How to Get Your Car Ready to Sell

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Like a tightrope walker without a net, it’s wise to always put your best foot forward. The same goes for the balancing act of prepping your car for a private sale. You want the vehicle to appear as attractive as possible to prospective buyers, while remaining forthright about its condition and history. Performing a thorough cleaning and replacing bulbs and fuses will help spiff things up. Meanwhile, have a vehicle-history report ready, as well as inspection and maintenance records if available, to bolster your credibility. Follow the link below for more advice on making a good automotive impression.

Prepping Your Car

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