How to avoid buying a flooded car from Superstorm Sandy
The estimated 250,000 cars flooded by Superstorm Sandy on the East Coast will drive up used-car prices, even as far away as California. Here are a few tips on how to avoid them. Full story
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On both new and used cars, look for signs that it had been submerged: premature rust, musty or "over-perfumed" smell, silt in places such as under the carpeting or in the spare tire well.