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Carfax for diminished value

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Hota, Jun 26, 2017.

  1. Hota

    Hota Member

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    Anyone have an extra or unlimited Carfax report to give? I'd like to check if my $4400 door ding that was repaired at a Tesla authorized body shop is listed on Carfax. If so, I'm going to make a diminished value claim.
     
  2. LuPapa

    LuPapa Member

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    A carfax report is only $39 on their site. Seems like a small price to pay after a repair like that
     
  3. MyWifeandI

    MyWifeandI Member

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    You'll be surprised at how much value your car has lost. A small scrape and broken tail lamp, less than $2500 to repair, St Lucie Appraisal came up with a diminished value of $8,500. Tesla buyers are picky and a bad Carfax could impact the car down the road, for example, if it gets hit again their insurer will balk at paying any diminished value because the car had a prior loss.
     
  4. Hota

    Hota Member

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    Wow! If I can get that, I'm glad I got my little door ding then!
     

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