HOW TO SCRAP YOUR CAR
WE'LL PAY CASH FOR YOUR CAR NO MATTER THE CONDITION
ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF SCRAPPING YOUR OLD CAR
What is scrap car removal all about? It's about many things, all at once. From saving our fragile environment from poisonous, toxic deposits from vehicles to the circular economy that recycling a vehicle involves. An old junk car poses a real threat to the environment. What threat you might ask? Well, consider that an average vehicle contains the following:
- 4-15 Liters of Engine Oil
- 4-15 Liters of Transmission Oil
- 2 Liters of Power Steering Fluid
- 32 oz of Refrigerant
- 1-2 liters of brake fluid
- 1-5 liters of Oil in the Transfer Case (AWD/4x4 Vehicles)
- 3-5 liters of Oil in the Differential (Multiple by 2 on AWD/4x4 Vehicles)
- 1-3 Liters of Windshield Washer Fluid
- Mercury-containing switches on vehicles manufactured prior to 2003
Consider the above, that vehicles can have 17-50 liters of fluids hazardous to the environment. You would want those fluids seeping onto your driveway and contaminating the land you live on. The cost of decontaminating a property could be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The sooner you scrap your old car, the better it will be for everyone around. Trust the scrap car removal to the professionals at Auto Heaven. We will ensure that the vehicle is fully depolluted from any contaminants before it's sent off to the recycling mill. We pay for proper disposal of the pollutants so you don't have to!
Scrap Car Removal in Toronto and Surrounding Area
Auto Heaven is a Provincially Licensed scrap yard located in Toronto. We offer cash for junk cars in the GTA and surrounding areas including Toronto, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Barrie, Innisfil, Orillia, Midland, Wasaga Beach, Muskokas, Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and everything in between.
SCRAP AUTO FAQ
The best way to scrap a car in Ontario is by using a Licensed Auto Scrap Yard or a Salvage Yard. Some crap yards offer free towing if you can't drive your vehicle to a scrap yard. This is an easy way to scrap your old car.
You need your vehicle ownership to scrap your car. If you lost your ownership and can't find it, you may contact the scrap yard to find out if they can make alternate arrangements. Some scrap yards will make exceptions.
It's always good practice to let Service Ontario know that you've scrapped your vehicle. When you vehicle is purchased, ask for a Bill of Sale, which you can present to the Service Ontario office so they can put a "sold" status on your vehicle. Here's a list of locations at the Service Ontario Website
You can get the most money for your car by following these steps:
- Make sure your vehicle is clean and presentable
- Fix any body damage and/or rust
- Provide all repair bills and service records
- List your vehicle for sale on many resources
- Be fair and firm with pricing
Yes. If you are registering a vehicle that has been privately purchased, a UVIP (Used Vehicle Information Package) is required to be purchased at Service Ontario before the vehicle can be registered. You can purchase the UVIP online here
Alternatively, you must provide the UVIP as a seller of a vehicle.
UVIP is not required to scrap your vehicle unless the scrap yard asks for it. This is usually for newer vehicles.
You most certainly can. If you have good rims and tires that you'd like to keep for another vehicle or for a friend, you can always scrap a car without wheels. Reputable scrap yards offer flatbed towing services so that your vehicle can be transported without wheels. It's that simple. Just ask for a flatbed tow truck.
A scrap vehicle in Ontario can be worth anywhere from $100 and up to $10,000 depending on what can be salvaged and re-used from that particular vehicle. Some vehicles are purchased strictly for their bulk weight per tonne at current market rates, and others will get assessed based on parts resale value.
To scrap a car in Ontario, the owner of the vehicle must present the scrap yard with the original vehicle ownership document. At the same time, it is recommended that a Bill of Sale is produced by the Scrap Yard for the seller's record.
It is advisable that you remove the following items from your car before scrapping it:
- Aftermarket Navigation Systems
- 407 Transponder
- Garage Opener
- Cell Phone Holder
- Phone chargers
- Household Garbage
- Loose Change
There may be other items which we haven't covered, but this gives you a good idea to remove these items before scrapping your car.
To dispose of old license plates in Ontario, you have several options:
- Return the license plates to Service Ontario. If the validation stickers are still valid, you will get a credit for future use.
- Keep your plates to use on a different or newly purchased vehicle. Be sure not loose the original Permit Portion (Plate portion) of the vehicle ownership which you must keep when you sell or scrap your car.
You can expect to get anywhere from $100 and up to $10,000 for scrapping your car in Ontario. The payout will depend of the vehicle condition and value.
You can get rid of a car in Toronto by calling Auto Heaven Toronto at 416-256-4843. Your vehicle will be towed same-day and you will get cash for your car.
READY TO SEND YOUR CAR TO THE JUNKYARD?
Get a free no-obligation quote by phone. In most cases, we will pick up your old car the same day.
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL TORONTO AND SOUTHERN ONTARIO
We offer the easiest and quickest way to sell your old car!
You may be wondering how to scrap your car? Regardless of the condition, we are happy to take the scrap car off your hands. We offer the best price for scrap car that is in demand. Junk your car for cash with Auto Heaven. We are one of the top Ontario Wrecking Yards. Even if your vehicle is not a scrap car, we will pay you and tow it for free. Junk Cars for Cash has never been easier. We guarantee to purchase your vehicle, whether it is used for salvage or auto wrecking or simply scrap metal. Selling a used car in Ontario has never been easier. Our junk car removal program will ensure that your car had a vehicle ownership transfer and you get cash for scrap cars. We try to recycle as many vehicle parts as possible and in fact, up to 95% of the vehicle may be recycled. Auto Heaven's scrap car removal and cash for cars program are second to none in the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario. Scrap Vehicle Pickup has never been easier.
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