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The same day that you determine you aren't getting it back. It would be wise to wait until then because if the bank repo'd it to kinda just remind you that being 3 payments behind isn't a good thing, you might get it back and then you don't have to go through the whole insurance application process again.

AnswerYeah for sure do not cancel anything until it is no longer in your name either. I'd wait until the title transfer is complete as well. AnswerYou should cancel your insurance the moment your car is repossessed.The moment the car is hooked up(as the above two repo morons will tell you)it is no longer your car.So if you would like to cover someone elses vehicle with your insurance you go right ahead but you are wasting your money and your insurance coverage.Dishonest repo guys(like the above two scumbags) want you to keep the insurance on the vehicle so if they damage the car or steal stuff from it it will go on your insurance.

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Never cancel an insurance policy until you have a new policy in place. If you do it will cost you more in the long run. Insurance companies are looking for loyalty and longevity without lapse in coverage. Sometimes you can possibly suspend, cancel or reduce coverage but never cancel it.

The moment the vehicle is repossessed does not release you from the contract agreement. Read it. In most cases until the vehicle is transferred out of your name via the title of ownership, you must maintain physical damage coverage or they can force place it and take the premium out of the proceeds.

Reduce to minimum but don't cancel it.

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When a car is repossessed what do you do with the insurance?

When a car has been repossessed the person paying the insurance should cancel it.

What do you do about your car insurance once your car is repossessed?

Cancel your policy.

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Should you cancel the car insurance on a repossessed car in Florida?

Yes of course you should!

Can a car be repossessed because of no collision insurance when standard insurance was active on the car?

If your contract requires full coverage and you do not have full coverage, you are in violation of the contract.

If you repossess your car do you have to continue insurance coverage on that vehicle?

I take it you mean, if your car IS repossessed. In that case, IF you dont plan to redeem it, NO. NO car, NO insurance. Once the lender repos the car, they are responsible for the insurance coverage.

Should you continue your insurance coverage for a car that was repossessed?

If it's no longer your vehicle, you don't need to insure it.

Can a car be repossessed for not having tags?

No, only when you are required to have full coverage insurance and you dont, and the obvious that you do not make a payment.

Can a loan company in California have your car repossessed if you haven't been able to carry car insurance?

YES, if you are in DEFAULT of the contract (NO ins. coverage) they can repo.

If your car has been repossessed are you required to continue insurance and for how long?

Once your car is repossessed, it is covered by the repo companys and the lenders VERY expensive ins. No need for you to maintain coverage UNLESS you plan on redeeming it ASAP.

In Pennsylvania can you immediately cancel your car insurance if the car is repossessed?

if you don't plan on getting it back that is what to do. but most insurers in pa are notifying pa that you canceled insurance ant they suspend your plate for 90 days.

My girlfriend canceled my insurance and called the car lot My car was repossessed to get the car back they want to be paid off in full what are my legal rights do I have any options?

If you owed money on the car (which is probably why it was repossessed), you need to pay what they demand. Check the paper you signed when buying the car if you think they are 'demanding' something different than you signed. Your girlfriend was smart to cancel the insurance, since a repossessed car does not need insurance. You cannot sue your girlfriend for calling the car lot, or for cancelling the insurance, because you cannot show DAMAGES to yourself.

What happens if a guilty party cancel their car insurance after a claim has been submitted?

It would make no difference as long as they had coverage on the date and time of the accident. They can cancel the policy after the accident and coverage would still be provided.

In California can you immediately cancel your car insurance if the car is repossessed?

I don't see why not - but if it's the only car on your policy ask your agent to give you a "hired and non-owned" policy so you still have liability coverage if you drive someone else's car or rent one. Also, if you plan to replace the car right away or settle the issue with your auto lender, you're probably better off not canceling the coverage.

Will insurance pay for a repossessed car?

Of course not! It wasn't stolen or wrecked, it was taken from you for failure to pay on the loan!Be sure to cancel the insurance.

How can you budget your car insurance?

You can budget your car insurance by changing the coverage that you have on your car. Liability only insurance, or your state minimum is going to be the cheapest insurance but doesn't provide much coverage. As you add coverage the price goes up.

Do you have to cancel your insurance on a car that you have traded in when you have 3 weeks left to claim 1 years no claims?

Have your insurance agent transfer the insurance from the old car to the new car. You will then have no loss of coverage and will be able to get credit for the "1 year no claims" at the appropriate time.

Do all car insurance companies offer vintage car insurance?

Progressive does offer car insurance coverage for classic automobiles. Other companies may or may not offer the coverage depending on their available policies and coverage.

If i cancel my full coverage and my car get stole they cover it?

Not if you now only have liability coverage.

Can a car be repossessed due to no insurance?

If the car is leased or has a lien on it (meaning you have a loan out on it) it CAN be repossessed for letting the insurance lapse on it.Cars that have liens on them are required to carry full coverage insurance on them by the bank. This is because until you pay off the loan the bank technically owns your car, and they want to protect their investment.If you are unsure if you have a lien on the car, take a look at the title. If there is a lien, it will show on there. If you are thinking, "How will they know?" here is the answer to that. When your insurance coverage lapses (runs out/expires) and is not renewed, the ins. company notifies the DMV of your state. Under most state laws, you are the given an average of 14 days to resume insurance coverage or are required to surrender you license plate(s). If the 14 day average passes and you have not done either, the bank that has the lien on your car is notified (because the sate DMV has those records). The bak will then attempt to call you and rectify the situation. If they are unsuccessful, they have the car repossessed.

Will your insurance cover your car if you were at fault?

If you have full Coverage Auto Insurance, Then the Comprehensive and Collision portions of your coverage would pay for damages to your own car. If you just have liability insurance only. Then you just have coverage for the other car and there is no coverage for your own vehicle.

What are the benefits of trade car insurance?

Trade Car insurance will provide you coverage when you are between automobiles, and is only a temporary coverage, not to be confused with regular auto insurance.

Can your car get repossessed for not paying your insurance?

IF your loan contract specifies that you must maintain insurance covering the vehicle, the answer is YES. Just an echo of the previous answer, most major lenders require that the vehicle maintain full coverage insurance. It states in your finance agreement that the vehicle must remain insured or it can be repossessed.

What happens to your car insurance when you sell your car?

When you plan to sell your car you should notify your insurance company of the pending sale. It will provide you with instructions on how to transfer title properly, surrender the plates and cancel the insurance if you aren't transferring the coverage to a new car. Generally, the insurance company won't cancel the insurance until the plates are turned in or transferred to another vehicle through the RMV. That means the company will continue to bill you until the transaction is properly completed.If the insurance was paid for and the policy is cancelled during the coverage year the company will issue a refund based on their own calculations.

Does your car insurance end the day you cancel or are you still covered for 30 days?

The expiration date, or the day you cancel is the official end of insurance coverage. Period. The 30 day "grace" period is a myth. If you just let the policy expire by not paying the renewal premium, they will PROBABLY reinstate your coverage retroactive to the expiration date, but I would not rely on that. If you CANCELLED, that's the end of your coverage.

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