can happen when the VIN Precision+ button is clicked?

    I clicked the button and now it says “VIN Precision+ confirmed” but there are no options selected. What happened? VIN Precision+ data indicates that the specific VIN does not have any optional equipment installed that impacts valu...
  4. How can I restrict access to the VIN Precision+ functionality?

    As an account administrator, I want to restrict access to this new VIN Precision+ functionality so I can control who has access to the additional charged lookups. There are two control methods available: You can disable access for the e...
  5. Why is the VIN Precision+ button disabled (or ghosted out) on the base lookup results screen?

    The problem could be related to caching. First, clear the browser cache and retry the operation: Windows: Press Control + F5 key (Windows) Mac: Option + Shift + R Android:  Click on the menu button (three dots in the top right corner...
  6. Why do I have to pay for additional lookups for VIN Precision+ data?

    The additional look-up is required to justify utilizing proprietary and powerful new data sources and performing extensive natural language processing and data mapping required to identify the installed options and/or trim for a given VIN. ...
  7. How is the new VIN Precision+ different from traditional, or standard, VIN decoding?

    Standard VIN decoding utilizes on a portion of a vehicle’s 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) rather than the full VIN. As such, standard decoding is often unable to identify the exact equipment, and sometimes trim level, associated ...
  8. What is the new VIN Precision+ feature?

    Traditional VIN decoding does not provide sufficient detail to identify individual vehicles’ precise valuations as it does not enable decoding of many features and packages present on vehicles as they leave the assembly line. VIN Precision...
  9. What are the new “weekly values” that have been introduced to the NADA Online application?

    J.D. Power weekly values represent the most up-to-date and accurate picture of the used vehicle market. Good used vehicle values are informed by a combination of factors:  a strong foundation of timely market price data, historical depreciation...
  10. What are the release dates for the Used Vehicle Price Index?

    Note: Schedule subject to change without notice: Service Level 2 release dates for 2019 are as follows: January 9 (Wednesday)   February 8 March 8 April 5 May 8 (Wednesday) June 7 July 10 (Wednesday) August 9 September 6  Oct...