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CARFAX Vehicle History Report
2005 DODGE MAGNUM SE
VIN: 2D4FV48T05H598534
4 DOOR WAGON/SPORT UTILITY
2.7L V6 MPI DOHC
REAR WHEEL DRIVE
Standard Equipment | Safety Options
Standard Equipment
Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM / FM CD, Power Brakes, Tilt Wheel, 6-digit Odometer
Safety Options
4 Wheel ABS Optional, Running Lights, Dual front air bags/active (manual) belts
Branded title
Branded Titles: Exceeds Mechanical Limits, Salvage
2 previous owners
2 Previous owners
Open recall
At least 1 open recall
Registered as a rental vehicle
Rental vehicle
Vehicle history information available
15 Detailed records available
CARFAX Price Adjustment
Worth $2,410 less than
retail book value
Just say, Show Me the CARFAX!

Based on the information reported to CARFAX, this vehicle is worth $2,410 less than the retail book value.

This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 8/19/15 at 9:33:04 AM (EDT). Other information about this vehicle, including problems, may not have been reported to CARFAX. Use this report as one important tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.

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Exceeds Mechanical Limits Title
A vehicle with a 5-digit odometer cannot accurately track mileage after 99,999 miles because the odometer rolls over. This title is the result of a seller certifying under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS of the odometer.
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Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.
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Manufacturer Recall
Automobile manufacturers issue recall notices to inform owners of car defects that have come to the manufacturer's attention. Recalls also suggest improvements that can be made to improve the safety of a particular vehicle. Most manufacturer recalls can be repaired at no cost to you.
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Basic Warranty
Most manufacturers offer a basic warranty for new vehicles. These warranties vary by manufacturer and typically last for a certain amount of time and/or a set number of miles.
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Salvage Title
A Salvage Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage but the majority use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again in that state. The following eleven States also use Salvage titles to identify stolen vehicles - AZ, FL, GA, IL, MD, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OK and OR.
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Structural Damage
All levels of accidents, from minor to severe, can cause structural damage to a vehicle (i.e., damage to the frame or unibody).
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Airbag Deployment
Occurs when the driver, passenger or side airbag has been used or deployed during a crash or other incident. If an airbag has been deployed, it must be replaced by a qualified technician. Have this car inspected by a mechanic prior to purchase.
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Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.
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Accident / Damage Indicator
Various events could indicate an accident or damage in a vehicle's history, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. See the glossary for more information.
Hail Damage Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to hail. In most states, hail damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
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Not Actual Mileage Title
When the seller certifies, under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading does not reflect the vehicle's actual mileage. This may occur because the odometer was tampered with, broken, or replaced.
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Odometer Check
CARFAX analyzes mileage data to help identify potential:
  • Rollbacks - odometer tampering to conceal a car's true mileage (i.e. Fraud or illegal activity)
  • Rollovers - after reaching the maximum reading, the odometer restarts from zero (i.e. Mechanical or equipment limitation)
  • Inconsistencies - conflicting mileage data means CARFAX cannot determine if it's a potential rollback (i.e. Potential human error)
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Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.
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Manufacturer Buyback or Lemon Title
A DMV or a state agency marks an official document or issues a Manufacturer Buyback/Lemon title when a vehicle has been repurchased by the manufacturer. Not all states issue manufacturer buyback titles and the specific requirements for a lemon law vehicle varies by state.
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Loss Due To Fire Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to fire. In most states, fire damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
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Junk Title
A Junk Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. The majority of states use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage.
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Total Loss
An insurance or fleet company declares a vehicle a total loss when a claim exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value or if the vehicle is stolen and not recovered. This damage threshold varies by company. These companies typically take possession and obtain the title. Not all total loss vehicles result in a DMV-reported branded title, like a Salvage or Junk title. See the glossary for more information.
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Dismantled Title
The vehicle sustained major damage to one or more major component parts and the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value. When a Dismantled title is issued, the vehicle may be used only for parts or scrap metal. It cannot be re-titled or returned to the road.
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Ownership History

The number of owners is estimated

Owner 1 Owner 2
Year purchased2004 2005 
Type of owner Rental ---
Estimated length of ownership6 months 2 yrs. 7 mo. 
Owned in the following states/provincesCalifornia New Mexico 
Estimated miles driven per year--- --- 
Last reported odometer reading14,271 57,000 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section

Owner 1 Owner 2
Salvage | Junk | Rebuilt | Fire | Flood | Hail | Lemon No Problem Alert!
Problem Found
Not Actual Mileage | Exceeds Mechanical Limits No Problem Alert!
Problem Found

Alert! Severe problems were reported by a state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). This vehicle does not qualify for the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee.

Additional History

Not all accidents / issues are reported to CARFAX

Owner 1 Owner 2
Total Loss
Total loss reported on 05/14/2008.
No Issues Reported
Total Loss Reported
Structural Damage
No structural damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No airbag deployment reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Odometer Check
DMV title problems reported.
No Issues Indicated
Odometer Problem
Accident / Damage
DMV title problems reported. Accident reported on 11/09/2007.
No Issues Reported
Severe Damage
Manufacturer Recall
At least 1 manufacturer recall requires repair.
No Recalls Reported
Recall
Reported

Detailed History

Owner 1
Purchased:2004
Type:Rental
Where:California
Est. length owned: 12/3/04 - 6/21/05 (6 months)
DODGE
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
12/03/2004   5   California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
San Francisco, CA
Title issued or updated
First owner reported
Loan or lien reported
Titled or registered as rental
vehicle
06/21/2005   14,257   Auto Auction
Desert Southwest Region
Listed as a manufacturer vehicle
Sold at auction
06/22/2005     Chrysler Certified Dealer
Albuquerque, NM
Offered for sale as a Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle
06/23/2005   14,271   New Mexico
Inspection Station
Albuquerque, NM
Passed emissions inspection
09/08/2005     Chrysler Certified Dealer
Albuquerque, NM
Sold as a Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle
 
Owner 2
Purchased:2005
Where:New Mexico
Est. length owned: 10/7/05 - 5/14/08 (2 yrs. 7 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
10/07/2005   14,305   New Mexico
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Albuquerque, NM
Title #052803GX1000333
Title issued or updated
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
11/23/2005     FCA US LLC Manufacturer Safety recall issued
#E14 TRANSMISSION CUP PLUG BRACKET

Click here for a copy of the owner letter for this Recall or call 1- 800-853-1403 if you have any questions or need additional information on this recall.
10/25/2006     New Mexico
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Albuquerque, NM
Registration issued or renewed
11/06/2007   46,296   New Mexico
Inspection Station
Albuquerque, NM
Emissions inspection performed
11/09/2007     New Mexico
Damage Report
Accident reported
Involving left side impact
with another motor vehicle
Minor damage reported
05/14/2008     Damage Report TOTAL LOSS VEHICLE
  • There are many reasons an insurance company will declare a vehicle a total loss. Have this vehicle inspected by a qualified technician before you buy. Learn more
05/14/2008     New Mexico
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Title or registration issued
to insurance company
05/14/2008   57,000   New Mexico
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Albuquerque, NM
Title #081355M08503152
Vehicle purchase reported
SALVAGE TITLE/CERTIFICATE ISSUED
EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS TITLE ISSUED
Vehicle color noted as White

CARFAX Advisor™
An EML title is issued when the owner discloses an odometer rollover to a DMV. Rollovers occur on vehicles with 5-digit odometers that go from 99,999 to 00,000 every 100,000 miles.

Mileage reported after this reading is potentially unreliable.

07/06/2008     Vehicle Exporter Vehicle exported from
Houston, TX
and imported to
Lithuania
05/29/2015     FCA US LLC Manufacturer Safety recall issued
#R25 DRIVER AIRBAG INFLATOR

Click here for a copy of the owner letter for this Recall or call 1- 800-853-1403 if you have any questions or need additional information on this recall.
 
 

Glossary

Accident / Damage Indicator
CARFAX receives information about accidents in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Different information in a vehicle's history can indicate an accident or damage, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. Not every accident or damage event is reported and not all reported are provided to CARFAX. Details about the accident or damage event when reported to CARFAX (e.g. severity, impact location, airbag deployment) are included on the Vehicle History Report. CARFAX recommends you obtain a vehicle inspection from your dealer or an independent mechanic.
  • According to the National Safety Council, Injury Facts, 2007 edition, 7% of the 245 million registered vehicles in the U.S. were involved in an accident in 2005. Over 75% of these were considered minor or moderate.
  • CARFAX depends on many sources for its accident / damage data. CARFAX can only report what is in our database on 8/19/15 at 9:33:04 AM (EDT). New data will result in a change to this report.
New Mexico Damage Reports:
  • Provide an estimate of the extent of damage in its accident reports for the following:
    • DISABLING: The vehicle cannot be driven
    • FUNCTIONAL : The vehicle damage affects operation of vehicle
    • MINOR : The vehicle damage affects only appearance, dents, glass, cracks, trim
    • NO DAMAGE: The vehicle was not damaged in the accident.
    • FIRE: The vehicle caught on fire in the accident
  • Are required if the estimated damage exceeds $500
CARFAX Price Adjustment™
Accidents, service records, number of owners and many other history factors can affect a vehicle's value. The CARFAX Price Adjustment is a tool that analyzes millions of used car transactions to measure how the combination of all the information reported to CARFAX affects the value of a particular vehicle. The vehicle's retail book value plus the CARFAX Price Adjustment will give you a more accurate measure of the vehicle's value. Use this tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.
Exceeds Mechanical Limits
A vehicle with a 5-digit odometer cannot accurately track mileage after 99,999 miles because the odometer rolls over. This title is the result of a seller certifying under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS of the odometer.
Federal Odometer Act
The Federal Odometer Act requires a seller to disclose the vehicle's mileage on the title when ownership is transferred. Congress enacted this Act to prohibit odometer tampering and to protect consumers from mileage fraud. Under this act, sellers must disclose any issues with the vehicle's odometer. These disclosures translate into the Exceed Mechanical Limits and Not Actual Mileage titles.
First Owner
When the first owner(s) obtains a title from a Department of Motor Vehicles as proof of ownership.
Manufacturer Recall
Automobile manufacturers issue recall notices to inform owners of car defects that have come to the manufacturer's attention. Recalls also suggest improvements that can be made to improve the safety of a particular vehicle. Most manufacturer recalls can be repaired at no cost to you.
New Owner Reported
When a vehicle is sold to a new owner, the Title must be transferred to the new owner(s) at a Department of Motor Vehicles.
Ownership History
CARFAX defines an owner as an individual or business that possesses and uses a vehicle. Not all title transactions represent changes in ownership. To provide estimated number of owners, CARFAX proprietary technology analyzes all the events in a vehicle history. Estimated ownership is available for vehicles manufactured after 1991 and titled solely in the US including Puerto Rico. Dealers sometimes opt to take ownership of a vehicle and are required to in the following states: Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. Please consider this as you review a vehicle's estimated ownership history.
Rental
Vehicle was registered by a rental agency.
Salvage Title
A Salvage Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage but the majority use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again in that state. The following eleven states also use Salvage titles to identify stolen vehicles - AZ, FL, GA, IL, MD, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OK and OR.
Title Issued
A state issues a title to provide a vehicle owner with proof of ownership. Each title has a unique number. Each title or registration record on a CARFAX report does not necessarily indicate a change in ownership. In Canada, a registration and bill of sale are used as proof of ownership.
Total Loss Vehicle
An insurance or fleet company declares a vehicle a total loss when a claim exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value or if the vehicle is stolen and not recovered. This damage threshold varies by company. These companies typically take possession and obtain the title. Not all total loss vehicles result in a DMV-reported branded title. This may occur when an insurance company's definition of a total loss is different than the state DMV's definition for a branded title or when the owner of the vehicle is a self-insured company, like a fleet or rental company.
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