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How To Prepare Your Car For A Trip To The Junkyard

by Brandie Gordon

If the time has come to finally remove your junk car from your property by selling it to a junk car buyer, you will—of course—want to make sure you maximize the value you can get from the car before the junk car removal service comes to take it away. To that end, here's how to properly prepare your vehicle before the local junker comes to claim it.

Remove Internal Electronics, Especially If You Can Sell Them

Most junk car buyers are interested in the parts that actually make the car run. They are likely much less interested in your CD player or satellite radio. If you have electronics in your vehicle such as music players, speakers, or anything else that might be of value, remove these components before you ship the rest of the car away. You can either re-install some of these premium items in your new car or you can attempt to sell them to maximize your profit.

Transfer Your Title

Make sure you have your car's title information and everything is ready to be transferred. If the junker doesn't mention the title, make sure you bring it up and let them know that a transfer is part of the deal. You want to make sure the buyer takes the title because if your vehicle should be used for any other purpose by the buyer while you still legally own it, you may be legally responsible for any problems that occur. When you return home, don't forget to call your insurer as well and drop all coverage on the policy.

Burn the Gas

When the junk car buyer receives your vehicle, they will drain all liquids from it, including the gas. You might be able to save them some trouble and negotiate a better price if you do them the favor of burning all of your fuel before the junk car removal service shows up to take it away. If the car is still safe to drive, why not take one last joyride down the local road to get your car as close to "E" as possible before it goes off into the sunset.

If you have an older car on your property that you wish to send to a junk yard, contact a junk car removal service today. You can help streamline the process by removing your personal items, transferring your title and draining the gas tank in advance.