Consumers should be aware that some people may try to sell water-damaged vehicles at bargain prices.
Insurers are warning customers about purchasing or importing vehicles that could have been affected by flooding. Both new and used vehicles may be flood-damaged. Flood-damaged vehicles don't qualify for on-road licensing or use in B.C. or anywhere else in Canada.
To protect yourself, try to buy a vehicle only from a licensed dealer.
If you're planning on buying a new or used car from a private seller, here are some tips:
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