Junkyards in Union County
North Carolina

Here's a roundup of nearby junkyards and salvage yards around Union County, NC. 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. Myers Wrecker Service & Salvage

    2123 Pageland Hwy, Monroe, NC 28112

    4.3/5 - 3 reviews  opens at 8 AM

    salvage yard towing service 

    It's easy to avoid wasting a lot of money on the repairs of your beloved vehicle by purchasing second hand spare parts without giving up the expected warranties in this well-known in Monroe area junkyard. Contact them by: phone. Other customers have left 3 reviews about this company.

          Roger H. Google Review

    "They towed mom's car after an accident. Great friendly service. I am going to keep their business card incase I need a tow. I can't express enough how much I appreciate them."

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    2. City Salvage 1 Inc

    3628 Northerly Rd, Charlotte, NC 28206

    5/5 - 3 reviews  opens at 8 AM

    salvage yard used auto parts part installation service junk car removal towing service 

    This salvage yard is the perfect go-to establishment for anyone in need of recycled parts in good condition at excellent prices. Specializing in a extensive variety of car parts, this junkyard is guaranteed to have what you need. Experience straightforward service and friendly staff who are always willing to help track down specific items.

          M Y. Google Review

    "Im from Richmond Va and my wife totaled our car Memorial Wknd. I called one junkyard and they gave me the run around for 2 days costing me extra storage fees. On the 3rd day I called City..."

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    3. Hub Dortons Parts

    2709 Lawyers Rd, Matthews, NC 28104

    5/5 - 2 reviews 

    junkyard used auto & classic car parts self service 

    Stablished as one of Matthews's best junkyards, they deliver a wide catalog of vehicle parts. Pay them a visit and consult their expert team without hesitation. Contact them via phoneAdditionally, you can read 2 thoughts left by our visitors.

          Garrett C. Google Review

    "This is a great place to look for auto parts. Hub is a super nice fella who knows the yard like the back of his hand. Lots of unique old cars to pick parts from. Highly recommend checking out..."

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    4. S & R Auto & Truck Salvage

    1420 W Craighead Rd, Charlotte, NC 28206

    5/5 - 4 reviews  opens at 8 AM

    salvage yard used auto & classic car parts shipping available 

    If you're searching for a quality salvage yard with exceptional service and attention to detail, look no further. This business is known for going above and beyond to find the specific used parts you need, even if they don't have it in stock. Their customer service is unparalleled as they pride themselves on helping customers track down hard-to-find parts and providing an excellent experience through every step of the process. Whether you are looking for classic car parts or other used components for your vehicle, this place has proven to be a reliable choice for those seeking excellent service and fair pricing.

          Stan U. Google Review

    "After looking for parts for my classic, S & R saved the day. For three weeks I was calling from state to state with no luck. Then one dealer in Virginia asked me to contact S&R. I was..."

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    5. Sam Auto Salvage

    2711 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208

    5/5 - 3 reviews  opens at 8 AM

    salvage yard used auto parts junk car removal 

    At Sam Auto Salvage, you can count on finding a wide variety of used auto parts without any hassle. Whether your car is in need of transmission components or an entire engine, this trusted salvage yard is committed to offering professional service and economical products. Trust the experts at Sam Auto Salvage for all your automotive needs!

          Ro S. Google Review

    "Sam Auto Salvage provided excellent service, especially appreciated since we will never likely be a repeat customer. My car failed while driving from Massachusetts to South Carolina - on the..."

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    6. Master Auto Pro

    1118 W Craighead Rd, Charlotte, NC 28206

    3.7/5 - 3 reviews 

    junkyard used auto parts self service 

    Find a great selection of used auto parts at this self-serve junkyard. The knowledgeable staff provides excellent service, from helping customers find the right parts to answering all their questions. With reasonable prices and excellent customer service, this business is a top choice for those in need of good condition used car parts.

          Zarena A. Google Review

    "The nicest staff I’ve ever talked to. These people know exactly what you are looking for and making the experience so easy. They answered all my question with a lot of knowledge. I actually..."

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    7. Hunter Auto & Wrecker Service

    1107 N Davidson St, Charlotte, NC 28206

    5/5 - 3 reviews 

    auto wrecker self service towing service 

    An auto wrecker with self-serve features that ensure prompt and reliable service, with professional drivers who take extra care to protect your vehicle during towing. Known for their punctuality and fair pricing, this company offers smoothly payment processing and friendly representatives, making it a good choice for stranded drivers.

          Frances S. Google Review

    "Nobody ever usually “wants” a tow. You usually “need” one, like on a Sunday night at 10pm. This was my dilemma. My van literally died on 77 being driven by my daughter who was not..."

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    8. Pick Your Part - Charlotte

    3900 Chesapeake Dr, Charlotte, NC 28216

    2.3/5 - 3 reviews 

    salvage yard used auto parts self service 

    At our self-serve junkyard, finding the used parts you need is a breeze. Skip the hassle of searching through disorganized piles and dealing with unhelpful staff. Our front desk makes it easy to get guidance, so you can save time and effort. Visit us and see the difference for yourself.

          Jazz D. Google Review

    "This place is awesome. Incredibly organized and will definitely save half of your day walking around other junkyards, or crawling up into the cars to get the part. Basically accessible by..."

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    9. Bellinger & Son Wrecker Service

    8044 Southway Rd, Charlotte, NC 28215

    5/5 - 3 reviews 

    junkyard used auto parts junk car removal 

    With a reputation for fairness and excellent customer service, this junkyard prides itself on making the process of selling your old cars easy and efficient. Customers appreciate the friendly and professional approach, as well as the swift pick-up service. If you're looking to sell your car with ease, this is the place for you!

          Miracle G. Google Review

    "He was so great! Very helpful and very fair. He was nice on the phone when other car salvagers were rude. He was texting me updates and very swift with his pick up ! He was great!."

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    10. Beaver's Car Salvage

    9455 Smith Rd, Kannapolis, NC 28081

    33 miles  5/5 - 3 reviews  opens at 8 AM

    salvage yard used auto & classic car parts shipping available 

    This salvage yard settled close to the city of Kannapolis (North Carolina), distributes a very efficient service to its clients, delivering great bargains but with the expected quality and an immense breadth of supply. Contact them by: phone. Other users have shared 3 thoughts about this company.

          Jm L. Google Review

    "UPS lost my part, but Natasha didn’t hesitate to ship out a replacement for me, plus I was kept in the loop, bout the whole situation… Go see In person or call on the phone, Beavers will..."

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


In order to sell your car to a junkyard in Union County, NC, 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 North Carolina 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 Union County, NC 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 North Carolina DMV for the most up-to-date information and forms.

Can I sell a junk car without a title in Union County, NC?


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.

Are there any junkyards in Union County, NC that pay more for cars than others?


Yes, some junkyards in Union County, NC may offer higher payouts for cars based on factors like your car's make, model, condition, and location. To find the best offer, it's advisable to contact multiple junkyards in your area and compare their quotes. Additionally, you can explore junk car buyers that specialize in certain vehicle makes or have a reputation for offering competitive prices.

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

What types of parts can be found?


They usually have a wide variety of used and damaged vehicle parts available for sale, including engines, transmissions, alternators, starters, radiators, fenders, doors, hoods, and trunks. Junkyards may also have used tires, batteries, and other vehicle accessories available for sale.

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.

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.

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