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Do you like your old junk car sitting around and taking up space more than you like money? Of course not! We have good news: We are paying cash for cars in Bloomington, IL. We know, it already sounds too good to be true, but we don’t stop there. We will also pick up your junk car and tow it away completely free of charge! We buy junk cars and make the process fast and simple so you can get your cash and get that old clunker out of your garage or driveway as quickly as possible. How fast? Well, we never guarantee a specific time frame for pickup but most people are able to sell their junk car in Bloomington, IL in 48 hours or less.
To put it simply: We exchange cash for cars whether they are in good shape, broken, wrecked, or rusted; and we want to buy your junk car in Bloomington, IL right now. If you can use a computer or mobile device, you can navigate the steps we need you to take to sell us your car. Since you’re already here reading this, we think it’s safe to assume you can use a computer!
Give us details about your junk car. Start by giving us some basic details about the car you are looking to sell for cash. If you can provide us with the car’s year, make, and model, then you’re on the right track. Then, provide the zip code in Bloomington where the vehicle is located, title information, and an honest description of your vehicle’s condition. If your junker is truly a piece of junk, now is the time to give us all the details and don’t skimp on anything!
Check out your instant offer. In most cases you’ll receive an instant cash offer for your junk car right on our website. No waiting around for John at the Bloomington salvage yard to call you back at some later time. It is up to you to accept our offer if you like what you see. We will need some more details if you do, like where we can pick up your junker at and who we are paying. We will also need to verify that you are actually the legal owner of the car.
Pickup and payment. Here’s our favorite part: Our local Bloomington, IL junk car buyer will arrive on time, check out our vehicle, and pay you cash or check right on the spot. The junk car removal agent will exchange payment for your keys and title (if required), then tow that old clunker away. Out of sight and out of mind!
It just doesn’t get easier than that to get cash for junk cars in Bloomington, IL. You can feel free to check out our how it works page at the top for more details on how to sell your junk car to The Clunker Junker.
When you sell your junk car in Bloomington, IL you will need the keys, the title (if applicable), and the actual vehicle itself. If you are looking for cash for your junk car with no title, let us know. While we can’t guarantee anything we can sometimes buy vehicles with just a registration and photo Id. After we provide your junk car removal, you may need to notify the DMV and cancel your registration and insurance. But don’t worry about how to pay for the towing. We offer free towing with no hidden costs or fees for you to lose sleep over. We buy junk cars in Bloomington and we are not in the business of trying to gouge you out of your money.
We know that you have many options when it comes to finding a junk car buyer in Bloomington. Friends and family may have suggested that you try to sell that old clunker on Craigslist, but selling your car privately on the internet can lead to a multitude of problems. Using this method, you could get ripped off easily and you may not know what your car is worth to know if you are getting a fair price or not. Private junk car buyers are notoriously unreliable and it’s usually a waste of time trying to find a legitimate one.
Plus, you don’t want to run into another Craigslist killer again, do you? Just kidding…mostly.
Auctions are also an unnecessary hassle to try and get cash for cars, due to the unpredictable nature of the auctioning process. You may have even thought of taking your car to a local Bloomington junkyard. While this is many people’s first thought, a lot of these common junkyards have very poor business practices and people are easily susceptible to getting scammed by them. For instance, they may make you a guaranteed offer over the phone, and then when you have the vehicle towed to them they’ll make up some excuse to change it. What are you going to do? You just spent your money getting the car there, so they have the upper hand.
Don’t get scammed! We have an excellent reputation as a junk car buyer and we can offer real cash for junk cars in Bloomington, IL.
So don’t leave that old junker sitting around to take up space you could be using for other things. And don’t continue to pay insurance and registration fees year after year on a car that you may not even be driving at all anymore. We buy junk cars and we want to buy yours. Visit our website today to fill out the necessary information and get your quote. Who knows? You may like it and decide to accept the offer! You’ll never know if you never try, right?
If you prefer to get a quote over the phone, you can reach us at (888) 383-4181 during our normal business hours.
Today's average value for vehicles in Bloomington, Illinois is $309 with free pickup. If you have a big pickup like a Toyota Tundra or SUV such as a Ford Excursion, the average value is at $386, but could be $262 for small and mid-size cars like a Dodge Charger. Obviously, your vehicle's real offer depends on a number of factors:
Yes! In many cases (though not all) we can buy junk cars in Bloomington, IL with no title. In all cases you will need to be able to prove you own the vehicle. That is usually done by showing a photo ID matching a valid registration for the vehicle. In some cases additional paperwork is also needed. Contact us if you have any questions about what is needed to sell your car with no title in Illinois. Note that we can never buy abandoned vehicles under any circumstance.
If needed, the legal owner of the car should be able to easily obtain a replacement title through your local Bloomington, IL 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 pick up most vehicles in Bloomington within 1 to 3 business days. However, your local carrier or buyer handles all their own scheduling, so we can never fully guarantee a specific pickup window on the buyer's behalf. Same day pickups are sometimes possible, but never guaranteed.
Whether you are paid by check or cash depends on the policies of the buyer near you who places an offer on your vehicle. While some of our buyers do pay cash for cars, many have started using checks for the safety of tow drivers and better book keeping. When you are paid by business check, remember that The Clunker Junker fully backs up all payments and will pay you the full amount if there are any issues with the local buyer!
"The 4WD shaft was taken out by our mechanic (I don't know why) and is currently in the back of the car. Many scratches all over the car, paint has been spilled multiple times inside, glove box doesn't shut, smells kinda funky, doesn't like sitting at stop lights, gas guzzler, etc. On the bright side, the tires are relatively nice, new spark plugs, brand new radiator (still leaks coolant), and comes with a free new testament mini bible in the overhead compartment. "
"I'm looking for someone who buys junk cars. The truck runs, but I'm not sure it's safe to drive since the frame is damaged. "
"Car is having head gasket problems. I just replaced water pump and don't want to put any more cash into it. It will start and drive but will smoke and, I would assume, eventually overheat."
"The windows do not roll down. There was some liquid that was accidentally spilled on the door handles. The battery is dead at the moment and just needs to be recharged. It has brand new tires that were purchased last year. The gear shifter broke. It has a dent in the back passenger door from a hit and run. Air conditioner does not work but the heater works great. "
"Transmission was replaced by dealership while under warranty at 80,000 miles. Accident damaged the front end. When the engine turns over, it gets bound by tunes on the left side by the belts. "
"New battery. Two new tires. New alternator. "Service engine light soon" is on. Car engine shuts off on idle (below 1,000 rpm), especially when A/C is turned off. Inside trunk release does not work. Fuse on dashboard light needs to be changed (dashboard light does not light up)."
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