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Old 01-07-2009, 01:16 AM   #1
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Is it illegal to sell a vehicle w/ a broken headlight?

Is it illegal to sell a vehicle w/ a broken headlight?

ie. one lamp housing was damaged in an accident and the owner was too lazy to fix it so they're selling the car as is w/ a broken headlight.

I'm just wondering if there's some sort of clause somewhere that requires all safety equipment to be functional at the time of sale.
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Old 01-07-2009, 01:17 AM   #2
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nope. but you might wanna note that the car comes "as is"
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Old 01-07-2009, 04:28 AM   #3
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The Motor Dealer's Act requires dealers to state, on the sales contract, that the car meets standards. Nothing about private sellers that I'm aware of.
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Old 01-07-2009, 06:46 AM   #4
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Sale of motor vehicle contrary to regulations

222. A person must not sell, offer for sale, expose or display for sale or deliver over to
a purchaser for use a motor vehicle, trailer or equipment for them that is not in
accordance with this Act and the regulations.

Sell it to them for scrap purposes....
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