What to Do If Your Car Is Flooded: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Avoid Lasting Damage and Get the Coverage You Deserve

Heavy rains and melting snow have inundated large swathes of the Midwestern U.S., leaving millions of dollars’ worth of property damage in their wake. Thousands of cars were submerged in water for so long that their engines, cabins, and electrical systems incurred damage beyond repair.

If your area has been flooded, you’ll need to pay special attention to your car. If it’s immersed in water more than halfway up its wheels, or if you see a line of mud and debris indicating that the water had reached that height, you’ll need to take certain precautions.

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