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Old 11-16-2012, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Ralph III View Post

2) Inquire for a Carfax to get the cars history. A dealership should do it for free as they pay for a subscription and not per inquiry. If they don't provide that service, stop by any willing dealership and ask if they will print one out for you. They just need the VIN number.
I would also suggest get an AutoCheck done by Experian when you do decide to get the car. We were almost fooled by CarFax on a heavily frame damaged E60. The Indy dealer showed us a clean record. Our lender ran a VIN check anyway with AutoCheck and it showed up as frame damage and airbag deployment. You can either get a one shot report or unlimited for a month for a fee. Its very worth your while to do that.

Good luck.
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