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Old 04-04-2011, 07:47 PM
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Help! 2006 330i with Unibody Damage

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I am new to the forum and soon will be new to BMW ownership. I thought I had found a nice 2006 330i Listed with only 31,000 miles at $22,000 and in talking with the owner seemed like it might be a good option to pursue with a third party inspection and all that jazz. But after pulling the Autocheck report it pulled several items that make me think this is a bad choice (see below). Can anyone make sense of this report? Looks like it was a lease, then at some point in an accident with unibody damage (yikes right?), then sold at auction to the current owner. The kicker is he said he had lost his job and I think I see a lien reported (not sure if that is current but obviously will have to ask him). Buyer beware and move on or get a reduced price? It should be of note that I want to keep this car for 7 plus years. Other advice also requested if you have any. Thanks for any and all help and I look forward to being a contributing member!


Here is the VIN:

WBAVB33526PS05101

Autocheck Report

07/11/2006 OH 8,057 Auto Auction REPORTED AT AUTO AUCTION AS MANUFACTURER VEHICLE

07/13/2006 PITTSBURGH, PA 8,057 Dealer Record VEHICLE IN DEALER INVENTORY

08/07/2006 PA 8,057 Motor Vehicle Dept. TITLE (Title #:63580732)
REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL (Leased Vehicle)

04/27/2007 PITTSBURGH, PA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL

04/16/2008 PA Motor Vehicle Dept. TITLE (Title #:63580732)
REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL (Leased Vehicle)

04/21/2008 PITTSBURGH, PA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL (Leased Vehicle)

[05/14/2009 ALLENTOWN, PA Police Report ACCIDENT REPORTED (Case #:051229810)
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07/01/2009 PITTSBURGH, PA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL (Leased Vehicle)

09/14/2009 PA 27,884 Auto Auction REPORTED AT AUTO AUCTION

09/28/2009 PA 27,884 Auto Auction AUCTION ANNOUNCED AS FLEET/LEASE

10/05/2009 PA Auto Auction AUCTION ANNOUNCED AS UNIBODY DAMAGE

12/30/2009 MARIETTA, GA 28,343 Independent Emission Source PASSED EMISSION INSPECTION

01/08/2010 STOCKBRIDGE, GA 28,242 Motor Vehicle Dept. TITLE (Title #:6373100087007) (Lien Reported)

02/04/2010 STOCKBRIDGE, GA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL

04/17/2010 PITTSBURGH, PA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL (Leased Vehicle)

06/18/2010 STOCKBRIDGE, GA Motor Vehicle Dept. REGISTRATION EVENT/RENEWAL
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Old 04-04-2011, 08:01 PM
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Old 04-04-2011, 08:07 PM
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Old 04-04-2011, 08:12 PM
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Yeppers, move on. It was a BMW company vehicle first and that's fine. My car was a BMW executive vehicle. But, it looks a lot like the title may have been "washed" to get rid of it being branded as a total loss. The current owner might not even be aware of this. Or that may be why he's trying to sell it.
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