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Picture this: You have a junk car you’re ready to sell because it’s wrecked or no longer runs. “How hard could it be to find someone to pay cash for cars in Clinton, IA?”, you think to yourself. You spend a few hours getting photos, writing up an amazingly detailed ad outlining everything that’s wrong with your car, and spend $25 or $50 to list it for sale on Autotrader and Craigslist. And then you wait. And wait..and wait some more. Nothing. After a week, you finally receive an email from a prospective junk car buyer in Clinton, IA who seems interested and wants to come take it for a test drive. The only problem is, your car doesn’t start, which you already made clear in your ad; but of course no one read it thoroughly. Another couple of weeks go by, maybe someone finally says they’ll come out to take it and never shows up and you never hear from them again. This is a common experience for anyone trying to sell a junk car in Clinton, IA, but we are here to help by paying cash for junk cars!
The Clunker Junker buys junk cars in Clinton, IA and we pay top dollar and pick them up completely free. In many cases we can get all of this done in 48 hours or less. Does this sound too good to be true? Well, let us prove to you just how easy and quick we make the process of selling your junk car in Clinton, IA. Not only that but we provide industry leading customer service and always go way above and beyond anything our competitors are able to do.
So how does all of this work? Here’s how to get cash for your junk car:
Describe your junk car. To make you an accurate offer, we’ll obviously need to know what kind of junk car you are selling and what condition it’s in. We’ve made our online questionnaire very simple with basic yes or no questions. Remember, we’re buying junk cars so we expect vehicles that do not run, have body damage and rust, or are otherwise not in great shape.
Check out your offer. You probably think someone has to review your submitted information and will give you a call back hours later, right? That’s what most of our competetors are doing after all. But you’ll be happy to learn that with The Clunker Junker we can give you an instant offer in seconds in most cases. No waiting or wondering.
Get paid cash for cars. This is everyone’s favorite part for obvious reasons. If you accept our offer, one of our local Clinton, IA junk car buyers will reach out to you to come pick up your car. They’ll pay you cash or check right on the spot and then load the car up on their tow truck. As long as you accurately describe your vehicle to us, you never have to worry about the price changing from what you agreed to on the website.
That’s pretty much all there is to it! We weren’t kidding when we said we make it easy to get cash for junk cars in Clinton, IA
If you have accepted our offer on your junk car you’ll need to gather and take care of a few things prior to and after the sale:
Make sure you have all your documentation ready. While we buy junk cars with no title in Clinton, you’ll often get a higher offer if you have a title in your name ready to go. Please note that we never guarantee being able to buy a car without a title, but we can work with you within the laws set forth by the state of Iowa.
Clear out all your junk from the inside of your junk car! You don’t want to leave clothes, electronics, or other personal belongings in your car when it gets towed away, right?
At the time of pickup you’ll want to have your keys, title (if required), and of course your vehicle ready to go.
After the sale you’ll be responsible for letting the DMV know you sold your car and to cancel your registration and insurance.
When we pay you cash for cars, we’ll also offer free junk car removal in Clinton, IA with every offer. If you’ve ever tried to sell a junk car to a Clinton junk car buyer or junk yard you might have realized that you have no way to get your vehicle to their facility. Many will make you either handle towing yourself or will deduct a fee to cover the cost of towing. Any offer you receive for your car from The Clunker Junker is always the exact amount you’ll be paid. We don’t have any hidden charges or fees to cover towing, title, taxes, or anything else. What you see is what you get.
We hope we’ve convinced you to at least get an instant cash offer from us. We are buying junk cars in Clinton, IA and we hope yours is next! Our team of junk car buying experts is ready to assist you with any questions or concerns you might have and our website has a number of resources explaining how everything works and answers a number of common questions people have about the cash for junk cars process. To get started simply fill out the form at the top of this page!
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 Clinton, Iowa is around $258 with free towing. If you have a big pickup like a Toyota Tundra or SUV such as a Ford Excursion, the average value is at $322, but is only $219 for smaller and mid-size sedans like a Saturn. Of course, your vehicle's real offer depends on a number of factors:
Unfortunately we cannot usually buy vehicles with no title in Clinton, IA. Sorry about this! Iowa has very strict laws around vehicle ownership and we are at the mercy of following those regulations. You would need to obtain a replacemnt or duplicate title from your local DMV (see below). Once you have your title in hand we'll be happy to buy your junk car!
If needed, the legal owner of the car should be able to easily obtain a replacement title through your local Clinton, IA 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 Clinton within 1 to 3 business days. Note, however, that your local buyer or carrier manages all their own 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 local buyer who places a bid on your vehicle. While some of our buyers do pay cash for cars, many have moved to check for better record keeping and the safety of truck drivers. If you are paid by business check, don't forget that The Clunker Junker fully backs up all payments and will pay you in full if there is any issue with the local buyer!
"Driver side door is dented and has a white scrape down the side. Car runs but I'm going to remove the battery. Bought a new car and looking to junk this one."
"The engine is in good condition. I just need to replace the valve cover gasket and it needs a tune up. Also, the battery is completely dead. Were it not for that, the car would start. Just has some damage on the front driver's side door. There's rust on the damaged door and on the underpinnings. "
"The car is a great car, it just stopped running and I can't fix it and just want to junk it and want it gone from the front of my house. I would like it gone today or tomorrow, please. "
"Was in a front-end collision. Airbags deployed. Battery is dead but it did start up and run/drive before the battery died. New tires, recent brake work. Many good parts."
"The transmission went out in 2012 right after we put a new EUC in the van. We dropped a few thousand dollars into the van when we bought it in 2011 but, after the transmission went out, we put it to the side, planning on getting it up and running for the family when we could. After a few years, we are just done with it. We want it gone."
"The battery is dead. The cloth interior is dirty. It needs to be cleaned out. It has 4 new tires and chrome rims on it. Also, I paid it off but never received the title from CA. "
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