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Bob Rohrman Honda Kia
821 Sagamore Pkwy S
Lafayette, IN 47905
765-448-1000
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CARFAX Vehicle History Report
1998 FORD ESCORT ZX2/SPORT
VIN: 3FAKP1136WR243779
COUPE
2.0L L4 PFI DOHC 16V
FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
Standard Equipment | Safety Options
Standard Equipment
Power Steering, AM / FM, Power Brakes, 6-digit Odometer
Safety Options
4 Wheel ABS Optional, Dual front air bags/active (manual) belts
821 Sagamore Pkwy S
Lafayette, IN 47905
765-448-1000
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Branded title
Branded Title: Exceeds Mechanical Limits
Accident/damage reported
Accident / Damage reported
3 or more previous owners
5 Previous owners
Service information available
9 Service records available
Registered as a personal vehicle
Personal vehicle
CARFAX Price Adjustment
$2,150 Below retail book value
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Based on the information reported to CARFAX, this vehicle is worth $2,150 less than the retail book value.

This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 10/22/14 at 11:33:06 AM (EDT). Other information about this vehicle, including problems, may not have been reported to CARFAX. Use this report as one important tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.

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Odometer Check
CARFAX analyzes mileage data to help identify potential:
  • Rollbacks - odometer tampering to conceal a car's true mileage (i.e. Fraud or illegal activity)
  • Rollovers - after reaching the maximum reading, the odometer restarts from zero (i.e. Mechanical or equipment limitation)
  • Inconsistencies - conflicting mileage data means CARFAX cannot determine if it's a potential rollback (i.e. Potential human error)
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Salvage Title
A Salvage Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage but the majority use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again in that state. The following eleven States also use Salvage titles to identify stolen vehicles - AZ, FL, GA, IL, MD, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OK and OR.
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Not Actual Mileage Title
When the seller certifies, under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading does not reflect the vehicle's actual mileage. This may occur because the odometer was tampered with, broken, or replaced.
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Loss Due To Fire Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to fire. In most states, fire damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
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Structural Damage
All levels of accidents, from minor to severe, can cause structural damage to a vehicle (i.e., damage to the frame or unibody).
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Dismantled Title
The vehicle sustained major damage to one or more major component parts and the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value. When a Dismantled title is issued, the vehicle may be used only for parts or scrap metal. It cannot be re-titled or returned to the road.
Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.
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Manufacturer Recall
Automobile manufacturers issue recall notices to inform owners of car defects that have come to the manufacturer's attention. Recalls also suggest improvements that can be made to improve the safety of a particular vehicle. Most manufacturer recalls can be repaired at no cost to you.
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Total Loss
An insurance or fleet company declares a vehicle a total loss when a claim exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value or if the vehicle is stolen and not recovered. This damage threshold varies by company. These companies typically take possession and obtain the title. Not all total loss vehicles result in a DMV-reported branded title, like a Salvage or Junk title. See the glossary for more information.
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Hail Damage Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to hail. In most states, hail damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
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Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.
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Junk Title
A Junk Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. The majority of states use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage.
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Accident / Damage Indicator
Various events could indicate an accident or damage in a vehicle's history, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. See the glossary for more information.
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Basic Warranty
Most manufacturers offer a basic warranty for new vehicles. These warranties vary by manufacturer and typically last for a certain amount of time and/or a set number of miles.
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Airbag Deployment
Occurs when the driver, passenger or side airbag has been used or deployed during a crash or other incident. If an airbag has been deployed, it must be replaced by a qualified technician. Have this car inspected by a mechanic prior to purchase.
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Manufacturer Buyback or Lemon Title
A DMV or a state agency marks an official document or issues a Manufacturer Buyback/Lemon title when a vehicle has been repurchased by the manufacturer. Not all states issue manufacturer buyback titles and the specific requirements for a lemon law vehicle varies by state.
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Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.
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Exceeds Mechanical Limits Title
A vehicle with a 5-digit odometer cannot accurately track mileage after 99,999 miles because the odometer rolls over. This title is the result of a seller certifying under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS of the odometer.

Ownership History

The number of owners is estimated

Owners 1-3 Owner 4 Owner 5
Year purchased1998 2007 2010 
Type of owner Personal Personal Personal
Estimated length of ownership8 yrs. 8 mo. 3 yrs. 2 mo. 3 yrs. 10 mo. 
Owned in the following states/provincesIndiana, South Carolina Indiana Indiana 
Estimated miles driven per year--- 3,405/yr --- 
Last reported odometer reading60,104 101,203 180,709 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section

Owners 1-3 Owner 4 Owner 5
Salvage | Junk | Rebuilt | Fire | Flood | Hail | Lemon No Problem No Problem No Problem
Not Actual Mileage | Exceeds Mechanical Limits No Problem No Problem Alert!
Problem Found

Alert! Severe problems were reported by a state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). This vehicle does not qualify for the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee.

Additional History

Not all accidents / issues are reported to CARFAX

Owners 1-3 Owner 4 Owner 5
Total Loss
No total loss reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Structural Damage
No structural damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No airbag deployment reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Odometer Check
DMV title problems reported.
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
Odometer Problem
Accident / Damage
Accident reported on 04/26/2008.
No Issues Reported
Accident Reported
No New Issues Reported
Manufacturer Recall
A current list of recalls is available at Ford Motor Company.
No Recalls Reported
No Recalls Reported
No Recalls Reported
Basic Warranty
Original warranty estimated to have expired.
Warranty
Expired
Warranty
Expired
Warranty
Expired

Detailed History

Owner 1
Purchased:1998
Type:Personal
Where:Indiana
Est. length owned: 7/28/98 - 8/5/03 (5 years)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
Not Reported     NICB   Vehicle manufactured
and shipped to original dealer
07/28/1998   281   Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Valparaiso, IN
Title #98142141020  
Title issued or updated
First owner reported
Titled or registered as
personal vehicle
Loan or lien reported
05/25/2000     Tom Wood Ford
Indianapolis, IN
317-846-4241
tomwood.com  
A/C and heating system checked
Drivability/performance checked
Air filter replaced
09/25/2000     Tom Wood Ford
Indianapolis, IN
317-846-4241
tomwood.com  
Oil and filter changed
Tires rotated
11/20/2001     Tom Wood Ford
Indianapolis, IN
317-846-4241
tomwood.com  
Oil and filter changed
Two wheel alignment performed
Tires rotated and balanced
ABS system checked
Brakes checked
02/25/2003     Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Indianapolis, IN  
Registration updated when owner moved
the vehicle to a new location
 
Owner 2
Purchased:2003
Type:Personal
Where:Indiana
Est. length owned: 8/5/03 - 7/12/04 (11 months)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
08/05/2003     Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Indianapolis, IN
Title #03234136014  
Title issued or updated
New owner reported
08/22/2003     Tom Wood Ford
Indianapolis, IN
317-846-4241
tomwood.com  
Oil and filter changed
Antifreeze/coolant flushed/changed
Tires rotated and balanced
Transmission serviced
Four wheel alignment performed
Steering/suspension checked
Engine cleaned
02/17/2004     Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Carmel, IN  
Registration updated when owner moved
the vehicle to a new location
04/22/2004     Tom Wood Ford
Indianapolis, IN
317-846-4241
tomwood.com  
Recommended maintenance performed
 
Owner 3
Purchased:2004
Type:Personal
Where:South Carolina, Indiana
Est. length owned: 7/12/04 - 4/25/07 (2 yrs. 9 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
07/12/2004   60,104   South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Sumter, SC
Title #770430129141817  
Title issued or updated
Registration issued or renewed
New owner reported
07/15/2005     Tom Wood Ford
Indianapolis, IN
317-846-4241
tomwood.com  
Recommended maintenance performed
07/22/2005     Don Hinds Ford
Fishers, IN
317-849-9000
donhindsford.com  
Vehicle serviced
04/08/2006     Don Hinds Ford
Fishers, IN
317-849-9000
donhindsford.com  
Maintenance inspection completed
04/25/2007     Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Carmel, IN  
Registration issued or renewed
Vehicle color noted as Tan
 
Owner 4
Purchased:2007
Type:Personal
Where:Indiana
Est. miles/year:3,405/yr
Est. length owned: 4/25/07 - 7/20/10 (3 yrs. 2 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
04/25/2007   93,486   Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Carmel, IN
Title #07527081163  
Title issued or updated
New owner reported
04/26/2008     Indiana
Damage Report  
Accident reported
Vehicle involved in a rear-end collision
Involving front impact
with another motor vehicle
Left front primarily damaged
Right front primarily damaged
Front primarily damaged
Vehicle towed
Airbags did not deploy

Click here to get this accident report

CARFAX began reporting this information on 12/25/2012.

04/29/2008     Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Carmel, IN  
Registration issued or renewed
Vehicle color noted as Tan
07/30/2009   101,203   Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Indianapolis, IN
Title #09533148000037  
Title issued or updated
Registration issued or renewed
Vehicle color noted as Tan
05/21/2010     Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Indianapolis, IN  
Registration issued or renewed
Vehicle color noted as Tan
07/20/2010     Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Thorntown, IN  
Registration issued or renewed
Vehicle color noted as Tan
 
Owner 5
Purchased:2010
Type:Personal
Where:Indiana
Est. length owned: 7/20/10 - 5/21/14 (3 yrs. 10 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
07/20/2010   121,609   Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Thorntown, IN
Title #10381143000031  
New owner reported
EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS TITLE ISSUED

CARFAX Advisor™
An EML title is issued when the owner discloses an odometer rollover to a DMV. Rollovers occur on vehicles with 5-digit odometers that go from 99,999 to 00,000 every 100,000 miles.

Mileage reported after this reading is potentially unreliable.

08/11/2011     Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Thorntown, IN  
Registration issued or renewed
Vehicle color noted as Tan
08/10/2012     Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Thorntown, IN  
Registration issued or renewed
Vehicle color noted as Tan
09/12/2013     Indiana
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Thorntown, IN  
Registration issued or renewed
Vehicle color noted as Tan
05/21/2014   180,707   Bob Rohrman Toyota
Lafayette, IN
765-448-1000
rohrmantoyota.com  
Vehicle offered for sale
05/22/2014     Dealer Inventory   Vehicle offered for sale
05/30/2014   180,709   Bob Rohrman Toyota
Lafayette, IN
765-448-1000
rohrmantoyota.com  
Oil and filter changed
Exterior light bulb(s) replaced
Battery replaced
Wiper(s) replaced
Drive belt(s) replaced
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Glossary

Accident / Damage Indicator
CARFAX receives information about accidents in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Different information in a vehicle's history can indicate an accident or damage, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. Not every accident or damage event is reported and not all reported are provided to CARFAX. Details about the accident or damage event when reported to CARFAX (e.g. severity, impact location, airbag deployment) are included on the Vehicle History Report. CARFAX recommends you obtain a vehicle inspection from your dealer or an independent mechanic.
  • According to the National Safety Council, Injury Facts, 2007 edition, 7% of the 245 million registered vehicles in the U.S. were involved in an accident in 2005. Over 75% of these were considered minor or moderate.
  • CARFAX depends on many sources for its accident / damage data. CARFAX can only report what is in our database on 10/22/14 at 11:33:06 AM (EDT). New data will result in a change to this report.
Indiana Damage Reports:
  • Provide an estimate of the extent of damage only if the accident resulted in fire damage.
  • Are required if the estimated damage exceeds $1000
CARFAX Price Adjustment™
Accidents, service records, number of owners and many other history factors can affect a vehicle's value. The CARFAX Price Adjustment is a tool that analyzes millions of used car transactions to measure how the combination of all the information reported to CARFAX affects the value of a particular vehicle. The vehicle's retail book value plus the CARFAX Price Adjustment will give you a more accurate measure of the vehicle's value. Use this tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.
Exceeds Mechanical Limits
A vehicle with a 5-digit odometer cannot accurately track mileage after 99,999 miles because the odometer rolls over. This title is the result of a seller certifying under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS of the odometer.
Federal Odometer Act
The Federal Odometer Act requires a seller to disclose the vehicle's mileage on the title when ownership is transferred. Congress enacted this Act to prohibit odometer tampering and to protect consumers from mileage fraud. Under this act, sellers must disclose any issues with the vehicle's odometer. These disclosures translate into the Exceed Mechanical Limits and Not Actual Mileage titles.
First Owner
When the first owner(s) obtains a title from a Department of Motor Vehicles as proof of ownership.
Ford or Lincoln Mercury Recall
The Ford Motor Company provides Carfax with recall information regarding safety, compliance and emissions programs announced since 2000 for a specific vehicle. For complete information regarding programs or concerns about this vehicle, please contact a local Ford or Lincoln Mercury Dealer.
New Owner Reported
When a vehicle is sold to a new owner, the Title must be transferred to the new owner(s) at a Department of Motor Vehicles.
Ownership History
CARFAX defines an owner as an individual or business that possesses and uses a vehicle. Not all title transactions represent changes in ownership. To provide estimated number of owners, CARFAX proprietary technology analyzes all the events in a vehicle history. Estimated ownership is available for vehicles manufactured after 1991 and titled solely in the US including Puerto Rico. Dealers sometimes opt to take ownership of a vehicle and are required to in the following states: Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. Please consider this as you review a vehicle's estimated ownership history.
Title Issued
A state issues a title to provide a vehicle owner with proof of ownership. Each title has a unique number. Each title or registration record on a CARFAX report does not necessarily indicate a change in ownership. In Canada, a registration and bill of sale are used as proof of ownership.
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