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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