Cash Auto Salvage

Junk Car Selling FAQs

In most cases, yes! Cash Auto Salvage is a nationwide junk car buyer that offers vehicle buying and towing services 7 days per week in some areas. Call us at 855-540-4649 to get a free offer and to find out if our junkyard near you is open on Sunday.

Take the license plate from your vehicle and return them to the nearest dept. of motor vehicles. Keep the receipt provided to you by the driver for your records. If you are transferring you plate to another vehicle then keep it. If the car is still insured, call your insurance company to cancel the policy on that vehicle.

No, every vehicle that we buy we pick up for free!

We have built up a trusted network of tow truck companies that are as committed to giving a great customer experience as we are. We guarantee that you receive proper payment for your vehicle and that you will have a positive experience when selling your vehicle to Cash Auto Salvage.

We buy cars, trucks, vans and SUVs in any condition, year, make, and model.

Depending on your location, we might be able to purchase larger vehicles like RVs, school buses, and work trucks. Please call us for more details

No, whether you submit an online form or call us via telephone, there is no fee for requesting a price quote on your vehicle.

If the vehicle is as described then our online valuation will not change. We do our best to give our customers fair pricing on their vehicles. If there is a case where the vehicle we are picking up does not match the submitted description then we do have the right to change our valuation. If this is the case you will be informed and have the right to accept or reject the price change.

We salvage every vehicle we purchase. The process consists of draining all of the fluids, removing all electrical components, and refurbishing any still serviceable parts. Once everything is removed from the vehicle, the remainder is crushed for scrap metal.

Unfortunately we cannot purchase your vehicle if you still owe money on it. When you do pay the vehicle off you will receive a lien release from the financing company that will need to be attached to the title for us to purchase it. If there are old liens on your title you that have been paid off in the past, but you have lost the lien release you will need to go to your finance company and have them reprint this documentation.

Typically, newer parts will not increase the amount we can offer you, simply because we are look at it for its scrap value, rather than the parts value. If the parts are valuable and the vehicle still runs, we recommend you try to sell it as a used vehicle to maximize your return.

The value of each car is based on the year, make, and model. The more information you give us such as mileage and if there is any damage to the vehicle help us come up the highest most accurate price possible.

We prefer that the owner be with the vehicle, but we know that this is not always possible, so we are still able to pickup vehicles if all the necessary documentation is left with another individual. Please make sure that you let us know if this is going to be the case.

We pay our customers with cold hard cash. We can also make arrangements to pay you with a money order or check.

More often than not, we can have your vehicle picked up with payment in hand within 24 hours. We also are able to make specific appointment times if necessary. If the wait will be longer than a day, we will do our best to inform you.

At this time, we do not sell or supply parts for vehicles.

Most likely. The easiest way to find out if we are picking cars up in your area is to give us a call and provide our representative with the zip code where the vehicle is located.

We do, however we recommend you call your local police station for special instructions on the proper paperwork needed for abandoned vehicles left on your property. All this information and paperwork will need to be done before we can dispatch a tow truck. Once again, if there are any questions regarding this issue we can be reached by email or phone.

If we need a copy of your registration to legally pick the vehicle up then one can easily be obtained from your states motor vehicle department website. Rules vary from state to state, it is best to call or email us to make sure that we can proceed with the vehicle pickup if no registration is available.

It depends on where the car is located. Some states absolutely require a title in order for a vehicle to change hands. In areas where you don’t need a title, all we need is a copy of a drivers license or other form of valid id and a copy of the registration, current or expired that matches the form of identification. Please inform of us as soon as possible if this is the case.

A basic rule of thumb to determine if you need a title or not is as follows: You do not need a title if you own the vehicle, the vehicle is 10 years or older, and if you have a registration in your name.

Having your keys makes removing the vehicle easier. That being said, if your vehicle is going to be recycled then there is no problem if keys are unavailable.

Your driver’s license, most recent registration, the vehicle title.

When you give us a call, we’ll gather a little bit of information on your vehicle, its condition, and why you’re looking to junk it. Combined with your location and proximity to our salvage facilities, we are able to calculate your quote.

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