“I was looking to buy a Ford F-150 this summer. I was looking at some different cars on Craigslist and classified and stuff like that. But I ended up taking a look at this one at a dealership. They were selling it used, it was a 1998. As a first time car buyer, getting the … Continue reading First Car Buying Story
“Parked the van, came in, and sat around watched TV, whatever, and went to bed. About 11:30 the wife took the dog outside and noticed smoke that had caught fire from an electrical recall they had that was under the driver seat. Having the CARFAX information, especially the recall information is important, because it … Continue reading Incredible Story of Burned-Out Van from Unfixed Recall
by Michelle Beamer Jason Shung says he does just about everything online. “I’m online constantly. The first thing I do in the morning is to check my email,” Jason states. So when the time came for Jason to sell his Honda Prelude, it was only natural to look for a way to sell it over … Continue reading How to Get the Most from Selling Your Car
The CARFAX Vehicle History Report summarizes history reported to CARFAX for a specific vehicle since it left the factory. CARFAX receives data from more than 34,000 different sources including every US state and Canadian provincial motor vehicle agency, plus many police and fire departments, collision repair facilities, auto auctions, and more. The CARFAX database is … Continue reading What is a CARFAX Vehicle History Report?
Millions of vehicles are issued salvage titles in the United States every year. Many of these cars are repaired and sold, sometimes by sellers who fail to report, or try to hide the salvage title. CARFAX can help consumers protect themselves from unknowingly buying a salvage vehicle. Salvage Cars A salvage vehicle is any vehicle … Continue reading What’s a Salvage Title?
The structure of a vehicle provides it with strength and is the platform to which the rest of the components are mounted. There are two types of vehicle structures commonly used: frame (or body on frame) and unibody. Frame (body on frame) A framed car has a frame that runs the length of the vehicle … Continue reading Frame vs. Unibody Cars