When i buy a car that says “Damage type: Water Flood”, does it mean that i can not fix it? Do most of the customers that get those kind of cars are able to fix them or they just use them for Parts?

Water/Flood vehicles can be fixed. Please be very aware that depending on extend of the water damage/water level in the vehicle, parts such as engine, electrical etc may be severely damaged. Most of the flood vehicles would not sell as “Run and Drive” just to prevent engine from starting in the case it may have water in it. Read more

I need fuel: petrol engine type. What does gasoline engine mean?

Petrol, also known as Gasoline, is a transparent fuel derived from crude oil and is used as fuel in internal combustion engines. The term petrol is used to refer to the fuel in UK, India, Republic of Ireland and many other places, while it is known as gas in US and Canada. Read more

What does it mean the damage type Water/Flood?

A “flood title” on vehicle details means the car has damage from sitting in water deep enough to fill the engine compartment.
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Can I drive a salvage vehicle home?

No. A salvage vehicle can NOT be driven legally on the roads until it is “reconstructed”. Typically, the vehicle needs to be towed to your designated location. Then the vehicle undergoes the “reconstruction” process as per your state’s guidelines. Finally, once the “reconstruction” process is complete, you can register and insure the vehicle to be driven on the roads.

What does Auction Verification: Runs & Drives, or Engine Start mean?

In certain cases, Insurance Auction personnel is able to verify a vehicle’s Engine Start capability and Run and Drive condition at the time of the vehicle check-in to the auction facility.

The verification is usually as follows: upon arrival to the auction facility, the vehicle may be started with or without jump, booster box, wire splicing/bypassing, etc, the vehicle could be put into gear and pulled forward under its own power. Read more