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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Hilo HI

In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. Learn how to buy cheap cars at unclaimed and abandoned vehicle auctions held by cities across the country.

Big Island Toyota Suzuki Scion
(808) 969-1651
811 Kanoelehua Avenue
Hilo, HI
Services
Clutch Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Van Dealers,Auto Dealers

Big Island Toyota Suzuki
(808) 935-2920
811 Kanoelehua Avenue
Hilo, HI
Services
Clutch Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Truck Dealers,Auto Dealers

Island Auto Salvage
(877) 550-1262
91-445A Komohana
Kapolei, HI
 
South Bay Auto
(808) 488-8040
98-360 Kamehameha Hwy
Aiea, HI
 
Insurance Auto Auctions Inc
(808) 682-2858
91-445 Komohana St
Kapolei, HI
 
Hilo Kona Mazda Subaru
(808) 961-4411
1 Keaa Street
Hilo, HI
Services
Clutch Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Truck Dealers,Auto Dealers

Mac Ayan Motors
(808) 935-9100
709 Kanoelehua Ave
Hilo, HI

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Aloha Auto Auction
(808) 840-8900
1001 Ahua St
Honolulu, HI
 
Aloha Auto Auction
(808) 244-8466
1464 Lower Main St
Wailuku, HI
 
Copart Auto Auction
(808) 682-8770
91-512 Awakumoku St
Kapolei, HI
 
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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions

Special weekly or monthly car auctions are held in larger cites across the U.S. to sell vehicles that have been left on the side of streets or in parking lots and abandoned by owners. These unclaimed vehicles are regularly sold by municipalities at public auctions.

In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. Sales revenue is often shared with the local government.

Although many of the vehicles have been abandoned because they have broken down and no longer run, some can be restored to good operating condition at minimum cost and effort. However, other vehicles, some in excellent condition, have been left unclaimed for reasons we can only imagine. Was the owner a spy who had to leave the country quickly? Was it someone who passed away unexpectedly and had no heirs? Or was it a case of terrible forgetfulness?

The city or towing service does everything it can do to try to locate the owner of these vehicles, but after a period of time will give up and place the vehicles on the auction block. In some cities, the cars must be listed in a public media such as a newspaper for a specific time before it can be declared as unclaimed. Here is an example of the process for a Washington county:

10.72.080 Unclaimed vehicle--Sale--Disposition of proceeds.
If, after the expiration of fifteen days from the date of mailing of notice to the registered and legal owner, the vehicle or automob...

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