Does the car I donate need to start and drive?

No, but we may be asked if your old car starts and drives, as it could increase your donation to charity.

By telling us that your scrap or used car starts and drives you're declaring that there are no known mechanical problems with the engine or drivetrain (the components between the engine and wheels), the keys are available and there is enough charge in the battery and enough fuel in the tank to allow us to carry out a test on your car.

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If you still have questions, you can find all of the answers in the following categories:

About your donation About your car Sorting the paperwork Having your car collected Dropping your car off About Charity Car

Alternatively, you can search our website below:

Call us on 0844 669 6889 during opening hours.

Standard rate applies (as per 01 or 02 numbers and is usually included in any free minutes).

Send an email to info@CarTakeBack.com or use the form below.

It helps if you tell us your registration or reference number if you have one.
During opening hours we'll usually respond within two hours.

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