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what kind of questions should my husband and I ask....

when buying a used car from a family member?! I know that we should bring our mechanic... but what else should we ask?

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Asked by Lovin_mybaby5 at 9:35 PM on Apr. 11, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • "How much gas mileage does it get now?"

    Also, if you know any of its features, like powers locks, windows and such, try to find it on blue book to know what its value should be.

    Answer by madamlinwe at 9:38 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • well its a 1996 or 1997 not sure the make

    Answer by Lovin_mybaby5 at 9:39 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • Does it pass an emissions test??!!!!!

    Answer by davesgirl86 at 9:40 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • How many miles? Has it been in any accidents? Do you have a carfax? Are they aware of any problems with the vehicle? Are you willing to go lower on the price? Ha ha...hope this helps.

    Answer by geminisummerz at 9:41 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • When this causes family tension does your mom still want us to send her a christmas card?

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:46 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • Get a cafax report... That should answer all of your questions. Get the VIN# from them and then go to and look up the car. It will tell you if there are any recalls, ins claims, accidents, etc.. GL

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 9:51 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • What relative? Sounds like you have major relative problems, you can't trust them?

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:42 PM on Apr. 11, 2010

  • Have it checked by a professional ( who is the one you really should be asking the questions to, and can also check for major body damage, records) and if you still decide to buy, live with it, rather than ruin otherwise good relations.

    Answer by GMMOLLY at 7:39 AM on Apr. 12, 2010

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