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Is it legal to sell a salvage car without telling it to the buyer?

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2015-07-16 18:02:25
2015-07-16 18:02:25

Depending on the state the answer is no. If you are in CA, AZ, CO, NY I know you must disclose that the vehicle has a salvage title.

As a private seller you are selling the car as-is but if your car was recently totaled/salvaged but you sold the car with the old clean title, that would be unethical. If I purchased the car from you and later could prove you knew of the salvage title I would certainly sue you and would probably win!

What about a if someone sell me a "junk title" car without telling me, and I can show that they knew about it ?

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