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When you look at that old junk car that is sitting in your driveway, you may have only a foggy recollection of its early days. When that car was brand new, you may have been so proud to drive it around town and show it off. You may have taken every step possible to keep it as well-maintained as possible. However, cars inevitably get old, dirty and worn out. Eventually, there comes a point when it does not seem worthwhile to even both spending money repairing it. The good news is that The Clunker Junker is here to pay cash for cars in Downers Grove, IL and we want to buy your junk car today!
With a vehicle in such bad shape, you may realize that your window for selling your junk car to a private buyer or trading it in at a dealership has passed. After all, who would want to pay cash for your junk car? The only real solution available seems to be to pay someone to tow the junk car to a Downers Grove junk yard. Of course, you would need to pay a disposal fee at the dump as well. Before you pay anyone money for your old car, keep in mind that we buy junk cars in Downers Grove, IL in almost any condition. We understand that all vehicles have value, so it is not reasonable to pay someone to take that car away. At The Clunker Junker, we are your trusted Downers Grove junk car removal service that can put cash in your pocket within two days or less for most of our customers.
Keep in mind that we are just as eager buy your junk car as you are to get rid of it. Because of this, most of our transactions are completed within two days or less, though our local junk car buyers manage their own scheduling so we never guarantee a specific time frame for pickup. With cash in your hand and a clear driveway, you can breathe a sigh of relief that your old clunker is a thing of the past.
It may seem like a dream come true to sell your junk car rather than to pay someone to haul it off. It may seem even more amazing to get cash for that junk car within a few days and to have the new owner take it off of your hands regardless of the condition that it is in. As unbelievable as this may seem, rest assured that it can be your experience when you choose The Clunker Junker as your trusted junk car buyer in Downers Grove, IL. We provide all of our customers with a fair offer and we buy junk cars in Downers Grove and all across the state of Illinois.
This all sounds great, but I bet you’re curious how all this actually works. Well, here is how to get cash for cars in Downers Grove:
Submit your vehicle. It only takes a minute to submit your vehicle to The Clunker Junker and get an instant online quote. You simply provide us with a few details about your junk car, such as its mileage, condition, age, make and model. You will have the chance to review and approve the cash offer that we can give to you before we schedule an appointment for junk car removal.
Review your offer. In a matter of no time at all we’ll provide you with an instant offer for your vehicle if one is available. Take a minute to review your offer and click “Accept” when you are ready to move forward. Let us know how to reach you to schedule a time for your junk car removal.
Get paid on the spot. If you accept our offer, a Downers Grove, IL junk car removal specialist will reach out to you to pick up your vehicle. They’ll pay you cash or check right on the spot and tow your junk car away. Say your goodbyes if you need to, but we think that extra cash in your pocket will ease any of your separation anxiety.
You’ll need a couple of things at the time of pickup. The first and most obvious is your car! We’ll also need the keys and the title for the vehicle if it is required. We can sometimes pay cash for junk cars with no title in Downers Grove, IL, but we cannot gaurantee it. When our junk car buyer arrives to pick up the car, we will carefully inspect it to ensure that all of the details that you entered online match. If so, we will place money in your hand and haul it off free of charge. Before and after you sell your junk car, be sure to do the following:
If you have been looking for a junk car buyer in Downers Grove, IL, you may have come across a few other services. Some may offer free junk car removal, but they do not pay you cash for your car. Remember that even the oldest and most rundown vehicle has value. Your car is an asset, and you should receive payment from anyone who takes it from you. Because of its value, you should never pay someone to take it away.
After you see how easy it is to get rid of your old car and to get money for its value, you may wonder what took you so long to find The Clunker Junker. If you have any questions, please contact us today. We are buying junk cars in Downers Grove right now, so fill out the online form to learn how much money your car is worth.
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 value for vehicles near Downers Grove, Illinois is around $241 with pickup included. If you have a full size pickup like a Dodge Ram or SUV such as a Lincoln Navigator, the average value is at $301, but could be $204 for small and mid-size vehicles like a Dodge Charger. Of course, your vehicle's real value depends on various factors:
Yes! In many cases (though not all) we can buy junk cars in Downers Grove, 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 Downers Grove, 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 often pick up the majority of vehicles in Downers Grove within 1 to 3 business days. Note, however, that your local buyer or carrier handles all their own pick up scheduling, so we can't ever fully guarantee a specific time or day for pickup on the carrier's behalf. Same day pickups are sometimes possible, but never guaranteed.
Whether you are paid by business check or cash depends on the policies of the buyer near you who makes a bid on your vehicle. While some of our buyers do pay cash for cars, a lot have started using checks for the safety of tow drivers and better record keeping. If you are paid by check, remember that The Clunker Junker fully backs up every payment and will pay you in full if there are any issues with the local buyer!
"This car does not contain a battery, although nothing else is missing from the car, and we want to junk it because of the space it takes up in our apartment parking lot and we want to get something out of it as well."
"Motor mounts are bad. It drives really rough. The water pump, timing belt, and thermostat are only a year old. Battery is new. Tires are in good shape. Not a reliable car for my son and I. "
"Cannot drive due to oil pump failure. Will run for short periods of time, then loses pressure again. Current inspection and was driven daily until this problem. "
"I want to junk it because I have another car and the one I want to sell went out on me, so I don't need it anymore. I just don't have the title."
"The engine runs great. A new radiator was installed in September of 2014. I just drove the car from one state to another without a problem. I changed the oil before leaving and had a 52-point inspection performed. There were no repairs needed at the time. The driver's side external rear view mirror is cracked, otherwise all glass in the car is fine. "
"The van has no power. It would start up but not go anywhere when hitting the gas. It's been sitting for a while, so the battery needs a jump. I need to junk it for cash to help with some bills."
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