Is it bad for a car to have a salvage title?

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asked Jan 24 in Buying & Selling by blimy012 (280 points)
Is it bad for a car to have a salvage title?

I'm looking at used car to buy on craigslist but the car has a salvage title. Is it a bad thing for a car to have a salvage title?

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answered Jan 24 by Larry S (19,660 points)
I would look the car over really good but having a salvage title on a vehicle isn't always a bad thing.

People repair and sell salvaged vehicles all the time and they're driven without problems.

A salvaged title doesn't mean that the car is a bad car so as long as the car checks out and is mechanically sound and the car is cheap enough I would buy it.

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