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Setting Up the Carfax Widget


The CarFax Widget needs API access to function. It requires a Username and Password for your Location to log into the CarFax widget.

After reading this article you will be able to

  • Navigate to the Setup menu
  • Add CarFax Username and CarFax Password fields to the Location lightning page. 
  • Grant access to CarFax API


Step One: Navigate to Setup

To add fields to a page layout, follow the steps below and navigate to Setup. 

  1. Click the gear icon.
  2. Click Setup.

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Attention: To modify the page layout you will need access to Setup. If you do not see the gear icon contact your Systems Admin.  


Step Two: Add CarFax Username and CarFax Password fields

  1. Click the Object Manager Tab.
  2. Type Location in the Quick Search input.
  3. Click the Location link in the label column. If two Location links are available, choose the custom Location with the API Name dealer__Dealer_Location__c .

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  1. Select the Page Layouts section.
  2. Click Dealer Location Layout to open the page layout editor.

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  1. With Fields selected in the sidebar, type CarFax in the quick find input.
  2. Drag and Drop the CarFax fields into the Location Detail section. 

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  1. Click Save once the two fields have been added to the page layout.



Step Three: Granting CarFax API Access


  1. Click the app launcher icon.



  1. Type Locations in the quick find input.
  2. Click Locations.

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  1. Click your Location Name.



Note: Add CarFax  credentials to each location that will be using the CarFax Widget.


  1. Click Edit



  1. Enter CarFax Username.
  2. Enter CarFax Password.
  3. Click Save.

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