BBB gives tips to determine if a used-car is flood damaged

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- The Better Business Bureau of South Louisiana offers these few tips for those purchasing vehicles after Hurricane Ida. These tips will help you identify whether or not the used-vehicle has flood damage.

Here are the tips:

  • Ask to see the title of the vehicle
  • Check the condition of the interior of the vehicle, fabric, leather, etc.
  • Look under the hood of the vehicle
  • Get a CarFax
  • Do a smell test inside of the vehicle
  • Get an inspection
  • Research the car dealer where you are wanting to purchase the vehicle from
  • Get a warranty in writing
  • Never sign ‘As-Is’ contracts

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