Wrecked Car Damaged Vehicle Blog

RSS Grab DamageMAX RSS Feeds

Ask the Doctor presents: The CAR-diologist Answers Your Questions About Your Wrecked Car

Joseph Coupal - Friday, March 15, 2013

Potential DamageMAX.com Customer - Question for the Doctor

Question

Confused after a Collision: I was in an accident that was not my fault. Even though the airbag did not deploy, my 2006 Toyota Camry's entire front end needs to be repaired or replaced. The fender, bumper, headlights, grill, hood and door were severely damaged. The motor has not been checked yet because the other driver's insurance company has not looked at my car. But I think it is OK because the engine was still running even after the accident. My mechanic told me that the repairs could be $5,000 or more.

Will my car be totaled?

Answer

The CAR-Diologist: Without knowing the mileage or specifications of your vehicle, projecting a value is difficult for me. However, my guess is that your vehicle has a retail value around $12,000 with an average of 80K miles. Without knowing the state you reside in I don't know the total loss threshold but 70% is a good guess. Given this, your car will probably be repaired instead of totaled.

DamageMAX can quote you a price on the damaged vehicle and allow you to take the repair money, our check for your wreck and buy a new car instead of repairing your current one. But if they pay you $12,000 for a total loss, it is your best option. The game changer for you is mileage. If your car has very high mileage, the insurance company might reduce your settlement to reflect those miles, making it less attractive for you to take the total loss. My diagnosis for you is to go to the 2 links below and call me in the morning:


Recent Posts


Tags

CarFax Reports wrecked your vehicle cash out of your wrecked vehicle accident with no insurance selling your damaged vehicle wrecked car sell repair your vehicle sell your vehicle vehicle value retained by the owner Selling your wrecked vehicle cash for the car diminished value trends Sell your wrecked vehicle Branded title vehicles money for damaged vehicles top dollar for your damaged vehicle vehicle wrecked salvage value Dr Harrington repairing the vehicle damaged vehicle to sell damaged vehicle for cash value for your Damaged vehicle buy wrecked cars sell junk car CarBUYERUSA.com Damaged Car car for top dollar wrecked auto CarFax average tow & storage bill buy your car for cash old car inoperable cars damaged vehicle replacement buy your vehicle Sell DamageMAX your wreck CAR-Diologist Clean-Break TIP buy a broken vehicle Trade-in Program sell vehicles damaged vehicle sell your damaged vehicle selling your wrecked car sell your Honda title processing procedures flood damaged cars DamageMAX car buyer old junker car's value repair providers buy your car post-crash value consumer awareness DamageMAX Difference problem truck legal for less sell your high mileage vehicle junk car parts for cash settlement check fix your car broken vehicles buy your wrecked car storage or tow yard sell damaged cars buys any wrecked car collision repairs cash offer on any damaged vehicle Call DamageMAX now! sell your old car damaged vehicle world damaged vehicle purchases sell your Honda for Top Dollar wrecked vehicle, problem vehicles vehicle for trade-in sell damaged vehicles Chicago value of your vehicle car is not totalled immediate cash offer retail value sell junk cars owner retained damaged by collision cash for your wrecked vehicle We Total Any Car cash for your vehicle call DamageMAX Diminished Vehicle Value repaired car into cash administrative fees car for sale car accident with no insurance how to sell a damaged car negative carfax reports trade-in Collision damaged vehicles buys wrecked cars High mileage vehicles AAA sell your wrecked car online buyer of damaged vehicles Sell your wreck value wreck trade in buy vehicles selling their wrecked cars repair an old or worn out vehicle wrecked car experts repair bills Donate Your Wrecked Vehicle replacement vehicle Problem vehicles wrecked your car sell the wrecked vehicle value of the vehicle vehicle values selling their damaged car repairing the wrecked car E15 engine damaged vehicle check for your wreck sell it online buys your wreck buy a car problem vehicle recycle Body shops sell your damaged wreck your vehicle trade their damaged car sell a car wrecked vehicles collision repair repair a vehicle car parts car parts and components how much it costs DJ Harrington flood vehicles selling flood damaged cars junk cars pre-cash value repairs buyer of wrecked cars buy the damaged vehicle Honda selling a wrecked car trade-in value sell online sell the vehicle salvage title vehicle broken vehicle sell a wrecked vehicle cash offer cars for cash repair check Inoperable vehicles wreck your car diminished value tow charges sell car parts Top Dollar liability only vehicle for cash fast We buy damaged vehicles owner retained vehicle wrecker services selling a damaged vehicle DamageMAX.com repair the vehicle leaking fluids buy damaged cars car buyers selling totaled vehicles repair your wrecked vehicle selling a vehicle sell to damageMAX car is wrecked CarbuyerUSA damaged cars car buying business sell the car used vehicle Sell your car FAST repairing the car selling any vehicle towing company Used vehicle values free quote sell your wrecked car insurance check industry insider buying a used car wrecked vehicle cash only selling flood damaged vehicles buy your wreck auto insurance coverage buy any wrecked vehicle we buy any car D.J. repair the wrecked car fix the vehicle high mileage vehicle repair orders wrecked truck buy any car Maximum Value for damaged vehicle selling a damaged car free price quote Dr. Harrington vehicle's value sell your car cash out insurance company buy salvage title vehicles buys any car reduction of resale value buy damaged vehicles repairing your wrecked car trade sold buy your wrecked vehicle un-repaired collision repair your car sell your vehicle as-is 12% in diminished value sell a damaged car auto body collision repair damaged vehicles

Archive



    GET A MORE PRECISE OFFER

    Does your car have body damage ?

    Number of airbags blown?

    Do you have a collision estimate?

    What is your insurance deductible?

    Is your car drivable?

    Do you have the car’s title?

    Does the vehicle have a salvage or rebuilt title?

    Does the vehicle motor run?

    YOUR CASH OFFER!

    CASH OFFER FOR YOUR
    DAMAGED VEHICLE

    $
    Fair market value prior to accident $


    Sell my damaged vehicle
    Check for my vehicle AS-IS

    This represents a cash offer for the vehicle as described by the seller.

    $
    Net Repair Check

    Proceeds for repairs that can be used for purchasing a replacement vehicle.

    $
    Deductible Payment

    Amount you save if you sell the car now

    $
    Cash Toward a New Vehicle
    $
    Out of Pocket Expenses
    ($0)