How To Scrap a Car
A complete guide to How to scrap a car in Ontario
The process of auto recycling or scrap car removal may seem a little bit overwhelming at the beginning, but its a very simple and quick process. You should follow the below mentioned process if you want to scrap your car in Ontario.
REMOVE YOUR PERSONAL ITEMS
Before selling you car to car scrappers, make sure to remove all of your stuff and garbage. Look carefully not to left anything important behind. You are going to sell your car to a junkyard, clear out everything that does not belong to the car.
GET AN ONLINE QUOTE
By a quick search you can find so many scrap car removal near you. Give them a call, they will ask for the model and make. Explain the car’s information and condition accurately. Make a schedule for your scrap car pick up, and you are all set.
SIGN OFF THE OWNERSHIP
After you found the best deal, write your name at the back of the vehicle ownership document to the scrap car buyer name and sign it off. Do not write anything personal. The scrap car removal company will send this to Service Ontario.
TAKE OFF YOUR LICENSE PLATE
Remove your license plates before they tow it to the scrapyard. If you don’t have the right tools, ask them to help you out. If your license plate is still valid, can return the them to Service Ontario and get credit for the remaining months.
What auto scrappers look for
Make sure to mention above items to get a better quote. Catalytic Converters are the most important part to auto recyclers. The original factory installed ones are valuable to them and brings revenue not aftermarket replacements. After catalytic convert, Alloy wheels are the most important. As aluminum is an expensive metal, they carry either a resale or recycling value of the material. Specially if the wheels are in good shape and condition. Rust-free and low kilometers are the other factors that they consider. Fenders and doors are the valuable components that can be part out and resell to the market.