Salvage Car Auction Check

Salvage checks are important for anyone looking to purchase a used vehicle. When a vehicle has been in an accident, stolen, or otherwise damaged, it may be sent to a salvage company for auction.

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What is a Salvage Car Auction Check?

A salvage check is a detailed report that provides information on a vehicle’s history of damages, repairs, and salvage status.

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Salvage Car Auction Check

A salvage check provides information on the vehicle's history, including any previous damage and repairs. This information can be used to understand the vehicle's write-off status and to make an informed decision on whether or not to purchase the vehicle. By using a salvage check, buyers can avoid potential scams and ensure they are getting a reliable vehicle.

April 21, 2023

Salvage Car Auction Checks

A salvage check is a tool for buyers considering a used vehicle that may have been damaged, written off, stolen, or disposed of by the owner. The check reveals the vehicle's history, including its write-off status and repairs made, allowing buyers to make an informed decision about purchasing the car. Upgrade to a full report for just £9.99

March 3, 2023

Salvage History Car Checks

Get comprehensive information on a vehicle's salvage history and damages with Salvage Auction Checks. Our partnership with a company providing over 2.6 million records of auctioned vehicles allows us to provide you with pictures, auction dates, and locations. Upgrade to a full report for just £9.99.

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It makes sense to check a vehicle for markers and avoid the pitfalls of buying an insurance write-off or even a stolen car. Running a MIAFTR check through Motorscan's premium car history check does just that, and whilst it may not be foolproof because of an ill-conceived loophole, it remains the most highly effective tool to avoid car fraud!

Frequently asked questions about Salvage Car Auction Check

How do I check if a car has been salvaged?

You can check if a car has been salvaged by purchasing a report from us. The report will provide you with detailed information on the vehicle’s salvage history and write-off status.

Can I buy a salvage car?

Yes, you can buy a salvage car. However, keep in mind that a salvage car will always be priced lower than a non-salvage car. Additionally, your insurance may be affected by the salvage title.

Is it safe to drive a salvage car?

No, it is not safe to drive a salvage car. A salvaged vehicle cannot be driven on the road until it has been repaired and inspected by a qualified mechanic.

What information is included in a salvage check report?

A salvage check report typically includes information on the vehicle’s salvage history, damages, repairs, and auction dates and locations. Some reports may also include photos of the vehicle’s damage.

Published April 21, 2023 by Zoe Hicks | Last reviewed February 4, 2024 by Jonathan McDonald