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Junkyards in Elgin

Junkyards in ElginElgin, IL is the 8th largest city in the State of Illinois. Just 35 miles Northwest of Chicago, it has aspects of a Midwestern small city with access to major league sports and entertainment. You can buy or sell a car in Elgin in a variety of ways. If it has significant physical damage or mechanical issues however, selling it can be a problem.

Junkyards who buy cars in Elgin, will likely only pay you “by the pound” scrap metal prices. Local car dealers have little interest in damaged cars and you may end up paying for junk removal in Elgin. There's a better, easier, and quicker way. It is to sell your car to

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Junkyards Near Me Who Buy Cars

Junkyards Near Me Who Buy CarsLocal junkyards are noted as being good at negotiating low prices for less than perfect cars. They are good at what they do but are not the most pleasant places to visit. When you sell a car to a junkyard, you may always feel like you are not getting what your car may be worth.

At, we take care of it all. We'll pick your car up within two business days and you'll have extra money in your pocket quickly. Rather than asking "Is there junk removal near me?" simply visit

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Can I Sell My Car to a Local Scrap Yard?

Sure, you can sell your car to a local scrap yard, if you don't mind making a lot of phone calls, visiting junkyards, and possibly paying for a tow truck. You can sell to a junkyard if you don't have a problem with getting less money than your car may be worth. evaluates each vehicle we buy individually and our prices are guaranteed. There's no haggling, no hassles. We have a great reputation, high ratings, and have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. You can have your offer in as little as 90 seconds!

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By filling out our form with accurate information on, we can give you an instant offer on some vehicles or contact you with a guaranteed offer shortly after you click “Submit for Offer.”

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Happy with the offer? Provide proof of ownership, and we will schedule the pick-up of your car and deliver the payment at the same time.

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We will hand you a check during the car pick up.

Where Can I Find Salvage Yards in Elgin?

Frequently Asked Questions by Car Sellers

When is my car considered a 'junk car'? Will that affect my offer?

We buy junk cars, it's what we do. Your offer is based on the specifics of your car's condition, not if it's a junk car. If your car has a 'salvage title' or 'junk title' you can still get a decent offer for the vehicle. You car may be worth much more than you think!

Does have any service fees or expenses to me?

We won't charge you any fees, we'll give you money for your junk car! You won't incur any hidden fees or expenses to you whatsoever. Towing is free, and our customer service throughout the title transfer process is absolutely free. 

When Can I Expect a Scrap Yard to Pick Up My Vehicle

Our refined car buying process allows us to dispatch the nearest scrap yard, which results in a 24-48 hour vehicle pick-up time! Other local scrap yards may idle around and take their time to get your car. Our junk car pick-up responds quickly and sends out a junk removal service as soon as possible. The best part? You'll get paid as soon as the towing company arrives!

My car broke down, will I have to pay to have it towed?

We buy cars in any condition which frequently includes non-running cars and cars that won't drive. Your broken down car will be towed for free to our partner auto recyclers near you.

Where Can I Find Salvage Yards in Elgin?

Finding junk yards in Elgin who will buy you're less than perfect car can be a hassle. With, we buy any cars throughout the Elgin area including:

  • South Elgin

  • Valley View

  • West Dundee

  • Starks

  • Sleep Hollow

  • Gilberts

  • Plato Center

  • Campton Hills

  • Pingree Grove

We work with partners who recycle parts in an environmentally-friendly manner. We are an active member of Automotive Recycling Association and United Recycling Group. Choosing is convenient, responsible, and the smart way to sell your damaged car. Get your quote online and get the extra cash you need quickly with a visit to Check how much your car is worth now.

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Who is DamagedCars?

DamagedCars buys cars in less-than-perfect condition. We make the process easy and convenient by picking up your car without any charge to you. DamagedCars has over seven years of buying salvage cars, junk cars and even late-model cars, trucks, ...

What kind of cars does DamagedCars buy?

DamagedCars will purchase damaged vehicles of any type, including vehicles with physical or mechanical damage as well as junk cars.

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