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2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LS 4dr 2WD

2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door
16 mpg city / 21 mpg hwy
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December 12, 2012, 10:20 pm

Bill T

Question: want to sell car, how much must i discount a blown engine?

need estimated value of chevy ls trailblazer 2wd with engine blown (piston)

December 18, 2012, 10:26 am

Ron W
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Check for an estimate of your vehicle in running condition. Then get a quote from a local shop on how much it is to replace the engine and subtract that from the nadaguide price.

That will give you a good place to start as to what it is worth. You may have to sell it for less than that because it needs to be towed and many people would rather buy a running vehicle rather than take on a project. Most likely mechanics (professional and shade tree) will be the ones interested in it.

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