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9 steps to a car loan on damaged credit

3. Shop around
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3. Shop around

Some lenders will see your tarnished history in a more positive light than others. "That's where it becomes more important to shop around," says Reed. But be careful if a lender or lot caters specifically to subprime customers, he says. "Seeing places that are appealing specifically to subprime is a little bit of a warning flag."

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