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If your broken down junk or used car’s best days are long behind it, the most reasonable next step is to put it up for sale. In theory, this seems like a fool-proof endeavor, but you’re likely well aware of the frustration that comes along with finding potential junk car buyers, only to later find out they aren’t interested for one reason or another. Well, we have good news for you: We pay cash for cars in Waukegan, IL! That’s right We buy junk cars and won’t back down on our proposal, and we’ll even provide fast and free junk car removal. That’s an offer you can finally feel good about!
At the Clunker Junker, we provide real cash for junk cars in Waukegan, Illinois! We are a junk car buyer business backed by a network of experienced and trained appraisers who will use the information you provide in your initial inquiry to determine a fair cash offer for your junk car, truck, or SUV. We don’t believe there is virtually any car that is too worn out or damaged to purchase; we’ll make offers in almost any condition, even if your vehicle does not run.
We also provide junk car removal by offering free towing to quickly and safely remove your vehicle from the property. You don’t have to move the car an inch; we’ll handle this part of the process entirely.
People use our cash for junk cars service time and time again due to how easy it is, as well as how quickly we can pick up. When you initially contact us about selling your junk car in Waukegan, IL, all you need to do is disclose a few pertinent details about your car before we make an offer.
As long as you have a vehicle as well as ownership of the title, we will more than likely agree to the purchase of your vehicle. Even if you are trying to get cash for your car with no title, we still might be able to arrange the sale (we cannot guarantee this). Contact us right away so we can get you an instant offer for your junk car and tow it away for free. We buy junk cars, used cars, and even cars that no longer run in Waukegan, IL.
Essentially, the process of selling your junk car to The Clunker Junker involves simply sending a request and getting an instant offer. We will make a firm offer based on your car’s year, make, model, and condition. If you accept, this quote will not change as long as you are as honest and accurate as possible when answering our initial questions.
There are three key steps in the process of selling your junk car in Waukegan:
One of the more traditional methods for selling vehicles is using online marketplaces such as eBay, Craiglist, and Facebook Marketplace, but many times, these platforms don’t breed good junk car buyer and seller experiences.
Sometimes, it’s not clear with whom you might be meeting, and there is no real guarantee the buyer will ultimately want to buy a junk car. Sometimes, the buyer won’t even arrive at the showing, which leads to waste time and wasted effort.
Selling with the Clunker Junker, where we offer real cash for junk cars in Waukegan, IL, is as easy as clicking your mouse a few times! To get started and sell your junk car - simply provide your vehicle’s year, make, model, and trim, and then type your zip code to find the correct state branch to meet your needs. Disclose a few more details, including your full name so we know to whom to make the check, and you’ll be all set!
Once you accept the offer, the only thing left to do is get paid! Depending on your zipcode, we’ll dispatch our local Waukegan junk car buyer to your location to complete the transaction. We’ll strive to always pick up and pay for your car within 1 to 3 business days, and we will tow your vehicle away for free after leaving our payment with you. Because our local junk car buyers manage their own scheduling, we can never fully guarantee any specific time or day for pickup.
Many other similar businesses actually charge a percentage of the final offer for this service, but you have our guarantee that our junk car removal service will always cost nothing and hassle-free.
So, what are you waiting for? Find out how our service of offering cash for cars can help you finally get rid of your old junk car once and for all. Contact us today or fill out our easy-to-use form to get started.
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 Waukegan, Illinois is around $277 with free towing. If you have a full size pickup like a Toyota Tundra or SUV such as a Honda Pilot, the average value is a little more at $346, but may only be $235 for small and mid-size cars like a Dodge Neon. Obviously, your vehicle's exact value depends on various factors:
Yes! In many cases (though not all) we can buy junk cars in Waukegan, 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 Waukegan, 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 Waukegan within 1 to 3 business days. Note, however, that your local carrier or buyer handles all their own pick up schedules, so we can never guarantee a specific pickup time on their behalf. Same day pickups are sometimes possible, but never guaranteed.
Whether you are paid by cash or business check depends on the policies of the buyer near you who places an offer on your vehicle. While many of our buyers do pay cash for cars, many have started using checks for the safety of truck drivers and better book keeping. When you are paid by business check, keep in mind that The Clunker Junker fully backs up every payment and will pay you in full if there is any issue with the local buyer!
"The car's front right headlight is taped on. Rear bumper sags a little bit. Sun roof is almost gone except for the cover. Car runs fine, just don't need it and will take almost any cash offer. "
"There is nothing wrong with this vehicle. I've had it almost a year but I have multiple cars. The front tire is on flat from sitting for a minute but everything on this car is still brand new. The engine only has 112,000 miles on it. Very great deal here."
"Drivers door inside is duct taped together and the window is taped closed and does not work. On the drivers side, the back door does not open. All the tires are brand new."
"Vehicle was in an accident. Driver side headlight is busted, grill has some damage, new radiator installed. After it was installed, they were running it and coolant was dripping, so I'm deciding to junk it."
"I'm not sure what's wrong with it. It's been making a loud clanking noise and it died on me today in the parking lot as I got to work. I don't want to put any cash into fixing it."
"I need the cash just to have extra in my pocket but I really do need it. I'm at least trying to get $180 for it. I don't have the title, I lost it, but I do have all the other paperwork to the car. "
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