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It will show as a VOLUNTARY repo but still a repo. It will indicate to other lenders that you know when you are over extender and that you DO NOT attempt to use their collateral without paying for it. It IS a good idea to do so.

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Q: Is it the same thing as repossession if you call the loan company to pick up the vehicle since you can no longer pay for it?
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