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San Rafael Mitsubishi
807 Francisco Blvd E
San Rafael, CA 94901
415-454-7000
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CARFAX Vehicle History Report
2004 BMW 325I
VIN: WBAET37444NH04685
SEDAN 4 DR
2.5L L6 FI DOHC 24V
REAR WHEEL DRIVE
Standard Equipment | Safety Options
Standard Equipment
Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM / FM CD, Power Brakes, Tilt Wheel, 6-digit Odometer
Safety Options
4 wheel ABS, Running Lights, Dual air bags front and sides/active (manual) belts with automatic passenger sensor
807 Francisco Blvd E
San Rafael, CA 94901
415-454-7000
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Branded title
Branded Title: Salvage
3 or more previous owners
6 Previous owners
Service information available
2 Service records available
Registered as a personal vehicle
Personal lease vehicle
Last reported odometer reading/mileage
Last reported odometer reading
CARFAX Price Adjustment
$2,810 Below retail book value
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Based on the information reported to CARFAX, this vehicle is worth $2,810 less than the retail book value.

This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 12/28/14 at 5:32:56 AM (EST). 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 1-4 Owner 5 Owner 6
Year purchased2004 2011 2013 
Type of owner Personal lease --- ---
Estimated length of ownership7 yrs. 10 mo. 1 yr. 1 mo. 1 yr. 1 mo. 
Owned in the following states/provincesCalifornia, Washington California California 
Estimated miles driven per yearSee Details 5,134/yr --- 
Last reported odometer reading82,583 88,327 88,340 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section

Owners 1-4 Owner 5 Owner 6
Salvage | Junk | Rebuilt | Fire | Flood | Hail | Lemon No Problem No Problem Alert!
Problem Found
Not Actual Mileage | Exceeds Mechanical Limits No Problem No Problem No Problem

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 1-4 Owner 5 Owner 6
Total Loss
Total loss reported on 03/25/2014.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Total Loss 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
No indication of an odometer rollback.
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
Accident / Damage
DMV title problems reported.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Severe Damage
Manufacturer Recall
Check with an authorized BMW dealer for any open recalls.
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Dealer
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Dealer
Basic Warranty
Original manufacturer warranty likely voided by manufacturer after vehicle was severely damaged.
Warranty Active
Warranty Active
Warranty
Voided

Detailed History

Owner 1
Purchased:2004
Type:Personal lease
Where:California
Est. miles/year:12,466/yr
Est. length owned: 1/20/04 - 3/29/08 (4 yrs. 2 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
01/20/2004     Dealer Inventory
California  
Vehicle sold
01/20/2004   8   California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Cupertino, CA  
Title issued or updated
First owner reported
Titled or registered as personal lease vehicle
Loan or lien reported
02/12/2008   50,692   California
Inspection Station  
Passed emissions inspection
 
Owner 2
Purchased:2008
Where:California
Est. miles/year:9,638/yr
Est. length owned: 3/29/08 - 10/12/09 (1 yr. 6 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
03/29/2008   50,719   California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Sunnyvale, CA  
Odometer reading reported
05/16/2008     California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Sunnyvale, CA  
Title issued or updated
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
10/12/2009   65,560   Auto Auction
Pacific Region  
Sold at auction
10/15/2009   65,604   Online Listing   Vehicle offered for sale
11/02/2009   65,832   California
Inspection Station
Sunnyvale, CA  
Passed emissions inspection
01/04/2010   65,871   Auto Auction
Pacific Region  
Listed as a dealer vehicle
Sold at auction
01/05/2010     San Rafael Mitsubishi
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Vehicle offered for sale
01/12/2010   65,880   California
Inspection Station  
Failed emissions inspection
01/14/2010   65,881   California
Inspection Station
Sunnyvale, CA  
Passed emissions inspection
01/15/2010     Online Listing   Vehicle offered for sale
02/08/2010   65,907   San Rafael Mitsubishi
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Vehicle sold
02/12/2010   65,970   San Rafael Mitsubishi
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Vehicle serviced
 
Owner 3
Purchased:2010
Where:California
Est. length owned: 3/10/10 - 10/26/10 (7 months)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
03/10/2010     California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
San Anselmo, CA  
Title issued or updated
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
 
Owner 4
Purchased:2010
Where:California, Washington
Est. miles/year:8,445/yr
Est. length owned: 10/26/10 - 12/16/11 (1 yr. 1 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
10/26/2010   73,004   California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
San Anselmo, CA  
Odometer reading reported
11/18/2010     California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
San Anselmo, CA  
Title issued or updated
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
03/01/2011     Washington
Inspection Station
Seattle, WA  
Passed emissions inspection
03/19/2011     Washington
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Seattle, WA  
Title issued or updated
Loan or lien reported
Registration updated when owner moved
the vehicle to a new location
Vehicle color noted as Black
12/14/2011   82,583   California
Inspection Station
Cupertino, CA  
Passed emissions inspection
 
Owner 5
Purchased:2011
Where:California
Est. miles/year:5,134/yr
Est. length owned: 12/16/11 - 1/28/13 (1 yr. 1 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
12/16/2011   82,611   California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
San Anselmo, CA  
Title issued or updated
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
09/11/2012     California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Los Gatos, CA  
Registration updated when owner moved
the vehicle to a new location
01/25/2013   88,322   San Rafael Mitsubishi
San Rafael, CA
415-454-7000
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Emissions inspection completed
Washed/detailed
Oil and filter changed
01/25/2013   88,327   California
Inspection Station
San Rafael, CA  
Passed emissions inspection
01/28/2013     Dealer Inventory   Vehicle offered for sale
02/05/2013     Dealer Inventory   Vehicle offered for sale
 
Owner 6
Purchased:2013
Where:California
Est. length owned: 2/10/13 - 3/25/14 (1 yr. 1 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
02/10/2013   88,340   California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Burlingame, CA  
Odometer reading reported
03/08/2013     California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Burlingame, CA  
Title issued or updated
New owner reported
03/25/2014     Damage Report  TOTAL LOSS VEHICLE
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03/25/2014     California
Motor Vehicle Dept.  
Title or registration issued
to insurance company
03/25/2014     California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Vallejo, CA  
SALVAGE TITLE/CERTIFICATE ISSUED
04/21/2014     Vehicle Exporter   Vehicle exported from
Long Beach, CA
and imported to
Republic of Georgia
10/14/2014     Dealer Inventory   Vehicle offered for sale
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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 12/28/14 at 5:32:56 AM (EST). New data will result in a change to this report.
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.
Failed Emissions Inspection
The emissions check performed during a vehicle inspection indicated the vehicle was emitting more than allowable emissions standards and/or had missing or modified parts. Repeated failed emissions records can indicate engine problems and CARFAX recommends you have the vehicle inspected.
First Owner
When the first owner(s) obtains a title from a Department of Motor Vehicles as proof of ownership.
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.
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.
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.
Total Loss Vehicle
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. This may occur when an insurance company's definition of a total loss is different than the state DMV's definition for a branded title or when the owner of the vehicle is a self-insured company, like a fleet or rental company.
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