With all the flooding in the United States in recent years, car buyers should beware: Flood-damaged cars are showing up on used car lots nationwide, sometimes without any warning to potential owners. How much do you know about flood-damaged cars? Take our quiz and find out!
Question 1 of 10
The odor from mold and mildew eventually fades.
Question 2 of 10
Opening the glove compartment may tell you whether or not a car has been in a flood.
Question 3 of 10
The worst that can happen when inadvertently buying a flood-damaged car is that it will cost more money than anticipated.
Question 4 of 10
It's never a good idea to buy a flood-damaged car.
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It's a safe bet to buy a flood-damaged car as a temporary solution since you can always turn around and resell it.
Question 6 of 10
A new stereo system is always a big plus in a used car.
Question 7 of 10
As long as you buy a car in a state that has been spared from flooding, the used car is not likely to be flood damaged.
Question 8 of 10
You can test for water damage by bending wires under the dashboard.
Question 9 of 10
You might not be told if a car is flood-damaged since not all states require dealers to disclose such history.
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