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How to Tell if Hurricane Sandy Flood Water Damaged Your Car

by Melissa Crumish on

Don’t assume. Just because your car did not float six blocks away during Hurricane Sandy does not mean it escaped water damage. Before starting, give your vehicle a thorough examination. This is important. Otherwise, you may inadvertently damage it by introducing an electrical current into damp engine parts. Fortunately, you do not need to possess […]

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How to Tell if Hurricane Sandy Totaled Your Car by Melissa Crumish on

If you’ve ever dropped a cell phone in water you know it only takes seconds for it to destroy the circuitry and turn the phone into expensive junk. Flood water has the same effect on your car engine’s electrical system. Even if your car was not swept away by Hurricane Sandy, or you were able […]

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Buyer Beware of Cars Damaged in Hurricane Sandy by Melissa Crumish on

In you’re in the market for a new or used car, be on the alert for flood-damaged vehicles from Hurricane Sandy. This warning applies to all buyers across the United States. Unfortunately, there are underhanded dealers who dry and clean flooded vehicles, wash the titles (remove the word “salvage” from the title), and then ship […]

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Doing Your Homework Before Selling a Car by Nadia Ibanez on

When it comes time to sell your car, there’s a laundry list of things to take care of before you can put it on the market. You have to consider – Gathering all the vehicle’s documents, including the title, Finding the right selling price, Taking care of any last-minute maintenance issues, – and so much […]

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Follow These Tips to Junk or Salvage a Vehicle by Alicia Sparks on

A junked vehicle, also called a salvage vehicle, is one so damaged, it makes more financial sense to sell its parts than to try to repair it and apply for a salvage title. Typically, people junk vehicles with the help of a junk or scrap yard, but some folks like to take a more DIY […]

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Tips for Buying or Selling a Salvage Vehicle by Melissa Crumish on

Whether you’re buying or selling a salvage vehicle, the bottom line is that you’re dealing with damaged goods. From a selling standpoint, it’s your responsibility to make any prospective buyer aware of the vehicle’s salvage status, and from a buyer’s standpoint, it’s your responsibility to know what you’re investing money in. Selling a Salvaged Vehicle […]

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