Al's Auto, Inc. 4339 Old Lincoln Hwy Trevose, PA 19053 Parts Department 888-396-2199 215-322-2199 Rebuildables/Repairables 800-355-8855 215-355-2738  Al’s Auto, Inc. sells late model rebuildable salvage cars, trucks, SUV’s, vans, minivans, recreational vehicles and pickup trucks both imports and domestics. These repairable vehicles include repossessions, fresh water flood damage, recovered theft vehicles, vandalism, collisions, wrecked cars, damaged cars, fire damage, and insurance loss vehicles.
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Title Explanations

NOTE:  Each state has its own rules and regulations governing vehicle titles.  You must familiarize yourself with your state's procedures regarding the reconstructed title process.  Below we have links to information about each state's reconstruction process.

Good Title / Clean Title:  A good title, also known as a clean title or clear title, designates that the vehicle has not been issued a salvage title in Pennsylvania or any other previous state.  Some states issue clean titles to insurance companies if the damage to the vehicle is under a certain percentage of its value, check with your state to determine if they accept clean titles in an insurance company's name.

Salvage Title:  A salvage title is assigned to a vehicle that has been declared a total loss from Fire, Vandalism, Collision, Theft or Flood.  A salvage vehicle such as a theft or flood may have minimal damage or no damage at all.  A salvage vehicle cannot be registered or legally driven until a reconstructed title has been issued.

New York 907A:  A New York 907A is an ownership form assigned by an insurance company to a vehicle that has been declared a total loss from Fire, Vandalism, Collision, Theft or Flood in New York State.  Most other states including Pennsylvania will not accept a New York 907A as proof of ownership.  Upon purchasing a vehicle with a NY 907A you must first make an appointment for a Salvage Vehicle Inspection in New York, instructions can be found here: http://www.dmv.ny.gov/salvage.htm and http://www.dmv.ny.gov/salvexam.htm.   After you have passed the New York Salvage Vehicle Inspection you will be mailed a New York Salvage Certificate which you can take to your state to complete the reconstructed title process.

Non-repairable / Parts Only / Export Only / Bill of Sale:  A non-repairable or parts only title indicates that the vehicle cannot be titled or registered in the U.S. again.  These vehicles may be exported in most cases. 

Reconstructed Title:  A reconstructed title is issued when a vehicle has been repaired and has passed its state's reconstructed title procedure.  Once a reconstructed title has been issued the vehicle can be insured, registered and driven like any other vehicle but the title will always be branded with a reconstructed or previous salvage notation.
*Our service department is an approved enhanced inspection station for Pennsylvania.  If you are a Pennsylvania resident with a Pennsylvania driver's license we can process your reconstructed title application.  For more information contact Tim at 888-396-2199 x5 or email him at timn@alsautopa.com.

TMU:  TMU is a title designation which means "True Mileage Unknown".  Often this is marked on a vehicle which has a digital odometer which may have been inoperable due to the damage to the vehicle or no key.

Reconstructed Title Information by State

Updated 11/6/14

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State/Country Links
Canada

Canadian customers check here for import instructions and a list of cars admissible from the United States:   http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/roadsafety/safevehicles-importation-usa-index-445.htm

Alabama

http://www.dmv.org/al-alabama/salvaged-vehicles.php

Alaska

http://www.state.ak.us/dmv/titles/rechbt.htm

Arizona

http://www.azdot.gov/mvd/faq/vehicle-services/vehicle-inspections-and-salvage-vehicles

Arkansas

http://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/offices/motorVehicle/Documents/AffidavitofReconstructionofSalvageMV.pdf

California

http://www.dmv.org/ca-california/salvaged-vehicles.php

Colorado

https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/sites/default/files/DR2415.pdf

Connecticut

http://www.ct.gov/dmv/cwp/view.asp?a=804&Q=244912&dmvPNavCtr=|#30238
http://www.ct.gov/dmv/LIB/dmv/20/29/K-186.pdf
http://www.ct.gov/dmv/LIB/dmv/20/29/b-256.pdf

Delaware http://www.dmv.de.gov/services/vehicle_services/titles/ve_title_salvage.shtml
Florida http://www.dmv.org/fl-florida/salvaged-vehicles.php
Georgia http://www.dmv.org/ga-georgia/salvaged-vehicles.php
Idaho https://itd.idaho.gov/dmv/vehicleservices/SalvageVehicles.htm
Iowa http://www.dmv.org/ia-iowa/salvaged-vehicles.php
Indiana http://www.in.gov/bmv/files/Salvage_Restoration_Packet.pdf
Illinois http://www.dmv.org/il-illinois/salvaged-vehicles.php
Kansas http://www.dmv.org/ks-kansas/salvaged-vehicles.php
Kentucky http://countyclerk.meadecounty.ky.gov/mv/title/st.htm
Louisiana http://omv.dps.state.la.us/expresslane.html
Maine http://www.dmv.org/me-maine/salvaged-vehicles.php
Maryland http://www.mva.maryland.gov/About-MVA/INFO/58000ASE/58000-03T.htm
Massachusetts http://www.massrmv.com/rmv/titles/11salinsp.htm
Michigan http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,1607,7-127-1585_1587_1588-76394--,00.html
Minnesota https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/dvs/forms-documents/Documents/SalvageandBranding_Just_the_Facts.pdf
Mississippi http://www.dor.ms.gov/info/rules/motorvehiclesandtitlesrules.html#salpro
Missouri http://www.dmv.org/mo-missouri/salvaged-vehicles.php
Montana http://www.dmv.org/mt-montana/salvaged-vehicles.php
Nebraska http://www.dmv.state.ne.us/dvr/mvtitles/salvage.html
http://www.dmv.state.ne.us/dvr/mvtitles/inspect.html
Nevada http://www.dmvnv.com/salvage.htm
New Hampshire http://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/dmv/title/salvage.htm
New Jersey http://www.dmv.org/nj-new-jersey/salvaged-vehicles.php
http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/pdf/About/OS-61.pdf
http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/pdf/About/OS-4.pdf
http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/pdf/About/OS-3.pdf
New Mexico http://www.dmv.org/nm-new-mexico/custom-built-cars.php#Reconstructed_Vehicles
New York http://www.dmv.ny.gov/salvexam.htm
North Carolina http://www.ncdot.gov/dmv/vehicle/title/salvaged/
North Dakota http://www.dot.nd.gov/divisions/mv/docs/faq-damage-disclosure.pdf
Ohio https://ext.dps.state.oh.us/SalvageInspectionAppointment/Pages/Public/Home.aspx
Oklahoma http://www.dmv.org/ok-oklahoma/salvaged-vehicles.php
Oregon http://www.oregon.gov/odot/dmv/pages/vehicle/trsalvage.aspx
Pennsylvania Our service department is an approved enhanced inspection station for Pennsylvania.  If you are a Pennsylvania resident with a Pennsylvania driver's license we can process your reconstructed title application.  For more information contact Tim at 888-396-2199 x5 or email him at timn@alsautopa.com For more information about the Pennsylvania reconstructed title process read this ReconstructedTitleInfo.pdf
http://www.dot4.state.pa.us/pdotforms/inspections/enhancedstations.pdf
Rhode Island http://www.dmv.org/ri-rhode-island/salvaged-vehicles.php
South Carolina http://www.scdmvonline.com/DMVNew/forms/s-2.pdf
South Dakota http://www.dmv.org/sd-south-dakota/salvaged-vehicles.php
Tennessee http://www.dmv.org/tn-tennessee/salvaged-vehicles.php
http://www.tn.gov/revenue/forms/titlereg/f1315401Fill-in.pdf
Texas http://www.dmv.org/tx-texas/salvaged-vehicles.php
Utah http://dmv.utah.gov/vehicles-services-menu/buying-and-selling-vehicles/salvage-vehicles-branded-titles
Vermont http://dmv.vermont.gov/sites/dmv/files/pdf/DMV-VT017-Rebuilt_Salvage_Title_App.pdf
Virginia http://www.dmv.state.va.us/webdoc/citizen/vehicles/salvehlawreq/repaired_rebuilt.asp
Wahington http://www.dmv.org/wa-washington/salvaged-vehicles.php
http://www.wsp.wa.gov/traveler/vinspect.htm
West Virginia http://www.dmv.org/wv-west-virginia/salvaged-vehicles.php
Wisconsin http://www.legis.state.wi.us/rsb/code/trans/trans149.pdf
Wyoming http://www.dmv.org/wy-wyoming/salvaged-vehicles.php