There’s a lot to consider when buying a used car. Here’s an article by Consumer Reports that you might find useful:
Every year, many car buyers may unknowingly buy a vehicle that has hidden water-related problems. It could be caused by a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Katrina, local flooding, or a vehicle leak. Whatever the cause, buying a car with hidden water damage can play out like a depressing country song.
Water damage can be hard to detect, but there are some hints of what to look for….
Follow the link above for the rest of the article. If you are considering buying a used car from someone you can always bring it by our shop for a vehicle inspection.