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Carfax warning:

BEWARE: I ran carfax on my Camry over a year after I had $10k in collision damage repaired (on a car that was only worth $12k) - Carfax came up with squat on my car it was clean. It appears to me that unless it was Salvaged then collision information does not make it to Carfax (at least in california).

At the shop where I got my Camry repaired (AJ USA), they had a 97 993turbo S that had over $48k in work done to repair collision damage and still work was in process (they estimated that it would cost over $70k to complete. Although it was a turboS and was probably once worth over $140k, I would hate to be the next owner of that car and find out after purchase. (However, the collision cost included an engine rebuild because the turbos were used as vacuum cleaners when the car was launched off the road and bottomed out into gravel).

So I would love to see if Carfax caught that one.
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