Buying and selling used cars can be a difficult process. It is made more difficult by fraudulent cases, where a car’s resale value is increased by tampering with an odometer. You can however detect this, with the tips provided here.
Car manufacturers have made it difficult for fraudsters to tamper odometers; but savvy criminals find ways to turn back the clock on used cars to sell them for a higher price. Removing 5,000 miles from a car that has travelled 50,000 miles does not sound like a big deal, but it can make the car more expensive by $1,000; which let’s face it, for a $10,000 car is instrumental!
So here are some tips to detect Odometer tampering:
All in all, if in doubt, walk away! There is no point over paying for a car, especially when you are being scammed.