Frequently asked questions

We appreciate there are many complexities associated with selling a damaged van. Well, leave all the challenges to us that is what we are here for! We thought it would be helpful to create some guides, so here we are with the first of our FAQ guides with general questions relating to selling damaged vans.
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Once you have read this FAQ guide, why not also read:

How to sell a van
Who buys old and broken vans?
How does it work?
Why sell to us? 
Do you buy working vans? 
How do I increase the value of my van
Can you still buy my van with finance owing?
How does the valuation process work?
My Van is a Non-Runner – Can We Buy Broken Vans Recover and Buy the Van?

 We Buy Broken Vans is a long-established buyer of vans. As the name suggests we specialise in buying broken/faulty vans but we are also happy to buy fully operational and roadworthy vans too!

We have a simple process of customers receiving an online valuation, which leads to an appointment being booked and completion of the sale. Frequently the entire process can be completed in around 2 days.

We buy all kinds of vans including commercials, Luton’s, minibuses, recovery trucks and even camper vans.

We buy all types of brands but regularly, in particular, buy Citroen, Fiat, Ford, Mercedes, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault, Vauxhall and Volkswagen vans.

In theory, we buy any faulty van, but obviously, we need to make a profit from each vehicle we buy. Visit our common faults section for further information but frequent issues include snapped cambelts, differential issues, DPF replacement, ECU remapping, engine related issues, gearbox repairs/replacement, fuel pump issues, timing chain issues and wiring loom problems, etc.

It’s also worth mentioning that we purchase both the right-hand as well as left-hand drive models of vans.

In essence a contract will be entered into between the seller and We Buy Broken Vans. The contract is an agreement for We Buy Broken Vans to buy a van for an agreed price with the seller. A contract is in place to protect both the buyer and seller, in particular we create a contract subject to the vehicle being “as described” in the online valuation details, which entered by the seller.

Sell Your Damaged Van

We hope our FAQ guide begins to explain just how easy selling a van to We Buy Broken Vans actually is. Why not read our other FAQ guides as well?

We love to hear from previous customers as well as new ones and urge you to call 0121 285 9859 or 07582 859 859 to commence your van sale. We can also be contacted via email and by text, visit our contact page for full details of contacting us.

Have a question that isn’t answered above? Then contact our team of experts

Why sell your broken van to us?

Do you have a van to sell? But you want a fair price, no hassle and quick payment? Then you have come to the right place!

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