Junkyards {around|near|close to} Tazewell County

Here's a roundup of nearby junkyards and salvage yards around Tazewell County, IL. You'll snag their digits, hours, addresses, plus the latest reviews. Whether it's saying bye-bye to your clunker or scoring affordable used parts, these joints have just what you need!

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    1. Kertow Auto Salvage

    1123 IL-48, Taylorville, IL 62568

    62.9 miles  5/5 - 3 reviews 

    salvage yard used auto parts junk car removal towing service 

    Neighbors of the Taylorville vicinity can check a huge catalog of second-hand parts that can fit with their automobiles in this junkyard. It is possible to reach them using: phone. This company operational hours info does not appear in our database but you have the option to check its web.Additionally, you can check 3 thoughts left by our visitors.

          Meghan L. Google Review

    "Found what we needed, but it was attached to a junked car. They had no hesitation to get it for us so we could get our car back on the road (bad tire!). Then while we were there, I spotted a car..."

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    2. Midway Auto Parts

    582 US-150, Galesburg, IL 61401

    51.4 miles  5/5 - 3 reviews 

    salvage yard used auto parts 

    If you are looking for the highest quality second hand spares in the Galesburg surroundings, this salvage yard could be an ideal choice to get them at a great price. Feel free to get in touch with them via: phone, tollfree or email. Additionally, you can check 3 reviews left by our visitors.

          Chippy D. Google Review

    "Great experience, Jim is a stand up guy and very honest. He's not trying to make it rich, his prices are way reasonable, I have bought a car or 2 from him, he does great work and will help you if..."

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    3. Behr Iron & Metal

    3213 SW Washington St, Peoria, IL 61602

    2/5 - 3 reviews 

    recycling center used auto parts self service 

    Visit this self-serve recycling center for all of your auto parts needs. With a vast selection of recycled auto parts available for purchase, you can find the parts you need at cost-effective prices. Whether you're looking to fix up your car or just need a replacement part, this place has you covered.

          April S. Google Review

    "Long wait then they just shut the door off and didn't even tell anyone in the extremely long line that they're closed. Wow can't even finish helping the people waiting in the line. We waited for..."

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    4. Lincoln Iron & Metal

    1710 N Kickapoo St, Lincoln, IL 62656

    3.7/5 - 3 reviews 

    junkyard used auto parts 

    This salvage yard wich operates in the city of Lincoln (Illinois), delivers a very competent service to its customers, delivering tremendous offers but without giving up the expected excellency and an immense diversity of catalog. Contact them by: phone. Additionally, you can check 3 opinions left by our visitors.

          Mark H. Google Review

    "I've purchased new and used metal there. No complaints from me. They provide a good service to the community. When I accumulate enough scrape metal I just dump it in their outdoor bins. Recycling..."

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    5. Lincoln Truck & Auto Parts

    1805 W Oakland Ave, Bloomington, IL 61701

    33 miles  2.3/5 - 3 reviews 

    junkyard used auto parts self service 

    At this self-serve junkyard, customers can expect helpful and friendly employees who are dedicated to meeting their needs. The owner and staff are known for going above and beyond to assist customers in finding what they need. With their dedication and commitment to customer service, this salvage yard is a reliable option for anyone in need of auto parts or scrap metal.

          Josh S. Google Review

    "The employees and the owner of this salvage yard have always been super helpful with whatever needs I have. 10 out of 10 would recommend this place to anyone and everyone. If there is a way..."

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    6. Walston Auto Wrecking

    4148 East Faries Parkway, Decatur, IL 62526

    54.1 miles  5/5 - 3 reviews 

    salvage yard used auto parts self service 

    This salvage yard offers a self serve option for those in need of used car parts. Customers have praised the excellent condition of the parts and great prices. The friendly and helpful staff are always ready to assist customers in finding the specific parts they need for their vehicles.

          Robin L. Google Review

    "Awesome service. They had the size used tire I needed for my pickup. They even let me know about other parts I was was looking for. The tire was in excellent condition and the price was less than..."

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    7. Mack's Auto Recyclers

    1309 Kerr Ave, Urbana, IL 61802

    78.7 miles  3.7/5 - 3 reviews 

    used car dealer used auto parts self service junk car removal 

    This is one of the TOP junkyards in Urbana and delivers a wide inventory of spares for your auto. Do not hesitate to visit them and ask their professional employees. Contact them by: email, tollfree and phone. Other visitors have left 3 opinions about this business.

          T P. Google Review

    "They came thru for the pickup and was much appreciated. Great service :)."

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    8. Alter Metal Recycling - Peoria Clarke St

    2424 W Clark St, Peoria, IL 61607

    4.3/5 - 3 reviews 

    recycling center 

    This recycling center offers a convenient and friendly service for anyone looking to responsibly dispose of electronic equipment or glass materials. The staff aims to make the recycling process as easy as possible, providing clear directions and assistance when needed. Customers should be mindful of broken glass and take note of any safety warnings when dropping off their items at the facility.

          Dan N. Google Review

    "Needed to recycle of a couple dehumidifiers. Very friendly staff provided clear directions."

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    9. A-1 Automotive

    1112 S Johnson St, Macomb, IL 61455

    54.6 miles  3.7/5 - 3 reviews  open now

    salvage yard used auto & classic car parts towing service 

    They offer a very competent service at very reasonable prices, gathering a broad depht of inventory but without giving up the warranties requested by its purchasers. You have the possibility to find this junkyard in the city of Macomb (Illinois). Other customers have shared 3 opinions about this business.

          Mike S. Google Review

    "Great place Gary's a great guy he can handle all your Towing needs once a year he has a big auction where he sells off all the cars he's picked up from the previous year have some old Chevys..."

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    10. Behr Iron & Metal

    2424 W Clark St, Peoria, IL 61607

    3.7/5 - 3 reviews 

    recycling center used auto parts 

    This recycling center offers a well-maintained facility and efficient service, making it easy for customers to drop off their scrap materials. With fair and honest pricing, it has been the first stop for many people over the years.

          Jason B. Google Review

    "Nice facility well run, easy to get in and out hauling scrap and reasonable prices."

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


In order to sell your car to a junkyard in Tazewell County, IL, 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 Illinois 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 Tazewell County, IL 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 Illinois DMV for the most up-to-date information and forms.

Can I sell a junk car without a title in Tazewell County, IL?


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.

How much money can I expect to get for my car at a junkyard in Tazewell County, IL?


How much money can I expect to get for my car at a junkyard in Tazewell County, IL?

  • The condition of your car.
  • The make and model of your car.
  • The current market value of scrap metal.
  • The demand for parts for your car model.

In general, you can expect to get between $100 and $500 for your junk. However, if your vehicle is in good condition or has valuable parts, you may be able to get more.

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.

How do I remove a part from a junkyard?


If you are planning on removing a part from a vehicle yourself, be sure to take precautions to avoid injury. Be aware of your surroundings and be careful not to overexert yourself. You should also ask the staff for assistance if needed. We recommend that you bring:

  • Pliers
  • Ratchets
  • Wrenches
  • Sawsall
  • Screw drivers
  • Hammer
  • Impact driver
  • Extensions
  • Sockets SAE and Metric
  • Breaker bar
  • Penetrating Fluid

Are they open on weekends?


Some of them, so check their operating hours.

How can I find the closest junkyard near my location


If you're around Tazewell County, IL, the list above presents a range of trustworthy local junkyards and salvage yards. Feel free to browse their services and get in touch with them! To explore additional options or scout out other areas, we recommend using our junkyard locator. It'll help you pinpoint the finest junkyards nearby..

What is the difference between a junkyard and a salvage yard?


While the terms are often used interchangeably, a salvage yard may focus more on recycling and reselling parts.

Can they ask me for an entry fee?


Some junkyards may require you to pay a small entrance or admission fee (usually a few bucks) in order to enter their facilities. With this money they can cover their administrative and maintenance costs and ensure that they receive customers who are truly interested in parts.

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