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Do you have an old junk taking up space in your Santa Maria yard or driveway? Has that old car finally decided to quit altogether, leaving you wondering how to best get it off your property? Did you just smash the front end of an old car that you only carry liability insurance on and don’t want to pay $800 to fix a $300 car? You’re in luck because The Clunker Junker pays cash for cars in Santa Maria, CA and removes them completely free. Start at the top of this page and sell your junk car in minutes. After completing a short application, a junk car buyer in Santa Maria, CA will give you a price that includes junk car removal.
When you sell your junk car to The Clunker Junker, you deal with a junk car buyer with a reputation for honesty and customer service. We encourage you to research and read the positive feedback we’ve received from so many customers over our many years in the industry. We buy junk cars in Santa Maria, CA, so whether your car does’t run, was involved in an auto accident, or you just need to sell a used car quickly, we’ve got you covered.
We pay cash for junk cars in Santa Maria, CA, regardless of condition. Whether the car runs or not, has body damage, or has become the neighborhood eyesore, we’ll give you cash and provide free junk car removal. Here’s all you need to do:
Describe your junk car Fill out our online questionnaire. You’ll need the vehicle make, model, year, mileage, and to answer a few questions about the vehicle’s condition. For example, we need to know if it runs like a champ or if the engine hasn’t turned over in so long that a family of spiders has moved in.
Take the offer In most cases you’ll get an instant offer in seconds from a local buyer Santa Maria, CA junk car buyer. A lot of people who are unfamiliar with getting cash for junk cars figure, wrongly, that they won’t get much for a hunk of metal that may or may not survive a trip to the end of the driveway. Totally untrue! Every car has valuable parts. Also, many can be sold for scrap at a Santa Maria junk yard. Some may be sold to people who want to fix the vehicle’s defects and get it running again. If the car runs well, even better. It may be worth more. We provide cash for all junk cars.
Turn your junk car into cash. Once you let us know how to reach you and where to pick up your junk car, our local Santa Maria, CA junk car removal specialist will schedule an appointment to come to you, inspect the vehicle, give you cash or check on the spot, and haul that clunker away.
We’re not kidding, that’s really all you need to do to get cash for your junk car in Santa Maria, CA. It takes a few minutes to get an offer, and most cars are picked up within a couple of business days. You don’t even have to leave your house!
Getting cash for cars is easy. When the junk hauler arrives to pick up the car, be prepared with the car, keys, and the title if it is needed. If you don’t have the title, you’ll need a registration and photo ID to prove ownership. However, even with a registration we can’t always pay cash for junk cars in Santa Maria, CA, but we’d love to help you get what’s needed. Also, you need to have a vehicle with no liens. No matter the condition, you can’t sell a car that’s still financed. Banks want the car back, even if it’s falling apart. After the sale, you’ll want to notify the California DMV and cancel the registration. Also, don’t forget to cancel the insurance.
Trying to sell junk car through Craigslist, AutoTrader, or some other listing usually leads to you having about as much energy as that clunker car has. That’s because buyers are notorious time wasters. You’ll get all types of calls, many from cranks who seem to enjoy asking impossible questions, setting appointments, and not showing up. When they do show, they kick the tires and make a ridiculous offer. Who needs the headaches? You can sell your junk car in Santa Maria, CA right away with The Clunker Junker.
Smart junk car sellers also avoid the local Santa Maria, CA salvage and junk yard businesses with bad reputations. Many places try to scam sellers with lowball offers, figuring you’ll be tricked into giving them the car for next to nothing. The Clunker Junker works with only reputable junk car buyers. We contract with the most honest businesses in Santa Maria that pay cash for cars.
Are you ready to get that old junker out of the driveway? The spiders living in the engine may be disappointed, but you won’t be when you get cash for your junk car and have it hauled away at no charge. We buy junk cars in all conditions, so don’t worry if it’s immobile or wrecked. You’ll get a cash offer in just a few minutes. Click the button below to get cash for that old junker today.
If you prefer to get a quote over the phone, you can reach us at (888) 383-4181 during our normal business hours.
The current average offer for vehicles in Santa Maria, California is around $329 with pickup included. If you have a big pickup like a GMC Sierra or SUV such as a Lincoln Navigator, the average value is at $411, but may only be $279 for smaller and mid-size sedans like a Volkswagen Jetta. Obviously, your vehicle's real value depends on a number of factors:
We can sometimes buy junk cars with no title in Santa Maria, CA but we cannot guarantee it in all cases. It may depend on a number of different factors, such as the age of the vehicle and the exact location. Ultimately it is up to our local junk car buyers. If we can pay cash for your junk car without your pink slip you will need to have a photo ID matching a valid regsitration to prove ownership. Also note that offers for cars with no title or pink slip may be significantly lower!
If needed, the legal owner of the car should be able to easily obtain a replacement title through your local Santa Maria, CA DMV as seen below. Most states require a small fee for replacement and turnaround time can be anywhere from instantly to a couple of weeks:
We can usually pick up most vehicles in Santa Maria within 1 to 3 business days. Note, however, that your local carrier or buyer manages all their own pick up schedules, so we can never fully guarantee a specific time or day for pickup on their behalf. Same day pickups are sometimes possible, but never guaranteed.
Whether you are paid by cash or check depends on the requirements of the local buyer who places a bid on your vehicle. While some of our buyers do pay cash for cars, a lot have moved to check for the safety of truck drivers and better book keeping. If you are paid by check, keep in mind that The Clunker Junker fully backs up every payment and will pay you the full amount if there is any issue with the local buyer!
"The only thing missing on the inside is the radio, which was stolen. The dents are on the driver's door from it being broken into. I'm not sure why it does not run it could be something simple. I bought a new car and this one has been sitting on my lot at work so I want to try and junk is asap."
"I believe the water pump is bad and it has caused me to have to replace the radiator several times. The engine is fine but it won't start up because of this problem. I feel I'd rather just junk it than try to fix it. The passenger side fender has a bad scrape and has knocked out the light. There is also a large dent on the passenger side door. "
"The engine runs but the transmission is not working. Mechanically, the only thing wrong with the vehicle is the transmission. Physically, right front fender is damaged. "
"Missing "lens" on rear left taillight. Plenty of scratches/paint damage. No A/C, bad compressor. Power steering fluid leak, plus bad power steering reservoir/pump. Serpentine belt still intact but half shredded. Dead battery. Bad front brakes. No radio."
"The car is paid off but I took out a loan against the car which I make payments on. However, it does need repair work which is more than the car is worth."
"I am currently trying to move into my apartment. The car is a good car. I don't really want to junk it but I have to due to getting my house. I will take $1,000 or $750 is the lowest I'm willing to go if you can help me. I would so greatly appreciate it."
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