Best Junk Yards in Dallas County - Reviews, Perks & Phones

Explore the definitive guide to vehicle junkyards in Dallas County, TX. We have researched and ranked the Top 10 based on reviews from people who have trusted their services.

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    Callahan Junk Cars

    Callahan Junk Cars

    124 Lakeside Rd, Mesquite, TX 75181

    Junkyard / Used Auto Parts / Self Service

    4.7/5 - 3 reviews  open now

          Cavon B. Google Review

    "I was very happy to find exactly what I needed. I appreciated that they were multi-lingual. I would advise potential customers to call before you go, especially if you will need their assistance..."

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    4211 GREAT TRINITY FOREST WAY, Dallas, TX 75241


    3.4/5 - 1 reviews  open now

          Michael R. SalvageParts Review

    I need a driver side door window, no motor, for a 1995 Toyota 4-Runner. 6cy. 3.0

    "Please help me find a window."

  • 3
    OJ Salvage & Auto Crushing, LLC

    OJ Salvage & Auto Crushing, LLC

    14057 Skyfrost Dr, Dallas, TX 75253

    Salvage Yard / Used Auto Parts / Junk Car Removal

    3.3/5 - 3 reviews 

          Gabriela A. Google Review

    "One of the guys that speak English is really rude. The lady that is there on Saturday’s is really nice. Other than that they have good prices."

  • 4
    Auto City Salvage

    Auto City Salvage

    13815 Skyfrost Dr, Dallas, TX 75253

    Salvage Yard / Used Auto Parts

    3.3/5 - 3 reviews 

          Jeremy S. Google Review

    "This place takes good care of me every time. Went here and bought some rims for a flip car. First off they worked with me on the price. They ended up not fitting. I asked if they would exchange..."

  • 5
    Delux Metals

    Delux Metals

    5040 Gordon Smith Dr, Rowlett, TX 75088


    4.5/5 - 2 reviews 

          Roland G. Google Review

    "Very friendly staff."

  • 6
    Beltline Salvage

    Beltline Salvage

    4214 S Belt Line Rd, Seagoville, TX 75159

    Junkyard / Used Auto Parts / Self Service
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    Bi-Lo Auto Salvage

    Bi-Lo Auto Salvage

    9801 S Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75241

    Salvage Yard / Used Auto Parts

    3/5 - 4 reviews 

          Manny F. Google Review

    "After calling so many places that weren't very helpful found this place and they had exactly what I needed the guys were really cool and price was good too.The guy even took the part of and showed..."

  • 8
    Dallas Auto Salvage

    Dallas Auto Salvage

    14057 skyfrost, Dallas, TX 75253

  • 9
    Terrys Wrecker Service & Automotive

    Terrys Wrecker Service & Automotive

    2205 E Irving Blvd

  • 10
    Wrecker Service A

    Wrecker Service A

    13663 Floyd Cir, Dallas, TX 75243


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FAQs about junkyards in Dallas County, TX

What legal requirements do I need to meet to sell my car to a junkyard in Dallas County, TX?


In order to sell your car to a junkyard in Dallas County, TX, you typically need to meet these legal requirements:

  1. Proof of Ownership: You must provide proof of ownership, which is usually your vehicle title. If you don't have the title, contact the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to obtain a duplicate.
  2. Valid Identification: You'll need to show a valid government-issued photo ID, like a driver's license or passport.
  3. Complete a Bill of Sale: Some junkyards may ask you to complete a Bill of Sale, indicating the sale price and stating that you're selling the vehicle "as-is."
  4. Release of Liability: Submit a Release of Liability to the Dallas County, TX DMV to remove your liability for the vehicle once it's sold. You can do this online or by mailing the appropriate form.
  5. Smog Certificate: Depending on the age and location of your vehicle, you may need to provide a valid smog certificate. Junkyards often handle this if required.
  6. Remove License Plates: Before handing over your vehicle, remove the license plates. You can either transfer them to another vehicle or return them to the DMV.
  7. Payment: Ensure you receive payment for the vehicle. The payment method may vary, so discuss this with the junkyard beforehand.
  8. Cancellation of Insurance: Contact your auto insurance company to cancel coverage on the sold vehicle.

Please note that specific requirements can vary depending on the junkyard and the condition of your vehicle. Always check with the junkyard you plan to sell to and refer to the Texas DMV for the most up-to-date information and forms.

Can I sell a junk car without a title in Dallas County, TX?


If you try to sell a car without a title, your choices might be more restricted than those of other sellers who have a readily available title.

  • If you are still in the process of paying off a car loan, the likelihood is that the bank or lienholder still possesses your car's title. You must reach out to your bank to get a payoff amount. It's important to ensure that your car's selling price can cover it.
  • If your car title is missing, lost, or stolen and you're wondering how to sell your car, you need to request a replacement title.
  • If your car is totaled, has a salvage title, has no title at all, or you have no way to obtain a valid title, car junkyards often buy cars without a title an pay you in cash. However, the lack of a title might lower your selling price.

Do they offer shipping?


Yes, many of them ship parts. However, there may be additional shipping charges. Be sure to ask about shipping charges before you buy any parts.

Are they open on weekends?


Some of them, so check their operating hours.

Do I need an appointment to visit them?


Most of them do not require appointments for visits. Contact them in advance can help you confirm their operating hours, entrance fees, and any specific rules or guidelines they may have for customers.

What should I do if I get injured at a junkyard?


If you get injured at a junkyard, the first thing you should do is seek medical attention if necessary. Once you are safe, you should also take the following steps:

  • Report the accident to the junkyard owner or manager. This will help them to investigate the accident and take steps to prevent future accidents.
  • Document the accident. This includes taking photos or videos of your injuries and the scene of the accident. You should also get the names and contact information of any witnesses.
  • File a claim with your insurance company. Your insurance company may be able to cover your medical expenses and lost wages.
  • Contact a personal injury lawyer. A personal injury lawyer can help you to understand your legal rights and options.

How can I report an illegal junkyard?


To report an illegal junkyard, you can contact the following authorities:

  • Local law enforcement: Illegal junkyards may violate local zoning ordinances or environmental regulations. You can report the junkyard to your local police department or sheriff’s office.
  • State environmental agency: Illegal junkyards may also violate state environmental regulations. You can report the junkyard to your state’s environmental agency.
  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): The EPA is responsible for enforcing federal environmental laws. You can report an illegal junkyard to the EPA’s hotline at 1-800-424-9346.

When you report an illegal junkyard, be sure to provide as much information as possible, including:

  • The location of the junkyard
  • The types of vehicles and parts that are stored at the junkyard
  • Any observed violations of local, state, or federal laws
  • Any other relevant information

You may also want to take photos or videos of the junkyard to support your report.

The authorities will investigate your report and take appropriate action. This may include issuing a warning to the junkyard owner, requiring the junkyard to clean up the site, or even shutting down the junkyard.

It is important to report illegal junkyards because they can pose a number of risks to the environment and public health. Illegal junkyards may store hazardous materials, such as gasoline and oil, which can leak into the ground and contaminate groundwater. Illegal junkyards may also attract pests and rodents, which can spread disease.