Originally Posted by banman
Your spidy senses should tingle...
Mine sure are. But I'm a mechanic, so anything that someone says to me about a repair is taken at face value.
It could be a good deal from someone who is done and just wants rid of it.
Or it could be a basket case being sold as a simple fix.
Everybody should always do their due diligence when making a purchase.
To the OP.
If you have no mechanical abilities, I'd look for something that is listed as problem free. Granted, that doesn't necessarily mean it is, but you have no way of checking it unless you have someone go through it for you.