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I think the owner convinced their insurance company to total this car because of a YSA problem and not because of any flood. There were many undamaged papers in the car like the Owner's Manuals and a proof f insurance that had 5 cars listed (some top models). So they were able to convince the insurance company that they were a good customer. The car showed no signs of any water inside the car and just looked very dirty. I found no water anywhere. It started right up. 104K miles.

Only problems were one headlight high beam out, passenger door power lock inop, and out of date NAV. I got the car for $2150 + fees, transportation to my home - $3,100. Total with repairs, tax, registration etc. is now $4,100. I found a rebuilt (year wty) YSA Control Module for $179.99 total from carpartsource.com and a power door unit for $21.05 total from carparts.com.

The car drives and looks great. Plan to give it to my granddaughter at her birthday.

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Anyone concerned about FLOOD damage with fresh water as long as it doesn't get inside the interior or in the engine or trans you are OK. Cars are made to drive in heavy rain, so the outside is designed to handle water.
 

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By the way the $4,100 includes changing all the liquids, filters, polish, wax, and replaced the brake pads for all 4 wheels.
 

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By the way the $4,100 includes changing all the liquids, filters, polish, wax, and replaced the brake pads for all 4 wheels.
If you engine oil or other fluids looked like a milkshake, then you would know if it was truly under any water.
 

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If you engine oil or other fluids looked like a milkshake, then you would know if it was truly under any water.
Of course that is the first thing I checked before purchase. Now have almost 1000 miles on it and runs great.
 

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If you want to check for salvage cars, and other salvage stuff, in your are check COPART.COM .
 

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Talking about insurance. Which company you bought it from? I need an insurance for my new Jeep and I don't know where to find it. Need something cheap and good at the same time. One of my friends told me about Car Insurance in Dripping Springs, but I really don't know if they are really good. What should I ask them about? Is there a way to know if they're okay and this is not some kind of a trickery or something? Friend of mine, which told me about it says that it's all ok, but I want to be sure that it is.
 

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Talking about insurance. Which company you bought it from? I need an insurance for my new Jeep and I don't know where to find it. Need something cheap and good at the same time. One of my friends told me about Car Insurance in Dripping Springs, but I really don't know if they are really good. What should I ask them about? Is there a way to know if they're okay and this is not some kind of a trickery or something? Friend of mine, which told me about it says that it's all ok, but I want to be sure that it is.
If you are ex-military or live in Bexar county then you can join USAA. They are not always the cheapest, but have excellent customer service. Then after a few years you start getting dividends back. I just got $350 and since I have been with them for over 40 years, will get more back in January. I am currently using a "storage" benefit that reduces my insurance by ~80% (still has fire and theft). My Acura repair is finished and no plans for the next 30+ days.
 
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