By: David Lohar and Jonathan Leal-OlivasThe following is an excerpt from the book, The Secondhand Car: A Guide for Car Owners, by David Lohm, MD, FAAP, FAAD.
You can purchase the book from Amazon.com.
When I first learned about Secondhand Cars, it felt like an instant gold rush to get into a used car dealership.
The idea was that you’d be able to find a used-car dealership that has the latest technology and would let you pick up your car in as little as two hours.
The problem was, it didn’t seem to work that way.
If you’re a first-time buyer, the only way you can get your car inspected and checked out is to go through a dealer’s website and make an appointment.
Then you have to take the car out to a car wash and then wait for the car to be cleaned and the car serviced.
That process is so time consuming and expensive that most people would be better off waiting for an in-person appointment.
It wasn’t until I started to look at my own car, and then my car and the cars of other customers, that I realized that Secondhand cars aren’t the only ones with these problems.
I found myself in a situation where I needed to buy a used vehicle for my own safety.
The first thing I had to do was figure out what would be in the car.
Would it be an SUV, a hatchback, a sports car, a luxury car, or a sporty sports car?
How would I know what to expect when I bought it?
I wanted to get the best deal for the most amount of money.
I wanted to make sure I was getting the car I wanted, and that I could afford it.
And I wanted the best for the environment.
So I called my friend, the head of the auto department at a local auto shop, who was an avid Secondhand car fan.
He recommended that I contact his local car dealership and ask them about Secondhairs car warranty.
The dealership I called was the one where I would go for my first inspection.
When I arrived, I had no idea what to think about my car.
The car was just so old that it looked like it had been sitting in storage for years.
I assumed it had rust, but when I looked closer, I saw that it was just a rusty paint job.
I asked the car owner what the problems were, and he told me that it had problems with the electrical system and had a lot of oil leaks.
When I was told that the car had issues with the oil, I was even more confused.
I thought it was because of the oil leaking, but then I looked inside the car and I noticed that the hood had oil on it.
It looked like there was an oil leak inside.
“Why is that oil leaking?”
“It’s not in the tank, it’s in the floor of the tank.”
When the owner told me about the oil leaks, I asked, “How long have you been in storage?”
“I’ve been in that car for a year and a half,” he said.
“We have to replace the tank and the roof, but that’s it.”
I was confused.
How long had he been in the storage room?
“How long has that been in there?”
Then I asked the owner about the hood.
“That’s why I didn’t want to take it to the car wash.
I knew it had oil.
But I didn�t want to go and get the tank cleaned and take it home to replace it.”
The owner then informed me that the oil was leaking because the car was still in the owner�s storage room.
He explained that the owner had left it in there and had neglected to replace all the seals.
After I got that part straightened out, I began to worry about the vehicle.
What would happen to the engine?
How much damage would the engine sustain?
Would it start and run?
What about the air conditioning?
But when I got to the dealership, I noticed a second issue.
The car had two air bags.
The owner had given them to me, but they were not properly fitted and were leaking.
So, I went back to the dealer to get a new set.
They told me to take my car to the mechanic and he recommended that we do a full inspection.
The mechanic told me there was no problem with the air bags, but he said that if I didn”t like the inspection, I should go back to get it repaired.
So my next step was to go to the auto store and ask for a second inspection.
But that did not seem to be the case.
At first, I thought the owner was just making it up as he went along.
But as I drove by, I realized something