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CARFAX Vehicle History Report
2001 MERCEDES-BENZ C240
VIN: WDBRF61J11F063489
SEDAN 4 DR
2.6L V6 FI
REAR WHEEL DRIVE
Standard Equipment | Safety Options
Standard Equipment
Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM / FM Cassette, Power Brakes, Tilt Wheel, 6-digit Odometer
Safety Options
Running Lights, Dual air bags front, head, and sides/active (manual) belts/rear dual air bags side
Branded title
Branded Title: Salvage
3 or more previous owners
3 Previous owners
Service information available
16 Service records available
Registered as a personal vehicle
Personal vehicle
Last reported odometer reading/mileage
Last reported odometer reading
CARFAX Price Adjustment
$2,100 Below retail book value
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Based on the information reported to CARFAX, this vehicle is worth $2,100 less than the retail book value.

This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 3/28/14 at 2:39:56 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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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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.

Ownership History

The number of owners is estimated
Owner 1 Owner 2 Owner 3
Year purchased 2001  2003  2006 
Type of owner Personal --- ---
Estimated length of ownership 2 years  3 yrs. 8 mo.  6 yrs. 8 mo. 
Owned in the following states/provinces South Carolina  South Carolina  South Carolina, North Carolina 
Estimated miles driven per year 7,134/yr  21,788/yr  17,429/yr 
Last reported odometer reading 14,211  90,722  189,517 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section
Owner 1 Owner 2 Owner 3
Salvage | Junk | Rebuilt | Fire | Flood | Hail | Lemon No Problem No Problem Alert!
Problem Found
Not Actual Mileage | Exceeds Mechanical Limits No Problem No Problem No Problem

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 Owner 3
Total Loss
Total loss reported on: 05/25/2013 and 07/11/2013.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Total Loss Reported
Structural Damage
No structural damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No airbag deployment reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Odometer Check
No indication of an odometer rollback.
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
Accident / Damage
DMV title problems reported. Accident reported on 05/25/2013.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Severe Damage
Manufacturer Recall
Check with an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer for any open recalls.
No Recalls Reported
No Recalls Reported
No Recalls Reported
Basic Warranty
Original manufacturer warranty likely voided by manufacturer after vehicle was severely damaged.
Warranty Active
Warranty Active
Warranty
Voided

Detailed History

Owner 1
Purchased: 2001
Type: Personal
Where: South Carolina
Est. miles/year: 7,134/yr
Est. length owned: 1/24/01 - 2/19/03
(2 years)
Date: Mileage: Source: Comments:
01/11/2001   6   Fowler Motors
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
fowler.mercedescenter.com
owler.mercedescente
r.com  
Pre-delivery inspection completed
01/24/2001     South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Myrtle Beach, SC  
Title issued or updated
First owner reported
Titled or registered as
personal vehicle
04/19/2001   2,157   Fowler Motors
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
fowler.mercedescenter.com
owler.mercedescente
r.com  
Fuel level sending unit replaced
Fuel tank drained and cleaned
09/12/2001   4,211   Myrtle Beach Automotive
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
myrtlebeachautomotive.com
yrtlebeachautomotiv
e.com  
Fuel level sending unit replaced
Fuel pump replaced
05/22/2002   9,527   Myrtle Beach Automotive
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
myrtlebeachautomotive.com
yrtlebeachautomotiv
e.com  
Recommended maintenance performed
Tires rotated
12/18/2002   12,870   Myrtle Beach Automotive
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
myrtlebeachautomotive.com
yrtlebeachautomotiv
e.com  
Vehicle serviced
01/21/2003   14,211   Myrtle Beach Automotive
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
myrtlebeachautomotive.com
yrtlebeachautomotiv
e.com  
Left front window motor replaced
Door trim panel replaced/repaired
Console repaired
Cup holder replaced
Floor console replaced
Doors checked
Window motor(s) replaced
Front door adjusted
02/19/2003     Fowler Motors
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
fowler.mercedescenter.com
owler.mercedescente
r.com  
Vehicle sold
 
Owner 2
Purchased: 2003
Where: South Carolina
Est. miles/year: 21,788/yr
Est. length owned: 2/26/03 - 11/3/06
(3 yrs. 8 mo.)
Date: Mileage: Source: Comments:
02/26/2003   14,612   South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Pawleys Island, SC
Title #770260108450750  
Title issued or updated
Registration issued or renewed
New owner reported
05/14/2003   20,714   Myrtle Beach Automotive
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
myrtlebeachautomotive.com
yrtlebeachautomotiv
e.com  
Recommended maintenance performed
07/02/2003     South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Pawleys Island, SC
Title #770260108450750  
Registration issued or renewed
10/10/2003   31,436   Myrtle Beach Automotive
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
myrtlebeachautomotive.com
yrtlebeachautomotiv
e.com  
Recommended maintenance performed
Brakes checked
Stabilizer bar links replaced
01/29/2004   39,398   Myrtle Beach Automotive
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
myrtlebeachautomotive.com
yrtlebeachautomotiv
e.com  
Recommended maintenance performed
Brakes serviced
03/08/2004   40,073   Myrtle Beach Automotive
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
myrtlebeachautomotive.com
yrtlebeachautomotiv
e.com  
Brakes checked
Two wheel alignment performed
Valve body replaced
06/29/2004     Baker Motor Co
Charleston, SC
843-852-4000
bakermotorcompany.com
akermotorcompany.co
m  
Stabilizer bar bushings replaced
10/19/2004     Baker Motor Co
Charleston, SC
843-852-4000
bakermotorcompany.com
akermotorcompany.co
m  
Recommended maintenance performed
Front brake pads and rotors replaced
10/25/2005   73,874   Myrtle Beach Automotive
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
myrtlebeachautomotive.com
yrtlebeachautomotiv
e.com  
Oil and filter changed
12/09/2005     South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Pawleys Island, SC
Title #770260108450750  
Registration issued or renewed
03/16/2006   81,211   Myrtle Beach Automotive
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
myrtlebeachautomotive.com
yrtlebeachautomotiv
e.com  
Tire condition and pressure checked
06/08/2006   86,489   Myrtle Beach Automotive
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
myrtlebeachautomotive.com
yrtlebeachautomotiv
e.com  
Rear brake pads replaced
Oil and filter changed
08/24/2006   90,722   Myrtle Beach Automotive
Conway, SC
843-347-4271
myrtlebeachautomotive.com
yrtlebeachautomotiv
e.com  
Vehicle serviced
 
Owner 3
Purchased: 2006
Where: South Carolina, North Carolina
Est. miles/year: 17,429/yr
Est. length owned: 11/3/06 - 7/11/13
(6 yrs. 8 mo.)
Date: Mileage: Source: Comments:
11/03/2006     South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.  
Vehicle purchase reported
11/14/2006   94,254   South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Title #770940167598603  
Title issued or updated
Registration issued or renewed
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
06/27/2007   104,793   South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Title #770760177466314  
Title issued or updated
Loan or lien reported
05/29/2009     South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Title #770760177466314  
Registration issued or renewed
06/14/2010     South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Title #770760177466314  
Registration issued or renewed
11/15/2010   165,012   South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Title #770740226235423  
Title issued or updated
Registration issued or renewed
Loan or lien reported
03/28/2012     South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Title #770740226235423  
Registration issued or renewed
05/01/2012   189,517   South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Title #770940247505537  
Title issued or updated
Loan or lien reported
Registration updated when owner moved
the vehicle to a new location
03/13/2013     South Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Title #770940247505537  
Registration issued or renewed
05/25/2013     South Carolina
Damage Report  
Accident reported
Involving top impact
With another motor vehicle
None or minor damage reported
Airbags did not deploy
05/25/2013     South Carolina
Damage Report  
TOTAL LOSS VEHICLE
Vehicle declared a total loss
by an insurance company
Collision damage reported
  • 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
07/11/2013     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.  
Title or registration issued
to insurance company
07/11/2013     North Carolina
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Dunn, NC
Title #403017131925904  
TOTAL LOSS VEHICLE
SALVAGE TITLE/CERTIFICATE ISSUED
 
 

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 3/28/14 at 2:39:56 AM (EDT). New data will result in a change to this report.
South Carolina Damage Reports:
  • Provide an estimate of the extent of damage in its accident reports for the following:
    • SEVERE/TOTALED: The vehicle cannot be driven from the accident scene due to severe damage or an injury. This level of damage often results in a Salvage or Junk title.
    • DISABLING: The vehicle had to be towed or hauled away from the accident location.
    • FUNCTIONAL: The vehicle could be driven from the accident location.
    • MINOR: The accident damage does not affect the operation of the vehicle. Examples include dented bumpers, fenders, grills and body panels. This level of accident should not compromise vehicle safety.
    • NO DAMAGE: The vehicle was not damaged.
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.
First Owner
When the first owner(s) obtains a title from a Department of Motor Vehicles as proof of ownership.
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 1994 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.
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.
CARFAX DEPENDS ON ITS SOURCES FOR THE ACCURACY AND RELIABILITY OF ITS INFORMATION. THEREFORE, NO RESPONSIBILITY IS ASSUMED BY CARFAX OR ITS AGENTS FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS REPORT. CARFAX FURTHER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CARFAX®
I have reviewed and received a copy of the CARFAX Vehicle History Report for this 2001 MERCEDES-BENZ C CLASS vehicle (VIN: WDBRF61J11F063489), which is based on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 3/28/14 at 2:39 AM (EDT).
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