Much of the United States has experienced an increase in flash floods and severe storms and our team at Murphy Ford in Chester, Pennsylvania is here to show you how to spot flood-damaged vehicles!
In many States, the month of May has been the wettest month all year, with flash floods and severe storms happening more days than not! Our team at Murphy Ford in Chester, Pennsylvania sends our thoughts and concerns to those who have been affected by the flash floods and is here to provide any automotive service we can! With that in mind, here are tips so you’re aware of how to spot flood-damaged vehicles from your service and parts department at Murphy Ford!
Anytime a vehicle is subjected to flood levels and, as a result, become submerged in water, they are usually classified as totaled and are simply demolished. However, many vehicles can be dried-up and cleaned-out and found on various used car lots. Our team at Murphy Ford in Chester, PA is here to show you how to spot flood-damaged vehicles so you aren’t left with a poor investment and an even worse vehicle.
A vehicle may very well be dried-up and cleaned-out, but that doesn’t mean it won’t experience damage over time with deep moisture causes corrosion or rotting. Keep an eye out for signs of mud, silt or water lines as well as signs of corrosion or rusting. You can also tell if a vehicle has experienced flood damage by the lingering smell of mildew or mold.
If you need help with your pre-owned vehicle near Philadelphia, contact our team at Murphy Ford in Chester today! From sales to dependable service and parts and more, Murphy Ford is pleased to serve Philadelphia, Delaware Valley and Chester!