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Quick Start Guide


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1. LOG IN VIA ADESA.COM

• Enter your user ID and password.



IF YOU ARE NOT YET REGISTERED:
• Click REGISTER NOW.
• Complete and submit the online registration form; Customer Connection will then contact you to complete your registration information.




NOTE: Effective July 2013, for users associated to more than one organization, you will be prompted to choose an organization at your first log in. This will set the default for all subsequent logins. Users can change the default organization by accessing MY ADESA in the main navigation and then SITE PREFERENCES in the sub-navigation bar.



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Buy vehicles online

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2. BUY VEHICLES ONLINE

There are three ways to start searching for vehicles:

• For all auction channels (DealerBlock, LiveBlock and RunLists), click on BUY on the main navigation bar then GLOBAL SEARCH on the subnavigation bar.
• For customized searches, use the QUICK SEARCH feature on the main navigation bar. You can enter commonly used search terms like year, VIN, make, model, etc.
• For specific auction channels, click on the RUNLISTS, LIVEBLOCK OR DEALERBLOCK button.


Note: For QUICK SEARCH, you can also enter a combination of these search terms or you can enter free-form text for your search criteria. An example of free form text would be to enter "RED 2002 MUSTANG."

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Search for vehicles

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3. SEARCH FOR VEHICLES

• Select search criteria such as make, model, year, etc. You can also search by auction location and auction channel.

• Click on VIEW MORE OPTIONS to customize your search even further.
• For additional selections, click SPECIALTY INVENTORY SEARCH in the subnavigation bar for inventory such as motorcycles, boats and recreational vehicles.

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Save your search criteria

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4. SAVE YOUR SEARCH CRITERIA

You can save your search criteria for future use.
• To store your search options, click SAVE THIS SEARCH.







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View search results

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5. VIEW SEARCH RESULTS

Your results will be displayed on the SEARCH RESULTS PAGE.


• Click on SEARCH.




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View vehicle details

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6. VIEW VEHICLE DETAILS

You can review more information about the vehicle, place a bid or make a purchase.

• After clicking on a vehicle description from the SEARCH RESULTS PAGE, you will arrive at that unit's VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE.
• Click the YEAR/MAKE/MODEL/SERIES description link of the unit to view the VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE.
• Or click on the VIEW VEHICLE DETAILS button.

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Add to Watch List

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7. ADD TO WATCH LIST

• To monitor a vehicle you are interested in, click ADD TO WATCHLIST.


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Run List — How To Guides


Log in

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1. LOG IN VIA ADESA.COM

• Enter your user ID and password.


IF YOU ARE NOT YET REGISTERED:
• Click on the REGISTER NOW button on ADESA.com.
• Complete and submit the online registration form; Customer Connection will then contact you to complete your registration information.

Note: Effective July 2013, for users associated to more than one organization, you will be prompted to choose an organization at your first log in. This will set the default for all subsequent logins. Users can change the default organization by accessing MY ADESA in the main navigation and then SITE PREFERENCES in the sub-navigation bar.

There are two options in pulling Run Lists:
The Classic view allows you to get RUN LISTS with minimal search options and filter capabilities and will return results at a physical auction or on LIVEBLOCK. This is similar to the lists you would see printed at auctions.

The Detailed view allows you to view all inventories either online or in lane with the ability to add more search criteria.


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Classic view search

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1. NAVIGATE TO RUN LISTS

• Hover your cursor over BUY in the main navigation bar and click RUN LIST SEARCH in the sub navigation bar.
• Click RUN LISTS button on the home page.







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Enter search criteria

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2. ENTER SEARCH CRITERIA

• Search by auction, consignor and/or make/model.







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View search results

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3. VIEW SEARCH RESULTS

• Click on the RUN # link to view the Options and Announcements on a single vehicle.
• Select HIDE ALL or SHOW ALL links at the top of the page to view Options and Announcements on all vehicles.

• YES in the LIVEBLOCK column indicates that the vehicle is available for sale on LIVEBLOCK.
• Print or OPEN TO EXCEL your search results.

Note: To purchase the vehicle on LIVEBLOCK, navigate to BUY in the main navigation bar and click on LIVEBLOCK in the sub navigation bar. (Refer to Step-by-Step Guide to Using ADESA LIVEBLOCK).






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View vehicles details

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4. VIEW VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE

• On the SEARCH RESULTS PAGE, click on the VIN or YES link in the LIVEBLOCK column to access the VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE for additional information on the vehicle.
• View condition report information on vehicles that are available for purchase on LIVEBLOCK.





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Save search results

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5. SAVE SEARCH RESULTS

• On the SEARCH RESULTS PAGE, click on SAVE THIS SEARCH link and enter your saved search criteria.






• Saved searches can be accessed from the SAVED SEARCH link under the BUY menu in the main navigation bar.






• Another way to search is from the SAVED SEARCH link.
on the QUICK SEARCH buttons on the left navigation of the home page.











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Detailed view search

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1. SEARCH FOR VEHICLES

• Hover your cursor over BUY in the main navigation bar and click GLOBAL SEARCH in the sub navigation.
• For other search options, use the home page QUICK search options or the left navigation.

Note: This search path will return results for vehicles offered at a physical auction (RUN LIST), on LIVEBLOCK or in the bid now/buy now (DEALERBLOCK) auction channel.




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Enter search criteria

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2. ENTER SEARCH CRITERIA

• A SEARCH RESULTS PAGE will open.
• Select the VIEW MORE SEARCH OPTIONS link to view additional search criteria options.

Note: Vehicles available for purchase in the bid now/ buy now (DEALERBLOCK) auction channel will display first. Vehicles offered at the physical auction (RUN LIST) and/or on LIVEBLOCK (LIVEBLOCK) will be listed next.

• Refine your search results by using the REFINE YOUR SEARCH filters on the left hand side of the page.








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View vehicle details

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3. VIEW VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE

• On the SEARCH RESULTS PAGE, click on the VIEW VEHICLE DETAILS button or click on the description of the vehicle to access the VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE for additional information on the vehicle.





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Save search

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4. SAVE SEARCH RESULTS

• Saved searches can be accessed from the SAVED SEARCH link under the BUY menu in the main navigation.
• Or from the QUICK SEARCH link on the home page.





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Control your search options

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5. SET GLOBAL SEARCH SETTINGS

• To save your setting for which auction channel(s) (DEALERBLOCK, RUN LIST, LIVEBLOCK) will be returned in all your global searches, hover your cursor over MY ACCOUNT in the main navigation bar and click SITE PREFERENCES.






6. SELECT AUCTION CHANNEL(S)

• Select which auction channel(s) you want to view by default in all your global search results.






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LiveBlock — How To Guides


Log in

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1. LOG IN VIA ADESA.COM

• Enter your user ID and password.






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Navigate to LiveBlock

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2. NAVIGATE TO LIVEBLOCK

• Click the LIVEBLOCK button on the home page.
• Click on BUY from the main navigation bar then click LIVEBLOCK from the sub navigation bar.

IF YOU ARE NOT YET REGISTERED:
• Access ADESA.com and click on REGISTER NOW.
• Complete and submit the online registration form; Customer Connection will then contact you to complete your registration information.

NOTE: If you are associated with multiple dealerships, a pop up screen will ask you to select a dealership.


NOTE: LIVEBLOCK will open in a new window.


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View LiveBlock auction inventory

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3. VIEW LIVEBLOCK AUCTION INVENTORY

• View inventory by location, consignor and sale date.
• Sort results by clicking on column headings.
• Refine your search by clicking on drop-down boxes.

• Click the JOIN button to enter a Live Sale.
• Click the car button to view the run list for a specific sale event.





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Review Run List Inventory

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4. REVIEW RUN LIST INVENTORY

• Sort your results by clicking on column headings.
• Refine your search by clicking on drop-down boxes.

• Add vehicles to your WATCH LIST, or place AUTOBIDS from the RUN LIST.





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Search inventory across all locations

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5. SEARCH INVENTORY ACROSS ALL LOCATIONS

• Click VEHICLE SEARCH on top navigation bar to search inventory by make, model, location or consignor.
• Enter free form text to narrow your search criteria options for all drop downs.
• Create SAVED SEARCHES to quickly find your favorite inventory.





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View vehicle details

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6. VIEW VEHICLE DETAILS

• Click VIN to access vehicle detail reports.
• Add vehicles to your WATCH LIST or place AUTOBIDS from the vehicle details screen.





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Place auto bids

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7. PLACE AUTOBIDS

• Click the AUTOBID button from the RUN LIST, Vehicle Search or vehicle details screen to place an AUTOBID.
• Place your maximum bid. The system will bid for you in low-dollar increments, up to your maximum.
• Select preferences for email notificaions and post-sale inspections.

NOTE: AUTOBIDS can be edited or removed up until two hours before the auction start time. And, vehicles with AUTOBIDS are automatically added to your WATCH LIST.




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View Watch List vehicles

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8A. VIEW WATCH LIST VEHICLES ON LIVEBLOCK

• Click MY WATCHES on the main navigation bar to view vehicles added to your WATCH LIST for your dealership.

NOTE: My WATCHES displays all vehicles added to your WATCH LIST by all buyers/reps registered for your dealership.

• Click the AUTOBID button to edit or remove an AUTOBID up to two hours before auction start time.

NOTE: AUTOBIDS can now be edited or removed by any buyer/rep registered for your dealership.





8B. VIEW WATCH LIST VEHICLES ON ADESA.COM

Click on WATCH LIST on the main navigation bar, then click LIVEBLOCK in the sub navigation bar.







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Sale check-in

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9. SALE CHECK-IN

• First, click JOIN! from the SCHEDULE page or RUN LIST to join a live sale.
• Then, enter your contact information, payment method, transportation, as well as, post-sale inspection preferences to expedite your check out process.





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Bid on vehicles

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10. BID ON VEHICLES

• Bid on vehicles by clicking the ASKING BID button.
• Your bid will be sent to the auction block and integrated with bids from the floor.
• Search and sort upcoming vehicles or add vehicles to your WATCH LIST.
• Toggle between live video and photos.
• Click on the ADD MORE LANES button to view up to 10 additional lanes.

NOTE: The bid history area displays all bidding activity. Also watch this area for special announcements.


NOTE: For more detailed information on bidding, please refer to the step-by-step guide to ADESA LiveBlock bidding.


NOTE: Your BID Button will change colors to show your bid status. Green means you are winning, gold means you have been outbid, teal means you are not participating and gray means bidding has not yet started.




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View purchases

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11A. VIEW PURCHASES ON LIVEBLOCK

• Click MY PURCHASES to view vehicles purchased and pending IF deals for your dealership.





11B. VIEW liveblock purchases from adesa.com

• Click on MY ADESA in the main navigation bar, then click LIVEBLOCK PURCHASES in the sub navigation bar.

NOTE FOR DEALERBLOCK USERS: Checkout processes in LIVEBLOCK differ from DEALERBLOCK processes. Please refer to the ADESA LiveBlock FAQ for specific differences.










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LiveBlock Bidding — How To Guides


Getting started

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1. CHECK TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

• Click HELP from the main navigation, then click TEST THE NEW LIVEBLOCK.









• Click OK to launch the test bidding interface.

NOTE: This may take several minutes to verify your system settings.




• If the test is successful, you will hear audio and see video of a clock.




• If you have never installed the LIVEBLOCK bidding interface, a new window will open the installation instructions.

NOTE: Contact Customer Connection at 888-526-7326 if you have any questions with the install process.


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Bidding on LiveBlock

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1. SALE CHECK-IN

• First, click JOIN! from the SCHEDULE page or RUN LIST to join a live sale.
• Then, enter your contact information, payment method, transportation, as well as, post-sale inspection preferences to expedite your check out process.






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Overview of LiveBlock bidding interface

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2. OVERVIEW OF LIVEBLOCK BIDDING INTERFACE

The bidding interface is divided into 3 sections:
• Main bidder: This section displays live bidding with video and audio.
• Upcoming vehicles: This section displays upcoming vehicles for the sale in the main bidder.
• Mini-bidders: This section displays additional watched lanes with live bidding.

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Using the main bidder

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3. USING THE MAIN BIDDER

• Bid on vehicles by clicking the ASKING BID button. Your bid will be sent to the auction block and integrated with bids from the floor.
• The ASKING BID button lets you know the status of your bid.

ο Gray - Bidding has not started.
ο Teal - Bidding has started, you are not participating.
ο Green - You are winning the bid.
ο Gold - You have been outbid.

• The bid history area displays all bidding activity. If your bid is successful, your dealership name and bid amount will appear. Also watch this area for special announcements.
• Quickly toggle between live auction video and vehicle photos. Scroll through photos, or click ENLARGE to view a larger image.
• To view additional vehicle details, click the vehicle description.

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View upcoming vehicles

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4. VIEW UPCOMING VEHICLES

• Sort upcoming vehicles by clicking the run, year, make or model buttons.
• Enter Free form text to quickly search for a vehicle.
• You can build your WATCH LIST by clicking ADD TO WATCH LIST.

NOTE: Vehicles in your WATCH LIST are shaded. And, AUTOBIDS places by all authorized users for your dealership will be displayed here.

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Using the mini-bidders

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5. USING THE MINI-BIDDERS

• Click the ADD MORE LANES button from the upcoming vehicles section to bid in up to 10 additional lanes.
• Sort lanes by location, start time or by sales already live in progress.
• Enter free form text to quickly search for a specific lane.
• Click the ADD LANE button to add the lane to your mini-bidder.

• Click BID to bid directly from your mini-bidder.
• Click on the vehicle information to view additional vehicles details.
• Click the arrows to scroll through your watched lanes.
• Use the icons to manace your mini-bidder lanes.

mini-bidder swap button Swaps the mini-bidder with the main bidder.
mini-bidder new tab Brings the mini-bidder up to a new tab where you can quickly toggle to view lanes in the main bidder.
Close mini-bidder Closes the mini-bidder.

• Click Close mini-bidder to move the lane from a tab back down to a mini-bidder.


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DealerBlock — How To Guides


Log in

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1. LOG IN VIA ADESA.COM

• Enter your user ID and password.


IF YOU ARE NOT YET REGISTERED:
• Click on the REGISTER NOW button on ADESA.com.
• Complete and submit the online registration form; Customer Connection will then contact you to complete your registration information.




NOTE: Effective July 2013, for users associated to more than one organization, you will be prompted to choose an organization at your first log in. This will set the default for all subsequent logins. Users can change the default organization by accessing MY ADESA in the main navigation and then SITE PREFERENCES in the sub-navigation bar.



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Search for vehicles

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1. SEARCH FOR VEHICLES

There are three ways to search for vehicles on DealerBlock:
• Click on the DEALERBLOCK button on the main navigation page.

• Click on BUY in the main navigation bar, then select GLOBAL SEARCH in the sub navigation bar.
• Use the QUICK SEARCH box on the main menu bar to the right and enter VIN, year, make or model.

NOTE: For QUICK SEARCH, you can also enter a combination of these search terms or you can enter free-form text for your search criteria. An example of free form text would be to enter “RED 2002 MUSTANG.”
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Enter search criteria

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2. ENTER SEARCH CRITERIA

• On the SEARCH page , select certain search criteria such as make, model, year, state and other options.
• Click SEARCH to see results.

NOTE: You can save your search to use the same criteria for a future search. To store your search options, click SAVED SEARCH. The stored search criteria will be available from the SAVED SEARCH QUICK link on the home page.











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View search results

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3. VIEW SEARCH RESULTS PAGE

• Scroll through listings on the SEARCH RESULTS PAGE.
• Click the year/make/model/series description of the unit to view it VEHICLES DETAILS PAGE.

NOTE: To monitor a vehicle you are interested in, click ADD TO WATCHLIST. For more information on using WATCH LIST, please visit help.adesa.com.



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View vehicle details

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4. VIEW VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE

• Click on a vehicle description on the SEARCH RESULTS PAGE, to arrive at the VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE.
• Review more information about the vehicle, place a bid or buy now and make a purchase.

NOTE: You have the ability to ADD A VEHICLE NOTE for this car for your reference as you make buying decisions.

NOTE: Any incentives or sales event details on this particular vehicle will be shown in the INCENTIVES AND PROMOTIONS section of the page. If there are no incentives or promotions, that section will not be visible.



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Bid on and buy vehicles

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1a. PLACE A BID NOW

Vehicles are offered by either placing a bid, buying now, submitting a best offer or a combination;
• From the VEHICLES DETAILS PAGE click, BID NOW.
• Enter your BID NOW amount and select your payment transportation as well as other post-sale options.
• Click the BID button.

NOTE: All bids are treated as PROXY bids. For an explanation of the proxy bidding process, contact your ADESA dealer sales representative.

1b. BUY NOW

If offered by the seller, use this option to bypass the bidding process and purchase the vehicle immeadiately.
• From the VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE, click BUY NOW.
• Verify the buy now price and select your payment, transportation and other post-sale options.
• Click the BUY NOW button.




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Submit an offer

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2. SUBMIT A BEST OFFER

If offered by the seller, use this option to make a bidding offer below the seller's reserve.
• From the VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE, click BEST OFFER.
• Enter your offer amount and select your payment, transportation and other post-sale options.
• Click SUBMIT OFFER.

NOTE: Best offers are binding and must be acknowledged as such to be submitted.

3. SELECT CARSARRIVE ARRANGED

• When it is time to ship your vehicle purchase, we make it simple and convenient with CarsArrive Network.
• Just choose CARSARRIVE ARRANGED as your transport provider from the PLACE A BID or SUBMIT OFFER pages.

NOTE: For more information about transportation services, visit CarsArrive.com, call 866-457-CARS or email transportationsales@carsarrive.com.




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Track your purchases

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1. VIEW PURCHASES

• Run a purchase report to see your bid now or buy now purchases.
• Click on the MY ACCOUNT tab on the main navigation bar, then select DEALERBLOCK PURCHASES in the sub navigation bar.

NOTE: The purchase report contains your purchased vehicles, including payment, title, and transport status. After payment has been received, you can view location information for vehicles you have purchased. You also have the ability to email the CONFIRMATION OF SALE and/or the VEHICLE RELEASE FORM.


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Watch List — How To Guides


Log in

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1. LOG IN VIA ADESA.COM

• Enter your user ID and password.


IF YOU ARE NOT YET REGISTERED:
• Click on the REGISTER NOW button on ADESA.com
• Complete and submit the online registration form; Customer Connection will then contact you to complete your registration information.



NOTE: Effective July 2013, for users associated to more than one organization, you will be prompted to choose an organization at your first log in. This will set the default for all subsequent logins. Users can change the default organization by accessing MY ADESA in the main navigation and then SITE PREFERENCES in the sub-navigation bar.



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Using Watch List

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1. ADD VEHICLES To YOUR WATCH LIST

• Search for your desired vehicle (please refer to the Step-by-Step Guide on ADESA DealerBlock to BUY for more information).
• From the SEARCH RESULTS PAGE, Click on the ADD TO WATCH LIST button.



Note: To view your LIVEBLOCK WATCH LIST, click BUY from the main navigation bar then LIVEBLOCK on the sub navigation bar to access your list.


• From the VEHICLE DETAILS PAGE, Click on ADD TO WATCHLIST link.

Note: Vehicles you place a bid on will automatically be added to your WATCH LIST.







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Access Watch List

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2. ACCESS WATCH LIST

• Access WATCHLIST from the main navigation bar on the Home Page.







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View vehicles on Watch List

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3. VIEW VEHICLES ON WATCH LIST

• Click on the WATCHING tab in sub-navigation bar of the WATCHLIST main navigation bar.
• From here, you can Bid or Buy a currently offered vehicle.
• Other features include removing vehicles from the WATCHLIST and adding NOTES to help in researching vehicles.





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View vehicles with bids or offers

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4. VIEW VEHICLES WITH BIDS OR OFFERS

• Click on the BIDS/OFFERS tab in sub-navigation bar of the WATCHLIST main navigation bar.
• This list shows you vehicles you have placed a bid on that are still at auction.
• This is a QUICK and easy way to see what you have placed a bid on if you need to make adjustments.





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View vehicles purchased

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5. VIEW VEHICLES PURCHASED

• Click on the PURCHASED tab in sub-navigation bar of the WATCHLIST main navigation bar.
• This list shows you vehicles you have purchased in a sale that has recently ended.
• Your purchase information will be available in the MY ACCOUNT tab of the main navigation.

Note: These vehicles are displayed for seven days after purchase.




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View vehicles lost

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6. VIEW VEHICLES LOST

• Click on the LOST tab in sub-navigation bar of the WATCHLIST main navigation bar.
• This list shows you the vehicles you were bidding on but did not win.
• If you lost a bid, you can click the SEARCH SIMILAR button to get a list of available vehicles that meet the same criteria.

Note: These vehicles are displayed for seven days after the auction has ended.




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Vehicle Grading Scale


Vehicle grading scale

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VEHICLE GRADING SCALE

BUY WITH CONFIDENCE ON U.S. AT-AUCTION VEHICLES*
ADESA.com offers an integrated grading guide for online vehicles - based on NAAA standards. You can sort, refine and see the grade on any vehicle in the U.S. that has an AutoVIN inspection.

• Receive objective, detailed, consistent and unbiased grading
• Identify the condition of a vehicle quickly and reliably
• Improve sale-day processes and potential arbitration issues
• Help to clarify vehicle disclosures

*Applies to at-auction vehicles in the U.S. that has a full auction inspection. Vehicle will appear with a grade as auctions retransmit their inspected sale inventory to ADESA.com. Applies to DealerBlock and LiveBlock vehicles.

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The NAAA-Recommended Vehicle Condition Grading Scale

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THE NAAA-RECOMMENDED VEHICLE CONDITION GRADING SCALE

Grade 5 - The vehicle is in excellent condition, with only minor defects in panel surfaces which do not require conventional body or paint work. Limited high quality repairs may have been performed. There are no missing, broken, or damaged parts and no visible glass damage. The vehicle's frame/structure has not been repaired or altered and is expected to measure to published specifications. The interior has no cuts, tears, or burns, does not show signs of wear and has no noticeable offensive odor. The vehicle is mechanically sound and all accessories are operable. All fluids are full and clean. Tires match by brand, size and style, and are in near new condition.

Grade 4 - The vehicle is better than average with only minor chips or scratches in panel surfaces which may require minor conventional body and paint work or paintless dent repair. The vehicle may have sustained cosmetic or light collision damage and received high quality repairs. The vehicle's frame/structure has not been repaired or altered, and is expected to measure to published specifications. A minor missing or broken part may require replacement. The interior is clean, shows minimal wear and has no noticeable offensive odors. There is no visible glass damage beyond minor pitting of the windshield. The vehicle is mechanically sound and all accessories are operable. Fluids may require service. Tires match by brand, size and style and are in good condition.

Grade 3 - The vehicle has normal wear and tear (for example, parking lot dings, small scratches, chips and/or minor broken parts). It may require minor conventional body and paint work or replacement of parts. The vehicle may have sustained cosmetic or light collision damage and has been repaired to collision industry standards, but its frame/structure has not been repaired or altered and is expected to measure to published specifications. The interior shows signs of normal wear and usage, requiring repair or replacement of parts. The windshield may be damaged. The vehicle is mechanically sound but may require maintenance or minor repair of accessories. The fluids may be low or require replacement. Tires match in size and style and are average or better.

Grade 2 - The vehicle shows signs of excessive wear and tear. The body may have dents, scratches, and body panels that require replacement. Parts may be broken and missing. The interior may show signs of excess wear with burns, cuts or tears, and non-removable stains. The vehicle may have multiple prior repairs performed at substandard levels or unrepaired collision damage. The frame/structure may be damaged, repaired or altered and may not measure to published specifications. The vehicle may have mechanical defects that prohibit it from operating properly. Repairs can be made, but the engine and/or transmission may be in poor condition. Operability of accessories is questionable. Tires may be worn or mismatched.

Grade 1 - The vehicle shows signs of severe abuse or may have sustained major collision damage. It may be cost prohibitive to extensively recondition this vehicle by automotive industry standards. The frame/structure may be damaged, repaired or altered and may not measure to published specifications. The vehicle may have missing or disconnected mechanical parts. Although operable, the vehicle is near the end of its useful life. Operability of accessories is doubtful.

Grade 0 - The vehicle is inoperative. Mechanical and body parts may be disconnected, damaged or missing. The vehicles's condition renders it suitable for dismantling or scrap.

NOTE: Frame/flood damaged/un-repairable hail damaged vehicles will not exceed a grade value of 3.

THESE GENERAL GUIDELINES ARE FOR DEFINING APPROPRIATE GRADING OF VEHICLES. THE VEHICLES HAVE TO BE JUDGED ON THEIR TOTAL CONDITION AND NOT SCTRICTLY WHETHER THEY MEET EVERY LINE OF THE DEFINITION EXACTLY. THIS GRADING SYSTEM DOES NOT TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE MILEAGE ON THE UNIT. IT IS INTENDED ONLY TO REFLECT THE OVERALL CONDITION OF THE UNIT. MILEAGE HAS A DIRECT CORRELATION ON A VEHICLES WHOLESALE VALUE AND SHOULD BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT WHEN EVALUATING A VEHICLES VALUE. VEHICLE CONDITION GRADE CANNOT BE USED FOR ARBITRATION.

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Download the NAAA-Recommended Vehicle Condition Grading Scale guide

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Icons on ADESA.com


What does the icon mean?

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WHAT DOES THE ICON MEAN?

Ever wonder what all the icons mean on the Search Results Page?

These icons signify important vehicle information that are available to you at a glance.

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Icons on ADESA.com

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Below is a list of all icons used for vehicles on ADESA.com

IconNameDescription
First Run iconFirst RunThis vehicle is in its first auction iteration.
Last Run iconLast RunThis vehicle is in its last scheduled iteration.
Promotion iconPromotionA promotion or incentive is attached to the sale of this vehicle.
Open Reserve iconOpen = ReserveThe opening bid equals the reserve price set by the seller.
Pre-Delivery Inspection iconPre-Delivery InspectionA Pre-Delivery Inspection is available for purchase.
Post Sale Inspection iconPost Sale InspectionA Post Sale Inspection is available for purchase.
Price Reduced iconPrice ReducedThe Open, Reserve or Buy Now price has been lowered from the previous iteration.
Green AutoCheck iconAutoCheckThere are no vehicle history report exceptions and no discrepancies.
Yellow AutoCheck iconAutoCheckThis vehicle has vehicle history report discrepancies but no exceptions.
Red AutoCheck iconAutoCheckThis vehicle has vehicle history report exceptions and may have discrepancies.
Standard iconStandardVehicle listing category. For a full definition please click on the Listing Catgory link on the vehicle detail page.
Front Line Ready iconFront Line ReadyVehicle listing category. For a full definition please click on the Listing Catgory link on the vehicle detail page.
OEM-CPO Eligible iconOEM-CPO EligibleVehicle listing category. For a full definition please click on the Listing Catgory link on the vehicle detail page.
As Described iconEnhancedVehicle listing category. For a full definition please click on the Listing Catgory link on the vehicle detail page.
As isAs IsVehicle listing category. For a full definition please click on the Listing Catgory link on the vehicle detail page.
Reserve Not Met iconReserve Not MetBid(s) on this vehicle have not met the seller's reserve.
Reserve met iconReserve MetBid(s) on this vehicle have met seller's reserve.
Certification Code iconCertification CodeThis vehicle has a seller specific certification. For complete details please click on the Certification link under the Incentives and Promotions section of the vehicle detail page.
Third Party Condition Report iconThird Party Condition ReportA Third Party Condition Report has been completed on this vehicle.
Auction extended iconAuction ExtendYes
No Auction Extend iconNo Auction Extend 
MVDA Clean iconMVDA CleanPreliminary sorting tool provided for convenience only. It is intended to exclude vehicles with MVDA disclosures in certain fields only (resposes to dealer turn-in questionnaires, Carproof reports and third party inspection reports). The buyer is responsible for reading all information on the vehicle detail page (including information provided through links).
Sales Event iconSales Event 
Buyer Protection Plan iconBuyer Protection PlanA Post Sale Inspection is available for purchase.
Reserve met iconIn-TransitThis vehicle is in-transit
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Run List — Video


Run List — Video

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LiveBlock — Video


LiveBlock — Video

LiveBlock Bidding — Video

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DealerBlock — Video


DealerBlock — Buy — Video

DealerBlock — Sell — Video

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Frequently Asked Questions


Recommended system requirements

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  • • Pentium 4 or higher @ 1.5 GHz
  • • 1 GB RAM
  • • Supported operating systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 under Desktop Mode (NO Metro Mode support), Mac OS X 10.6+
  • • Supported web browsers: Internet Explorer 7+ (32-bit only), Firefox 2.5+ , Safari, Chrome
  • • Minimum Screen Resolution: 1024x768
  • • High speed Internet connection recommended; Internet download speed must average 50 kB/s or higher
  • • Sound card and speakers (optional)
  • • Contact your IT administrator for access to install the necessary ADESA LiveBlock applications

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Port and firewall help

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  • • The following TCP firewall ports must be open for outbound connections: port 6789, port 8000 and port 80
  • • Turn off content filtering and traffic shaping
  • • If you are unable to access LiveBlock, temporarily disable/configure your firewall
  • • IP addresses can change; avoid IP-based firewall rules

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Why can I see video, but not audio?

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  • • Check the computer volume icon to make sure no devices are muted
  • • Check the speaker icon on the bidding interface is not muted
  • • Temporarily disable security software (i.e. Norton Antivirus, MacAfee); recheck audio
  • • Try closing the bidding interface and rejoining the sale
  • • Temporarily disable third-party toolbars; recheck audio

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What does "connecting to broadcast" mean?

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  • • Sale may be over or not yet started
  • • The following TCP firewall ports must be open for outbound connections: port 6789, port 8000 and port 80
  • • Temporarily disable any security software and retry

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My screen says "download the new software" but I just did. Now what?

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  • • You may not have administrator privileges on your PC; contact your IT systems administrator
  • • Make sure you're using a 32-bit version of Internet Explorer (64-bit browsers are not supported)
  • • Temporarily disable any security software and retry
  • • Some security software may prompt you to "Allow" or "Deny" the software installation
  • • The add-on may be installed, but disabled

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The screen says "click here to enter sale." I did and nothing happened.

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  • • Check taskbar to see if an aution is running in another window
  • • The following TCP firewall ports must be open for outbound connections: port 6789, port 8000 and port 80
  • • Make sure Internet Explorer pop-up blockers are disabled

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I can't bid.

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  • • Sale may be over or not yet started
  • • Asking bid has not yet been placed on the vehicle
  • • Make sure you're authorized to bid in the sale

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Can I look at multiple auctions at the same time?

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  • • Yes, you can join up to ten (10) auctions at one time by clicking ‘Add More Lanes’ on the bidding interface
  • • Only one open Internet browser is recommended when using LiveBlock

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My computer freezes in the middle of a sale.

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  • • Computer does not meet system requirements
  • • Possible bandwidth issues with your Internet provider
  • • Close other open applications that may slow down your computer

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I am receiving a message that I am not authorized to participate in the auction. What should I do?

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  • • Your registration status is not current. Please contact the auction directly and ask for Dealer Registration

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How can I tell if I purchased a vehicle?

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  • • Click "My Purchases" on the top left corner of the LiveBlock schedule page; purchases are immediately placed on this report

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