How to Sell Your Car for Parts
We never know precisely when it will happen, but eventually, every vehicle will come to the end of the road. And when that happens, you need to decide if you're going to sell your car for parts, donate the car, or park it in the woods and let it molder for decades to come.
The end of the road might come suddenly. An accident could turn what was seconds before a sound, highly capable vehicle into a pile of scrap. Your insurance company will determine whether the car is worth fixing or not. If the repairs cost more than the vehicle is worth, the insurance company will almost certainly label the car a total loss. You'll get paid by your insurance company, and your car will wind up in a junkyard somewhere.
Or the end of the road might come slowly, little by little. A series of breakdowns and failures will make it seem like the car is "nickel-and-diming you to death." Except in this day and age, there isn't a car repair on Earth that costs just a nickel or a dime. A car that is having recurring problems is often sending you a message that the end is near. Selling your car for parts might the best way to bring its existence to an end, so let's discuss what that looks like.