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Here’s how we helped Tracy from Evanston, IL sell her used 1995 Nissan Maxima

Evanston resident Tracy, a Gastroenterology nurse, sold The Clunker Junker her 1995 Nissan Maxima recently. Her vehicle started and was fully driveable with no big engine issues and the car had around 186,000 miles on the odometer when The Clunker Junker purchased the vehicle. There were no flat or removed rims or tires and there was moderate exterior damage on the car like peeling clear coat, dents, rust, etc. She did have her title signed and ready to go. We offered her $150 on it and hauled it away free of charge on Aug 29.

We asked Tracy a few questions about her car and her experience with The Clunker Junker

Here's what Tracy had to say about her 1995 Nissan Maxima and about us:

What mileage was on the car when you sold us your 1995 Nissan Maxima?

There were somewhere around 186,000 on the vehicle when The Clunker Junker bought the vehicle.

Did the engine start and run?

Yeah, it was able to start fine but the battery was dead. You had to jump it

Were any of the tail lights, windows, or mirrors damaged or broken?

The front headlight on the driver's side is knocked loose, however, it still works. The rear view mirror is also cracked too but still there. Otherwise, the lights and glass are fine.

Does the vehicle have any loose body panels such as bumpers, hood, or inside pieces?

My car was all there. There are no missing bumpers, doors, etc. Only some small rust.

How much money were you offered for your vehicle from The Clunker Junker?

They paid me the $150 at the time of pickup in cash before they even looked at the vehicle. I just signed my title over to them and they handed me payment. I read stories about other buyers giving an amount and then trying to negotiate at the time of pickup. I’m happy this wasn’t the case with The Clunker Junker.

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  • Eddie's 1993 Honda Civic
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  • Jisun's 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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    "It's in decent condition, PT Cruiser 2001. Only problem is the starter died a few days ago. Other than that, it was working fine. The inside interior piece by the handle broke a little bit but it's not in bad shape. Thank you."

  • Amy's 1990 Honda Accord
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    "The motor blew while driving on the highway. Not exactly sure what happened when the motor blew. Need to get rid of the body. Car has a new alternator and manual transmission. "

  • Matthew's 2005 Hyundai Sonata
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    "The car runs really well and I just had a complete tune-up done on it in January. However, the check-engine light and the airbag light are both on. The Air Conditioning doesn't work either. I just moved here and the plates for the car are from another state. I lost the title in the move and I don't have time to get a new copy from the DMV but I have a copy of the registration in my name and a copy of the VIN report that shows that the vehicle has never been in an accident. I also have my drivers license, a passport and two credit/debit cards to prove I am who I say I am. The car is fully paid off and there are no liens on it. I am leaving the country for a whole year on Tuesday morning, so I need junk the car by this weekend. If you are interested then please contact me asap. Thank you for your time."

  • Laura's 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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    "The car can't be turned on because it has a bad timing belt and water pump. The car has everything except some parts that have been taken to try to fix but it was more complicated than they wanted to handle and I didn't have the cash to put it in a shop. Car has several new things under the hood."