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What’s that sitting in your driveway, taking up space in your garage, or trying to hide away from sight in your back yard? It’s that old junk car or truck that you’ve been trying to sell but never got a reasonable offer, so you just gave up. Maybe it didn’t pass emission testing and you just can’t justify spending that much money on repairs to get it back on the road. Or maybe it just stopped running, but you can’t seem to let it go because it has sentimental value.
Why not free up some space to do things with your family outdoors? And while you’re at it make some extra cash for your car in Altoona, PA when you sell your car to us.
Introducing The Clunker Junker, a different type of junk car buying service in Altoona, Pennsylvania. We buy junk cars along with trucks, vans, and SUVs. Our process is quick and easy. We’ll give you an immediate offer and put cash in your hand as soon as we pick you’re your car up.
The main benefit of using our Altoona, PA junk car removal service is that we save you time, when other junk car buyers want to waste your time. We can complete a purchase and pick up your vehicle often within 48 hours. Compare that to the weeks you could spend trying to sell your junk car through other methods. We stand by our reputation of offering great customer service. When you accept an offer, you can rest assured that we will pick your car up as soon as possible, and give the price agreed to on the spot. You don’t have to worry about doing costly repairs just to make your car marketable. We pay cash for junk cars in Altoona, PA whether they’re running or not. We buy cars that have been damaged or totaled. We can even help you sell your car if the title is missing in some cases.
Trying to sell your used or junk car to a private buyer is both time consuming and expensive. You’ll have to wait weeks before someone calls or shows interest in your car. Then you have to make an appointment and spend time waiting for them to come and see your car. Then they’ll kick the tires, haggle your over the price, and ask for costly repairs to make it a better deal for them.
You never have to worry about a no-show when you call The Clunker Junker. As an experienced professional junk car buyer in Altoona, PA, we already have our evaluation criteria in place. When we arrive, the deal is already done. No negotiating, no nonsense. You’ll get the price we quoted, and you agreed to.
It only takes 3 easy steps to sell your car to The Clunker Junker
Start at the top of this page and give us some details about the car you’re selling. Tell us about the year, make, and model. Describe the condition of the interior, exterior, and drivetrain. Important items like approximate mileage help us to give you the most fair and reasonable quote on your vehicle. We’ll also ask about the ownership and title status, as well as your location.
Accept our instant offer, and we can get the process started right away. At that point we’ll get your address, so we can schedule our junk car removal to pick up the vehicle. Our carriers have flexible schedules and can work with you to schedule evening and weekend pickups. The process generally takes 1 to 3 business days, but many cars have been picked up within 24 hours. Tell us about yourself so we know who to pay and how to contact you.
When our Altoona junk car removal specialist arrives, they’ll inspect the vehicle to ensure that it matches the description in our system. They’ll also verify your ID and help you to fill out the title. Once that’s done, give the hauler your keys and they will write you a check for the amount quoted to you on the spot.
Beware of other car buying services, junkyards, and auto salvage yards in Altoona, PA that charge hidden fees for towing and removal. Some junk car buyers charge excessive fees for towing and removal, and don’t tell you until they arrive. Suddenly, the price you thought you were getting starts to decrease right before your eyes. Others require you to arrange to deliver your car to their location as well as cover the towing costs.
We include free towing with every vehicle offer. It can’t get any easier than that. And we don’t pull any bait and switch tactics. We won’t change your offer to cover towing. You’ll get a check for the full amount with absolutely no deductions for towing.
The Clunker Junker is paying cash for junk cars in Altoona, PA. Get your no obligation quote on our website and turn your old car into cash.
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 near Altoona, Pennsylvania is $310 with pickup included. If you have a big pickup like a GMC Sierra or SUV such as a Nissan Armada, the average value is at $387, but could be $263 for small and mid-size cars like a Volkswagen Jetta. Obviously, your vehicle's exact value depends on various factors:
Yes! In many cases (though not all) we can buy junk cars in Altoona, PA 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 Pennsylvania. 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 Altoona, PA 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 Altoona within 1 to 3 business days. Note, however, that your local buyer or carrier takes care of all their own pick up scheduling, so we can never fully 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 policy of the local buyer who makes a bid on your vehicle. While many of our buyers do pay cash for cars, some have moved to check for the safety of tow drivers and better record keeping. When you are paid by business check, don't forget that The Clunker Junker fully guarantees all payments and will pay you in full if there are any issues with the local buyer!
"I am getting a new car. This car has paint that is coming off. The trunk and the bumper had to be replaced. It needs a new battery, so it cannot be driven now due to the battery being dead. It happened when the weather got cooler. I believe the battery was weak."
"The passenger side mirror is held on by wire. The transmission was rebuilt/replaced approximately 40,000 miles ago by the previous owner. The engine seized up due to a teenager continuing to drive it after the oil light warning."
"The car runs and drives. It has some minor mechanical issues, and it will need brakes, rotors, the left blinker does not work correctly (will not blink), and the A/C does not work. The car is very rusty, and it has rear end damage. This was my daughter's first car. We have purchased something newer, and we're looking to junk this one for cash."
"The vehicle is in OK condition. The sun roof leaks, the rear taillight sensor interferes with the automatic locks, and the FWD transmission is not operational. The reverse transmission is operational, the body is in good condition. The front struts are bad, the front right ball joint or suspension may be bad, the heater core needs to be replaced, and the radiator is cracked and patched."
"The car is in great shape and clean inside and out. It needs a timing belt for it to run. Underneath the hood is even clean. I'm getting another car, but I still have this one registered and insured. So, I need to junk it before the other one comes, because I have nowhere to park all the vehicles after I switch the plates to the new vehicle. I can't park it in the street. I need to junk this one for cash to put the new one on the road. Everything is under the hood, but it does not turn over. The timing belt went. It was driveable until less than a week ago."
"The vehicle may start, but it won't drive. It's been sitting in our driveway for over a year. The front tire is flat, because it's been sitting for so long. It is a Grand Caravan, it's silver, and it has leather seats. It has bucket seats and one bench in the back. It has a lot of miles on it."
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