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So you have a spacious garage, but you have your junk car parked. At some point, you will need to empty the garage and get rid of all the junk, including your old junk car, but making a fair deal out of it won’t be easy. Most junk owners ask a lot of money because of sentimental value, which dealers don’t fulfill. Finding a good dealer that offers a reasonable rate is a tough job. If you found one, consider these simple tips before you finally dispose of your junk car off.

Utilize the Fuel

If your car was in running condition before you sell it from the salvage yard, you might want to consume the fuel before towing it. Or you can share it to others who are in need, click here for more information. Even if it’s not running, siphon the fuel from the tank carefully. The junkyard will most likely drain the fuel from your tank anyway.

Check Thoroughly

Your first thought might be ‘What could be inside this car?’ when you check it. Car owners tend always to forget things inside their car. In some cases, their vehicles become their homes thinking it safe to leave items inside. Yeah, it’s safe, but now that you’ve decided to get rid of it, check it thoroughly. Look carefully at the CD player, the sun visors, under the mats, the trash cans. If you have an insurance card in the car, pull it out even though it’s already expired. You should have the papers with you since it’s still your responsibility before the tow truck arrives.

old junk car on dried bushes

Sell Valuables

Of course, you got a great deal, but there’s nothing wrong with selling valuables from your junk car to
someone else for a bunch of extra dollars. For example, your car batteries, since the lead in batteries have a resale value, you have an opportunity to market them and could earn a few dollars.

Remove License Plates

The junkyard is always in a hurry, so you won’t have enough time to talk to the tow truck drivers. Be sure to eliminate any license plates so that emergencies can be avoided. In most countries, for insurance or canceling car registration, you will be required to hand-over your license plate to the vehicle department. Make sure you take it off.

Ronald Johnson

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