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Buying a Car at an Auction? Buyer Beware!

by Brian England on Tue, Aug 30, 2016

"Going. Going. Gone!"  

That's it. You have "gone and done it!" You've purchased a car at an auction.

It's yours for better or worse!

Buying a car at an auction is a very risky business. We have seen very few cases where it has turn out well.

We were reminded of just how risky car auctions can be a couple of weeks ago when a customer brought in a 2014 Mercedes Benz that had been purchased at a car auction.  The customer requested that we "just" fix a couple of electrical problems.

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Topics: buying a used car, car auction, pre-purchase inspection

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