Auto Recycling, Salvage Cars, Car Donations
Almost everyone at some point comes across a car they own which they really don't see a value in selling. Usually with older cars you have the choice of selling as used car, for cars in better shape you can trade when you buy a new car. However, some choose to sell it to used dealers or private sales. When the car is not in a good shape or not running anymore or sometimes if a car has been considered totaled after an accident then you have choices of donating the car or sell it to junk or auto recycler who can then recycle good parts or to have it moved to a junkyard. Usually there is always demand for older car parts since many automobile manufacturers stop producing old parts and therefore the only way to repair a an older car is to find used parts.
Things to keep in mind when considering auto recycling
In general these days many resources can provide you automobile history, ownership accidents, care and more by running a history based on VIN number.
Research Vehicle History
Automobile Odometer Reading
Odometer reading is important to insure no odometer fraud where a car being sold might be unsafe but misrepreesnted.
Automobile Loss History
When a car is considered a total loss then the automobile is considered extremely damaged this automobile or car might still have parts that can be used but as car it might be unsafe to drive, recycle or sell.
A vehicle to identified based on the vehicle's current or prior condition, such as “junk,” “salvage,” “flood,” or another category. Each state might have different standards and different specialized categories of branding a used vehicle.
Auto Recycling, Car Salvage by State
Alabama Auto Salvage, Recyclers, Car Parts