The Kansas Attorney General's office is warning buyers that used cars might be in worse shape than they appear.
Flood damaged vehicles sometimes turn up in Kansas, especially after natural disasters. These cars usually have a musty odor or a strong scent of air fresheners that try to hide the odor.
Here are some tips from the Kansas Attorney General's office that you can follow to keep from getting ripped off in any used car transaction.
Also, be very leery about deals that seem to good to be true. If a private seller is offering a car for way less than it's really worth, that could be a red flag warning of serious problems.