Officials from the Kansas Insurance Department warn that within the next two months flood damaged vehicles will hit the market. These vehicles often originate from states recently hit by hurricanes. Consumers looking to buy used vehicles need to take precautions to protect themselves from unknowingly purchasing a damaged vehicle.
The Maryland Insurance Administration gives some obvious signs of flood damage to look for:
Vehicles with flood damage often do not have these obvious signs. A car may look fine on the surface, but contain hidden damage.
The Maryland Insurance Administration goes on to give extra precautions consumers can take when purchasing a used vehicle:
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