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Answered 2007-01-23 22:21:40

The best thing to do is give them your keys otherwise they will just get a tow truck and remove the car. I just had my car repoed and I gave them the keys to it and they let me take all my things out of the car and even helped me bring it up my door. Not all repo companies are like that. So hand the keys over, its alot easier.

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