Used Car Buyers Beware: Flooded Cars May Be Sold Without Disclosure

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, VFC urges all used-car buyers to be aware that not all sellers are required to disclose that a vehicle has been flooded. External flooding damage can be easily concealed with a few coats of paint, concealing damage to crucial systems such as the brakes and airbags. To protect yourself, have a trained mechanic take a thorough look at the vehicle before you purchase.