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Sell it on your own. You may not be able to sell it for the amount owed, but work out a deal with the bank to finish paying for the vehicle at a reduced rate after it's sold. Most lending institutions would much rather work out something than have it go into bankruptcy. That, plus it's a lot better for YOUR credit history if you take matters into your own hands and deal with it now.

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Q: What do you do if you can't afford your car payments anymore?
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