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1998 Dodge Intrepid Base Sedan 4-door 3.2l on 2040-cars

US $750.00
Year:1997 Mileage:213248
Location:

Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

1997 Dodge Intrepid for sale. Car body is beat up and well used (see pictures) and does have a few issues that are listed below. Drove the car for many years but don't have the mechanic skills or the patience to take car of the issues that currently exist. Bought another car before last winter so the Intrepid did sit in a parking lot for most of the winter. The car does start up with no problems and the engine works well. Technically the car is drivable, but not advised without someone who knows what they are doing looking it over first. Perfect for someone with access to a mechanic or to be used for parts. 

Extra Parts: 

Radiator: Car had some overheating issues that were at first thought to be the radiator. A used radiator was bought, but the heating issue turned out to be due to blockage. The second radiator ended up not being used.
Alternator: Car had some battery issues that turned out to be something else. Alternator was replaced, unsure if the original works or not but is included. 
After market radio: CD player was installed (see picture)

Known issues: 

Body is beat up, sun damage, dents, rust. See pictures. She is no longer pretty.
Car lighter doesn't work
No break pressure: back passenger breaks were installed incorrectly. Should be a simple matter of installing correctly, but could be more then that.
AC does not work (was informed it just needed a hose replaced?)
Exhaust leak
Back driver tire seems aligned a bit off. Not sure if its my vision playing tricks or if there is an issue there, but want it noted just in case. 
Turn signal works, but when turning right it does need to be held. 

Driver side tire went flat during the winter and incurred some damage. Currently have replaced it with the spare. Old tire is included, not sure if the damage is fixable or not.




If you have any questions please ask away. Full disclosure, I'm not mechanic and I know very little about cars. I have done my best to provide all of the issues that I know about the vehicle but can't promise anything beyond that. Car is being sold AS IS. Priced to be sold and willing to entertain ALL best offers. If your willing to come get it and take it off my hands I'm open to most offers. So please send in a Best Offer! Junkyard has given me a quote for the vehicle and they will pick it up for free. I'm a little partial to the car, however, and despite her looks and issues she was extremely reliable for the majority of the time I drove her and the engine doesn't seem to be missing any steps. Would rather see her go to someone who would patch her up and use her as a secondary vehicle or to be used for parts. But mainly I'd like to just see her go. 

I do have a few more pictures as well as a video of the engine running. If you would like to see this, please contact me and I would be happy to send them to you. 

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