Junkyards in Wake County
North Carolina

This listing contains a selection of junkyards, salvage yards, and auto distmantlers we've found near you if you are in Wake County, NC, along with their phones, hours, addresses, and most recent reviews. They're exactly what you need if you're searching where to sell your junk car or where to buy used parts in good condition for your vehicle.

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    1. Martins Auto Salvage

    5810 Poole Rd, Raleigh, NC 27610

    5/5 - 4 reviews 

    salvage yard used auto parts self service 

    Visit a self-serve junkyard with an extensive inventory of used parts. The yard is organized and well-maintained, offering unbeatable prices for a large inventory of domestic and import vehicles. The professional staff provides courteous service and assistance, ensuring easy access to the needed parts for your vehicle.

          Alexandra L. Google Review

    "Great place to find used parts! There is a $2.00 entry fee per person to go in but it is well worth it! The cars are arranged in neat columns with ample space around. Each car is also lifted up..."

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    2. T T & E Iron & Metal Inc

    1529 W Garner Rd, Garner, NC 27529

    4/5 - 3 reviews 

    recycling center self service junk car removal 

    The junkyard you are looking here is wich operates close to Garner (North Carolina) and it's delivering incredible performance vehicle spares to its possible customers close to the environs. In case you are aimed to demand an estimation for your junk vehicle or plead for a particular junk part, feel free to contact them via phone. Other users have shared 3 thoughts about this company.

          London S. Google Review

    "Excellent company to work with! Service is provided quickly. Employees were incredibly simple to work with! The business came to my house and collected up my car, which I wanted scrapped for cash!..."

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    3. Martins Import Salvage

    3468 Wendell Rd, Wendell, NC 27591

    5/5 - 3 reviews 

    salvage yard used auto parts 

    The salvage yard we display here is placed near Wendell (North Carolina) and it's providing top value auto spares to its eventual purchasers close to the area. If you need to demand an estimation for your used auto or ask for a particular junk part, please get in touch with them using email, tollfree or phone. Other customers have left 3 opinions about this salvage yard.

          Jasson P. Google Review

    "I have ordered many parts from this place. They are always polite and will go above and beyond. Recently I was in dire need of a part and Don went out of his way to take care of me. It's not..."

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    4. Deals On Wheels Auto Salvage

    14473 State Hwy 96, Zebulon, NC 27597

    3/5 - 3 reviews 

    salvage yard used auto parts 

    Visitors have the possibility to locate this junkyard close to the vicinity of the town of Zebulon (North Carolina). Its essential business model is the marketing of auto spare parts at the most reasonable prices in the vicinity but without giving up all the warranties that you may wish. If you want to get in touch with them, you can do this by these means: phone. This company has been voted 3 times by our users.

          Melanie H. Google Review

    "I just showed up looking for a wheel, (my rim was cracked) and they helped me tremendously. They didn't have the part; however, they took the time to write down options of other places that..."

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    5. The Junk Car Lady

    3222 Wellington Ct suite 116, Raleigh, NC 27615

    5/5 - 3 reviews 

    junkyard junk car removal 

    Need to get rid of your old car? Look no further than this reputable junkyard. Fast, efficient, and fair, the Junk Lady will provide you with a smoothly experience. With a friendly attitude and quick service, you'll have cash in hand within hours. Say goodbye to your old car stress-free!

          Jason A. Google Review

    "I could not ask for a better company to work with! She came out extremely fast and looked over the car and gave us a good value in cash right away! I cannot recommend the junk car lady more! The..."

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    6. Clayton Cash for Junk Cars

    200 Powell Dr SUITE 101, Raleigh, NC 27606

    5/5 - 2 reviews 

    salvage yard used auto parts junk car removal 

    This salvage yard offers a wide selection of used parts at economic prices. Customers appreciate the well-equipped facility and friendly service. The staff is known for their quick responses and willingness to accommodate customers' needs, making it a reliable option for sourcing car parts.

          Charles W. Google Review

    "Very well equipped place. Had all the parts I needed. For a very reasonable price. I am happy to have found this place and I will tell my friends."

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


In order to sell your car to a junkyard in Wake 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 Wake 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 Wake 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.

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

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.

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 Wake County, NC, 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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